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Malabu Oil scam: Court grants bail to Adoke, others

 

Malabu Oil scam: Court grants bail to Adoke, others

A former Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke (SAN), after his arraignment for Malabu oil deal bribe in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja…on Wednesday

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Abuja, on Thursday, granted bail to a former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohammed Adoke (SAN), and two of his co-defendants charged with offences bordering on the controversial Malabu Oil scam.

Justice Abubakar Idris had earlier on January 23, 2020, ordered the remand of the three defendants in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission after they pleaded not guilty to the 42 counts preferred against them by the commission.

The judge had on Monday heard the separate bail applications filed by the three of the seven defendants named as defendants in the charges, before fixing Thursday for a ruling.

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