CBN freezes 11 bank accounts

The Central Bank of Nigeria announced on Wednesday that it had received an order from the Federal High Court, Abuja department, to freeze 11 bank accounts to allow it to conduct investigations into suspicious activities.

She revealed this in two documents published on her website on Wednesday.

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CBN cited the names of the accused / respondents as Albert Austin Ugochukwu with two bank accounts as the plaintiff; Belfour Energy & Allied Services; Belfour Oil and Gas Limited with three bank accounts; Integrated circuit flow services; Kacynaus Reality Nigeria Limited with three bank accounts; and Tasmara integrated services.

The March 12 filing, filed March 16, sought a mandatory court order to order First City Monument Bank Limited to freeze all transactions in the accounts and all other bank accounts of the defendants for a period of 180 days until the outcome of the investigation and investigation currently underway. leads CBN.

According to the document, the investigation was linked to a woman who is ‘assistant manager of CBN, Central Business District, Oluwatoyosi Suwebat Oladipo’.

In another document signed by Presiding Judge AR Mohammed, the court authorized CBN to order the FCMB to freeze all transactions in bank accounts for only a period of 45 days, pending the outcome of the investigation.

He added that the order can be renewed upon expiration, but only for justified reasons.

Any person affected by this order had the right to address the country requesting that it be revoked, dismissed or that the order be reviewed for good reasons, it was reported.

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