Finally, former INEC Chair, Iwu, Goes To Prison

Maurice Iwu

By Gideon Njoku A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, and presided over by Hon. Justice Chuks Obiozor, today Friday, remanded former INEC Chairman, Professor Maurice Iwu, in Prison custody. He is to remain there until he meets all the conditions given for the bail granted him. Considering that the bail was granted Iwu on Friday, and that Monday and Tuesday are public holidays, he is likely to remain in prison custody till next week Wednesday, or even Thursday. The EFCC had arraigned Iwu before Obiozor, Thursday, charging him with…

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Iwu, Former INEC Chair May Get Bail Friday

Maurice Iwu

By Gideon Njoku Professor Maurice Iwu, Former INEC Chair, may be granted bail on Friday. Iwu has been in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC for five days. He was arraigned on Thursday by the Commission before a Federal High Court, Lagos, with Hon. Justice Chika Obiozor, presiding. He was arraigned on a four count charge, each bordering on alleged concealment of money amounting to about N1.2billion using account  No: 1018603119, domiciled in the United Bank of Africa, UBA, in the name of Bioresources Institute of…

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