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#PanamaPapers: General Theophilus Danjuma’s offshore companies, secret account exposed

Theophilus Danjuma, a retired army general and former defence minister, is one of Nigeria’s richest personalities, courtesy of his ownership of one of Nigeria’s most lucrative oil blocs and a money spinning shipping firm. The retired general is a long time user of offshore entities, and the Mossac Fonseca files…

#PanamaPapers: Toyin Saraki’s lawyers disagree with husband, say secret assets belong to her alone

Lawyers to Toyin Saraki, the wife of the embattled Nigerian Senate president, Bukola Saraki, have said the controversial hidden assets the politician failed to disclose, tucked away in secret offshore tax havens, belong solely to Mrs. Saraki, and not her family estate. A trove of internal data from the Panama-based…

Bukola Saraki

Corruption Trial: How Saraki used public funds to acquire properties, hid them from authorities – Witness

A witness in the ongoing corruption trial of the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has given details of an investigation that he said showed how Mr. Saraki used money belonging to Kwara State government to purchase properties in various places. The witness, Michael Wetkast, who is an operative of…

Senator David Mark

#PanamaPapers: Ex-Nigeria Senate President, David Mark, illegally operates secret companies in tax haven

Nigeria’s immediate past Senate President, David Mark, has links to at least eight offshore shell companies while holding public office, in violation of a federal code of conduct law, a massive leak of files belonging to Mossack Fonseca, a law firm in Panama, shows. The files, seen by PREMIUM TIMES,…

#PanamaPapers: Why I failed to declare my wife’s assets — Saraki

The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has reacted to an investigation by PREMIUM TIMES that exposed hidden assets owned by his wife, Toyin Saraki, which he failed to declare to the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) as required by Nigerian laws. At least four assets belonging to the wealthy…

#PanamaPapers uncovers how Ibori the thief organised massive stealing of Delta funds

Former Delta State governor, James Ibori, established limited liability companies and foundations in secret offshore tax havens to hide some of the funds he looted from the state's treasury, a leak of secret tax documents has revealed. Mr. Ibori, who is currently serving jail term in the United Kingdom after…

Senate President, Bukola Saraki,

#PanamaPapers: Hidden family assets of Nigeria’s Senate President, Saraki, uncovered in tax havens

At least four assets belonging to the wealthy and famous Saraki family of Nigeria, all tucked away in secret offshore territories, have been uncovered. But the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, failed to declare them to the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) as required by Nigerian laws. This revelation,…