Court dismisses firms’ application to change plea in Patience Jonathan’s case
A federal High Court, Lagos, yesterday dismissed an application by four companies to change their plea on alleged laundering of $15.5 million allegedly belonging to former First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan.
Weekly political notes
President Muhammmadu Buhari on Wednesday signed the 2018 budget and decried that lawmakers made cuts amounting to N347 billion in the allocations to 4,700 projects he submitted for consideration...
Court orders temporary forfeiture of Patience Jonathan’s property
The Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday granted the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) an interim forfeiture order of 45 days to investigate the acquisition of Ariwabai Aruera Reachout Foundation building. The property was linked to the former First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan. The EFCC had filed an ex-parte motion seeking temporary forfeiture of…
Court strikes out EFCC’s forfeiture suit against Patience Jonathan
A federal High Court, Lagos, yesterday struck out a suit filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) seeking forfeiture to the Federal Government $5.316 million linked to the former First Lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan and six others domiciled in Skye Bank Plc.
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Former First Lady, Patience Jonathan, appears to be tired of fighting the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in court and has asked for an out-of-court settlement.In a January 30, 2018 letter, titled “Proposal for out-of-Court Settlement of all cases related to Dame...
Patience Jonathan prays court to halt forfeiture of monies
Embattled former first lady, Dame Patience Jonathan has asked the Federal High Court, Lagos to strike out an ex parte application filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) seeking temporary forfeiture of her $8,435,788.84 and N7.35 billion. She is praying the court to strike out the application filed last December 13 on the…
Judge’s absence stalls Patience Jonathan’s forfeiture of funds suit
A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday adjourned until Feb. 14 hearing of a motion seeking the forfeiture of funds linked to wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience.
Court strikes out Patience Jonathan’s N2 billion rights suit
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, struck out the breach of fundamental human rights suit filed by wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Mrs Patience Jonathan.
Federal High Court orders probe of ‘demolition’ of properties linked to Patience Jonathan in Abuja
The Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday ordered investigation into the alleged demolition of an Abuja property linked to former First Lady, Patience Jonathan. Justice Nnamdi Dimgba gave the directive following complaints by counsel to Mrs. Jonathan, Mike Ozekhome (SAN) that properties belonging to a group - A. Aruera Reachout Foundation/Women For Change and Development Initiative,…