There are fresh financial allegations against the embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen.
Reports has it that a “suspicious” transactions, including an $800,000 Standard Chartered Bank investment subscription.
Also allegedly found is $630,000 lodged in some of the accounts through what is described as “structured payments” in tranches of $10,000 each.
Most of the lodgments, effected between 2012 and 2016, were undeclared in Justice Onnoghen’s assets declaration form, the sources claimed, pleading not to be named because of the “sensitivity” of the investigation.
The Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit has restricted the operation of five accounts with about $3 million.