Dasuki Paid Okupe’s Companies To Hack ‘Unfriendly’ Websites
Premium Times has conducted an investigation that revealed that the government of the ex-president Goodluck Jonathan paid companies linked to Doyin Okupe, former presidential spokesperson, to hack ‘unfriendly’ websites.
Two companies reportedly received at least N1.6 billion from the former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, in three shady cyber security deals.
One of the agreements had instructions to shut down online media platforms detected as friendly to Buhari or critical of Jonathan ahead of the 2015 poll.
The other was a contract to stop all optic fibre cables landing in Nigeria. The third targeted GSM prevention that had the ability to decode ciphers and run undetected.
Okupe has so far evaded investigation in the current arms deal fraud where the Dasuki is accused of supposedly mismanaging funds meant for the procurement of arms to fight the Boko Haram.
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