November 30, 2022

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EFCC Presents More Evidence Against Petro Union Oil And Gas, Others Over Alleged 2.556bn Fraud

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EFCC Presents More Evidence Against Petro Union Oil And Gas, Others Over Alleged 2.556bn Fraud
EFCC Presents More Evidence Against Petro Union Oil And Gas, Others Over Alleged 2.556bn Fraud

The ongoing prosecution by the EFCC of four suspected fraudsters for an alleged €2.556bn fraud, continued on Wednesday, March 16, 2022 before Justice A. Mohammed Liman of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos. The suspects are: Abayomi Kukoyi, Prince Kingsley Okpala, Prince Chidi Okpalaeze and Prince Emmanuel Okpalaeze alongside a company, Petro Union Oil & Gas Company Limited.

The defendants were arraigned on February 13, 2020 on a seven-count charge bordering on conspiracy, obtaining by false pretence, attempt to steal and forgery to the tune of £2,556,000,000 (Two Billion, Five Hundred and Fifty-six Million Pounds). At the resumed hearing, the EFCC tendered more evidence against them, which were admitted by the court.

(C) EFCC

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