NewsExpress advert Yudala banner
Court orders final forfeiture of N449m found in Lagos shop

By News Express on 19/05/2017

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 480

•“Ghana Must Go” naira sacks.
•“Ghana Must Go” naira sacks.

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the final forfeiture of the sum of N449, 750,000 discovered in an abandoned Shop in Victoria Island, Lagos.

The huge amount of money was discovered last month by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) go’ following a tip off by a whistle blower.

The final forfeiture follows an expiration of an order given by the court for any interested party to provide proof of ownership of the money.

The Judge, Justice Rilawan Aikawa had ordered the EFCC to advertise the order in a national newspaper and gave 14 days for any interested party to appear in court to give reasons why the money should not be permanently forfeited to the Federal Government.

An investigator with the EFCC, Moses Awolusi, in the affidavit filed before the judge said that the shop numbered LS64, located at Legico Shopping Plaza, at Victoria Island, Lagos had not been opened for two years.

According to him, the money was found on April 7, 2017 in several “Ghana Must Go” sacks, adding that the EFCC recovered the money after investigating intelligence information received on one Mohammed Tauheed.

Awolusi said Tauheed had earlier been brought to the EFCC office by the Chairman and Vice-Chairman of Legico shopping Plaza, Sulaiman Daba and Ishaq Ayandiran, respectively. (TV360 Nigeria)

Source News Express

Posted 19/05/2017 5:09:51 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

 

You may also like...
Nigeria to issue N95b bonds on December 14...

Aisha belongs to my kitchen and my living...

Aisha Buhari donates relief materials to Borno IDPs...

Again, Serena Williams wins Wimbledon to secure another...

HURIWA seeks compensation package for heroes of Boko...

NLC hosts Ambode in Lagos

FG targets 7,000mw of electricity in 18 months...

British military to train 300 NAF personnel

Senate wants all waivers on rice, other agric...

FG restates commitment to infrastructure financing

50 countries pledge 40,000 peacekeepers for UN missions...

Lagos polls: PDP faction strikes deal with Labour...

 

Latest News Speeding vehicle kills 9 schoolchildren Peace Mass Transit Chairman constructs N400m roads in Enugu Star athlete arrested for stealing car at Winter Olympics Yobe Attack: Parents form association, demand rescue of 105 abducted schoolgirls Buhari challenges varsities on cutting-edge research, as UNIABUJA graduates 3,160 Third Class, 180 Pass NSCDC decries activities of oil theft syndicates in Bayelsa Roosdorp extracts commitment from Fayemi, Malami, others Warren Buffett shares investment lesson RELEASED: Names of the over 100 Dapchi school girls abducted by Boko Haram Salah strikes again as Liverpool go second on Premiership table Yobe Governor blames military for abduction of Dapchi schoolgirls Desperate Igbo politicians behind fake IPOB leader — IPOB

 

Most Read Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (326,989 views) NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (319,046 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (255,656 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (209,741 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (195,170 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (188,306 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (164,009 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (147,314 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (140,750 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (130,069 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (128,735 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (123,551 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (34) Business (2,912) Business Verdict (34) Columnists (806) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (203) Entertainment (447) Features (549) Global Business Monitor (226) International (1,807) Interviews (143) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (105) News (33,113) Opinion (885) Pidgin (10) Politics (4,523) Religion (685) Sports (1,442) Stock Watch (28) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

Football president George Weah puts Liberian army to the test

 

APO Group Partner

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement