Justice J. Liman of the Federal High Court sitting in Benin City, Edo state, has again moved judgment in the N25 billion fraud trial of Micheal Igbinedion and Charles Eboigbodin to Monday April 20, 2015, due to the extended Easter break of judges. The new date was communicated to parties concerned as the court failed to sit on Friday, April 17, 2015.
The trial of Imaobong Akon Esu-Nte, an accountant with the Nigeria Prisons Service and two others: Olukolade Olabamiji, a businessman and Mohammed Abdulkadir, a banker commenced on Thursday, March 16, 2015 with the first prosecution witness, Sini Omar telling the court how the Prison Accountant conspired with the other accused persons to launder funds from the Nigeria Prisons Service into the accounts of companies where she has interests.
Even without ruling on an oral motion for bail, Justice E. S Chukwu of the Federal High Court, Maitama Abuja today released the trio of Imaobong Akon Esu-Nte ,an accountant with the Nigeria Prisons Service; Olukolade Olabamiji, a businessman and Mohammed Abdulkadir to their counsel, Titus Olasupo Ashaolu, SAN despite protest from the prosecution counsel, Aso Larry Peters.
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