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The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on Wednesday re-arraigned Ishaq Modibbo- Kawu, the suspended Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) at the Federal High Court, Abuja.

Modibbo -Kawu is facing a five-count charge bordering on fraud and abuse of office.

He was re-arraigned alongside two other defendants: Dipo Onifade and Pinnacle Communications Limited, due to an amendment to the earlier 12-count charge preferred against them.

The prosecuting counsel, Mr Henry Emore, said that the amendment was a sequel to a directive from the court to remove the name of one of the defendants, Mr Lucky Omoluwa because he is now deceased.

When the charge was read to the two defendants, they pleaded not guilty just as a no-guilty plea was entered for Pinnacle Communications.

The prosecutor informed the court that besides the re-arraignment, the defendants were supposed to open their defence.

The counsel to Modibbo-Kawu, Mr Adetayo…

Source: Guardian Newspaper