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Court sends GEJ’s cousin, Azibaola to Kuje Prison


A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja today, June 7, 2016 ordered that Azibaola Robert, cousin to former president Goodluck Jonathan be remanded in Kuje Prison pending the determination of his bail application.

Azibaola and his wife, Stella were arraigned before Justice Dimgba for allegedly receiving a $40m contract from former NSA, Dasuki. The couple and their company, Oneplus Holding Limited, were arraigned on seven counts bordering on money laundering and fraud.

The court also ruled that Stella could continue to enjoy the administrative bail earlier granted her by the EFCC, while it adjourned till tomorrow (Wednesday) to rule on the bail application for Azibaola.

  • Daniel Fayemi for

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