Abdullahi Babalele, son-in-law of a former Nigerian vice president and presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, in the 2019 general election, Atiku Abubakar was prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Latest news on Nigeria includes that Babalele was prosecuted on Wednesday in front of Judge Nicholas Oweibo in a higher federal court in Lagos, charged with 2 charges of alleged money laundering of $ 140,000 in the period preceding the 2019 general election.
Although he pleaded not guilty to the charge of 2 charges, Judge Oweibo nonetheless requested that the EFCC keep him in custody until the hearing of his bail application tomorrow Thursday.
We recall, as previously reported in the online media, that the EFCC had also criticized a $ 2 million money laundering lawsuit last week against Uyiekpen Giwa-Osagie, a lawyer for former vice president Atiku Abubakar.
The burglar alarm agency has accused Osagie of money laundering before the 2019 general election in Nigeria. He is accused of administering enormous liquidity without going through any financial institution.
Also included in the position presented by Rotimi Oyedepo, the EFCC lawyer is the brother Erhunse Giwa-Osagie of Uyiekpen Giwa-Osagie.