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Court seizes senator’s house over alleged N1.5bn contract scam

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday ordered the temporary forfeiture of a 12-storeyed building belonging to the senator representing Delta North Senatorial District, Peter Nwaoboshi, over an alleged contract scam of N1.5bn.

The said building which the court ordered Nwaoboshi, a Peoples Democratic Party member, to forfeit to the Federal Government is located at 27, Marine Road, Apapa.

Justice Abdulaziz Anka made the forfeiture order after entertaining an ex parte application brought before him on Monday by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

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