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Alpha Beta: Apara Is Attacking Tinubu To Divert Attention From His Crimes by Kwanza: 2:58pm On Oct 09
Tax consultancy firm, Alpha Beta LLP, has denied allegations levelled against it by its former Managing Director, Dapo Apara, adding that he in fact diverted N6bn from the company.

Apara had in a writ of summons before a Lagos State High Court accused the company of being controlled by a former Lagos State Governor, Bola Tinubu, and making mysterious payments of over N20bn to several private accounts.

Responding on Friday, however, Alpha Beta said in a statement by its Managing Director, Akin Doherty, that Apara was the one that was culpable as he had diverted about $5m during his time as managing director by inflating a contract which was worth about $300,000 and then diverted a separate N6bn to personal use.

The firm said it had reported Apara’s alleged fraud to the appropriate authorities but he had refused to show up and rather remained in Dubai.

In the statement titled, ‘Alpha Beta: Facts of the Matter’, the firm said Apara was an aggrieved ex-employee who was bent on tarnishing the image of the company after being sacked for financial impropriety.

It read in part, “The fact is that Dapo Apara began making his untrue allegations in the aftermath of his removal as Managing Director of Alpha Beta for fraud and unethical practices. While he was MD, Apara used his position to siphon huge sums of money from the company including but not limited to fraudulently converting $5m; money allegedly used to pay for cloud based services that were eventually discovered to be worth less than $300,000.

“Mr. Apara, who was a signatory to all the bank accounts of Alpha Beta from inception until his removal, received all his payments and entitlements until June 2018 when he was removed after his fraudulent misconduct was discovered.

“In July 2018 further evidence of his fraudulent and unethical practices was uncovered, including the revelation that he converted approximately N6bn belonging to Alpha Beta to his personal use.

“This fraud was reported to the authorities and Mr. Apara was subsequently invited to return to Nigeria from his hiding place in Dubai to render account. To date, he has refused to do so. Instead, Mr. Apara chose to embark on an aggressive smear campaign seemingly in an effort to blackmail us into ending the investigations into his misconduct.”

The firm said Apara’s allegations levelled against Tinubu were specious and diversionary.

“The uncorroborated allegations against Asiwaju Bola Tinubu by Dapo Apara, in particular, show that he is bent only on creating sensational headlines to deflect attention from his own criminal activities,” it said.

According to Alpha Beta, Apara has filed many suits in Lagos and Abuja on the same matter, engaged in arbitration, the police, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, and other agencies.

It said in all that time, he has steadfastly refused to honour all invitations by the authorities to return to Nigeria and account for the huge funds he misappropriated.

The firm stated that although it had not been served with the court summons, it looked forward to the opportunity of publicly presenting the full picture of Apara’s misconduct, deceit and fraud and to have the matter resolved by the court once and for all.

Alpha Beta monitors and reconciles tax on behalf of the Lagos State Government for a commission, a contract it has been executing for over 15 years.
https://punchng.com/alpha-beta-defends-tinubu-accuses-ex-md-of-diverting-n6bn/

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Re: Alpha Beta: Apara Is Attacking Tinubu To Divert Attention From His Crimes by lathrowinger(m): 3:00pm On Oct 09
My question is, why don't u mention anything like this before, until he accused jagaban... Nna mumu nor too much? Awon werey

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Re: Alpha Beta: Apara Is Attacking Tinubu To Divert Attention From His Crimes by Racoon(m): 3:00pm On Oct 09
Akin Doherty is Tinubu's lackey in ABC so it is expected to defend the interest of its principal.EFCC should act on the petition & do a forensic investigation to unravel the corruption in this company.

Meanwhile why will Tinubu award revenue collection contract to a company he has interest in as a sitting governor against the code of conduct for public office holders since his cousin Adegboyega Oyetola was a shareholder in Alpha Beta Company even if his share was later transferred to another proxy fella?

Apara provided evidence of the financial illegalities committed by Alpha Beta Company.So where are the evidence to back up your counter accusations.Why is the EFCC still foot dragging on this man's petition?

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Re: Alpha Beta: Apara Is Attacking Tinubu To Divert Attention From His Crimes by thesicilian: 3:02pm On Oct 09
Tinubu defends Tinubu ...

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Re: Alpha Beta: Apara Is Attacking Tinubu To Divert Attention From His Crimes by KoleDgreat2020(m): 3:03pm On Oct 09
interesting times ahead

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Re: Alpha Beta: Apara Is Attacking Tinubu To Divert Attention From His Crimes by shiki(m): 3:03pm On Oct 09
Already they told the man they have POLICE. EFCC, PRESS and what have you

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Re: Alpha Beta: Apara Is Attacking Tinubu To Divert Attention From His Crimes by lathrowinger(m): 3:04pm On Oct 09
thesicilian:
Tinubu defends Tinubu ...

Yeah, u get am. Thief defend theif

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Re: Alpha Beta: Apara Is Attacking Tinubu To Divert Attention From His Crimes by daddytime(m): 3:12pm On Oct 09
Make una reserve this shalaye for the courts at least even though say we know say the courts yeye.

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Re: Alpha Beta: Apara Is Attacking Tinubu To Divert Attention From His Crimes by Maxymilliano(m): 3:19pm On Oct 09
Responding on Friday, however, Alpha Beta said in a statement by its Managing Director, Akin Doherty, that Apara was the one that was culpable as he had diverted about $5m during his time as managing director by inflating a contract which was worth about $300,000 and then diverted a separate N6bn to personal use.
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Definitely, there must be some iota of Truth in Apara's allegations.

So Alpha Beta had to wait till the erstwhile MD, let the cat out of the bag before coming up with this lame counter accusation as defence after 2 whole years ?

The bullion van thief can do better than this.

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Re: Alpha Beta: Apara Is Attacking Tinubu To Divert Attention From His Crimes by donprinyo: 4:14pm On Oct 09
Carrot and stick for survival

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Re: Alpha Beta: Apara Is Attacking Tinubu To Divert Attention From His Crimes by capatainrambo: 4:14pm On Oct 09
Sharap fools

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Re: Alpha Beta: Apara Is Attacking Tinubu To Divert Attention From His Crimes by Muhylonaire007: 4:14pm On Oct 09
grin
Re: Alpha Beta: Apara Is Attacking Tinubu To Divert Attention From His Crimes by sonnie10: 4:14pm On Oct 09
What Tinubu 2023 campaign should be doing now is to address the issue of his tax plans if elected President. People are little skeptical about being extremely taxed should he become President.

The problem is even worrisome in a place like Lagos where most businesses are owned by outsiders, and it’s obvious that he has big influence in the state.

A clear stand on tax policies and how they would be implemented would create transparency and build trust among stakeholders.

Politics is about interest and people want their money protected.

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Re: Alpha Beta: Apara Is Attacking Tinubu To Divert Attention From His Crimes by Finnese001: 4:15pm On Oct 09
NGpatriot:





The EFCC received his petition and responded to his petition already.

The conclusion is the same thing, his allegations are all hearsay and word of mouth, even me as a layman reading his court papers and allegations, there's nothing in his allegations worth paying attention to because his allegations are all hearsdays, not facts, no proof of anything, just hearsay, EFCC can not go to court or prosecute based on hearsays.







Even if there's any proof to his allegations like you demand, you and your shameless cohorts will still find a way of defending this frog eye evil man called thiefnubu

So we all know you're just doing your job

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Re: Alpha Beta: Apara Is Attacking Tinubu To Divert Attention From His Crimes by RuudVanNisteroy: 4:15pm On Oct 09
Bola Tinubu whole life revolves around court cases in Nigeria and USA for: certificate forgery(Gani Fawehinmi,Nigeria),heroin trafficking(Chicago,USA),money laundering(Chicago,USA),tax evasion(Nigeria) and false declaration of assets(Code of Conduct Tribunal, Nigeria).

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Re: Alpha Beta: Apara Is Attacking Tinubu To Divert Attention From His Crimes by davodyguy: 4:16pm On Oct 09
They need to address the allegations and not the man

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Re: Alpha Beta: Apara Is Attacking Tinubu To Divert Attention From His Crimes by NGpatriot: 4:16pm On Oct 09

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Saturday said a petitioner, Dapo Apara has not substantiated his allegation of a N100billion scam against .


It said although the investigation of the firm has been ongoing, it will not act on hearsays.

The anti-graft agency, however, said its doors are open if Apara has any further proof with regards to his petition.

The EFCC, which made the clarifications in a statement by its Acting, Head, Media and Publicity, Mr. Tony Orilade said it was false to claim that it has not acted on Apara’s petition in the last one year.


The statement said a reporter sent apologies for not reflecting EFCC’s part in the story.

The statement said: “The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has noted a story in THE PUNCH newspaper of Saturday, July 13, 2019, titled: Osinbajo’s firm linked to company fingered in alleged N100bn Alpha Beta scam.

“While not denying the fact that such petition was received on Alpha Beta by the Commission last year, preliminary investigation has shown that the petitioner did not substantiate the allegation contained in his petition.

“For the records, the Alpha Beta investigation is ongoing and we have nothing to hide over the matter.


“If the petitioner has any further proof with regards to the petition, our doors are wide open.”

The EFCC said it does not conduct its investigation on hear says.

It added: “As a tradition, we do not deal on hearsays, we act on facts and raw data.


“The Commission will not allow anybody to drag its name and reputation into the mud for ill-motive reasons.


https://thenationonlineng.net/alleged-n100b-contract-petitioner-cant-prove-allegation-against-alpha-beta-says-efcc/




The EFCC received his petition and responded to his petition already.

The conclusion is the same thing, his allegations are all hearsay and word of mouth, even me as a layman reading his court papers and allegations, there's nothing in his allegations worth paying attention to because his allegations are all hearsdays, not facts, no proof of anything, just hearsay, EFCC can not go to court or prosecute based on hearsays.

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Re: Alpha Beta: Apara Is Attacking Tinubu To Divert Attention From His Crimes by VillageHead: 4:16pm On Oct 09
Ok
Re: Alpha Beta: Apara Is Attacking Tinubu To Divert Attention From His Crimes by dyera: 4:16pm On Oct 09
Tinubu aka hushpappi is receiving attack from the cabal as against 2023.

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Re: Alpha Beta: Apara Is Attacking Tinubu To Divert Attention From His Crimes by Martinola(m): 4:16pm On Oct 09
All dis pipul are just using us play "ayo olopon"

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Re: Alpha Beta: Apara Is Attacking Tinubu To Divert Attention From His Crimes by Ajibade123(m): 4:16pm On Oct 09
This corrupt people will always find something to say
The saddest thing is that upon everything some people in this country will still like to vote in these people again as their leaders...tell me how will the change happen??

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Re: Alpha Beta: Apara Is Attacking Tinubu To Divert Attention From His Crimes by davodyguy: 4:17pm On Oct 09
Maxymilliano:


Definitely, there must be some iota of Truth in Apara's allegations.

So Alpha Beta had to wait till the erstwhile MD, let the cat out of the bag before coming up with this lame counter accusation as defence after 2 whole years ?

The bullion van thief can do better than this.

As regard the image you attached, they use location to name Tax office in Lagos

That's Campbell Street on Lagos Island, close to Tinubu Street. Hence, it's called Tinubu Tax office.

We have Alausa Tax Office
We also have Victoria Island Tax office

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Re: Alpha Beta: Apara Is Attacking Tinubu To Divert Attention From His Crimes by BruncleZuma: 4:17pm On Oct 09
grin grin grin grin

I wonder what happened to Bola Ige?

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Re: Alpha Beta: Apara Is Attacking Tinubu To Divert Attention From His Crimes by Majestie: 4:17pm On Oct 09
Jagabandit pon de beat.

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Re: Alpha Beta: Apara Is Attacking Tinubu To Divert Attention From His Crimes by KingOdart(m): 4:17pm On Oct 09
He should come back from Dubai to prove his allegations against Tinubu.

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Re: Alpha Beta: Apara Is Attacking Tinubu To Divert Attention From His Crimes by RuudVanNisteroy: 4:18pm On Oct 09
southniyikaye:
Ok
Corruption in Nigeria is almost at its peak.
It will get to a time that all these criminals will bleed

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Re: Alpha Beta: Apara Is Attacking Tinubu To Divert Attention From His Crimes by NGpatriot: 4:19pm On Oct 09
According to Alpha Beta, Apara has filed many suits in Lagos and Abuja on the same matter, engaged in arbitration, the police, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, and other agencies.

It said in all that time, he has steadfastly refused to honour all invitations by the authorities to return to Nigeria and account for the huge funds he misappropriated.



Just like the other looters and criminal, he fled the country to hide and refused to return to Nigeria to account for his looting activities.

Just another crook looking for settlement, but he won't get 1 kobo.

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Re: Alpha Beta: Apara Is Attacking Tinubu To Divert Attention From His Crimes by AFvckingAlpha(m): 4:20pm On Oct 09
The fvck

Niggarr!!
Re: Alpha Beta: Apara Is Attacking Tinubu To Divert Attention From His Crimes by RuudVanNisteroy: 4:20pm On Oct 09
Racoon:
Akin Doherty is Tinubu's lackey in ABC so it is expected to defend the interest of its principal.EFCC should act on the petition & do a forensic investigation to unravel the corruption in this company.

Apara provided evidence of the financial illegalities committed by Alpha Beta Company.So where are the evidence to back up your counter accusations.Why is the EFCC still foot dragging on this man's petition?

EFCC need to investigate the 16 bank transfers Dapo Apara mentioned for money laundering, some of which went to The Nation,Oando and purchase of Wema Bank and Ecobank shares, just to name a few.

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