N650m Fraud: EFCC urges Court to reject Akinjide’s Co-defendant’s application to vary bail terms

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has asked Justice Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court in Lagos to dismiss an application filed by a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mrs. Olanrewaju Otiti, seeking the release of her international passport to travel abroad for medical treatment. Otiti is currently standing trial alongside a former minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide and another PDP’s chieftain, Senator Ayo Ademola Adeseun over alleged N650 million fraud. In opposing Otiti’s motion, the anti-graft agency alleged that she is a…

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N650m fraud: EFCC to re-arraign ex FCT minister, Olajumoke, others

A Lagos Federal High Court has fixed June 11, for rearraignment of a former minister of the Federal Capital Territory, (FCT) Jumoke Akinjide, and others, charged with N650 million fraud. The charge is preferred against the defendants by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Akinjide was first arraigned before Justice Sule Hassan, alongside two chieftains of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Ayo Adeseun and Olarenwaju Otiti, on an amended 24 counts charge bordering on the alleged offence.  They had each pleaded not guilty to the charges and were granted…

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