Politics FG Discloses Owner Of N13bn Cash Found In Ikoyi Apartment

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  1. RemmyAlex

    RemmyAlex Social Member Curators

    In what looks like an apparent disclosure of the ownership of the 13 billion Naira retrieved in a residential apartment at Osborne towers, Ikoyi, Lagos few weeks ago, President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended the Director General of the NIA, Ambassador Ayo Oke, over possession of the such funds.

    When Nigerian Bulletin analysed Mr. Femi Adesina's press statement released on Wednesday, it clearly showed that the Presidency has admitted that the recovered fund belong to the National Intelligence Agency, headed by Amb. Ayo Oke.

    According to the statement, President Buhari has also inaugurated a three-man Committee comprising the Hon. Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, and the National Security Adviser, headed by the Vice President, is to conduct investigation into the circumstances in which the NIA came into possession of the funds, how and by whose or which authority the funds were made available to the NIA, and to establish whether or not there has been a breach of the law or security procedure in obtaining custody and use of the funds.

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    The Committee is to submit its report to the President within 14 days.

    The most senior officer in the NIA, is to act, during the period of investigation.

    As part of investigations into the 13 billion Naira, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had also searched apartments of the immediate past Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi; and a former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Adamu Mu’azu.

    Other prominent persons, living in the building, include a former Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mrs Esther Nnamdi-Ogbue, and C.E.O of Ebony Life Television, Mo’ Abudu.
     




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  2. kayode ajayi

    kayode ajayi KayJay

    In interim, the government taken the first right step.
     
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  3. RemmyAlex

    RemmyAlex Social Member Curators

    Right step taken too late....though better than NEVER
     
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  4. ugwuagbo

    ugwuagbo New Member

  5. We are still waiting
     
  6. We are still waiting
     
  7. Bishop

    Bishop New Member

    Let's keep our fingers crossed
     
  8. blessingdeclan

    blessingdeclan New Member

    :( Eyes wide opened
     
  9. Edet Archibong Edet

    Edet Archibong Edet New Member

    Let's wait for the outcome of the investigation
     
  10. rufai samad

    rufai samad New Member

    Fingers crossed
     
  11. chinelo 27

    chinelo 27 Member

    I hope the case won't die off
     
  12. john oyekunle

    john oyekunle New Member

    Corruption has eating deep into our political landscape where government officials steal funds meant for the nation. Another government official named in the recovered money from an apartment in lagos
     
  13. These money are too much
     
  14. Prince Victor

    Prince Victor New Member

  15. alkali grace

    alkali grace New Member

  16. Esther rex

    Esther rex New Member

    Before nko
     
  17. Mercy Egemole

    Mercy Egemole New Member

    We waiting o
     
  18. usen bob

    usen bob New Member

    Still waiting
     
  19. essien praiz

    essien praiz New Member

    Case wey go still die
     
  20. essien praiz

    essien praiz New Member

    We go wait noni