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Ex-NSA Sambo Dasuki Paid Nigerian Newspaper Outfits N10m Each Through Thisday Publisher Obaigbena

December 11, 2015

Some leading Nigerian newspaper outfits received N10 million each from the former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki through the chairman of ThisDay, Nduka Obaigbena, online news platform, SaharaReporters has reported.


SaharaReporters listed ThisDay, Vanguard, Sun, The Nation, Daily Trust, People’s Daily, Leadership, Daily Independent, Nigerian Tribune, Guardian Newspapers, Business Day, and New Telegraph newspaper.

It claimed that Obaigbena acted in his capacity as the chairman Newspaper Proprietors’ Association of Nigeria (NPAN).

It also claimed that Dasuki paid N670m to General Hydrocarbons Limited through a Guaranty Trust Bank account, adding that, the company is controlled by Nduka Obaigbena, and payment was for Energy Consulting.