$1.2 Billion Malabu Scandal: Court grants Adoke bail


The FCT High Court in Gwagwalada on Thursday granted a N50 million bail to a former justice minister, Mohammed Adoke.

Mr Adoke is accused of fraud by the EFCC. He denies the charge.

Justice Idris Kutigi who gave the ruling also ordered Mr Adoke to provide one surety who must be resident in Abuja and who must have a landed property in the capital territory.

The second defendant, Abubakar Aliyu, also got bail on the same condition, while the third defendant, Rasky Gbinigie, was granted N10 million bail.

Mr Gbinigie was asked to sign an undertaking not to interfere with the trial or further investigation by the EFCC.

The charges against Mr Adoke include those related to money laundering, denying Nigeria taxes and an alleged N300 million bribe.

The EFCC accuses the former attorney…



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