The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday arraigned Mr. Jide Omokore, an ally of a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke.
The oil magnate was arraigned along with Andrew Yakubu, a former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC.
They were arraigned by the EFCC before Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court, Abuja on four counts of Money Laundering.
Other defendants to the charge are: Victor Briggs, Abiye Membere, David Mbanefo, Atlantic Energy Brass Development Limited and Atlantic Energy Drilling Concepts Limited.

They pleaded not guilty.