The Nigerian government has filed fresh 20 charges against the suspended Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele in Abuja.
This is coming after it withdraws the “illegal possession of firearms” case filed against him.
The legal team of the DSS was said to have made the oral application before the court on Tuesday.
Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) at the Federal Ministry of Justice Mohammed Bakodo Abubakar told Justice Nicholas Oweibo that the application followed the result of further investigations.
Speaking with journalists after the day’s proceedings Mr. Abubakar said the fresh charges – with 20 counts – were filed at the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court.
One of the counts accuses Emefiele of “conferring unlawful advantages”.
More details to follow…