Bello was arraigned alongside Abba Adauda, Yakubu Siyaka Adabenege, Iyada Sadat, and Rashida Bello (at large) on 18 count charge bordering on criminal misappropriation and money laundering to the tune of N3,081,804,654.00.
The CBN team was led by Yusuf Philip-Yila, Director, Development Finance Department, CBN Directorate Headquarters.
The Head, Media and Publicity, EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren revealed in a statement obtained by our correspondent on Monday.
Justice Inyang Ekwo, in a ruling, struck out the EFCC’s suit for being in contravention with Section 105 (3) of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA), 2015, which gives the Honourable Attorney-General (HAGF) of the Federation the power to recall a case.
The anti-graft agency spoke on the development in a statement released on its verified Twitter handle late on Friday.
According to Azuka Ogugua, spokesperson for ICPC, who disclosed this in a statement, the arrest was as a result of intelligence received which led the ICPC operatives to seek out and promptly arrest the suspect.
Justice Ahmed Mohammed gave the order following an application by EFCC’s counsel, Bala Sanga, which was not opposed by Nolan’s lawyer, Peace Ogbonna.
The development was confirmed by the spokesperson of the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren, on Tuesday in Abuja.
Idris was dragged before Justice Yusuf Halilu, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) alongside Geoffrey Olusegun Akindele; Mohammed Kudu Usman and Gezawa Commodity Market and Exchange Limited .
Counsel to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Bala Sanga informed Justice Zainab Abubakar at the resumed hearing.
Justice Inyang Ekwo, in a short ruling, struck out the suits for lack of diligent prosecution.
The development was made known Tantita Security Limited in a statement issued by the Management on Saturday.
The trial judge Justice Inyang Ekwo fixed the date on Wednesday after counsel in the matter adopted their final written addresses.
Delta 2023 and a message to the decampees, by Ajerese Okpo
The former presdeitnal aide was arrested at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport in Lagos State on Thursday.
The CNPP, in a new year message by its Secretary General, Chief Willy Ezugwu, noted that “a successful transition to a new administration will only be possible if all stakeholders ensure the credibility of the forthcoming general elections.”
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has listed the requirements needed to successfully participate in the auction of properties across…
The development was confirmed in a statement by the spokesman of the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren, on Wednesday.
The EFCC Executive Chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa, disclosed on Thursday in Abuja when he spoke with the media.
The government in a reaction to a statement by the EFCC on Thursday, observed that the Commission, with its present allegations, had shown clearly that it was desperately seeking to save its face after the commission hit a road block in its N20bn Sterling Bank media trial.