Abuja - The Federal High in Lagos has postponed to July 4th the ruling on the bail application of former Aviation Minister and former spokesperson of PDP's presidential candidate, Femi Fani-Kayode.
At the hearing of his bail application on Friday July 1st, the presiding judge, Justice Hassan said he needs time to review the arguments put forward by Fani-Kayode's lawyer and that of the EFCC.
The ruling of the bail application of former Finance Minister, Nenadi Usman was also deferred to Monday July 4th.
The Federal High Court Lagos according to News24 adjourned the fraud probe into former Ministers, Femi Fani-Kayode and Nenadi Esther Usman to Friday.
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This followed their appearance on a 17-count charge bordering on conspiracy, stealing, corruption and making cash payments exceeding the amount authorized by law.
The accused were alleged to have stolen and illegally disbursed about N4,9 billion Naira belonging to the Federal Government of Nigeria for political and personal uses.
The defendants pleaded not guilty to all the charges preferred against them.
- News 24