Court refuses EFCC moves to stop Akinjide’s co-defendant to embark on foreign medical treatment 

Justice Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court, Lagos, today, refused application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to stop Mrs. Olanrewaju Otiti, a chieftain of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) from embarking on foreign medical treatment. Otiti is currently standing trial before Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke led-court 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. The trio are being arraigned by the EFCC on tried by the EFCC on money laundering charges. The offences…

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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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