Alleged N1.2bn fraud: Ex-INEC chair, Maurice Iwu remanded in prison custody

A Federal High Court, Lagos, today, ordered that the the former Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Professor Maurice Mmaduakolam Iwu, be remanded in prison custody, pending the fulfilment of bail terms granted him by the court. Justice Chuka Austine Obiozor, made the remand order after taken arguments on Professor Iwu’s bail application, filed by his lawyer, Mr. Ahmed Raji (SAN) and lawyer to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The EFCC had arraigned the former INEC chairman before the court on Thursday, on a four count-charge of money laundering to the…

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Alleged N1.2bn fraud: Court remands former INEC chairman, Maurice Iwu, in EFCC custody 

A Federal High Court, today, ordered the remand of former chairman of Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Professor Maurice Mmaduakolam Iwu, in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), till tomorrow, Friday, when his bail application would be heard and decided. Justice (Professor) Chuka Austine Obiozor, ordered the remand of the former Nigeria’s electoral umpire in EFCC custody, after his plea was taken on four counts money laundering charge made against him. EFCC had arraigned Iwu before the court on charges bordering on aiding and  concealment…

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