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List of prominent Nigerians named in Panama Papers Leak

08 April 2016, 19:04

Abuja - A leak’ containing nearly 3 terabytes of information has caused furor around the world as it reveals how rich people launder money out of the reach of the government and tax collectors. 

At least eleven million documents containing 40 years’ worth of information obtained secretly from one of the world’s most secretive law firms, Mossack Fonseca, based in Panama City, show how the firm has helped clients dodge sanctions and evade taxes by helping to hide money in tax havens and non-extraditable countries. 

Also read: Several prominent figures from at least 17 African countries appear in Panama Papers

The cache of 11.5 million records of financial secrecy of top politicians, fraudsters and drug barons, celebrities, billionaires and sports stars, included some prominent Nigerians.

Here's a list of Nigerians named in the leak so far:

Senate President Bukola Saraki

Ex Senate President David Mark

Former Delta State Governor James Ibori

Former Defence Minister Gen. Yakubu Danjuma

Aliko Dangote

Toyin Saraki (Wife of Senate President)

Laolu Saraki (a relative of Senate President0

Obi Asika

 Olufela Ibidapo

Sayyu Dantata (a relative of Aliko Dangote)

- News 24


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