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[Politics]Brief History Of Corruption In Nigeria 🔰

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(1) 1960-1966:
Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa- no public funds stolen.

(2) 1966
Major Gen. Aguyi Ironsi- no public funds stolen.

(3) 1966-1975:
Gen. Yakubu Gowon- little stealing of public funds began gradually.

(4) 1975-1976:
Gen. Murtala Muhammad- zero tolerance for corruption and indiscipline.

(5) 1976-1979:
Gen. Olusegun Obasanjo- Military egg heads started owning huge property, oil blocs running into millions of dollars.

(6) 1979-1983:
Alhaji Shehu Shagari- looting galore by ministers party functionaries and other government big wigs.

(7) 1984-1985:
Major Gen. muhammadu Buhari- zero tolerance for corruption and indiscipline.
Some corrupt politicians bagged 200 years jail terms.

(8) 1985-1993:
Gen Ibrahim Babangida- freed all jailed politicians; liberalized the architecture.
In one fell swoop about $12b varnished.

(9) 1993-1998:
Gen. sani Abacha- over $25b looted in four turbulent years.

(10) 1998- 1999:
Gen. Abdulsalam Abubakar- about $2b looted in 11 months.

(11) 1999- 2007:
Chief Olusegun Obasanjo- His bank account said to have grown from #20,000 after leaving prison to multi-billion dollars with choice properties across major cities. $16b allegedly meant for electric power projects vanished. Another # 300b ($2b) for roads disappeared.

(12) 2007-2010:
Alhaji Umar Yar’Adua- reserved and sick. Looted funds have not been traced to his regime.

(13) 2011-2015:
Dr. Goodluck Ebelle Jonathan- in 2011 elections about N2.6tr disappeared.

Over $31b stolen in 2yrs.

Another $2.6b was stolen in 2015 elections.

More relevations on stolen public funds during his tenure are still emerging.

Source: The Sunday sun May 15, 2016. Page 22.0.). Amina Dabo.

(14) 2015 – date. PMB. Integrity, Zero tolerance for corruption, recovery of looted funds….

It is well with Nigeria.

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