Stella Dimoko Korkus.com: EFCC Confirms Ex-Customs Boss Returned N1 billion To Government

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Sunday, 6 November 2016

EFCC Confirms Ex-Customs Boss Returned N1 billion To Government

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed media reports that a former Comptroller-General, Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Abdullahi Dikko, returned N1 billion to the Federal Government.




The commission’s spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, gave the confirmation via SMS to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Saturday.

Mr. Dikko, who headed the NCS between August 2009 and August 2015, was arrested by the EFCC in June over alleged diversion of N40 billion from the agency’s coffers.

He was later released, reportedly due to his poor health and was expected to return more money.

Mr. Uwujaren confirmed the seizure of a property belonging to the former customs boss in the Jabi District of Abuja, saying it was under investigation.

Media reports had identified the property as a mansion worth N2 billion and located at 1 Audu Ogbe Street, Jabi, Abuja.
Premuim times report.


27 comments:

Suoebi(Niger delta finest) said...

Yimu wetin concern me,wen na dem go still share am

STARRY LARRY said...

If these people are truly returning these money, why did the President needs to borrow again? So many things are wrong with Nigeria




*Larry was here*

youngman said...

Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm. Eewe, in this country, truly amu akugharala ikpere

Princess Of Sdk said...

Our money o

Chai

Anonymous said...

@Starry Larry: bcos the government cannot spend all these monies until court cases are completed and the judges order official forfeiture of the mobey to the country.
That is the tragedy of corruption.
Some idiots steal ourcommon wealth, hire lawyers at outrageous fees from proceeds of the corruption, the lawyers use all tricks in the book to strestch cases for years to frustrate justice and we the people suffer, seeing our money but unable to spend it until cases are over.
That is the origin of plea bargaining.
Even after judgement, the crooks appeal all the way to the Supreme Court.
Sad indeed

Elaine said...

Steal 40billion, return 1billion. Issorite!

Anonymous said...

We @ customs aren't even paid well. This man and his likes are evil

Anonymous said...

When were transfered to a distant state, no one gives us transfer allowance. U are totally on ur own.

Anonymous said...

A fresh HND graduate,level 07 earns 67k and and a fresh bsc gradute in customs earns 81k. They add. 3k every January. Well, I work there, so I know

Anonymous said...

No bonus, no allowance, they favour some with postings and suffer some. Little wonder why corruption would never end in customs

Anonymous said...

Shebi, Ali, the current CG of customs is now flying 1st class to and fro London. Yet, officers aren't. Well taken care of.

Anonymous said...

We joined the service since 2011 and till now, we are yet to be promoted. Who does that???

Anonymous said...

Yet, we are a revenue generating organisation with many hungry officers and few wealthy ones. Terrible I must say

DonMayor said...

Fantastic man. One billion ?!

Adeniji Bisi said...

Shift for me make I join u here...

It is absurdly wrong to hear that,looters are returning one naira out of 6million looted..this is just a crazy govt..

Don't forget that,all these is just a media confirmation and not a paper co formation..no one is a fool..why will u say the country has no money and we hear each time that those idiots r returning g money..the question is,who b fool? Na me? Na u? Abi na them?

Mc pinky

Adeniji Bisi said...

U have said well BT I also want u to note that,this country has bin in problem since 1900.

Imagine a country bin ruled by old pple.our leaders are older than the country,so tell me,why won't they cheat d country.

Mc pinky

Adeniji Bisi said...

They won't die well..cuz I wonder why a fool like dis pple continue to acquire properties for their children and great grand children..d funniest thing is,when they r all gone,u see all d buildings bin taken over by grasses.. Why?

Mc pinky

Beautiful Wifey said...

1bn from one man. This people are wicked. And we are here complaining of money. May God deliver our country

Anonymous said...

Are you sick,you guys earn more than more than bankers,I see your salary every month,stop lieing.

Nnamdisblog said...

Last Last, Na una go finish Nigeria money.

He returned N1 billion out of how many billions he stole?

Smh

Anonymous said...

Pls, leave ur present job and join us. My colleague that left Zenith bank and joined customs hasn't stopped regretting.

charitybino said...

The face of a thief.

ARTitude said...

So many things are wrong with your grammar too

Sleek said...

@ anonymous, u r 100% correct. It is the case in the court dat delays the release of the money to the government

Anonymous said...

Dikko and his thieving friends are clearly enemies of progress, enemies of the Nigerian state and its citizens. Undoubtedly, Dikko and his ilk need to be neutralised or at the very least, locked up in Kirikiri prisons for the rest of their lives. What is the rationale for being content that Dikko returned a mere 1bn naira from over 40bn naira loot from the public treasury? Nawa for black man development vision

Anonymous said...

Dikko and his thieving friends are clearly enemies of progress, enemies of the Nigerian state and its citizens. Undoubtedly, Dikko and his ilk need to be neutralised or at the very least, locked up in Kirikiri prisons for the rest of their lives. What is the rationale for being content that Dikko returned a mere 1bn naira from over 40bn naira loot from the public treasury? Nawa for black man development vision

Anonymous said...

You are very stupid. How many proper banker earn less than 100k. I wonder what you are seeing, you fool.

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