Nduka Obaigbena – N550m received from Dasuki, was a compensation for the Boko Haram attack at the Abuja Office

According to the Editor-in-Chief and Chairman of THISDAY Newspaper, Nduka Obaigbena, the sum of N550m he received from the former National Security Adviser, NSA, to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Sambo Dasuki, was compensation for the Boko Haram attack on the Abuja office of the newspaper on April 26, 2012


Obiagbena went further to state that the additional N130m he had received, was compensation for 12 newspapers whose circulation was disrupted by soldiers, who claimed they were acting on a tip-off that Boko Haram sect wanted to transport explosive materials using media vehicles 2014.

The Chairman, in a letter which was dated December 9, 2015, and sent to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC), on Friday, promised to honour the invitation extended to him by the anti-graft agency upon his return from the US.

He, however, added that he never received any “suspicious” payment from the NSA.

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