EFCC has filed fresh charges against Atiku’s lawyer, Uyiekpen Giwa-Osagie over the laundering of 2million Dollars. The lawyer and one other were arraigned today. Meanwhile, the defence lawyer, after the charges were read and pleas taken requested for bail for his client. In acceding to their request, the presiding Judge, Justice Obiozor while adjourning till 5th of December, 2019 for trial to commence ordered the defendants to continue on their former bail. The charges preferred against the defendants is stated below: Count one “That you UYIEKPEN GlWA-OSAGIE and ERHUNSE GlWA-OSAGIE,…

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EFCC ARRAIGNS ATIKU’S LAWYER, SON IN-LAW FOR MONEY LAUNDERING

Oladimeji Ramon The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday arraigned Abdullahi Babalele, said to be a son-in-law of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, for allegedly laundering $140,000 in the build-up to the 2019 general elections. Also, Uyiekpen Osagie-Giwa, said to be Atiku’s lawyer, was separately arraigned for allegedly laundering $2m, in connection with the polls. Atiku contested against President Muhammadu Buhari on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party. Both Babalele and Osagie-Giwa were arraigned before the Federal High Court in Lagos. They pleaded not guilty to the charges. Justice Nicholas…

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ATIKU’S LAWYER TO BE CHARGED TO COURT FOR LAUNDERING 2MOL DOLLARS

Oladimeji Ramon The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has perfected plans to arraign a lawyer, Mr. Uyiekpen Giwa-Osagie, for allegedly laundering $2m in the build-up to this year’s general elections. Giwa-Osagie, who is said to be lawyer to the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, was alleged to have handled the $2m cash without going through a financial institution. Already, the EFCC has filed three counts against him before the Federal High Court in Lagos. There are indications that Giwa-Osagie will be arraigned…

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