According to Daily Mail, luxurious mansions in London and the Home Counties have become the very symbol of corruptly acquired wealth, especially in from Africa. Following UK Prime minister, David Cameron’s declaration to emphasise clamp down on embezzlement and money-laundering in the country at the anti-corruption summit this week, critics say David Cameron is not doing enough – he’s failed to order Britain’s tax-haven colonies to open up books. They say UK is not doing enough to curb the dumping of looted funds in the country. Mail published pictures of opulent houses in the UK owned by African politicians but we shall emphasise the on the ones owned by Nigerians. See some below Diepreye Alamiyesegha 14 Mapesbury Rd NW6 bought by former Nigerian governor of Bayelsa State Diepreye Alamaseigha
17, The Bishops Avenue, N2. Owned by Nigerian Ibrahim Jimoh
He is the chairman and chief executive officer of Global Fleet Group, a diversified conglomerate based in Nigeria, with business interests and subsidiaries in neighboring West African countries. He was recently ordered to pay £7m over an aircraft deal that went wrong
The White House, This property in The Bishops Avenue was owned by Abubakar Audu who died while running for Kogi state governorship office last year.
Thanks to his corruption, Omar was one of the world’s richest rulers. Italian designer Francesco Smalto admitted in court in 1995 that in return for a deal worth £400,000 a year to supply Omar’s suits, he also sent him French prostitutes.