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Anybody still in doubt about the fact that there was a motive to discredit the performing Governor of Jigawa State should go back to the statement by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and read it one more time. Apart from hinting that the young man was on a money-laundering mission for his father, it gave a further impression that the boy had been doing several trips overseas on money laundering on behalf of the governor

The court was told that the accused person, after succeeding in convincing the complainant, collected the sum N1,126,000 under the false pretence of procuring a United Kingdom visa for him, his brother and his landlord’s son but that the visas, which the convict procured, were fake

Ruling on the application by Babalakin for an order of prohibition against the EFCC and the Attorney General of Federation from arraigning him before the Lagos High Court, Justice Idris Mohammed of a Federal High Court, sitting in Lagos, held that the application was defective as the applicant did not file service and serve same properly

The District Governor made the call when he led a team of the district’s top officials from 23 states of the federation, including the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, on a courtesy visit to the Kano Zonal office of the Commission.
Obadan said they were at the EFCC because they believe in the work of the Commission

The arraignment of Edet followed a petition by Sunday Thomas, alleging that Edet issued him a local purchase order to supply various office furniture and electronics to Daneve Engineering Limited, which he did, and that the accused issued a Unity Bank Cheque for of N9,505,000 to his company, Global Royal International Concept Limited, which, upon presentation at the Bank, was dishonoured due to insufficient funds in the account