EFCC Arrests Omokore, Yakubu, to Face Money Laundering Charges

Thee Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Jide Omokore, a close associate of the former Petroleum Minister Diezani Allison-Madueke

It was gathered that he is likely to be arraigned for money laundering charges alongside Andrew Yakubu, a former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, who was said to have also been arrested.

The sources said that both of them would be charged before Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court, Abuja on a four-count charge of money laundering.

According to EFCC insiders, other defendants in the case are Victor Briggs, Abiye Memnere, David Mbanefo, Atlantic Energy Brass Development Limited and Atlantic Energy Drilling Concepts Limited.

Author: News Editor

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