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Cablegate: Nigeria: Blue Lantern Level 3 Check Response On

VZCZCXRO1095
PP RUEHMA RUEHPA
DE RUEHUJA #0940 1431548
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 221548Z MAY 08
FM AMEMBASSY ABUJA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 2906
INFO RUEHZK/ECOWAS COLLECTIVE
RUEHOS/AMCONSUL LAGOS 9267
RUZDUNC/DET STUTTGART FOBE VAIHINGEN GE
RHMFISS/HQ USAFRICOM STUTTGART GE
RUEKJCS/DIA WASHINGTON DC
RHEBAAA/DEPT OF ENERGY WASHDC
RUEKJCS/DOD WASHDC
RHEHNSC/NSC WASHINGTON DC
RUEAIIA/CIA WASHINGTON DC
RUEKDIA/DIA WASHDC
RHMFISS/HQ USEUCOM VAIHINGEN GE
RUZEJAA/JAC MOLESWORTH RAF MOLESWORTH UK

UNCLAS ABUJA 000940

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

DEPT FOR AF/W, INR/AA, PM/DTTC -- BLUE LANTERN COORDINATOR

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ETTC KOMC MASS MARR BE NI
SUBJECT: NIGERIA: BLUE LANTERN LEVEL 3 CHECK RESPONSE ON
APPLICATIONS 050099148 AND 050056149

REF: A. SECSTATE 44522
B. WATKINS/CROMER/MARTINEAU EMAILS

(SBU) Per referenced cable and emails, Poloff and DAO made
repeated contacts with the Nigerian Air Force Logistics
Department, Air Force Directorate of Intelligence, and the
Ministry of Defense in an effort to verify the bona fides of
the abovementioned applications. All/all Nigerian officials
denied knowledge of the equipment sales, and could find no
record in their files. Should new information on the
applications surface, Post will follow up and will keep the
Department informed.
SANDERS

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