Nnamani’s trial for June 17

By Precious Igbonwelundu
In Nigeria
Mar 6th, 2014
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The alleged N5 billion money laundering charge against former Enugu State governor Chimaroke Nnamani, before a Federal High Court in Lagos, has been adjourned till June 17.

Justice Mohammed Yanusa adjourned the case after the prosecution and defence teams differed on what the matter was slated for.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) sued Nnamani and seven others on 105 counts of conspiracy and money laundering.

Others on trial are Sunday Anyaogu, Rainbownet (Nig) Limited; Hillgate (Nig) Ltd; Cosmos FM, Capital City Automobile (Nig) Ltd; Renaissance University Teaching Hospital and Mea Mater Elizabeth High School.

They were re-arraigned before Justice Yunusa on March 7, following the transfer of the previous judge, Justice Charles Archibong.

The accused were alleged to have laundered the money, including the statutory allocations of Aninri, Enugu South, Agwu, Igbo Etiti and Isi Uzor local government areas in a secret account,

The ex-governor was also alleged to have stolen N1.4 billion from the Excess Crude Oil Funds allocated to local governments.

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