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Pulse Infographics Arms Procurement Fraud

Below is a list of contracts recovered from 12 Air Force Chiefs. An investigation of the Nigerian Air force with a total of $930.5M worth of contracts from 12 military officers.

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$930.5M The worth of 10 contracts which 12 military officers are currently being probed for


N22.5M Amount former Air Chief Adesola Amosu and two othes are been arraigned for


N4B Amount refunded to the Nigerian government by Ex-Air Chief Amosu


Amosu and his predecessor, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh (rtd) were in January 2016 arrested for the non-specification of procurement costs, absence of contract agreements, award of contacts beyond authorized threshold, transfer of public funds for unidentified purpose and general non-adherence to provisions of the Public procurement Act.



N4.4B Payment for unexecuted contracts

$1366.9M Procurement of two used Mi-24V Helicopters instead of the recommended Mi-35M series

$7.1M Worth of four used Alpha- Jets for the Nigerian Air force

$33M Procurement of jets and excessive pricing of 36D6 Low level Air Defense radar

N2.5B Worth of contracts awarded to a Ukrainian company

N599.1M Worth of seven contracts awarded to DICN of which only two was delivered

N558.2M Amount monthly diverted from funds meant for payment of salaries of Air force officials


DICN – Defense Industry Corporation of Nigeria

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