Weekly political notes
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…
Patience Jonathan loses N2b suit against EFCC
The Federal High Court, Abuja yesterday struck out a fundamental human rights enforcement suit filed by wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
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,…
EFCC in fresh moves to seize Patience Jonathan’s funds
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday made fresh moves to seize funds allegedly linked to Mrs. Patience Jonathan.
Appeal Court upholds interim forfeiture of Patience Jonathan’s $5.8m, N2.5b
The Court of Appeal, Lagos Division, yesterday, upheld the order of interim forfeiture of the sum of $5, 842, 316.66 and N2, 421, 953, 522.78 traced...
Court unfreezes 16 accounts belonging to Patience Jonathan
An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has set aside its order made on May 30, freezing 16 accounts belonging to wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan. Justice Binta Nyako withdrew the order on Tuesday on the grounds that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), which secured the freezing order failed to conduct…
Court sets aside forfeiture of Patience Jonathan’s $5.8m, N3.5b to FG
Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court, Abuja yesterday set aside an order of forfeiture of $5.8million, N3.5 billion and 16 separate bank accounts belonging to the wife of former president, Dame Patience Jonathan, her firms and foundation. In her ruling on an application brought by Mrs. Jonathan, the judge said the interim 90…
Patience Jonathan asks court to set aside $5.8 million, N3.5 billion forfeiture order
Former First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, has asked the Federal High Court, Abuja, to set aside an order freezing her 16 separate bank accounts amounting to $5.8 million and N3.5 billion, on the ground that it has expired.