EFCC arrests ex-NNPC boss, Andrew Yakubu, Jide Omokore

Andrew Yakubu

Andrew Yakubu

20 June 2016, Abuja – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has rearrested oil magnate, Jide Omokore, and  a former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr. Andrew Yakubu, for alleged money laundering.

This was disclosed by a source from the Commission, who said that Omokore and Yakubu would be arraigned this Tuesday before Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on four counts of money laundering.

“Other defendants to the charge are: Victor Briggs, Abiye Membere, David Mbanefo, Atlantic Energy Brass Development Limited and Atlantic Energy Drilling Concepts Limited”, the source revealed.

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