• Niger Delta women protest to EFCC over Patience Jonathan’s ordeal

    Niger Delta women protest to EFCC over Patience Jonathan’s ordeal

    Women from the nine states that make up the Niger Delta region on Thursday staged a peaceful protest to the Port Harcourt zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over the present ordeal of former First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, in the hands of the commission.

    The women under the aegies of the Voice of Niger Delta Women (VONDW) urged the EFCC to urgently unfreeze the former First Lady’s account, saying she needed the money to attend to […]

  • Patience Jonathan tells court to make EFCC pay extra $200m for freezing her $15m

    Patience Jonathan tells court to make EFCC pay extra $200m for freezing her $15m

    A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday fixed December 7 to hear a suit by ex-First Lady, Patience Jonathan, against the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, seeking to unfreeze her account.

    Apart from the EFCC, other respondents are Skye Bank and a former Special Assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Waripama-Owei Dudafa.

    Also joined in the suit are Pluto Property and Investment Company Ltd, Seagate Property Development and Investment Company Ltd, Transocean Property and Investment Company Ltd and Globus Integrated Service […]

  • $15m scandal: Patience Jonathan won’t go scot-free if found guilty – EFCC

    $15m scandal: Patience Jonathan won’t go scot-free if found guilty – EFCC

    According to reports, the Deputy Director of Operations of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Iliyasu Kwarbai on Wednesday said the wife of former President, Mrs Patience Jonathan, would not go scot-free if found guilty of corruption.

    Kwarbai, said this when he received a petition entitled: ‘Demand for arrest, prosecution of Patience Jonathan, probe of APC campaign fund and no more sacred cow in the anti-corruption crusade.’ against the former First Lady from a group of protesters, under the aegis […]

  • ‎Probe all ex-First Ladies or leave Patience Jonathan alone, Group tells Buhari

    ‎Probe all ex-First Ladies or leave Patience Jonathan alone, Group tells Buhari

    An Abuja-based anti-corruption movement, The Integrity Group, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to probe Nigeria’s former first ladies or stop the “seeming witch-hunt” of the country’s immediate-past first lady, Dame Patience Jonathan.

    Warning that the continued ‘media trial’ of the ex-president’s wife could trigger off more violent reactions in the Niger Delta, the group said the onus is on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC to prove its case rather than asking Mrs Jonathan to explain the source of her […]

  • $31.4m scandal: Patience Jonathan not above the law – APC

    $31.4m scandal: Patience Jonathan not above the law – APC

    It was gathered that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has described as shameful the threats coming from a Niger Delta group and the protest at Port Harcout zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) in support of the former first lady Mrs. Patience Jonathan, over the freezing of her dollar account containing about $31.4 million.

    A statement signed on Sunday by the APC Acting National Publicity Secretary, Comrade Timi Frank, described the threat as baseless and empty threat […]

  • Jonathan could have given $20m to Patience – Lawyer

    Jonathan could have given $20m to Patience – Lawyer

    A self-professed solicitor to Dame Patience Jonathan, Mr. Charles Ogboli, says the $20m found in the five accounts traced to Patience could have been given to her by her husband, former President Goodluck Jonathan.

    He said this on Friday during a breakfast television show titled, ‘Sunrise Daily’ on Channels Television.

    Ogboli, who contested for the Delta State governorship election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party in 2014, said Patience had told him about all that transpired, adding that her case […]

  • Interrogate Patience Jonathan for money laundering – CACOL tells EFCC

    Interrogate Patience Jonathan for money laundering – CACOL tells EFCC

    According to reports, the Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, CACOL, has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to immediately invite the wife of the immediate past President, Goodluck Jonathan for questioning over the allegations of money laundering involving herself, her aides and some Skye Bank officials.

    Executive Chairman of the Coalition, Debo Adeniran, said, “it is beginning to appear like the EFCC is disposed to ‘pampering’ some suspected corruption criminals in our country even though the Act that established […]

  • FG to confiscate Patience Jonathan’s N10bn hotel in Bayelsa

    FG to confiscate Patience Jonathan’s N10bn hotel in Bayelsa

    Unless she is able to explain how she came about the fund allegedly traced to her accounts, the Federal Government may confiscate the N10bn hotel allegedly owned by Dame Patience Jonathan, the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan.

    The former first lady in currently under the investigation of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission following the discovery of $20m found in her four accounts with Skye Bank.

    The four of the accounts belonged to Pluto Property and Investment Company Limited, Seagate Property […]

  • Pres. Goodluck, his wife Patience and others morns Chukwumerije

    Pres. Goodluck, his wife Patience and others morns Chukwumerije

    Report revealed that President Goodluck Jonathan and his wife, Patience, on Monday extended condolences to the Chukwumerije family as well as the government and people of Abia State on the death of Senator Uche Chukwumerije.

    The condolence messages were contained in separate statements issued in Abuja.

    The President, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and […]

  • ‘My hands are clean on documentary of ‘dirty love triangle between Pres. Jonathan, Patience & Deiziani’ – Saraki

    ‘My hands are clean on documentary of ‘dirty love triangle between Pres. Jonathan, Patience & Deiziani’ – Saraki

     

    Report revealed that the attention of the media office of Senator Abubakar Bukola Saraki has been drawn to a purported allegation by Peoples Democratic Party that Senator Bukola Saraki who is one of the leaders of All Progressives Congress and a crusader of change in Nigeria is sponsoring a “Dirty Love Triangle between President Jonathan, Patience and Deiziani.Senator Saraki will like to state categorically without any iota of doubt that he is not aware of any love triangle between the […]