Monday 4 July 2016

EFCC Arraigns Jide Omokore, Former NNPC GMD, Others

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission this morning arraigned Jide Omokore, the chairman of Atlantic Energy Drilling Concept Limited, and Andrew Yakubu, a former group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, on money laundering charges.
   A statement by the EFCC said Mr. Omokore and Mr. Yakubu were charged before Binta Murtala-Nyako at the Federal High Court Abuja on a four-count of money laundering. The commission listed other individuals and firms charged alongside them as Victor Briggs, Abiye Membere, David Mbanefo, Atlantic Energy Brass Development Limited and Atlantic Energy Drilling Concepts Limited.