Nwaoboshi, a senator representing Delta North, was arraigned in 2018, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on two counts of money laundering and fraud.
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The Interim Management Committee of the NDDC, led Prof. Kemebradikumo Pondei, had appeared before the National Assembly Joint Committee on NDDC for the 2019 Budget performance and also presentation of the 2020 Budget proposal for consideration on Tuesday.
He is to remain behind bars until April 27, the court ruled.
The senator representing Delta North Senatorial District was arraigned on two counts of money laundering and fraud alongside two companies — Golden Touch Construction Project Limited and Suiming Electrical Limited
The charges were slammed on them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission
The EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, confirmed this to the newspaper on the telephone on Monday.
In a press statement on Sunday, Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said the list of alleged looters released earlier was based on verifiable facts, including the amount involved, the date the amount in question was collected and from where it was taken
The House of Representatives has last week began a fresh process for the passage into law of the Electoral Act (amendment) bill, 2018
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Andrew Aniamaka, said this in a statement on Tuesday in Asaba.
The EFCC alleged that Nwaoboshi laundered part of N1.5 billion which he fraudulently obtained from Delta State through a company known as Suiming Nigeria Ltd.
The court’s order was sequel to an ex-parte application filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission
Uduaghan, who stated this in a Facebook post on Tuesday, asked those involved to “stop it”
The Chairman of Senate Committee on Niger Delta, Senator Peter Nwaoboshi, at the resumption investigative hearing lamented that the objectives of Presidential Amnesty Programme have been compromised
Nwaoboshi said those who have run away with money meant for the development of the Niger Delta would be held accountable, adding that the Senate Committee was determined to help the NDDC recover all funds due to it statutorily
The Chairman of the Senate Committee probing the issue, Senator Peter Nwaoboshi, while briefing newsmen disclosed that the amount due for payment to the NDDC by the NLNG and the Ecological Fund Office, which they allegedly refused to pay for over 16 years, is colossal