Tangaza, Former FCT Minister's Aide, Arrested Over N150million Fraud
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested the
former Director of the Abuja Geographical and Information Service, AGIS,
Hajia Jamila Tangaza, who also served as a Media Aide to the former
Minister for Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Mr. Bala Mohammed.
The former BBC Hausa staff; Tangaza was allegedly arrested Wednesday last
week on ground that she had allegedly diverted the sum of 150 million
Sources told Pointblanknews.com that Tangaza allegedly allocated several
lands in highbrow areas of Abuja to herself and cronies.
Tangaza and his cronies are now selling those lands for several millions,
according to sources knowledgeable with the investigations and investing
the proceeds in properties and other companies linked to her.
Sources confirmed that she is currently cooperating with investigators and
linking the former FCT Minister, Bala Mohammed, in shady deals while they
The source said that she used the money to buy a house in the district of
Asokoro in Abuja in affiliation with some companies.
Jamilah Tangaza, who was a former head of the Department Hausa BBC
couldn't be reached because her mobile phones were switched off, and
there was no reply with regards to the messages sent to her.
Sources from EFCC said the agency is questioning Hajiya Jamilah after it
received information about the missing money, and is still not satisfied
with the information Jamilah Tangaza gave regarding the charges.
According to the source, despite the lack of satisfactory information from
her, the EFCC granted her bail.
But Mrs Tangaza is still in detention pending the fulfillment of the
terms of her bail.
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