Ex-President Jonathan’s Godson, George Turnah And Wife, Jennifer Arraigned In Court On Fresh Charges

at 09:20 AM, 17/05/2018 (10 months ago)
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday 16, 2018, at a Federal High Court, sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, arraigned Mr. George Turnah, former Special Adviser to Mr. Dan Abia, former Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and his wife, Mrs. Jennifer Turnah on a two- count charge bordering on non- disclosure of assets and false declaration of assets.

Specifically, they were docked for concealing information from the EFCC about two of their companies while filling their asset declaration forms . The companies are: Ashford Consult and Event Nigeria Limited.

The defendants pleaded not guilty to the two- count charges when they were read to them. In view of their pleas, Prosecution counsel, Arogha Ahmed prayed the court to remand them in prison custody, while the defense counsel, Amuda Kanike (SAN) prayed the court to grant his clients bail, assuring that the defendants will be available to face trial.
Justice Adamu Turaki granted the two defendants bail in the sum of N250million (Two Hundred and Fifty Million Naira only) and two sureties in like sum .

One of the sureties must have landed properties in Rivers State while the second surety must be a traditional ruler. Defendants must deposit their international passports with the court registry.

Justice Adamu Turaki adjourned the matter to 25 and 26 May 2018 for trial and ordered that the defendants be remanded in EFCC custody.

Turnah has been on trial on a 16-count amended charge bordering on money laundering, abuse of office and obtaining by false pretense the sum of N2,900,000,000.00k (Two Billion, Nine Hundred Million Naira).

Published at: 09:20 AM, 17/05/2018 (10 months ago)
Author: success Xenab
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ruthie at 10:20 AM, 17/05/2018 (10 months ago)
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gogoman at 11:11 AM, 17/05/2018 (10 months ago)
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thief dey laugh na
nature7888 at 12:58 PM, 17/05/2018 (10 months ago)
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Another wahala for him
maxzy277 at 02:19 PM, 17/05/2018 (10 months ago)
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Everywhere just jam pad with corruption, vomit what you swallow or go to jail
slimber at 09:22 PM, 17/05/2018 (10 months ago)
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Wahala dey
cypanyahucha at 07:28 AM, 18/05/2018 (10 months ago)
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Unfortunate. Any public office is a call to looth
james987 at 05:36 AM, 19/05/2018 (10 months ago)
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All those sheriff them,shettima,atiku them,elrufai them,the one wey use force collect emir title  to escape probe from em crime inside CBN and thousands more for north,nobody dey talk about them or think about them. Brainwashed generation.


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