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A new twist in the investigation of a Federal High Court Judge, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, has shown that she might lose her two Lagos homes.

According to a report by Punch Newspaper, Ajumogobia risks losing properties which is valued at over N500million if she fails in giving proper explanation on how the properties were acquired.

The report revealed that Ajumogobia's homes situated in highbrow areas -Parkview Ikoyi and UPDC Estate, Lekki - might be seized by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission if no detailed acquisition process is disclosed.

It was also learnt that Ajumogobia’s homes in Ikoyi and Lekki cost over N350m and N120m respectively.

One of the homes of Justice Ajumogobia play

One of the homes of Justice Ajumogobia



In her submission to the EFCC, Ajumogobia reportedly said she got the money to build her Ikoyi home from some money given to her by her son, who won a case against the London Police.

On the Lekki home, the Federal High Court judge reportedly claimed the house was not hers but a rented property.

ALSO READ: How Justice Ajumogobia allegedly wired N18m to foreign account

This new revelation is coming following allegations that a total sum of N18m was wired to a foreign account from her domiciliary account for the purchase of the London property in 2012.

Ofili-Ajumogobia is one of the seven judges that are currently being investigation by the EFCC and the Department of State Services for corruption and malpractices.

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