Alleged N1.4bn fraud: FG moves to seize assets belonging to Peace Corps


…files 13-count amended charge against its Commandant, Akoh

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri

ABUJA—–The Federal Government, on Wednesday, applied for an interim order granting it ownership of assets at the headquarters of the Peace Corps of Nigeria, in Abuja.

Dickon Akor, embattled Peace Corps Commandant

FG, in a motion on notice that was filed by the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, SAN, told the Federal High Court in Abuja that the property situated at No. 57. A. Abubakar Crescent, off Alex Ekwueme Way, Opp Jabi lake, Abuja, “was used to commit crime”.

Government lawyer, Mr. James Idachaba, who moved the motion before Justice John Tsoho, aside applying for an interim forfeiture order, also prayed the court to direct security agencies to seal-off the property.

The application was hinged on section 330 of the Adminstration of Criminal…

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