Pandora papers: EFCC opens probe of Obi, Oduah, NPA boss, others - Punch Newspapers

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Pandora papers: EFCC opens probe of Obi, Oduah, NPA boss, others - Punch Newspapers

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18 October 2021There are indications that the Economic and Crimes Commission has commenced investigations into the alleged tax evasion by some Nigerians named in the Pandora Papers.It was gathered that a former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, has already been summoned for questioning by the commission over his secret assets and financial deals exposed in the Pandora Papers.

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Apart from Obi, the acting Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority, Mohammed Bello-Koko; and a former minister and serving senator, Stella Oduah, mentioned in the report are also being probed.Others include Governor Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi State, Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State as well as his associates including former Lagos State Governor, Bola Tinubu, and Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun.

Children of a former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.), were also said to have engaged in offshore deals.Pandora Papers is the biggest leak of 11.9 million documents from offshore services providers, detailing the secret offshore accounts of 35 world leaders, including current and former presidents, prime ministers, and heads of state as well as celebrities.

The EFCC was said to have asked Obi to report at the agency’s Abuja headquarters on October 27 for questioning following revelations that he incorporated offshore holdings, which he did not declare to the Code of Conduct Bureau when he served as a governor, apart from allegedly operating foreign accounts and hiding his wealth in tax havens to evade taxes.

PremiumTimes, which has been publishing the Pandora Papers, said Obi and others were being investigated for tax evasion.The EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, said he had not been briefed on the investigations.Obi did not respond to calls on Sunday and he had yet to reply a text message sent to his phone as of the time of filing this report.

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EFCC what's the update on Magu 's case MF Ethnic selective probe. What about abbakyari, is he not worthy of probe? Asking 4a friend, werey dey disguise. deltacrocboi Fulani govt are always quick to call other people,they're yet to call Ganduje,Buratai, Tinubu, Kalu,Gumi, Malami,Abba Kyari,Fani Kayode, Masari Isa Patanmi and co these are Men of dubious characters leave peterobi alone Okwute Di ocha U are chasing Shadow in a bid to distract Us

Fools What of u caught them redhandedly,EFCC & politicians are working together,u just funded because of yahoo Boyz,..Nothing good will comeout from Lawless Republic... I can see why odua is praising buhari See how fast the Northerners are and dat stupid police man still dey flex😡😡😡 Shame on EFCC At the end the day nothing go still happen...they will still come back and campaign for presidency

What happened to the petition the civil society wrote against Tinubu Go for them , good job efcc

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