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    Army court martial sacks major-general for ‘N400m’ theft

Army court martial sacks major-general for ‘N400m’ theft

The Nigerian army court martial prosecuting Hakeem Otiki, a major-general and former general officer commanding (GOC), for N400 million theft, has found him guilty. At its sitting at the army headquarters garrison in Abuja on Monday night, the court martial found him guilty on all the five-count charges against him and subsequently dismissed him from service "with disgrace and dishonour". A part [...]

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    ICYMI: Drama at court martial trying army general over N400m ‘theft’

ICYMI: Drama at court martial trying army general over N400m ‘theft’

Hakeem Otiki, a major-general standing trial over the alleged theft of millions of naira, has asked Lamidi Adeosun, a lieutenant-general, not to preside over the case. Five soldiers were declared wanted by the Nigerian army after they absconded with a large amount of cash allegedly on the orders of Otiki who was the general officer commanding of the army’s 8 [...]

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    CSOs ask Buratai to speak on ‘theft of billions’ by soldiers

CSOs ask Buratai to speak on ‘theft of billions’ by soldiers

The Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA) and Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre/Transparency International (CISLAC) say it is unfortunate that Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff, has refused to speak on the "theft of money running into billions" by soldiers.  On Sunday, Premium Times reported that five soldiers were declared wanted by the Nigerian army after they absconded with a large amount [...]

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