Connect with us

News Feed

‘I Helped Jonathan’s Aide Commit N5.1bn Fraud’



A Bureau de Change Operator, Alhaji Murtala Abubakar yesterday told a Federal High Court in Lagos how he converted millions of dollars to naira for a former Special Assistant to former President Goodluck Jonathan on Domestic Affairs, Waripamo-owei Dudafa.


Abubakar is a prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of Dudafa and one Iwejuo Joseph Nna, also know as Taiwo Ebenezer and Olugbenga Isaiah before Justice Mohammed Idris over alleged N5.1 billion fraud brought against them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

The two accused persons were alleged to have used four companies namely; Pluto Property Development Company Limited, Avalon Property Development Company Limited, Seagate Property Development Company Limited, Rotato Property Development Company Limited, and Ebiwise Resources Limited.

The witness, who is the Chairman of Namuduka Ventures, Yamusa Oil and Gas Limited, and Yumusuka Ventures, said he had came in contact with the accused person when he was Balyesa State’s Commissioner for Local Government, under Timpreye Sylvia regime.

Abubakar, who was led in evidences-in-Chief by EFCC prosecutor, Rotimi Oyedepo, said the transactions between him and Dudafa were done via text messages, except on one occasion when he went to the Aso Rock Villa to collect some naira which he changed into dollars and transferred such into the accounts of the four companies.  Giving the graphical details how he changed Nigeria Currency,  naira, to United State of America dollars,  the EFCC witness stated that he received a text message from  Dudafa on January 22, 2015, to pay naira equivalent of $400, 000 USD, into the account of Digest Fast food and Restaurant account with number 0042308724, domiciled in GTB.

He also stated that on February 7, 2016, Dudafa instructed him through a text message to pay the sum of N10.3 million, into the account of Lanhir Travels and Tours limited, account number 1012400949, domiciled in Zenith bank. He however informed the court that there was no any contract or business between him and the two companies.

The witness further informed the court that he paid the sum of $50, 000 USD naira equivalent to the account of one Festus, one of the  people working with Dudafa. Adding that he went to the Villa and collected the sum of $4 million USD, and paid its naira equivalent into the accounts of the Pluto, Seagate, Avalon, Rotato and Ebiwise Resources, companies belonging to Dudafa in May 27, 2015.

Suurce: Leadership

Continue Reading
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

News Feed

Offa Polytechnic Student Union Government Gives Merit Award To Cultist Groups



Offa State Polytechnic student union government gives merit award to cultist groups in the school.

According to a Twitter user, Ifemosu Michael wrote;

“When you think you have seen it all… Student Union Government of Offa Polytechnic gave merit Awards to Secret Cults in the school. Hey Lawd!!!”

Continue Reading

News Feed

Man Excited As Davido Gifts Him 1M After Making A Video On His Birthday



Man gets excited as Davido gifts him 1M after making a video on his birthday.

Taking to his Twitter handle to share the gist, DJ Peejay wrote;

“DAVIDO JUST SENT ME 1 MILLION cos of the video I made on his birthday”

Watch the video below;

Continue Reading

News Feed

Water tank driver accuses Duncan Mighty of assaulting him in Rivers




Self-acclaimed Port Harcourt First Son, Duncan Mighty is currently trending on social media for the wrong reasons.

A water tank driver, Okabam John has accused singer, Duncan Mighty of assaulting him in Port Harcourt, Rivers state.

It was gathered that the incident reportedly happened on Saturday, November 21, 2020 at about 9:40am when the driver was on duty.

Narrating his ordeal to some Civil Rights Activists on Tuesday November 24, after he was allegedly discharged from the hospital, John, a native of Elele Town in Ikwerre Local Government Area of the state and an employee of Julius Berger Nigeria Limited, claimed that the musician struck him on the head with a traditional staff made of elephant tusk.

According to the driver, while on duty a private car was parked close to his water filling spot. He tried notifying the driver who refused to wind down. He reportedly bent his head to talk to the driver only to discover it was Duncan Mighty.

John said that before he could speak, the singer allegedly struck his head using a traditional staff. He said the second strike was blocked with his hand. He claimed that he could not see when the singer drove off as his eyes were covered with blood.

Confirming the incident on Tuesday, one Ndubueze Obodowhuo, accused Duncan Mighty of using his VIP status to intimidate his people. He also shared a ‘medical report’ stating that John was treated for “shoulder dislocation and scalp laceration.”

Mr John is now calling on his employer, the management of Julius Berger, Security Agencies and Human Rights Organisations to help him get justice. His post below:

“This is Mr. OKABAM JOHN a native of Elele town in Ikwerre LGA of Rivers State, he’s currently employed by JULIUS BERGER NIG.PLC in Port Harcourt and his service engagement is within Judges quarters elelenwo-street, GRA Port Harcourt.

“According to Mr. OKABAM JOHN a Water-tank driver with Julius Berger, Tanker number – B8751, On Saturday 21st of November 2020 at about 9:40am while he was on duty. A private car was parked close to his water filling spot, he tried notifying the driver who refused to wine down, he bent his head to talk with the driver surprisingly, it was Duncan mighty.

“Before he could explain, his head was struck by Duncan mighty using a traditional staff(Elephant tusk), the second strike was blocked with his hand. He(Okabam John) didn’t see how the artist drove off because, blood covered his eyes at that moment.

“Mr. Okabam John narrated this incident after being discharged from the hospital. Duncan doesn’t show up when he’s publicly needed, rather he uses his VIP influence to undo his people. Celebrities should be celebrated by their positivity, their influence shouldn’t pose danger to the society rather it should serve as liberation to the people.

“Mr. OKABAM JOHN is calling on the management of Julius Berger, Security Agents and Human Rights Organisations for justice to be done in his case, to avoid a re-occurance.”

Continue Reading