• Fayose’s ally, Agbele, fails to stop new EFCC prosecutor

    Fayose’s ally, Agbele, fails to stop new EFCC prosecutor

    A Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday dismissed an objection raised by an ally of Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, Mr. Abiodun Agbele, against the appearance of a new counsel engaged by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to prosecute him on money laundering charges.

    The EFCC had, on August 3, 2016, arraigned Agbele on 11 counts of money laundering involving N4,685,723,000,000 allegedly transferred from the Office of the National Security Adviser with the Central Bank of Nigeria by […]

  • Fayose’s ally, Agbele, granted bail

    Fayose’s ally, Agbele, granted bail

    Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Abuja, has granted Abiodun Agbele, an ally of the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, bail.

    The court said it recognized the importance of presumption of innocence of an accused until proven guilty.

    Agbele is to provide two sureties who must sign bail bond of N250 million each.

    The sureties must also have property in Abuja or

  • EFCC moves Fayose’s ally, Agbele, to Abuja after Lagos court grants him bail

    EFCC moves Fayose’s ally, Agbele, to Abuja after Lagos court grants him bail

    Abiodun Agbele, an ally of the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has been moved to Abuja by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, it has been gathered.

    Agbele was moved to Abuja on Friday from the Lagos office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, where he had been detained since his arrest earlier in the week.

    The relocation of Agbele was said to have been effected after he was ordered released by a Magistrate Court in Lagos once he either meets […]