Metro Panama Papers: See The New Nigerians Listed



The massive leak of confidential documents described as the Panama Papers has got a lot of politicians and world leaders hot under the collar.

The leak of more than 11.5 million documents from Panama-based law firm Mossack Fonseca—obtained by German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and shared with more than 100 other news organizations—is the biggest data leak in history

Here are other Nigerians listed in the scandal...

Folorunsho Coker

A £1.65m townhouse in Kensington and Chelsea is shown as belonging to a BVI company whose sole shareholder is Folorunsho Coker, the former head of the number plate production authority of the state of Lagos and currently business adviser to the governor of Lagos.

Bello Gwandu

A BVI company owned by former Nigerian Ports Authority director Mallam Bello Gwandu holds a Maida Vale flat. And bought a flat in St George Wharf for £450,000 more than 10 years ago

Aliko Dangote and associates

Dangote, his relative, Sayyu Dantata, as well as his business allies have over the years used shell companies domiciled in controversial tax havens in their business transactions. READ More

Related: #PanamaPapers: List of Those Implicated in Nigeria and Africa At Large

Theophilus Danjuma

Danjuma, a retired army genera,l and former defence minister, is one of Nigeria’s richest personalities, courtesy of his ownership of one of Nigeria’s most lucrative oil blocs and a money spinning shipping firm.
The retired general is a long time user of offshore entities, and the Mossac Fonseca files has now exposed another of his companies – Eastcoast Investments Inc – which he incorporated in Nassau, in the Bahamas, on March 25, 1997.Danjuma


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