The breach raised fears that the rising insecurity across the country was drawing closer to the elite than previously estimated.
As Ejike Mbaka’s political miring fodders a national spectacle, his superiors are coming to terms with either curbing his speech or preserving the pulpit.
An officer and soldiers who took part in the operation were still missing as of Thursday morning, The Gazette understands.
President Muhammadu Buhari’s flagship policy has been beset by escalating allegations of incompetence, nepotism and payroll racketeering.
The works minister’s probe underscores raging concerns over what appeared to be a deliberate targeting of South-West politicians ahead of 2023 presidential election battle.
Obianuju Akwunwa of public affairs unit, personnel information chief S.H. Hussaini and another staff member identified as B.O. Moedu were wrongfully singled out for retribution.
Anti-graft officials told the Gazette they are treating the file drama more as a temporary setback for concerned agencies than a day of reckoning averted for the ruling party chieftain.
The Gazette’s revelations on David Umahi’s financial misdeeds in public service have left our reporters receiving frequent harassment and death threats from his aides and goons.
At least three majors, three captains and six lieutenants were among those declared wanted for fleeing the insurgents last month in Borno.
EFCC’s ability to prove its case could prove more challenging than officials boasted, as Mr. Tinubu tucked his deals and assets in complex layers of financial manoeuvring.