RICO Government: How NSA, Attorney General, Jonathan’s Chief of Staff Rake in Billions from Economic Criminals.

The brazen return to Nigeria by its most wanted economic criminal, Erastus Akingbola, former MD/CEO Intercontinental Bank has exposed the ring of racketeers in Goodluck Jonathan’s government. It is now being described as a RICO government, meaning a Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations government.

According to immigration officials, Mr. Akingbola was escorted out of a British Airways flight by an elite team of state security officials from the office of the NSA and lidded at the Protea Hotel in Abuja. Arrangements were then made for the Redeemed Church financier to be ferried to a secret location.

Mr. Akingbola would be the fourth person to be controversially sneaked into Nigeria by a troika of the National Security Adviser, Aliyu Gusau, and the Attorney General of the Federation, Bello Adokie, as well as Jonathan’s Chief of staff, Chief Mike Oghiadhome, who was Deputy Governor of Edo state under the infamous Lucky Igbinedion.

In a series of rackets, these public officials, with the full knowledge of Mr. Jonathan, have also flown in Dele Oye, a lawyer who fled Nigeria in the wake of the banking scandal that rocked Nigeria last year. Mr. Oye ran off after he was identified as a key character in the looting of Oceanic Bank, a bank ransacked by Cecilia Ibru. But after “settling” the NSA and the AGF, Mr. Oye returned to Nigeria. He did visit the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission later, but he was neither detained nor charged for his crimes.

Thereafter, the powerful group brought in the Vaswani Brothers, two Indian brothers known to have scammed Nigeria of several billions of Naira in import duties, but the racketeers not only let them in, but also arranged a court ruling that declared their deportation—the second in a row—illegal. In fact, the Federal High Court also considered awarding penalties against the Nigerian government for the “illegal” seizure of their assets. The AGF, NSA and Oghiadome reportedly received several billions of naira in bribes from the notorious Indian brothers.

A source at the Nigerian presidency told Saharareporters that the scam started with Adetokumbo Ademola, who acted as AGF for a few months before Bello Adoke was appointed. The largess from the Vaswani brothers nearly caused a major fracas between the AGF and the Chief of Staff, who thought the AGF had shortchanged the Jonathan camp. Saharareporters has authoritatively learned that the Chief of Staff collects bribes from all corners in the name of Jonathan’s campaign for the presidency.

The NSA, Gusau, runs a different racket that has compartmentalized the Jonathan’s regime. Gusau, who leads an antiquated security team, believes he helped Jonathan gain stability in power, and is cashing in his chips.

Mr. Oghiadome seems to be the new Andy Uba to Jonathan: helping to arrange bribes and all sorts of women to the president. Oghiadome’s son, Chris, also runs a parallel scam, working in concert with Femi Otedola, the embattled African Petroleum chairman.

Last week, Mr. Jonathan made a public address in Ilorin in which he criticized the high level of corruption and illegal acquisition of wealth in the country. He warned that if Nigeria did not take the right steps, “very soon the system will collapse.”

Culled From Saharareporters.com

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