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.
The president suspended the controversial Ruga policy in July 2019, but not before the country had been plunged into financial liabilities.
The former chief of army staff’s underhand dealings while heading critical positions within the army hierarchy underscored the depth of untamed corruption in the military.
Adedayo Akintoye’s discreet ownership of lavish assets reflects a meshing of civil service and luxury lifestyles now increasingly seen amongst government officials in Nigeria.
It was unclear if the position was influenced by the Nigerian first lady, who has long departed for Dubai after becoming disillusioned with her husband’s lacklustre regime.