Government & Politics

$200m Halliburton cash ‘Blown on Presidential Helicopter’


The Nation newspaper has a report claiming that $200m from the Halliburton scandal was ‘blown on a helicopter’ for ex President Goodluck Jonathan.


Detectives probing the whereabouts of the $200m (N81.4billion) fines paid by five companies involved in the $180million Halliburton bribery scam have made a major discovery.

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The cash was allegedly blown on the purchase of a security helicopter for ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, The Nation learnt yesterday.

A former Minister of Finance is under investigation for releasing the cash to the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA), which was then headed by the late Gen. Owoye Azazi.

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