• $15.5m scandal: Drama as defendants seek to change plea

    $15.5m scandal: Drama as defendants seek to change plea

    The ongoing trial of Waripamo-owei Dudafa, a former Special Assistant to Goodluck Jonathan took a new twist Tuesday as four of the defendants who had earlier pleaded guilty sought to change their plea.

    The four companies linked to Mrs. Patience Jonathan’s $15.591, 700m, in separate applications filed by their lawyers, asked the presiding judge, Justice Babs Kuewumi, to reverse their pleas on the ground that the court lacked jurisdiction to take the pleas of the directors of the companies.

    The companies are […]