EFCC Re-arraigns Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia, Obla Over Money Laundering Allegations


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday re-arraigned dismissed former Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, before the Federal High Court Lagos, over allegations of money laundering.

Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia was re-arraigned before Justice Rilwan Aikawa alongside, Godwin Obla, who was absent in court, when she was first arraigned 18th of April.

They were docked on a 12-count charge of unlawful enrichment, illegal concealment, corruption, forgery and giving false information to an official of the EFCC.

The anti-graft  agency had alleged that the two defendants allegedly conspired to indirectly conceal the sum of N5, 000,000.00 in the Diamond Bank account of Nigel Et Colive Ltd, which sum they reasonably ought to have known forms part of proceeds of unlawful act to wit: unlawful enrichment.

According to the EFCC the offence is contrary to sections 18 (a), 15 (2) (a) of the Money Laundering Prohibition Act, 2011 as amended and…

Source: Leadership Newspaper