Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) detectives probing the $2.1 billion arms
contracts have reportedly traced N1.4billion to the account of a company
allegedly linked with Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) spokesman Olisa
company, Destra Investment Limited, may be frozen when the ongoing probe gets
to a “convenient bend”, according to Saharareporters.
company and its bank transactions under surveillance.
for interaction on some issues.
some PDP leaders.
Destra Investment Limited was used to fund the PDP’s activities, including its
at November 24, 2014, recorded a balance of N1.4billion by last December.
from the Office of National Security Adviser (ONSA) on November 24th, 2014;
N253million ( December 2nd and 4th, 2014) from Ibrahim Kabiru whose identity
was yet to be confirmed; N91million on 2nd December 2014 from Capital Field
Investment; and N92million on 3rd December 2014 from Etonye Oyintoneife.
moment from now for clarifications on some of these transactions in this firm,
which he allegedly owns.
been traced to Destra Investment Limited. About N400million was transferred
from ONSA to the company on November 24, 2014 which had a balance of N6,
676,576.06 only before major in flow from the ONSA.
over N1.4billion. There is no document to show that the company executed
any job for ONSA. All companies engaged by ONSA appeared before the initial
Special Investigative Panel raised by the Presidency.
monthly unexplained stipend of N4million cash from ONSA.
Abba Dabo, a former Senior Special Assistant Political to former Vice President
Namadi Sambo on the 16th of December 2014.
to an account allegedly belonging to a former Minister of Works, Chief Tony
Anenih; N31.5million to his media aide and N50 million to Metuh/Kanayo on the
same transaction date.
Investment and SEI Societe d’equipments Internanaux-Niamey-Niger BP 11737 which
was hired by ONSA to purchase €3,654,121million security vehicles
for the Republic of Niger in October 2013 and April 2014.”
The EFCC source rejected the accusation, saying: “Metuh is not on media trial
at all but he is being investigated and the public should know why he is under
ongoing probe until Metuh openly admitted that he got some funds from
ex-President Goodluck Jonathan but he refused to disclose the amount and the
him, he also said some forces were after him. We refused to join the political
fray because we are a professional agency.
disposal to let them appreciate the extent of what we are doing. EFCC is not
out to witch-hunt anybody or group; we will, however, recover all traceable
funds meant for arms.”
transactions have been placed on surveillance.
but we are yet to get to this investigative level, “ the top source added.
they are doing a one-sided prosecution without invitation to me, they should
continue and get their conviction by the media. Anytime I get invitation, I
will honour it.
have interest in or my office as the National Publicity Secretary of PDP.
Whichever one, my hands are very clean in this matter. I am ready to honour
pursuance of my office, I can defend it anywhere, any time.”
about N9m-N10million to the Anambra State chapter of PDP about five years ago.
to silence Metuh at all cost. What has he done to deserve the recurring
pressure and intimidation?
the administration of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan. There is no way Metuh can
be isolated from PDP, which he represents. We are unhappy as a party that they
are trying to muzzle the opposition.
after opposition leaders and coerce them into silence. What has Metuh got to do
with a five-year issue in Anambra State?”
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news Facebook post on Saturday morning.
learnt that former SGF Mallam Gidado Idris died on Friday. May Allah Grant his
soul Aljannah Firdaus. Amin,” el-Rufai wrote.
trusted aide to the late Premier of Northern Nigeria and Sardauna of Sokoto,
Sir Ahmadu Bello.
the permanent secretary in the Ministry of Finance and a few months later, he
was appointed SGF, a post he held till he retired in 1999.
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home on their popular Nickelodeon show just hit the market.
exterior shots is up for sale for $1.85 million. It’s got 5 bedrooms, 5 baths,
a tennis court and a pool.
enough space for both brothers, their parents and little sister played by Miranda Cosgrove to each have
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