Forum Forums General Discussion Atiku’s lawyer and son-in-law remanded in EFCC custody


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    Christian Kaosisochukwu

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on
    Wednesday, August 14th arraigned Abdullahi Babalele, said
    to be a son-in-law of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, for allegedly
    laundering $140,000 in the build-up to the 2019 general

    Also, Uyiekpen Osagie-Giwa, said to be Atiku’s lawyer, was
    separately arraigned for allegedly laundering $2m, in
    connection with the polls.

    Both Babalele and Osagie-Giwa were arraigned before the
    Federal High Court in Lagos and they pleaded not guilty to
    the charges.

    Justice Nicholas Oweibo adjourned till Thursday to take
    their bail applications. The judge ordered that they be
    returned to the EFCC custody.

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