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Ex-President Jonathan’s aide, Olejeme remanded in EFCC custody over alleged N3bn fraud



A Excessive Courtroom of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Jabi, Abuja, on Thursday ordered the remand of a former Chairman of the Board of the Nigeria Social Insurance coverage Belief Fund (NSITF), Ngozi Olejeme, within the custody of the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC).

Justice Maryam Hassan Aliyu issued the order after Olejeme was arraigned on a nine-count cost by which she was accused of abusing her workplace, receiving bribes, awarding contracts with out due course of amongst others

About N3 billion was mentioned to have been concerned.

She pleaded not responsible when the cost was learn.


Her lawyer, Paul Erokoro (SAN), utilized for bail, which the prosecuting lawyer, Steve Odiase, didn’t oppose however insisted that she have to be granted conditional bail, requiring that she presents a surety.

Her lawyer had sought bail on self recognisance or on liberal phrases.

The choose adjourned until Friday for the ruling and ordered that the defendant be saved within the custody of the EFCC.

Particulars shortly…

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