BREAKING: Court Orders Permanent Forfeiture Of Diezani’s 56 Houses
If the woman in the eye of the storm, Diezani Alison-Madueke, has 99 problems, her face-off with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC is surely of them.
As it has been playing out for sometime now, she has once again lost 56 houses allegedly belonging to her.
The Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday ordered the permanent forfeiture of 56 houses linked to her.
The houses, located in Lagos and Port Harcourt, were said to have been acquired by the ex-minister between 2011 and 2013 using front companies.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission claimed that Diezani paid $21,982,224 for the properties, adding that it believed that the funds were proceeds of crime.
The anti-graft agency listed the properties to include 29 terraced houses comprising eight four-bedroomed penthouse apartments, six three-bedroomed apartments, two three-bedroomed maisonettes, two twin bedroomed apartments and one four-bedroom apartment.
The permanent forfeiture order was made by Justice Abdulaziz Anka.
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