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Fani-Kayode’s money laundering trial adjourned

23 February 2015, 16:27

Lagos - The trial of a former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, who is facing money laundering charges has been adjourned till February 24 and 25, 2015, by the Federal High Court in Lagos, Punch reports.

The trial judge, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, had adjourned till Monday for the ex-minister to open argument in his own defence against the charges of financial impropriety levelled against him.

Also read: Fani-Kayode acquitted of money laundering

Fani-Kayode’s trial was stalled on Monday owing to the absence in court of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s prosecutor, Festus Keyamo.

Fani-Kayode was arraigned on 40 counts bordering on money laundering to the tune of about N100m.

Read more at Punch

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