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#PanamaPapers: Adenuga, Niger Governor, late Ooni of Ife, Andy Uba named

06 May 2016, 12:01

Abuja - Founder of telecommunication company, Globacom, Mike Adenuga; Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sadiq Sani Bello and the late Ooni of Ife, Okunade Sijuwade, among others have been mentioned in the latsest Panama Papers leak.

At least 110 Nigerian individuals and companies have so far been identified in the leaked internal data of Panamanian law firm, Mossack Fonsecca, as operators of offshore shell companies in tax havens.

The list also contained names of Arik Chairman, Joseph Arumemi-Johnson and his wife, Mary, as well as two serving senators – Andy Uba (Anambra) and Ibrahim Gobir (Sokoto).

Also read: List of prominent Nigerians named in Panama Papers Leak

Other top business persons, politicians, and their family members were also found in the infamous database, including those currently holding public offices.

Investigation revealed that some of Nigeria’s most powerful individuals, including Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote; President of the Nigerian Senate, Bukola Saraki; convicted former governor of Delta State, James Ibori; the boss of Oando, Nigeria’s biggest indigenous oil firm, Wale Tinubu, were also involved.

Source: Premium Times

- News 24


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