• $15m scandal: Patience Jonathan won’t go scot-free if found guilty – EFCC

    $15m scandal: Patience Jonathan won’t go scot-free if found guilty – EFCC

    According to reports, the Deputy Director of Operations of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Iliyasu Kwarbai on Wednesday said the wife of former President, Mrs Patience Jonathan, would not go scot-free if found guilty of corruption.

    Kwarbai, said this when he received a petition entitled: ‘Demand for arrest, prosecution of Patience Jonathan, probe of APC campaign fund and no more sacred cow in the anti-corruption crusade.’ against the former First Lady from a group of protesters, under the aegis […]

  • $15m scandal: Patience Jonathan has no case to answer – IYC

    $15m scandal: Patience Jonathan has no case to answer – IYC

    Ijaw youths, drawn from the Nine States of the Niger Delta region, on Thursday faulted as ‘witch-hunt” and “deliberate plot “against the former first family of the ongoing decision by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate the former First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, over alleged money laundering and illegal possession of unexplained funds.

    According to the Ijaw Youths, though the EFCC has a right to investigate allegations and secure proof before dragging the culprit before the competent court […]

  • EFCC summons Patience Jonathan’s security aides over $15m scandal

    EFCC summons Patience Jonathan’s security aides over $15m scandal

    It was gathered that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has summoned some officials of the Department of State Services, who were attached to Dame Patience Jonathan, the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, for interrogation.

    It was learnt on Friday that the invitation was part of investigations into the $15m frozen in four company accounts, which Patience had laid claim to.

    Sources in the EFCC said that a letter had been written to the DSS, requesting that the officials be […]

  • $15m scandal: Those Who Pleaded Guilty Are EFCC Agents – Patience Jonathan

    $15m scandal: Those Who Pleaded Guilty Are EFCC Agents – Patience Jonathan

    According to reports, the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, says the four persons who pleaded guilty to money laundering charges on behalf of the four companies linked to her are agents of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

    The former president’s wife stated this in a statement on Thursday by her media aide, Chima Osuji.

    She alleged that the EFCC presented four unknown persons, who were not authorised by the companies’ boards to plead guilty on behalf of the […]