For freezing my $15m, EFCC should pay me extra $200m, Patience Jonathan tells court.
A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday fixed December 7 to hear a suit by ex-First Lady, Patience Jonathan, against the EFCC, seeking to unfreeze her account. Mrs. Jonathan is demanding $200m from the commission as damages for infringing on her rights. . . She is also urging the court to issue an order
She is also urging the court to issue an order discharging the freezing order and restraining the EFCC and its agent from further placing a freezing order on the said accounts.
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