Home / News / Atiku’s Son-in-law, Lawyer Arraigned For Money Laundering
Man Bags Two Months Jail For Burglary

Atiku’s Son-in-law, Lawyer Arraigned For Money Laundering

Abdullahi Babalele, a son-in-law of former Nigeria’s Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, was on Wednesday arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for allegedly laundering $140,000 in the build-up to the 2019 general elections.

Also, Uyiekpen Giwa-Osagie, said to be Atiku’s lawyer, was separately arraigned for allegedly laundering $2m, in connection with the polls.

Atiku contested against President Muhammadu Buhari on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party.

Both Babalele and Giwa-Osagie were arraigned before the Federal High Court in Lagos. They pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Justice Nicholas Oweibo adjourned till Thursday to take their bail applications. The judge ordered that they be returned to the EFCC custody.


About Tony Nwanne

Check Also

Kwankwaso, Most Selfish Person I’ve Ever Seen – Ganduje

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has said Rabiu Kwankwaso, his predecessor, is the most …

What Igbo Must Do To Become Nigeria’s Next President – Ngige

Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, has highlighted what the Igbo tribe must do …

Leave a Reply

WhatsApp Newsbreak