• EFCC reveals how Jonathan’s aide diverted N2.8 billion meant for amnesty

    EFCC reveals how Jonathan’s aide diverted N2.8 billion meant for amnesty

    Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) detectives have revealed how N2.8billion meant for the training of ex-Niger Delta militants was withdrawn 35 times, allegedly on the orders of a former Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Kingsley Kuku.

    The funds were converted to dollars by six bureau de change and disbursed through two of Kuku’s two aides. Some of the funds were wired into the accounts of the brothers and associates of a former coordinator of the scheme, Dr. Kingsley Kuku […]

  • How N270.7m was laundered by Jonathan’s aide – witness

    How N270.7m was laundered by Jonathan’s aide – witness

    A Compliance Officer with GTBank, Kayode Olanrewaju, on Thursday told a Federal High Court in Lagos how Waripamo-owei Dudafa laundered the sum of N270.7 million.

    Dudafa, former Special Assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, alongside Joseph Iwuejo and four companies are being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

    They are standing trial on a 23-count charge bordering on N5.1 billion fraud.

    The companies involved include Seagate Property Development & Investment Ltd, Avalon Global Property Development Company Ltd, Iwejuo Joseph Nna and Pluto […]

  • PDP has no link with Avengers – Jonathan’s aide

    PDP has no link with Avengers – Jonathan’s aide

    A former aide to President Goodluck Jonathan and a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from Bayelsa State, Mr. George Turnah has dismissed allegations that the party engineered the emergence of some militant groups, including Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) to frustrate the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.

    ‎Turnah, who is running for the position of the 1st National Vice Chairman of  PDP at the party’s convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, said PDP’s preoccupation is to ensure a robust engagement […]

  • Court fixes June 20 to rule on bail application of Jonathan’s aide

    Court fixes June 20 to rule on bail application of Jonathan’s aide

    A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos will decide on Monday June 20 whether or not to grant bail to a former Special Assistant on Domestic Affairs to former president, Goodluck Jonathan, Dudafa Waripamo-Owei.

    Dudafa and one Iwejuo Joseph Nna are facing a 23 count charge bordering on fraud totaling about N5billion.

    Yesterday, they were arraigned before Justice Mohammed Idris, who subsequently fixed Thursday, June 16 for the hearing of their bail applications.

    When the case was called, counsel to the former President’s […]

  • Former President Jonathan’s aide arrested at Lagos airport

    Former President Jonathan’s aide arrested at Lagos airport

    Nigeria’s secret service agents, the Department of State Security, DSS, have arrested a former Special Assistant to President Goodluck Jonathan on Domestic Matters, Waripamowei Dudafa, while attempting to travel out of the country through the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos.

    Dudafa was on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC’s wanted list for his alleged involvement in the sharing of N10 billion to delegates during the December 2014 presidential primaries of the then ruling Peoples Democratic Party.

    Dudafa allegedly converted the money […]