DASUKIGATE: 22BIL NAIRA MONEY LAUNDERING CASE: COURT GRANTS OSHODIN 250MIL BA

The Federal High Court Abuja, on Wednesday, admitted the U S.-based businesswoman, Isabella Oshodin, to bail in the sum of N250 million. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the court had, on Monday, ordered Oshodin to remain in the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)’s custody until Aug. 21 pending bail application. NAN reports that the EFCC arraigned Oshodin for unlawfully receiving N22.9 billion from the office of the former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (Rtd.). Oshodin, in a suit number: CR/114/19, was charged alongside others. The businesswoman,…

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EFCC ARRAIGNS US BASED BUSINESSWOMAN FOT LAUNDERING 22.9 BILLION FOR DASUKI, HUSBAND AT LARGE

An American based businesswoman, Mimie Oshodin, was on Monday arraigned by the Federal government at the Federal High Court, Abuja over an alleged N22.9bn fraud. The businesswoman, whose husband, Bob Oshodin was said to be at large, was arraigned on a 25-count charge bordering on sales of a furniture manufacturing company to the Federal government to the tune of $55m dollars. Mrs Oshodin, who has been in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over about 70 days, however denied the charges. Amongst others, the defenfant was…

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EFCC CHARGES WOMAN TO COURT FOR COLLECTING 22.9BIL FROM DASUKI

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission will on Monday (today) arraign one Mrs Isabella Oshodin and Bob Oshodin Organisation Ltd at the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja for N22.9bn fraud and money laundering. The commission disclosed that they would be arraigned before Justice Taiwo Taiwo on 25 counts for receiving the money fraudulently from the former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.). According to a statement in Abuja on Sunday by the acting EFCC spokesman, Tony Orilade, Oshodin and her firm allegedly received $57.3m and…

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APPEAL COURT ORDERS RELEASE OF DASUKI FROM DSS CUSTODY

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has declared the detention of former National Security Adviser Colonel Sambo Dasuki retired since December 29, 2015, by the Department of State Security Service (DSS) as illegal, unlawful and unconstitutional and ordered his release on conditional bail. The appellate court held that the DSS and its Director General acted outside their constitutional powers on the long period of the detention of a Nigerian citizen and imposed a fine of N5m on them to be paid to Colonel Dasuki as compensation for breach of his…

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