Money laundering charges: Atiku’s lawyer, brother fail to stop re-arraignment

Moves by Mr. Uyiekpen Giwa-Osagie, lawyer to a former Vice President of Nigeria, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku, to stall his plea been retaken Tuesday, over alleged money laundering, met a brickwall, as the presiding judge, justice Chuka Obiozor, refused his application for adjournment, written by his lawyer. In the same vain, Justice Obiozor also refused the application written by Uyiekpen’s brother, Eruhunse, asking the court to consolidate his charge with Atiku’s son-in-law Abdullahi Babalele, who is also standing trial in another court for money laundering charges Both Uyiekpen, a partner in…

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