Thursday, August 15, 2019

Atiku’s son-in-law, lawyer get N20m bail each

Justice Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court, Lagos has granted Abdullahi Babalele, a son-in-law of former Nigeria’s Vice President, Atiku Abubakar N20 million bail.

Oweibo also granted Atiku’s lawyer, Uyiekpen Giwa-Osagie, and third person N20 million bail each.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, had arraigned Babalele for allegedly laundering $140,000 in the build-up to the 2019 general elections.