An official of Zenith Bank has told a Federal high Court in Abuja that $40 million was transferred from the office of the National Security Adviser (NSA) into the account of a company owned by a cousin of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Azibaola Roberts, and his wife.
Olabode Farinola, a compliance officer with the bank, is a principal witness of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in the ongoing trial of Mr. Roberts and his wife, Stella.
He told the court […]
The embattled cousin of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Azibaola Robert, may be in for more troubles, as security agents last weekend took over the head office of his construction company, Kakarta Civil Engineering Limited, in Maitama, Abuja.
The development is coming weeks after the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) charged him and his company,OnePlus,to court for allegedly receiving a $40 million security contract from the office of the former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki.
A visit to the head office […]
Cousin to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Robert Azibola and his wife, Stella, one week after they were granted bail by a Federal High Court in Abuja, are yet to regain their freedom from Kuje Prison, findings have shown.
Robert Azibaola and his wife, who are currently facing a seven-count criminal charge bordering on alleged $40million contract scam, have been unable to fulfill the bail conditions that were handed to them by the trial court.
Justice Nnamdi Dimgba had in a ruling on […]
According to reports, the Federal High Court, Abuja on Wednesday admitted former President Goodluck’s cousin, Azibaola Roberts, and his wife, Stella, to bail in the sum of N500 million each.
The Roberts were arraigned on Tuesday on a seven-count charge bordering on money laundering of $40 million.
The money was alleged to have been paid into their company, One Plus Holdings Nigeria Limited, by the Office of the National Security Adviser.
The judge, Justice Nnamdi Dimgba, had listened to arguments from both parties […]
A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered that a cousin to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Azibaola Robert, be remanded in Kuje Prison pending the determination of his bail application.
Justice Nnamdi Dimgba handed the order today when Mr. Robert and his wife, Stella, were arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
EFCC had arraigned the duo on a seven-count charge bordering on money laundering, criminal breach of trust and corruption. Mr. Robert and wife are accused of diverting $40 […]