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Breaking: FG presents new charges against Emefiele

The Federal Government has applied to withdraw the charge of illegal possession of firearms filed against the suspended governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele on Tuesday.

The Director of Public Prosecutions at the Federal Ministry of Justice Mohammed Bakodo Abubakar who approached the federal high court in Ikoyi via oral application said the withdrawal followed the result of further investigations.

”Abubakar however disclosed that fresh charges with 20 counts had been filed against Emefiele at the Federal High Court, Abuja.” He revealed this while speaking with journalists after the day’s proceedings.

Recall that on July 25, Emefiele was arraigned on a two-count charge bordering on “illegal possession of firearms” at a federal high court in Ikoyi, Lagos.

Techrectory with Agency Report

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