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Army Locks Up General Whose N400m Was Diverted By Escort Soldiers
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Army Locks Up General Whose N400m Was Diverted By Escort Soldiers

The Nigeria army has placed Major General Hakeem Otiki under house arrest and closes surveillance. According to reporter Maj. Gen. Otiki is the military officer whose N400 million was reportedly carted away by some escort soldiers, July 11. Although instructed to load the money into a military jet for transport to Abuja, the soldiers failed to do so but instead shared it among themselves and disappeared. They reportedly dropped their rifles, uniforms and other accouterments, and mobile phones before vanishing into thin air with the money. Otiki was the General Officer Commanding (GOC), 8 Division, Sokoto, until his redeployment to the Administrative Staff College of Nigeria, ASCON. Military sources told Reporters that the Maj. Gen. is being held in the Officers Mess until he...
Jonathan, CJN, Fayose, Bello, Okonjo-Iweala, Ex-Govs Under EFCC Probe
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Jonathan, CJN, Fayose, Bello, Okonjo-Iweala, Ex-Govs Under EFCC Probe

Names of some high profile individuals being investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have been revealed. The Punch, in a report, said a list it obtained contained the names of Patience Jonathan, the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen; Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State; his predecessor and the current Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi; and the immediate past Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. The names are in the list of high-profile cases involving over 100 politically-exposed persons and top-ranking public officers still being investigated by the EFCC as of August 2017. The list was recently sent by the EFCC to the Attorney General of the Federation and M...