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NBC’s N2.5bn Fraud: Lai Mohammed Has A Question To Answer, ICPC Says

Nigerian’s previous clergyman of data, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has been approached to show up as an arraigning observer in the supposed defilement preliminary case including the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) the executives.

GISTOK reviews that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had prior approached the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offenses Commission (ICPC) to research the N2.5 billion NBC embarrassment.

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The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offenses Commission (ICPC) while uncovering this yesterday said the counter join organization is arraigning Ishaq Kawu,

NBC executive general, Lucky Omoluwa and Dipo Onifade, the Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of Pinnacle Communications Limited.

The Commission had recorded a 12-count charge as a detriment to Kawu, Lucky Omoluwa and Dipo Onifade, director of Pinnacle Communications Limited individually.

The head of NBC supposedly spurned an administration White Paper that oversees the execution of the DSO program,” the announcement read.

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“Mohammed had anyway conceded in an announcement to the Commission that he was deceived by Kawu, as opined in court by an observer from ICPC, Ostinato Olugbemi.

“Olugbemi, drove in proof by insight to ICPC, Henry Emore, likewise told the court that the installment of N2.5 billion from NBC to Pinnacle Communications Limited,

as seed award was suspicious in light of the fact that ICPC discovered through its examinations that lone government-possessed organization was affirmed to profit by the award as indicated by the White Paper.”

Referring to a moment of a crisis NBC meeting, ICPC said it accumulated that the last installment to the organization was covered in mystery.

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The counter unite office said Olugbemi likewise told the court that 47 suspicious exchanges were begun by the director of Pinnacle Communications after the receipt of the assets on June 2, 2017.

“The exchanges incorporates installments of N363 million to one Idowu Olatunde, N274.4 million to one James Segun and N127 million to Dipo Onifade, the Chief Operating Officer of the organization,” the announcement read.

“He educated the court that Omoluwa declined to clarify the purposes behind the installments to Olatunde and James when asked by ICPC. However, Onifade defined that he got the N127 million as legitimate charges he rendered to Pinnacle Communications Limited.

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“A Bureau de Change administrator, Salisu Mamman Daura, who likewise affirmed in court, said he got N167 million of every two portions of N97 million and N70 million separately, from Pinnacle Communications Limited.”