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JUST IN: Court adjourns Emefiele’s fraud case till January 18

The Federal High Court has adjourned till January 18, 2024, for the continuation of his trial in the alleged fraud suit against a former Central Bank of Nigeria Governor,  Godwin Emefiele.

The former Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Godwin Emefiele was being accused of using his position to confer a corrupt advantage on Sa’adatu Yaro, a staff member of the CBN by awarding a contract for the procurement of 43 vehicles worth N1.2 billion between 2018 and 2020.

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He was remanded at the Kuje Correctional Centre pending a ruling on his bail application on November 22.

Justice Hamza Muazu, however, granted Emefiele bail in the sum of N300 million.

He further added that the former CBN governor must produce two sureties in like sum.

The judge noted that the sureties must have certificates of occupancy and titles of properties within the Maitama district in Abuja

Emefiele has yet to meet his bail conditions as he was brought to court and taken away by armed personnel of the Nigerian Correctional Service.

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