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Bola Tinubu Chicago Case, His Biography & Life in USA

Last Updated on September 24, 2023 by Spynaija


Bola Ahmed tinubu is the current president of nigeria, who is battling the election result with Atiku, Sowore and Peter Obi.  In this article We will discuss tinubu biography, conspiracy, his crime history in Chicago according to the official document from the DEA which narrates his involvement in the drug case in USA and his forfeiting of a large sum of money. We also have the official criminal files.

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Tinubu Biography

Bola Ahmed Tinubu (born 29 March 1952) is a Nigerian politician who is the 16th and current president of Nigeria. He was the governor of Lagos State from 1999 to 2007; and senator for Lagos West in the Third Republic.

Tinubu was born in Lagos, Nigeria, to the merchant family of Abibatu Mogaji, the Ìyál’ọ́jà of Lagos. He is generally accepted in reliable sources to have been born in 1952; this year of birth is sometimes disputed by political opponents, who argue that he is much older. Some reliable sources note that his age has not been verified. and this is just the information according to his wikipedia page 

Tinubu attended primary and secondary school in Lagos, and then moved to the United States to study accounting at Chicago State University. He graduated in 1979 and returned to Nigeria to work as an accountant for Mobil Nigeria.


In 1992, Tinubu entered politics as a Lagos West senatorial candidate under the banner of the Social Democratic Party (SDP). He won the election and served in the Senate until the military coup of 1993.

After the coup, Tinubu was a founding member of the National Democratic Coalition (NADECO), a pro-democracy group that opposed the military junta. He was forced to flee Nigeria in 1994, but returned in 1998 after the death of military dictator Sani Abacha.

In 1999, Tinubu was elected governor of Lagos State under the banner of the Alliance for Democracy (AD). He served two terms as governor, during which time he oversaw a period of significant economic growth and development in the state.

Tinubu is a controversial figure, and has been accused of corruption and nepotism. However, he is also a charismatic and popular politician, and is credited with playing a key role in the development of Lagos State and Nigeria as a whole.


In 2023, Tinubu was elected president of Nigeria. He is the first Yoruba person to hold the office since Murtala Muhammed in 1976. Tinubu’s victory was seen as a sign of the growing political power of the Yoruba people in Nigeria.

Tinubu is a complex and enigmatic figure. He is a shrewd politician, a successful businessman, and a controversial figure. He is also a man of great ambition, and his election as president of Nigeria is a testament to his political acumen and his ability to connect with the Nigerian people.

Story of Tinubu case according to the DEA

In the year 1988, there was a breakthrough which discovered a man named: Lee Edwards who was a supplier. And is still in jail as being arrested already in possession of drugs and weapons.

The man has a number to call for white he, and this number is registered to Adegboyega Mueez akande. In  Stewart Chicago IL, this same address akande used to apply for lease application and with his wife Audrey


Early in Feb 1988 a man Abiodun agbele, came to US from Nigeria who called akande his uncle, and he lives in hammond, Indiana.

Akande returned to Nigeria in 1990 and agbele continued the business under the instruction of akande to sell to lee Edwards, agbele even sold to DEA in nov 1990 and after next sale, he was arrested and he cooperated how he send money to accounts akande has set up.

Agbele claimed to be an account rep for globe-link international  in 1986 and agbele also dd the same when he was applying to lease a house in Chicago IL. Later it was found that Globe-link is a company owned by Mueez adegboyega akande, which is a different arrangement of names Adegboyega Mueez akande he was using. This means they are the same people as if was found out that they both use the same tax info and SSN. Akande’s wife is also part of the owner of the company according to the records.

In the Chicago house on the business name, it has 2 flat, one of it is lived in by Christine Schaffer who is the mother to Audrey Akande, Akande’s wife. The house received mails by post office and messages from Nigeria are addressed to that address which they later claim it contain He.


TInubu was also found to have appeared in their investigation as He has used that same address in 1989 to open 2 accounts, a traveler account and a Now account at heritage bank, this account was then used to deposit 80k 5 days later via a wire transfer from a house in Bank in Houston,  from  Mirbec A. Akande.

Later it was found out that Akande had 3 accounts in that same bank and has also used that Houston address. When tinubu went to the bank to open account he was introduced to the banker by Mr Akande in 1989.

Tinubu wife, Oluremi Opened a joint account with Akande’s wife and also have a joint account account with tinubu.

Tinubu has requested for a loan of 8k in Jan 1990 using the same Stewart Chicago address stating that Mr Akande is his cousin stating Akande lives in another House at Hazel crest IL. Tinubu then stated that he works for Mobile Oil NG, LTD in Fairfax, Virginia and that his salary is $2.4k, in the Loan his wife was the co applicant. 

It was found out that tinubu is living in a different house at South shore Chicago according to his trans union credit report in  Dec 28, 1989. His loan was approved and he purchase a car

It was discovered that tinubu purchase cashier checks and deposit it into account of Mueez akande at first heritage bank, however, the SSN used by Mueez to open the Heritage account tinubu deposit money to doesn’t belong to mueeze. Mueez and his wife stopped filling tax from 1987 which their declared joint income is 10500.

His account was then used to receive different large sums from mueez akande which he later admitted during interrogation

However, Bola tinubu deposited 661k and 1,2m in his individual personal account and multiple transfers were made. 


His company was interviewed in Virginia and they said he was just a treasurer, and does not have access to large funds, and they do not have any account in Chicago. Since 1984 tinubu refused to file income tax, then in Jan 1992 his account was seized with 1,2m and when he called the first heritage bank, another account was seized in Citibank with 550k in it.

When they checked his Citibank account, it was found out that he used Agbele and Akande’s corporate document as the director of a company named Compass finance and Investment company, LTD.

So later it was found out that any money in Agreed Heritage accounts were transferred into the Account in Citibank with Tinubu name and another one with Compass finance and they transferred into international account.

He later deny not to have financial or business relationship with abele or akande but he already admitted that the money he used to open his personal account in First heritage bank came from akande.

This was why they seized the money in his account.

To read more on this story you can visit the west africa weekly  Bola Ahmed Tinubu: From Drug Lord To Presidential Candidate

Official Criminal Documents

Click the file below to download tinubu’s file

His Conspiracies

Bola Ahmed Tinubu is one of the most prominent politicians in Nigeria and has been involved in a number of controversies over the years. Below is a list of some of the most common conspiracy theories surrounding him:

  • Certificate scandal: In 2007, Tinubu was accused of forging his university certificate. The allegations were never proven, but the scandal has continued to follow him throughout his career. Currently nigerian citizen are expecting his official academic record from the Chicago state University.
  • Drug trafficking: Tinubu has also been accused of involvement in drug trafficking. The allegations are based on his time living in the United States in the 1980s, when he was arrested for drug trafficking charges. The charges were later dropped, but the allegations have persisted.
  • Corruption: Tinubu has been accused of corruption on numerous occasions. In 2015, he was accused of using his position as governor of Lagos State to enrich himself and his friends. The allegations were investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), but Tinubu was never charged with any crimes.
  • Health problems: Tinubu has been plagued by health problems in recent years. In 2019, he underwent knee surgery in London. In 2021, he was hospitalized in Paris for an undisclosed illness. There have been rumors that Tinubu is in poor health and unfit to be president.
  • Age: Tinubu’s age has been a subject of speculation for many years. Some people believe that he is much older than he claims to be. There have been rumors that Tinubu falsified his birth certificate.
  • His Parent and Name: There are some information circulating online that he was no adopted by the woman of the name Abibatu Mogaji but bought his named family Tinubu from the Tinubu head of family and His name is something else. The video also claimed that bola tinubu is the name of a female child of the man who has died and he paid to assume the deseased girl’s name.

It is important to note that these are just conspiracy theories and there is no evidence to support them. Tinubu has denied all of the allegations against him. However, the conspiracy theories have persisted and have damaged his reputation.

In addition to the above, there are a number of other conspiracy theories surrounding Tinubu, such as his involvement in the death of MKO Abiola and his ties to the occult. However, these theories are even less credible than the ones listed above.


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