Aug 8, 2022

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Alleged N6.9billion Fraud: Federal Judge’s Absence Stalls Fayose’s Trial – Legit.ng

  • The trial of embattled former Ekiti state governor Ayodele Fayose, who faces $6.9 billion in fraud charges, has suffered yet another setback.< /li>
  • This is as the case scheduled to continue the trial was further adjourned as Judge Chukwujekwu Aneke was allegedly on official assignment
  • Meanwhile, Fayose was indicted on 11 counts by the EFCC on October 22, 2018 along with a company, Spotless Investment Ltd.

The trial of a former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, was held up in a federal superior court in Lagos on Monday, July 4th because the trial court was not in session.

The trial, which was scheduled to continue on Monday, could not proceed because Trial Judge R Author Chukwujekwu Aneke allegedly attended a conference, Vanguard reports.

Case adjourned

A new date will now be agreed upon by the parties in due course Channels TV report added.

Fayose faces charges of N6.9 billion in fraud and money laundering by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

He was first indicted on October 22, 2018 before Judge Mojisola Olatotegun along with his company Spotless Investment Ltd on 11 counts bordering on fraud and money laundering.

He had pleaded not guilty to the charges and was released on October 24, 2018 on bail of N50 million with guarantees of the same amount.

The Trial now resumes on next adjourned date.

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It was reported that Fayose said this in an interview on Wednesday, June 29, adding that power will come to power in 2023 after the end of President Muhammadu’s second term Buhari had to be relocated to the southern part of Nigeria.

The former governor also told how Atiku allegedly promised to make Governor Wike his running mate after winning the PDP presidential primary was declared.

“What about the Yahoo Rulers?” Erigga questions EFCC over warnings to landlords renting houses to Yahoo Boys.

In another report, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)’s new penalty for landlords who rent homes to internet scammers, better known as the Yahoo Boys, has sparked reactions on and off social media.

Nigerian rapper Erigga is among those featured in the s social media have reacted to the new punishment.

In a tweet via their official Twitter name, the Nigerian anti-graft organization announced that its legal and prosecution team was addressing the issue would discuss: “Landlord: Give Yahoo boys your house, spend 15 years in prison,” on Twitter.

In response, Erriga asked the EFCC what about corrupt leaders in the country would happen.

Source: Legit.ng