EFCC Blocks Patience Jonathan From Withdrawing $5.9million From Account

Former Nigerian First Lady, Patience Jonathan, on Monday visited the Maitama branch of the Skyebank in Abuja to withdraw part of her $5.9million recently unfrozen by a Lagos High Court, but she met a brickwall. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission had procured a stay-of-execution of the judgement and also simultaneously filed an appeal against……

Patience Jonathan visits Skye Bank days after court unfroze her account

Former First Lady, Patience Jonathan on Monday visited he Maitama branch of the Skye Bank in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. Her visit was less than one week after her 6 million dollars was recently unfrozen by a court order. Patience Jonathan was at the bank until 4pm but declined to speak to reporters who approached her….

Banker diverts N78m Pension Fund into 50 accounts – ICPC

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has charged to court a former employee of Skye Bank, Mr. Yemi-Aris Olaniranfor allegedly defrauding the Federal Government of N78.52 million. In a statement by its spokesperson, Mrs. Rasheedat Okoduwa, the anti-corruption agency alleged that Olaniran created 50 fake accounts in two years and diverted N78.52m……

Four Directors Resign from Skye Bank

(NAN) Four executive directors of Skye Bank have tendered their letters of voluntary resignation from the bank after two years in their substantive posts.   CBN Logo Subsequently, the bank has notified the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) of the voluntary resignation. The bank notified NSE through letter signed by the bank’s Company Secretary / General…

Skye Bank announces resignation of four EDs

Skye Bank Plc has notified the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) of the voluntary resignation of four of its Executive Directors from the services of the bank. This is contained in a notification letter signed by the bank’s Company Secretary / General Counsel, Mr Babatunde Osibodu pasted on the NSE website on Friday. The letter stated……

All lies, I don’t have $175m in my account balance- Patience Jonathan

Nigeria’s former First Lady, Patience Jonathan, says there is no truth whatsoever in Economic and other Financial Crimes Commission’s (EFCC) claim that $175m is missing from her bank accounts. This is according to her spokesman, Sam Dokubo, who issued a statement Wednesday on the vexed issue. In setting the records straight, Mrs Jonathan acknowledged that…

Court Convicts Aisha Shettima Noor

Federal High Court Kano convicts Aisha Shettima Noor The EFCC today November 14, 2016 secured the conviction of Yagana Ibrahim Bukar A.K.A Aisha Shettima Noor before Honourable Justice Fatu Riman of the Federal High Court Kano. The EFCC Spokesman, Wilson Ujuwaren the convict was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on October 23,…

Mind blowing $175m alleged cash fraud traced to Patience Jonathan

Former First Lady, Patience Jonathan may be facing another round of scrutiny as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, is currently investigating how $175,750,000 deposited in an account linked to her was withdrawn without trace. The money was reportedly deposited in the account of Pluto Property and Investment Limited with Skye Bank. Mrs Jonathan…

Skye Bank takes over Obat Oil depot over N2.1b debt

Obat Oil filling station A Federal High Court in Lagos has given Skye Bank Plc the legal backing to take over Obat Oil and Petroleum Ltd’s depot over an alleged N2.1 billion debt. Justice Jude Dagat asked the Inspector-General of Police, the Assistant Inspector-General of Police to assist in the enforcement of the order. The…

BREAKING: Skye Bank takes over Obat Oil over N1.5bn debt

Skye Bank Plc has taken possession of the tank farms and business premises of Obat Oil in Apapa Business District of Lagos State. Obat Oil is owned by flamboyant business magnate and Olugbo of Ugboland in Ondo State, Oba Fredrick Obateru-Akinruntan. The bank took possession of the oil company Friday afternoon. The development followed an…

Why The Skye Is Big Enough With Skye Bank

Skye Bank Plc. is one of Nigeria’s leading retail and commercial banks with over 373 branches and cash centers across Nigeria offering premium financial services, with subsidiaries in sierra Leone, The Gambia and Guinea. The bank commenced operations in 2006 and has become one of the foremost financial institutions in the Nigerian banking industry, playing…