More Cash Allegedly Found In CJN Onnoghen’s Accounts
Embattled Chief Justice Of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen is fighting battles on all fronts.
Few hours after his matter came up again at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, detectives may have found more “suspicious” funds in his accounts.
There are also “suspicious” transactions, including an $800,000 Standard Chartered Bank investment subscription, sources said.
Also found is $630,000 lodged in some of the accounts through what is described as “structured payments” in tranches of $10,000 each.
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Most of the lodgments, effected between 2012 and 2016, were undeclared in Justice Onnoghen’s assets declaration form, the sources claimed, pleading not to be named because of the “sensitivity” of the investigation.
The Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) has restricted the operation of five accounts with about $3million
The accounts in the Standard Chartered Bank are USD No. 870001062650; Euro account No. 93001062686; Pound Sterling A/CNo. 285001062679; e-Saver Savings (Naira) account No. 5001062693; and a Naira A/C No. 0001062667.
Detectives believe that most of the lodgments and transactions are “suspicious”.
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