• No government agency said Dame Jonathan stole its $15.5m – Lawyer

    No government agency said Dame Jonathan stole its $15.5m – Lawyer

    According to reports, the lawyer representing Waripamo-Owei Dudafa, a former aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, on Friday told a federal court that no government agency had come forward to claim ownership of the $15.5 million for which his client is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

    Gboyega Oyewole said the former first lady, Patience Jonathan, had continued to lay claim to the money, even filing a fundamental rights enforcement suit before a court.

    “Neither the Federal Government nor any […]

  • $15m probe: We’ll bomb NNPC if EFCC arrests Dame Jonathan – Niger Delta group vows

    $15m probe: We’ll bomb NNPC if EFCC arrests Dame Jonathan – Niger Delta group vows

    According to reports, the Niger Delta Peoples Professional Volunteer Force on Wednesday vowed to bomb the headquarters of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation if the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission arrests former First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan.‎

    The group accused the EFCC of witch-hunting Dame Jonathan, asking it to lift the No Debit Order imposed on her Skye Bank accounts.

    The group in a statement by its spokesman, Parkinson George-Amabo, told the Chairman of the EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, that investigating Jonathan could […]

  • EFCC to quiz Dame Jonathan over $31.4m ‘scam’

    EFCC to quiz Dame Jonathan over $31.4m ‘scam’

    Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), is putting paper and pen together to conclude arrangement invite former First Lady, Patience Jonathan, to explain her roles in the $31.4 million discovered in accounts of four companies, which has claimed ownership of the money in an affidavit before a Port Harcourt high court.

    A competent source at the Commission said yesterday that the commission has decided “to go all out against the former first lady since she has fired the first shot”.

    According to […]

  • $31.4m: EFCC hired mercenaries against me, but yet to invite me – Dame Jonathan

    $31.4m: EFCC hired mercenaries against me, but yet to invite me – Dame Jonathan

    Dame Patience Jonathan, the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of hiring mercenaries to testify in the case of a controversial $31.4 million traced to an account, which she claimed was her own.

    So also did Dame Jonathan say on Thursday that the EFCC was yet to invite her for questioning despite her claim that the money in the account belonged to her.

    The EFCC, sequel to the discovery of the money, had charged […]

  • PDP is not a bus conductors that ask for ‘change’ – Dame Jonathan

    PDP is not a bus conductors that ask for ‘change’ – Dame Jonathan

     

    First lady, Dame Jonathan, yesterday at Orerokpe, Okpe Local Government Area of Delta State, at the PDP Women for Change Initiative Presidential Rally in the state, while applauding the benevolence of the PDP administration to women in the country, cited the Youth Enterprise With Innovation in Nigeria, YouWin and Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme, SUREP, as some of the empowerment programmes the President Jonathan administration was using to empower women and youths in the country.

    She said: “The PDP is a […]