Court Orders EFCC’s Motion Exparte; Held Interim Forfeiture Of N837m Recovered From NNDC’s Contractor

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the interim forfeiture of N827m from a Matthew Edevbie, a contractor for NDDC. Edevbie is the Chief Executive Officer, Flank Power Resources Limited and a contractor with the Niger Delta Development Commission. Justice Chukwujeku Aneke made the order on Monday following a motion ex-parte filed by the EFCC. The EFCC through its counsel, Mr Rotimi Oyedepo, had told the judge that Edevbie owned a firm, Flank Power Ltd. “The sum is reasonably suspected to be proceeds of unlawful activity pursuant to…

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