Politics EFCC Re-arraigns Fani-Kayode, Others Over N4.9bn Fraud



The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Monday re-arraigned a former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, for an alleged fraud of N4.9bn.

Fani-Kayode was re-arraigned before a new judge, Justice Rilwan Aikawa, after he objected to being tried before Justice Muslim Hassan.


A former Minister of State for Finance, Senator Nenadi Usman; who was listed as the one defendant in the charge, one Danjuma Yusuf and a company, Joint Trust Dimensions Limited were equally re-arraigned before Justice Aikawa on Monday.

The 17 counts pressed against them border on conspiracy, unlawful retention of proceeds of theft and money laundering.

Following a plea by Usman’s lawyer, Mr. Abiodun Owonikoko (SAN), Justice Aikawa allowed them to continue on the bail earlier granted them by Justice Hassan and adjourned till June 6 and 9 for the commencement of trial.


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EFCC, enough of media re-arraignment, please start doing the right thing according to the law, let all looters face the normal trials.