Lagos - An Ikeja High Court in Lagos on Monday adjourned the trial of the Chairman of Bi-Courtney Ltd., Wale Babalakin till February 17, to enable the defence lawyers to regularise their applications.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Babalakin is being prosecuted for an alleged N4.7 billion fraud before Justice Lateef Lawal-Akapo.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had charged him for allegedly transferring the monies on behalf of convicted former Delta State Governor, James Ibori.
He is standing trial alongside Alex Okoh and their companies - Stabilini Visioni Ltd., Bi-Courtney Ltd. and Renix Nigeria Ltd.
The defendants are facing a 27-count charge bordering on conspiracy, retention of proceeds of a criminal conduct and corruptly conferring benefit on account of public action.
During Monday's proceedings, the judge informed the parties that he needed time to examine some of the processes filed by the defence lawyers.