• $15.5m scandal: Court dismisses application to change companies in guilt pleas

    $15.5m scandal: Court dismisses application to change companies in guilt pleas

    A Lagos Federal High Court yesterday dismissed two applications seeking to change the guilty pleas of four companies linked to Patience Jonathan’s controversial $15.5 million USD.

    Justice Babs Kuewumi dismissed the application on the ground that it is an abuse of court processes. The applications had challenged the court’s jurisdiction to take the plea of the companies through their purported directors, and also wants the court to reverse the guilty pleas of the purported directors of the companies.

    The two applications were […]