NigeriaTrends.com, Politics — Former President Goodluck Jonathan’s ADC, Col. Ojogbane Adegbe has been arrested by EFCC in the ongoing war against corruption. Adegbe was arrested in Lagos, just as he arrived Nigeria and he’s been detained by the EFCC. This breaking news in trending in Nigeria right now.
Col. Ojogbane Adegbe is in trouble over the disbursement of more than N10 billion oil proceeds to PDP chiefs. Seven other serving army officers were also handed over to the EFCC.
Today February 12, major Nigerian newspapers are all reporting the arrest of Jonathan’s ex-Aide-De-Camp (ADC), Col. Ojogbane Adegbe over corruption involving PDP.
The Nation reports that Adegbe is being interrogated by detectives on the disbursement of more than N10 billion oil proceeds to Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) nomination convention delegates.
The N10billion is believed to have been diverted from oil receipts as follows: USD5.0M (November 14,2014); $47m ( November 27, 2014); Euro 4.0M (December 3, 2014) and Euro 1.6M(December 24, 2014).
Jonathan’s ex-ADC, alongside Waripamowei Dudafa, another key aide to the former president, were said to have collected $47m and some Euros from the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA).
The Punch Newspaper, reports that a source said the arrest of military officers marked the beginning of the EFCC’s investigation into the Nigerian Army’s components of the arms procurement scandal.
Col. Ojogbane Adegbe was arrested in Lagos and has been relocated from Mogadishu Cantonment for quizzing by the EFCC.
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