NIGERIA: Suspects in murder of ex-Nigeria army chief nabbed – Police

A little over a week after his murder was reported, police in Nigeria said they had arrested persons believed to be behind the murder of a former army chief, Alex Badeh.

Local media outlets added that the police was set to parade the suspects at their headquarters in the capital Abuja on Thursday.

“We have made a breakthrough in the case and we’ve arrested suspects who will be paraded on Thursday,” a source told a local portal on Wednesday.

He served as Chief of Defense Staff, CDS, under the erstwhile administration of Goodluck Jonathan.

Badeh, a four-star general was standing a corruption trial with authorities accusing him of diverting funds meant for the fight against Boko Haram terrorists – he had denied the charges.

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