$15.5m fraud: Court dismisses Patient Jonathan’s Coys plea

A Federal High Court, Lagos, on Tuesday July 3 dismissed an application by four companies which pleaded guilty to laundering $15.5million allegedly belonging to former First Lady Dame Patience Jonathan. The companies:¬†Pluto Property and Investment company limited, Seagate Property Development and Investment Company limited, Transocean Property and investment company limited and Globus Integrated Service Limited, had¬†prayed the court to reverse their guilty plea and nullify the previous proceedings because those who represented the company were not authorised to do so. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arraigned them with…

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