As the former governor of the Central Bank Of Nigeria (CBN) is struggling to survive the increasing number of cases facing him in court, more twists are coming. 

The latest is that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is on the trail of the ex-CBN governor’s wife for money laundering.



Fresh allegations from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have been directed towards Margaret Emefiele.


She is the wife of the former governor of the Central Bank Of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele.

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Meanwhile, it Is yet to be ascertained how long it will take the Emefiele’s to clear their names from the different financial scandals we hear of.

Now, the EFCC has declared Margaret Emefiele and three others wanted for alleged involvement in money laundering activities.

Also, the EFCC says they are wanted for offences such as obtaining money by false pretences, theft and contravening some Sections of the law.

The contravened Sections include 411,287, and 314 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State.


Margaret Emefiele, Eric Odoh, Anita Omoile, and her husband Jonathan Omoile and those watned.

According to the EFCC, they took part in schemes to convert money belonging to the Federal Government of Nigeria.


The EFCC released a statement late Friday night.

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“Any information on their whereabouts? Please contact the nearest EFCC Command or police Station,” The statement read.

The declaration by the EFCC comes amidst ongoing legal proceedings against Godwin Emefiele.

He is facing charges of fraud amounting to ₦1.8 billion and $6.2 million.

Meanwhile, there are several charges before the federal high court, where Emefiele must clear his name or go to jail.


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