Wednesday, 31 August 2016

N81.4billion Halliburton fines used to buy presidential helicopter’

According to sources, the EFCC spent months to trace the $200million which was allegedly remitted into a CBN account.
”One of the five suspects interrogated by our team indicated that the cash was used to buy a customised security helicopter for ex-President Goodluck Jonathan. The suspect said the helicopter is still  in the presidential fleet.

The breakdown of the remittances by the five companies is as follows: Julius Berger ($35m); Siemens (Euros 30m); Snamprogetti ($30m); Halliburton Energy Services ($32,500,000) and Japan Gasoline Corporation ($26, 500,000).
Also About $12million(N3.960billion) was  collected as legal fees by five lawyers who the EFCC has questioned. The lawyers are a former President of the Nigerian Bar Association(NBA), J. B. Daudu (SAN);  Damian D. Dodo(SAN); Godwin Obla(SAN); E.C. Ukala(SAN); and Roland Ewubare.


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