Court orders final forfeiture of Enerbett’s $3.7m to Nigeria

user_icon Court orders final forfeiture of Enerbett’s $3.7m to Nigeria Posted by: NOTICE.COM.NG Staff
calendar-icon Court orders final forfeiture of Enerbett’s $3.7m to Nigeria Posted on: 2021-07-15 19:03:19
Court orders final forfeiture of Enerbett’s $3.7m to Nigeria COURT



Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of the Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the final forfeiture of $3,719,855 found in the account of a company, Enerbett International Ltd., to the Federal Government of Nigeria.

Justice Aneke gave the judgement on Thursday following an ex-parte application filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

The Judge had, on June 18, 2021, ordered the interim forfeiture of the money.

DO YOU KNOW >>> Shun mischief, make suggestions when necessary – Abia Speaker, Orji urges constituents

Aneke asked anyone with lawful interest to show cause why it should not be finally seized.

In an affidavit, EFCC through its counsel, Rotimi Oyedepo told the court that the sum was part of credit inflows of $8,360,444 received by the firm.

The funds, As stated by him, were reasonably suspected to be proceeds of an unlawful activity.

READ ALSO >>> Sunday Igboho arrives Beninoise court for extradition hearing

The lawyer said the funds were surreptitiously transferred to conceal and retain in the account No.4694976024 opened in the name of Enerbett International Ltd domiciled in First City Monument Bank (FCMB).

Oyedepo added that $4,640,398 had already been removed by suspects in the suit marked FHC/L/CS/586/202.

“Before the intelligence by the EFCC, the company and its cronies had dissipated $4,640,398.33 leaving a balance of $3,720,046.10 as of 31st day of May, 2021”, he explained.

READ ALSO >>> Nigerian Army honours late chief, Ibrahim Attahiru

Justice Aneke held that the application was “meritorious and ought to be granted”. He then ordered final forfeiture to the Nigerian government.


HILARIOUS >>> WATCH Comedy Video: MC Lively - More Money More Problem

BREAKING >>> Download Music Mp3: Ofuben - Rudeboy

LISTEN TO >>> Music Mp3: Kartel Ft JoeboyMT - Link Up

WATCH >>> Comedy Video: Mr Macaroni - Obi Cubana Visits Daddy Wa

READ ALSO >>> Download Gospel Music Mp3: Nathaniel Bassey - Olorun Agbaye (You Are Mighty) Ft Chandler Moore And Oba


For All Nigeria Past Questions Visit www.QUESTION.NG

Kindly share this post on different Social Media below


Tags:


COMMENTS

NOTE: User comments in this section are, as the name implies, provided by users of this website. The question.ng team is not responsible for, nor do they endorse, any of the information provided here.


NO POSTED COMMENT