Court Remands Serving Senator, Peter Nwaoboshi In Ikoyi Prison

WASSCE 2018 for Private Candidates GCE (2nd Series Aug/Oct 2018) – International Timetable – Click Here!



A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the remand of Senator Peter Nwaoboshi of Delta state to Ikoyi Prison.

This development follows the arraignment of the senator by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over allegations of fraud.

Nwaoboshi who represents Delta North district at the National Assembly, was arraigned by the anti-graft agency on Wednesday on two counts of fraud.

Read Also  Nigeria more divided than ever before – Atiku Abubakar

PoliticsNGR learnt that the Presiding judge, Justice Mohammed Idris ordered that the lawmaker be remanded in prison till Friday when a ruling would be given on whether or not to admit him to bail.

Counsel to Senator Nwaboshi had asked the court to grant his client bail on self-recognisance, but the EFCC opposed the bail application; informing the court that there were still pending charges against the lawmaker.

Read Also  Senator Melaye Lashes Out at His Party, APC

Follow Us on FACEBOOK, TWITTER

Download e-books for education and research for FREE - Click Here

Do You Know Nigeria? Attempt 10 simple questions on Nigeria for FREE and Win FREE N500 Airtime – Click Here to Participate!

For your news articles, press release, Breaking News, send e-mail to [email protected]

Read Also  Minister summons NYSC DG over Adeosun’s certificate

Read Related News....