6 January 2016

Nigeria: Allegations On U.S.$2.1 Billion Arms Purchase Fund a Hoax, Says Dokpesi

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the pioneer Chairman of DAAR Communications Plc, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, has said that there is nothing incriminating about the much-hyped disbursement of the $2.1 billion arms purchase fund for which he was arrested and charged before the court.

Dokpesi, who spoke for the first time on Wednesday since securing a court bail, said the courts of our land would soon vindicate his position that the entire drama is nothing but a hoax aimed at decimating the leadership and membership of the PDP.

"I must hasten to assure you that there is nothing like the much flaunted $2.1billion arms gate. The competent courts of our land would sooner or later prove this coinage aimed at decimating the leadership and membership of our great party to be nothing but a hoax," he said.


Monkey Pox - Youth Council Begins Awareness Campaign Monday

The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) says it will begin a nationwide awareness campaign against the Monkey pox… Read more »

Copyright © 2016 This Day. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 800 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.