Court Sends Femi Fani-Kayode, Nnenadi Esther Usman Back to Prison


Femi Fani-Kayode and Nnenadi Esther Usman are to remain in prison until Monday as bail application review was postponed today.

Justice M. S. Hassan of the Federal High Court Ikoyi on Friday July 1, 2016, adjourned the ruling for bail on the case involving Nenadi Esther Usman, a former Minister of Finance and Director of Finance PDP Presidential Campaign Organization in the last general elections along with Femi Fani-Kayode also a former Minister and Director Media/Publiciity of the PDP Presidential Campaign Organization, Danjuma Yusuf and Jointrust Dimensions Nigeria Limited who are been prosecuted by the EFCC till Monday July 4, 2016.

The accused persons were arraigned on a 17-count charge bordering on conspiracy, stealing, corruption and making cash payments exceeding the amount authorized by law.

The Commission’s charge is in relation to about N4.9 billion Naira belonging to the Federal Government of Nigeria, but stolen and illegally disbursed for political and personal uses.

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