Tangaza, Former FCT Minister's Aide, Arrested Over N150million Fraud

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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 reachedĀ  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 theĀ  fulfillment of the

terms of her bail.
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