Emefiele Arraigned in Court, Pleads Not Guilty to Charges

Former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor, Godwin Emefiele, has appeared in court for his arraignment over allegations of abuse of office and the misallocation of billions of dollars.

Arriving at the Ikeja High Court, Emefiele faced trial before Justice Rahman Oshodi, with proceedings commencing promptly at 9 am. The charges, totaling 26 counts, were read to Emefiele and his co-defendant, Henry Omoile.

Despite the gravity of the accusations, both defendants entered pleas of not guilty to all counts, marking the beginning of what is expected to be a protracted legal process.

More to follow…

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