Ex-NSA ​Dasuki, ​4 ​others granted bail

Sambo Dasuki, former National Security Adviser, Nigeria

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, has granted bail to former National Security Adviser, NSA, Sambo Dasuki, and four others standing trial for alleged money laundering and criminal breach of trust.

Others standing trial over a 19-count charge preferred against them include, a former director of finance at the office of the NSA, Shuaibu Salisu, a former Group General Manager of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Aminu Baba ​Kusa and two firms, Acacia Holdings Limited and Reliance Reference Hospital.

Justice Husseini Baba Yusuf granted bail ​to the accused persons ​on the sum of N250 Million on the condition that they produce a surety each who must be a ​serving or retired ​civil servant ​not lower than the rank of a director.

The ​c​ivil servant must also show possession of a property within the FCT worth the same amount​, the judge ordered.​
All the accused

​we​re also asked to deposit copies of their ​i​nternational passports with the ​c​ourt registrar​. They are to also​ notify the court of any travel arrangement outside the FCT.

Mr. Dasuki is accused of mis-spending about $2.1 billion meant for the purchase of weapons for the fight against extremist group, Boko Haram.

He denies wrongdoing.


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  • Juniour_poch

    wow….this is wonderful….its a good news……am so happy

    • Chuks

      Why won’t you be happy when your life depends on corruption?

      • Ashibogu

        He has not bought his He Goat for Christmas. He believes the release of his benefactor will facilitate a most Merry Christmas. He has an ailment called Acquired Corruption Dependency Syndrome ( ACDS)

        • REDEEM

          @wahala———when will u leave for biafra

      • Very Proud Oily IZON Redeemer

        Ibo man wahala how old is Nigeria-over 55——————Unaware-30 years ago, Buhari spoke about eradicating corruption–in the system–IBB for 8 yrs did same-danced around as they the Fulanis ati Yorubas shared my oil revenue-at oil wells—–Now a thief like BUHARI who–collected various types of vehicles from Jonathan and money from dasuki says——-he want to end corruption with his corrupt ideas—-where is the 5.6b dollars that Mrs-Madueke left in NNPC? How was the budget for this year spent on what–4.4trillion gone with the wind–without buhari being able to buy a bag of cement——–abi?–

      • Mephistoheles

        It is good news that the law is so far running its cause. There is no legally justifiable way you can keep these people without bail.

    • Very Proud Oily IZON Redeemer

      Late Chief Ajasin of Ondo state, was freed 3 times by the courts of all the fake corrupt allegations that Buhari manufactured against the him and other Yoruba leaders who worked with Awo in UPN—-Yet Buhari refused to allow them go home—He disobeyed every court order on earth–The records are there for all to see–Unfortunately for us, the Yoruba Nation in the South West, awarwe of these evil traits in Buhari, used her elites like Soyinka and monsters such as Obj, who recently put the correct age of Buhari at 78–instead of the fake 73–to demonize Jonathan———-Now the world is really regretting putting the moaning mourners in APC in power-inside Aso Rock–Dasuki who revealed how corrupt Buhari is to the world- has been granted bail severally but Buhari and his Gestapo in DSS, have always disobeyed court orders with impunity—————–I laugh when courts grant bail to accused persons under the Satanic rule of Buhari—-He will never obey them———-That is the way dictators behave——-gra gra–to show they are powerful–but empty underneat—ati upstairs——Nigeria has not seen anything yet- with the luciferic rule of Buhari————just wait and see–Often when Nations go against the ones chosen by the Almighty God—he often sends lucifers like Buhari to them. To at least teach them a lesson-or two-That is why we have Buhari and his moaning mourners–destroy Nigeria without any raise his voice against him in the north ati south west————-let my people go biko————–Animals

  • eden

    They are asking as condition for bail, that the civil servant serving or retired must have property worth N250m does this not encourage corruption

    • Mephistoheles

      If you set bail for some of this people at 10 million naira. They will slap you for disrespecting them.

  • Very Proud Oily IZON Redeemer

    The former chairman of Ogun State People Democratic Party (PDP), member of National Executive Council (NEC) of PDP and the ex-chairman of governing council of Yaba College of Technology, Chief Joju Fadairo, has said that the plan by the Buhari administration on selective probing to fight corruption in the country was unjustified.

    He said, in Abeokuta, on Wednesday that corruption should be fought across the parties that served under the Jonathan administration, not only PDP. The allegation levelled against some members of the people at the national level should also levelled on the members of APC at the state level, he added.

    Joju, also said that President Muhammad Buhari had lost focus on his electioneering promises, because the Nigeria economy was experiencing hard times. He said that “the change we are seeing now is not the type of change good people of Nigeria are clamoring for as there is nothing to show that APC government has the mission and vision to rule the country”. He said the only change we are experiencing now is hike on petrol prices, tremendous increase on our exchange rates as ever, increase in Boko Haram killings and the promises on five thousand naira (N5,000) for the unemployed youth in the country had not been fulfilled.

  • endipin

    Enough of newspaper noise about court trials. Nigerians are hungry and angry. FDo something for the masses before it leads to something else. Let the courts do their trials and inform us after conviction/ recovery of funds. We don tire o.

    • Very Proud Oily IZON Redeemer

      Revoluation is on the way—————–and the moaning mourners in APC ati the Buharimice like Ibo man wahala———with his Fulani Father are all aware—–of it————For—it is either the army sacks the fake visionless thieving government of Buhari——or we force him out by organizing a revoluation against the REMITA government of tinubu ati buhari——thieves that is what they are——————-and buhari must be made to publicly return the vehicles he forcefully took from Jonathan-including the 4.7 billion–if he likes let him use EFCC to hunt every Ijaw man as he is corrently doing because of me—–that is his own cup of tea———————–Nigerians now know buhari is a rogue—and regret ever closing their eyes to his criminal past—————————period

    • Mephistoheles

      stop reading news.

      • Tunji Olarewaju


  • peacebaba

    At least for the first time, the court has done the needful apparently against the wish of the government to grant him bail in fuliflling his human rights.. Now lets see how we move on from there

  • Rumuola

    IF THE EFCC wants to catch public service thieves they should just hide near the court.
    Any civil servant that comes there to say he wants to stand for Colonel Dasuki for bail
    should be arrested, because even if the civil servant did not eat or drink for 35 years,
    all his salary in the civil service cannot total 250 million Naira to stand as surety.

    • Layo

      Lol. Can’t stop laughing, but you are so right. The civil servant must have looted to be in such position to bail.

    • Tunji Olarewaju


    • David Adeniran


    • David Adeniran

      Comrade, don’t worry, they will end up with Dokpesi who was unable to fulfil his bail conditions! Kuje Prison here they come!

    • Peter_Edo

      that is the thing na. no public servant is supposed to have a 250 million naira house LEGALLY unless it is from inheritance for their salaries, emoluments will not allow it. 250 mill is about $1 million. them go dey the jail…

    • Screw-em

      You may say her case is an aberration, but Ask 2.4 GPA “Architect Diezani how she managed to buy a N400Million Naira home in Abuja while employed as a sitting Minister. na 9ja now wetin dey do you. sef?…Wink!! Wink!!..lol

  • Chuks

    Now i can say the law has been allowed to take its full course by granting col.dasuki bail. which was against the wish of the government.

    • Mephistoheles

      so far……

  • Our judiciary is a cesspit of corruption.
    Looks like we still have a long way to go.

    • AlbErn

      Na today u know?

    • Burning spear

      Yet the same Judiciary freed Tinubu from the money laundering allegation AS WELL AS operating 16 foreign bank accounts brought against him–by CCB———abi–monkey

  • Very Proud Oily IZON Redeemer

    The President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has disclosed that it inherited a total of N13.6 billion from the Goodluck Jonathan’s administration as loot recovered from family of former Head of State, late Gen. Sani Abacha.

    Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, stated this to journalists at the end of the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the State House, Abuja.
    The NEC comprises state governors, federal attorney-general, Central Bank of Nigeria, Ministries of National Planning, Finance, and Federal Capital Territory.

    Ortom said the balance of the Abacha loot as at end of November 2015 stood at $26,000,389 and £19,000,033 respectively.
    According to the governor, giving the exchange rate of N260 per dollar and N360 per pound, the total balance is estimated at N13.6 billion.

    Ortom said the Buhari administration which came on board in May this year, has not touched the money.
    He said: “We were also briefed on updates on Abacha loots in Council. The Accountant General of the Federation reported that the dollar account as at November 2015 ending has a balance of $26,000,389.00 while the pounds sterling has a balance of £19,000,033.00 That is where we are today.”

    Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, said the Governor of the Central Bank, Godwin Emefuele, briefed the Council on foreign exchange policy. –

  • Walter Debosky

    Come and see Nigerian wonder, come and see Nigerian wonder,Nigeria I hail thee! The more you look the less you see!

  • Kuku

    Judicial nonsense! Poor man will be hanged for stealing a goat or #14,000 while bigger thieves will be granted bail on self recognition once he/she can afford it. We need revolution in this country.

    • Peter_Edo

      that bail condition is very very hard to meet man

  • Peter

    With the way things stand today, Buhari’s orchestrated fight against corruption is laughable. None of his so-called culprits will ever go to jail. This is democracy where the rule of law must take its course. It is unlike the 80’s when Buhari was the sole administrator of Nigeria and when decrees were made instantly and backdated whenever it pleased him to deal with his perceived enemies. For as long as people like Rotimi Amaechi and Raji Fashola are being honoured, no other person will go to jail. The whole noise about corruption is propaganda and that is where the whole thing will end.

    • Mephistoheles

      Be quiet and go away! No one wants to hear your defeatist opinions!

      • Very Proud Oily IZON Redeemer

        @wahala——–Another Buharimice———–on the loose with his thoughts———again———-U call that post above a defeatis idea—abi–?———U must have graduated from the same primary school with Buhari—The man spoke truth—–Unless and until Buhari confesses to the theft of my 2.8b dollar oil windfall——puts Amaechi ati Fashola—Dambazua, Col Ali of Customs and the chairman of INEC Prof Yakubu who stole over 800m from the accounts of UBEC-including his wife Aisha-who is connected to the Halliburton scandal-and finally made to returns all the vehcles he stole from Jonathan—————including the money——————–forget it——–He would be wasting his time on the fake fight against corruption with the moaning mourners around him in APC—let my people go

      • Peter

        By your kind of response to my candid comment, I know your type. By the time Buhari has fumbled himself of power, you will be the first to condemn him. Not to worry, the signs are there that he is already out of favour with those gullible Nigerians that fell for APC propaganda stunts. The only thing is that you will have changed your handle and singing the praise of another candidate. Oloshi buruku.

  • Mephistoheles

    You can not hold this people without bail.

  • Very Proud Oily IZON Redeemer

    Ibo man Reverend Fr. Ejike Mbaka, from the south east, who urged Nigerians not to vote for Jonathan, finally visits President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House in Abuja. While his tribesmen are being slaughtered daily as they protest against the detention of their leader–Chief Kanu-
    Well every work have a reward in 9ja. Even among Biafrans without a boarding pass on flight B249 to Biafra–Yesterday Buhari collected vehicles from Jonathan via Dasuki–and 2.4b-Then it was adjudged a secret deal–No more–So shall it be between Mbaka and the luciferic ideas of Buhari—–let my people go

    • Jakadiya

      Chuks, the problem with people like you is that you have fixated minds. Learn to understand that when your brother is guilty, pronounce him guilty. This ‘my brother’, ‘our own’ etc stuff is archaic and retrogressive. Use your head, if you have one.

  • fred emmah

    Eastern Obolo has one poor road to its communities. I understand this

    road was constructed either before or during Obong Attah’s regime.

    There is also an ’empty’ health centre which I suspect was constructed

    by shell. There are 2 dilapidated schools in Eastern Obolo, there is

    an old generation church and 2 new generation churches, there is also

    a local government head quarters.

    Live in Eastern Obolo revolves around shallow water fishing, and

    burial ceremonies. Their boats are made of woods and dilapidated to a

    fault. I call them moving coffins on water. They live in thatched

    homes and still depend on raffia lives for their roofs. Firewood is

    their only source of Energy and cooking. There is endemic poverty in

    Eastern Obolo

    There are no industries, no good roads, no water, no good schools, no

    functional health centre. Electricity visits them like strangers few

    hours in a month, but this is not guaranteed. You can hardly find any

    visible growth both in the people and in the surrounding environment.

    There is no state government presence in Eastern Obolo,”the people are

    total marginalized’.

    Beside Eket and Ibeno, Eastern Obolo has the highest number of oil

    wells in Akwa Ibom State which attracts huge revenue to the state

    every month, but these people have nothing to show for.

    There are basically 3 interested points in Eastern Obolo. These are

    the waterside, one old generation church, and the LGA HQ.


    The plight of Eastern Obolo is replicated in all the oil producing

    areas/communities in the state. They live in penury while watching

    helplessly as their source of livelihood are destroyed by oil

    prospecting and exploration companies without any form of


    However, there are several perspectives to the state of neglect of oil

    bearing communities that anchored on greed, dishonesty and


    The Depth of Eastern Obolo Marginalition

    The marginalization covers every facet of the politics and policies of

    Akwa Ibom State as follows:

    1. Despite been the number one oil producing local government area in

    Akwa Ibom state and the only onshore and offshore local government

    area, Eastern Obolo person never being appointed into the Board of the

    Niger Delta Development commission either into the executive or

    commissionership position since the inception of NDDC.

    2. Outside, the only road constructed by CCECC during the Obong

    Victor Attah administration, Eastern Obolo Local Government cannot

    show any other project despite over 85% contribution to the financial

    base of the state.

    3. People in Amazaba community had communal crisis with their

    neighbors, Ikot Akpan Udo In Ikot Abasi Local Government Area for over

    6 years now and hundreds of people been displaced, the government of

    Akwa Ibom State had done nothing to seeing to the peaceful resolution

    of the crisis to enable the displaced persons return back home.

  • favourtalk

    I don’t know why our court can’t even help to hold on to many looters of our wealth, hpw can they grant bail to someone who stole that much and has enough information for us to carry the rest of them. PMB will surely look into this our fake judiciary

    • Omooba Adekunle Orafidiya

      You should rather worry that our courts allowed a senile, illiterate certificate forger and perjurer Muhammadu (alias Mohamed) Buhari to become President of Nigeria. The alleged offences of the accused persons are bail-able.

    • Tunsj

      Corrupt judicial system. I’m quite sure that some of these judges are being paid by these rogues. Nothing will change until there is a revolution.

  • Wise Head

    Independent International Investigators may soon commence a probe into the sources of funds (billions of naira) the APC has used since the campaigns to pay its e-Rats who do nothing all day but stay on the computer typing gibberish and insults. The investigators described the job of an E-rat as “the most despicable way to earn a living and corrupt the vision of the youths,” adding that the practice must be stopped immediately. Anyone involved in that would be prosecuted. So, all APC e-Rats take note, and please, be ready to justify your pay (by stating what you do for a living) once they investigations start. To trace you is easier than you can imagine.

    • Dan Arewa

      Is your name wise head or wise DEAD? The latter gives better description of you.

    • Burbank

      From now on, I will only post pro-PDP comments.

  • Wise Head

    Watch out. NSA granted bail; he will soon go home like Sule Lamido etc.

    Nnamdi Kanu granted bail; ehh, ignore that judge, keep that boy there, until I say otherwise!

    Court orders release of Nnamdi Kanu; which court? If anybody releases him, I will deal with the person

  • David Adeniran

    This is the same typical Nigerian Judge that will refuse a common thief or lesser offender bail? Anyway let’s see how they will come up with a Surety of =N=250 Million with legitimate income. Both Senate and the Judiciary are now in the business of frustrating the anti-corruption battle. If I were President Buhari, I would start my anti-corruption sledge hammer at the Judiciary most honestly. As bad as Abacha was, he tried to reform the Judiciary and some Kangaroo Judges were shown the way out. That is where President Buhari should have started from so that the Jekudujera Judges will know that he damn means business!

    • Nwa Aba {Proud Biafran}

      The judiciary may ask for his certificate
      He must be very careful

      • David Adeniran

        You mean his Biafran Certificate? I don’t think he has that. Lol!

  • agbobu


    • Tunsj

      Well stated my brother. The whole judicial system is corrupt and until we have fearless judges, it’s going to be the same way.

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        • Jakadiya

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  • Omooba Adekunle Orafidiya

    How will a serving or retired civil servant legitimately own property worth N250m? Our Judges are clowns.

    • Dan Arewa

      They are not, but you are.

    • Ade

      Omo Oba, you are very right this time. How much the salary of a director in a federal ministry that will enable him acquire property worth N250 miilion? Such a director must be probed for corruption.

      • Sherrif Don Jos

        You guys are the Real Clown….. Go and find Fin out how much DG,Perm Sec.,Directors… their annual Salary, Entitlements, etc.

        • Sir Demo

          Pls tell us o! Not even a minister earn that in 10 years!

    • Very Proud Oily IZON Redeemer

      Dambazau’s antecedents who was again appointed Minister by Buhari makes for depressing reading as well. As Chief of Army Staff in the Yar’adua administration, he was a member of the cabal who made sure an ailing President Yar’adua was prevented from handing over power to Jonathan who was his number two man.
      Dambazau’s first task as Chief of Army Staff was to fritter over N2bn (two billion naira) sum left by his predecessor for the furnishing allowance of the military officers’ quarters, our investigations have revealed. Only the intervention of his in-law who was once a prominent Emir, saved his career and prevented him from answering for his crimes.

      He is credited with polarizing the Nigerian Army along religious lines and still reports to the Hill-top mansion of former military ruler Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida (IBB). Where is EFCC–here not to talk of Amaechi ati Fashola–and Fayemi—-Aware Only Ijaws go to jail in Nigeria

      • Hassan Lawal

        …my dear, i dont know how old you are you,but i know you have never made a single intelligent and meaningful contribution to any issue of national importance on this platform,please grow up for once .

        • Burbank


    • Burbank

      It’s a win-win case
      The accused got their bails, but the EFCC gets to detain them.

    • Sir Demo

      You can say that again! The promised change may end up a still birth, if PMB do not act more firmly. The N400 million bail for Dokpesi was met by a civil servant and no one raised eyebrow!

  • records

    ATTENTION EFCC: Matters Arising

    EFCC SHOULD please remember to re-activate the following pending cases; namely-

    •The ₦250 moneylaundering case against Femi Fani-Kayode.

    •The multi-billion Naira moneylaundering case against Wale Babalakin.

    •The criminal case of bank transfer of James Ibori’s loot by Mr. Alex Okoh.

    • Very Proud Oily IZON Redeemer

      Immediate past Executive Secretaries of Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) and Education Tax Fund (ETF), now Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), Dr. Ahmed Modibbo Mohammed and Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, now Chairman of INEC pocketed N850 million meant to buy chairs and desks for school children, according news Report.

      A Federal High Court in June 2011 ordered them to pay the said amount into an interest yielding account. Their efforts have so far drawn blank.
      Upon their “redeployments” on September 3, 2007, Modibbo and Yakubu now Chhairman of INEC cashed N850 million approved by their predecessors to mobilise a plastics chair manufacturer, Intermarkets Nigeria Limited. The company was to produce 70,000 units of chairs and tables for school children. having earlier manufactured for UBEC under Phase 1 of the project.

      Interestingly, over five years after another N850 million was drawn for Phase 2 of the manufacturing contract, Intermarkets is still waiting to be mobilised.

      A whole year after the release of the N850 million, Modibbo placed advertorials in some newspapers “Invitation for Pre-Qualification of Firms to Tender for the Production and Suppy of Plastic Desks and Chairs for Junior Secondary Schools.”unquote-

      Is EFCC now sleeping over this glaring issue of corruption–Yet Buhari appointed a thief like Prof Yakubu as chairman of INEC–Now look at the confusion in Kogi and Bayelsa——–state repectively–when Buhari a thief appoint thieves in power this is what happens———

      • Burbank

        And GEJ did nothing for 6 years!

  • Very Proud Oily IZON Redeemer

    @wahala aka records——–Should Efcc also not look into the records of Dambazua—————-Monkey—————————–Dambazau’s antecedents who was again appointed Minister by Buhari makes for depressing reading as well. As Chief of Army Staff in the Yar’adua administration, he was a member of the cabal who made sure an ailing President Yar’adua was prevented from handing over power to Jonathan who was his number two man.
    Dambazau’s first task as Chief of Army Staff was to fritter over N2bn (two billion naira) sum left by his predecessor for the furnishing allowance of the military officers’ quarters, our investigations have revealed. Only the intervention of his in-law who was once a prominent Emir, saved his career and prevented him from answering for his crimes.

    He is even credited with polarizing the Nigerian Army that yearns to move to Saud Arabia—-with a view to Islamizing d country—along religious lines and still reports to the Hill-top mansion of former military ruler Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida (IBB).

  • Romberg

    This is very frustrating for Mr Buhari. Shouldn’t the courts have ordered the decapitation of Dasuki? Like the new CP of customs, Mr Buhari must have repeated ‘I will jail you….’ several times. Now I can’t wait; he will soon become the investigator, the accuser, the prosecutor, the judge and the prison warden.

  • joe

    A civil director in civil service to have a property worth N250M ?. How?. I think our laws encourages corruption.

    • Tunsj

      I guess only in Nigeria. We have a long long way to go because the whole system is messed up.

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  • Otile

    Let them stop probing the massacre of people in Zaria just as they did
    not bother to probe the recent massacre at Onitsha. The more
    they dig into these and other massacres the more they expose Imam to danger of appearing at the Hague in shackles,