Court Remands Fani Kayode And Nenadi Usman In PrisonTuesday, June 28, 2016
EFCC today Tuesday, June 28, 2016 arraigned Nenadi Esther Usman, and Femi Fani Kayode in court.
Nenadi Usman is a former Minister of Finance and Director of Finance PDP Presidential Campaign Organization in the last general election; while Femi Fani-Kayode also a former Minister and Director Media/Publicity of the PDP Presidential Campaign Organization; Danjuma Yusuf and Jointrust Dimensions Nigeria Limited.
They were arraigned before Justice M. S. Hassan of the Federal High Court Lagos, 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. The Judge, however, ordered that the defendants be remanded in prison custody and adjourned to Friday, July 1, 2016 for hearing of bail applications.