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  • ANOTHER TWIST! Patience Jonathan Says The Frozen Account Is For Her Late Mum

    A twist has occurred in the alleged slush accounts traced to  former First Lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan. According to her counsels, two of the accounts among the 5 in dispute belong to Dame's late mother, Madam Charity Fyneface Oba.Mama's Peace's counsel, Mr. Charles Ogboli,  also admitted that only three of the five accounts in dispute could be traced to the ex-First Lady and her mum.At press time, it was gathered that Mrs. Jonathan was in Abuja where she was strategising on how towin her case.The ex-First Lady’s counsel spoke on the Channels Television discussion ... Read More

  • CAC, Banker, and 11 Others to Testify Against Patience Jonathan

    Indications have emerged that a Banker, the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) and 11 others are now set to testify on how four slush accounts were opened for former First Lady, Patience Jonathan. This is just as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has placed the 13 witnesses under security watch ahead of the trial’s resumption on September 27. The accounts were opened by the ex-First Lady’s former Senior Special Assistant (Domestic / Household and Social Events to the former President), Dr. Dudafa Waripamo-Owei Emmanuel. Dudafa and six others were last Thursday arraigned ... Read More

  • Ijaw Youth Council To EFCC - Patience Jonathan Made Her Money From Gifts, Gratification

    Ijaw youths have slammed the Federal Government anti corruption agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC over alleged deliberate witch-hunt against former President Goodluck Jonathan and his wife, Dame Patience. The youths under the auspices of Ijaw ‎Youth Council (IYC) worldwide said it was unfortunate that the EFCC failed to learn from the fallout of the way it handled the case of Tompolo. President of the IYC, Engr. Udengs Eradiri said ‎the commission’s ‎indiscreet media trial of Tompolo led to the crisis in the Niger Delta that plunged the country into the current ... Read More

  • In Port Hracourt : Youths Stage Protest Asking EFCC To Leave Patience Jonathan Alone

    Youths in Port Hracourt, Rivers state are currently staging a protest calling on EFCC to leave Patience Jonathan alone. The group is making the demand following the ongoing investigation into $15 million found in the former first lady’s account. More photos below ....... ... Read More

  • Militants Threaten to Blow Up NNPC Headquarters if EFCC Arrests Patience Jonathan

    A militant group in the Niger Delta region has vowed to blow up the Headquarters of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, if wife of the immediate past president of the country, Patience Jonathan, is arrested following the money laundering allegation leveled against her by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.The ex-first lady had claimed the EFCC had frozen her bank account where she kept some millions of dollars. Several individual and corporate bodies have called for the arrest of the ex-president’s wife so she could give account of how she got the money, while ... Read More

  • How Did A Housewife Get $5M In Her Account? EFCC Seizes More Money From Patience Jonathan

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has frozen Patience Jonathan’s personal account, titled ‘Patience Ibifaka Jonathan’, which is domiciled in Skye Bank Plc. Impeccable sources within the agency told Punch on Wednesday that the move had become necessary due to the prima facie case established against the former President Goodluck Jonathan’s wife.As part of investigations into alleged diversion against a former Special Adviser to ex-President Jonathan on Domestic Affairs, Waripamowei Dudafa, the anti-graft agency had frozen four companies’ accounts in Skye Bank with a balanc ... Read More

  • Patience Jonathan Gives EFCC the Ultimatum of 14 Days to Unfreeze her Account

    Solicitor to former First Lady, Mrs. Patience Ibifaka Goodluck Jonathan, First Law Associates, has given the Economic and Financial Commission, EFCC, 14 days with effect from September 18 to defreeze her accounts and tender a public apology to her. Senior Partner, First Law Associates, Timipa Okponipere Esq. in an open letter to EFCC chairman, Ibrahim Magu, urging the Commission to leave Mrs. Jonathan alone, warned that it refused to conform: “We shall file an action at the African Commission on Human Rights at the Gambia demanding N5 billion in exemplary and punitive damages. ”The solici ... Read More

  • Jonathan’s Ex-Aide, Dudafa Owns 3 Properties In Lekki, 1 In Bayelsa Says EFCC

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has traced properties worth N1.5bn to a former Special Adviser to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on Domestic Affairs, Waripamowei Dudafa. It was learnt on Sunday that as part of investigations into an alleged case of money laundering, the EFCC discovered some properties, which Dudafa had not been able to explain where he got the money to buy them. The commission discovered a mansion in the Agungi area of the Lekki-Epe Expressway, allegedly belonging to Dudafa, said to be worth over N300m.The anti-graft agency also traced a plot of land around the C ... Read More

  • Photos Of Patience Jonathan’s N10bn Hotel Where A Royal Suite Costs N367k Per Night

    Simon Utebor, who was at the Aridolf Resort Wellness and Spa, said to be owned by former first lady, Patience Jonathan, writes about the luxury in the edifice.From afar, the sheer magnificence of the Aridolf Resort Wellness and Spa, strategically positioned in the heart of Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital, draws a first-time visitor into a lavish embrace. Arguably the most prestigious hotel in the oil-rich state, the edifice is located in Okaka Estate, along Isaac Adaka Boro Expressway, which is close to a popular night club, Bolex.The five star hotel sprawls over a large expanse of land comple ... Read More

  • Former First Lady, Patience Jonathan Faces Fresh Probe Over N5b Abuja Hotel

    Former First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan appears to have more explanation to make to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) besides the $19 million just frozen in her accounts.Mrs. Jonathan has just been linked with five choice properties including a N5billion hotel in Abuja, The Nation gathered yesterday. The EFCC is currently studying documents on how the Abuja hotel (names withheld) was built.It has also dispatched a team of investigators to Yenagoa, Bayelsa State and Port Harcourt, Rivers State for the purpose of establishing the ownership of four properties in the two citie ... Read More

  • GBAM! Patience Jonathan Is Planning To Sue EFCC For Investigating Her- BBC

    Nigeria’s anti-corruption agency has confirmed to the BBC that former first lady Patience Jonathan is taking the agency to court following an investigation into the four of her bank accounts.But the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) refused to confirm whether it had blocked any of her funds.A letter from her lawyers, published in several Nigerian newspapers, alleges that $15m (£11.4m) was blocked in July – and that the money is for the former first lady to settle medical bills abroad.Her lawyers, Granville Abibo (SAN) and Co, told the BBC the firm had written to the EFCC on ... Read More

  • Just in: Companies Plead Guilty of Laundering Patience Jonathan's $15M

    The four companies charged alongside a former Special Adviser on Domestic Affairs to ex-President Jonathan, Waripamo Dudafa, and two others with money laundering have pleaded guilty to the offence. The four companies pleaded guilty to conspiring with Dudafa and the two others to launder a sum of  $15, 591,700 before a Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday. The companies are Pluto Property and Investment Company Limited; Seagate Property Development & Investment Co. Limited; Trans Ocean Property and Investment Company Limited and Development Company Limited and Avalon Global Propert ... Read More

  • Ex-First Lady, Patience Jonathan Begs EFCC Says $15M Was For Medical Bills

    Dame Patience Jonathan, the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, has said she was using her $15m, which was frozen in four companies’ accounts, to settle medical bills while she was out of the country. She, therefore, urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and Skye Bank to lift the restriction on the accounts.Patience said this in a letter with reference number GA/Abibo/00226/2016, written by her lawyers, Granville Abibo (SAN) and Co, which was addressed to the Acting Chairman of the EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Magu.The PUNCH had reported that the four accounts belonged to the follo ... Read More

  • Over 4,904 Workers Employed Under Jonathan's Regime to Lose Their Job

    The jobs of 4,904 civil servants, who were recruited by the Federal Civil Service Commission in the last administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan, are under threat as the Federal Character Commission has queried the exercise. It was learnt on Monday that moves by the Federal Civil Service Commission to sack the workers had led to a crisis in the civil service. No fewer than 247 of the affected workers had petitioned the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission over a plan by the FCSC to sack them.The Acting Executive Chairman of the Federal Character Com ... Read More

  • Jonathan Visits Babangida & Gen. Abubakar, Says He’ll Build Bonds Of Unity

    Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday visited former military President, Gen. Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida and former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar in Minna.Mr. Jonathan shared the pictures with the caption: “As I visit my elder brothers and predecessors today, I am further committed to building bonds of unity for Nigeria!”Happening Now: The Face of Democracy in Africa, former President Goodluck Jonathan, visits former military President, Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida and former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar in Minna. ... Read More

  • Dame Patience Jonathan On The Verge Of Losing N10bn Hotel As EFCC Probes Further

    Dame Patience Jonathan, the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, is on the verge of losing a N10bn hotel allegedly belonging to her, as a result of the $20 million traced to her accounts.The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) recently traced the amounts to the former First Lady while investigating some aides in the past administration, and has demanded explanation on how the funds came about.“This is one of the questions she may have to answer as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission continues investigation into the $20m found in five accounts she has laid claim t ... Read More

  • Mama Peace! Patience Jonathan Opened 2 Accounts $15M In The Name Of Her Houseboy & Driver

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested four domestic servants, including a driver and a houseboy (steward), in connection to the investigation of Dame Patience Jonathan, the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, over alleged $15 million account. According to the EFCC, the arrested servants had accounts opened for them at Skye Bank of which Mrs. Jonathan was the sole signatory, Punch reports.In an affidavit deposited on behalf of the ex-President’s wife, she admitted to giving millions of dollars to the then Special Adviser to the President on Domestic Affairs, ... Read More

  • Patience Jonathan Claims Ownership Of The $31.4m Involved In A Fraud Case Before A Court

    The wife of the immediate past president, Dame Patience Jonathan, has claimed ownership of the $31.4 million involved in an alleged fraud case before a Federal High Court in Lagos.Counsel for the first defendant in the matter, with case number FHC/337C/16, Mr. Gboyega Oduwole, informed the court that the former first lady filed a fundamental application against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, claiming ownership of the money.The EFCC had taken former presidential aide, Amajuoyi Azubike Briggs, former Skye Bank official, Damola Bolodeoku, Pluto Property and Investment Compan ... Read More

  • Jonathan’s Ex-aide And Others Used Fake Addresses To Commit $31.4m Fraud Says EFCC

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday, told a Federal High Court in Lagos that fictitious addresses were given for companies used by Mr. Waripamo-Owei Emmanuel Dudafa, a former Special Assistant on Domestic Affairs to President Jonathan, and two other persons, in an alleged $31.4m fraud.EFCC lawyer, Rotimi Oyedepo, said this while informing the court of the Commission’s inability to effect service of the charge on the eighth defendant (Globus Integrated Services Limited). The firm is charged alongside former presidential aide, Amajuoyi Azubike Briggs and one Damola ... Read More

  • Patience Ozokwor Given A Warm Welcome In Ghana As She Arrives For Evangelical Work - Photos

    Veteran Nollywood actress turned evangelist, Patience Ozokwor aka Mama G is currently in Kumasi, Ghana to win souls for Christ.She said she's really happy God called her to do what she is doing, and that she even looks more beautiful without makeup. Watch the video after the cut. ... Read More