I gave NNDC N3.6bn to ‘settle’ Niger-Delta Youths – EFCC witness

An Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) witness in the trial of Engineer Tuoyo Omatsuli, a former executive director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and three others, today, told a Federal High Court, Lagos, how he got a contract from the Commission and ended up paying the sum of N3.6 billion to a private account in the name of ‘settling the Niger Delta youths’ who have been harassing members of the Commission. The anti-graft agency had on November 8, 2018, docked Omatsuli alongside Don Parker Properties Limited, Francis…

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Ex-NDDC director, Tuoyo Omatsuli forfeits N1.8b properties to FG

A Federal High Court, Lagos, today, ordered the final forfeiture to the federal government, of properties worth N1.8 billion belonging to  a former Executive Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). Engr. Tuoyo Omatsuli. Justice Chuka Obiozor who presided over the court had issued an order of temporary forfeiture of the properties, on May 17, following an ex-parte application filed by counsel to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ekele Iheanacho. Omatsuli’s properties affected by the order are: Block 117 Plot 4, Lekki Peninsula Scheme, Plots 1-18…

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