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Arms scam: FG converts Badeh’s N1.1bn mansion to office

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Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja AN1.1bn mansion seized from the immediate past Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh (retd.), has been converted to an office to be used by the Federal Government, The PUNCH has learnt. Our correspondent, who visited the property located on Plot 6 Ogun River Crescent, Maitama, a highbrow area in […]

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