Nigeria

Alleged Money Laundering: EFCC Re-arraigns Ex-AGF Adoke

Former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Mohammed Adoke, SAN, on Tuesday, re-arraigned before a Federal High Court, Abuja on money laundering related charges.

Adoke was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) alongside an Abuja businessman, Aliyu Abubakar, on a seven-count charge. In a suit marked: FHC/ABJ/CR/39/2017, the EFCC is charging Adoke on six counts while Abubakar is arraigned on one-count charge.

Both defendants were alleged to have  committed the alleged offences, involving about N400 million, in Abuja in Sept. 2013.

Adoke was accused of receiving the United States (U.S.) dollar equivalent of N300 million from Abubakar, and paying the dollar  equivalent of N367,318,800 to one Usman Mohammed Bello, among other charges.

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