N4.9b Fraud: Court Defers Ruling On Fani-Kayode’s Bail Application Till Monday

Femi Fani-KayodeA federal high court sitting in Lagos on Friday deferred ruling on the bail application filed by a former Aviation Minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode.

Justice Sule Hassan of the federal high court had after taking the no-guilty plea by Mr. Fani-Kayode and a former Finance Minister, Senator Esther Nenadi Usman on Tuesday, ordered their remand in prison custody till Friday, when he will hear their bail applications.

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The former ministers were arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) alongside one Danjuma Yusuf and a company, Joint Trust Nigeria Limited, on 17-count charges.

However, at the resumption of hearing today, Justice Hassan postponed ruling on the bail application till Monday, 4 July to enable him review the arguments put forward by Fani-Kayode’s lawyer and that of the EFCC.

The judge also deferred ruling on the bail application filed by Mrs. Usman’s lawyer till Monday.

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