• EFCC grants Jonathan’s ex-aide Reuben Abati bail

    EFCC grants Jonathan’s ex-aide Reuben Abati bail

    It was gathered that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has granted bail to the former Special Adviser to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on Media and serial columnist, Dr. Reuben Abati.

    Abati was arrested on Monday on allegations that he received money from former NSA, Sambo Dasuki, who is also being tried for misappropriating the funds amongst several other charges.

    The funds were allegedly used to prosecute the 2015 presidential election on behalf of the Goodluck Jonathan presidential campaign.

    He is expected to […]

  • Money laundering: Jonathan’s ex-aide loses bid to nullify guilty plea

    Money laundering: Jonathan’s ex-aide loses bid to nullify guilty plea

    A former Special Adviser on Domestic Affairs to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Waripamo Dudafa, on Friday lost his bid to nullify the guilty plea by four companies linked to Jonathan’s wife, Patience.

    Justice Babs Kuewumi dismissed the application because it was unmeritorious.

    The companies, on September 15, pleaded guilty to laundering $15,591,700 (about N5 billion) when they were arraigned.

    They are – Pluto Property and Investment Company Limited (represented by Friday Davis), Seagate Property Development and Investment Company Limited (represented by Agbor Baro), Trans […]

  • EFCC to arraign Jonathan’s ex-aide, lawyer for $15.6m

    EFCC to arraign Jonathan’s ex-aide, lawyer for $15.6m

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Thursday filed a 17-count of alleged $15.6m fraud against a former aide of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Waripamo-Owei Dudafa, before a Federal High Court in Lagos.

    Also listed as defendants in the charge, filed before Justice Abdulazeez Anka, is a legal practitioner, Amajuoyi Briggs, and one Demola Bolodeoku.

    The EFCC is seeking to arraigned them alongside five companies, namely: Pluto Property and Investment Company Limited; Seagate Property Development and Investment Company Limited; Trans Ocean Property and […]

  • EFCC charges 3 coys linked to Jonathan’s ex-aide over alleged N4.9bn fraud

    EFCC charges 3 coys linked to Jonathan’s ex-aide over alleged N4.9bn fraud

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has charged three companies linked to former Senior Special Assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on Domestic Affairs, Waripamo-Owei Dudafa.

    They are Pluto Property and Investment Company Limited, Seagate Property Development and Investment Company Limited and Trans Ocean Property and Investment Company Limited.

    They were charged before Justice Abdulazeez Anka of the Federal High Court in Lagos, along with Sombre Omeibi, who is said to be at large.

    Dudafa was arraigned on June 15 before Justice Mohammed […]