• EFCC pressuring me to write incriminating statements against Patience Jonathan – Ex-Presidential aide, Dudafa

    EFCC pressuring me to write incriminating statements against Patience Jonathan – Ex-Presidential aide, Dudafa

    A former Special Adviser on Domestic Affairs to the immediate past President, Goodluck Jonathan, Waripamo-Owei Dudafa, has alleged that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, wants him to write incriminating statements that would indict the former First Lady, Patience Jonathan.

    In a petition to the National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, dated November 4 2016, the former Special Adviser maintained that the anti-graft agency was after him because of his closeness with the former First family.

    The former Presidential aide claimed that […]

  • N5.1bn scam: Dudafa, Jonathan’s former aide, granted N500m bail

    N5.1bn scam: Dudafa, Jonathan’s former aide, granted N500m bail

    A Federal high court sitting in Lagos today admitted to bail the former Special Assistant on Domestic Affairs to the former president Goodluck Jonathan, Warpamo Owei Emmanuel Dudafa, to bail in the sum of N500 million with two sureties in like sum.

    The sureties are to swear to affidavit of residence, they must also be landed property owners within the jurisdiction of the court, the title deed of such properties must be deposited with the Chief Registrar of the court.

    He was […]

  • GEJ’s former aide, Waripamowei Dudafa, arraigned on N1.6bn money laundering charges … photos

    GEJ’s former aide, Waripamowei Dudafa, arraigned on N1.6bn money laundering charges … photos

    The EFCC today June 15th arraigned Former Senior Special Assistant to former President Goodluck Jonathan on Domestic Matters, Waripamo-Owei Emmanuel Dudafa, Iwejuo Joseph Nna, Taiwo A.

    Ebenezer and Olugbenga Isaiah before Justice M.B. Idris of the Federal High Court of Lagos State, Ikoyi on a 23-count charge bordering on concealing proceeds of crime, retaining the proceeds of crime and failing to furnish information.

    According to a statement by EFCC spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, the first defendant, Waripamo-Owei Emmanuel Dudafa, is alleged to have […]

  • Stop looking for sympathy – EFCC replies family of Jonathan’s former aide, Dudafa

    Stop looking for sympathy – EFCC replies family of Jonathan’s former aide, Dudafa

    Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday said it was untrue that the health of Dr. Waripamowei Dudafa, a former Special Assistant on Domestic Affairs to ex- President Goodluck Jonathan, was failing in detention.

    Dudafa is being probed over $47million and €5.6million Euros (N10 billion) which were withdrawn from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

    A spokesman for Dudafa’s family, Engr. Thomas Akpoebi, had alleged that Dufada has been sick since last two weeks.

    The statement said: ”We members of the Dudafa […]

  • EFCC recovers N900m from Jonathan’s former aide, Dudafa

    EFCC recovers N900m from Jonathan’s former aide, Dudafa

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has recovered N900m from Mr. Waripamowei Dudafa, a former Special Assistant on Domestic Affairs to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan.

    A reliable source at the EFCC said on Sunday that the money was found in one of Dudafa’s accounts, which was immediately frozen.

    The source said, “Dudafa told us that he had no money; so, we began to investigate his accounts. We then found N900m that was hidden in one of his accounts through the connivance of his […]