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NIS Recruitment Scam: Moro, Others Have Case to Answer-Court

Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Thursday, June 25, 2020, ruling on the " No case" submission, filed by former Minister of Interior, Abba Moro and four others, upheld counts two, four, five and 11 in the 11- count charges preferred against them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, ordering them to reopen their defence on those counts.

Moro is facing trial for money laundering, abuse of office, procurement fraud and fraud against Nigerian applicants to the tune of N675,675,000 (Six Hundred and Seventy-five Million, Six Hundred and Seventy- five Thousand Naira only) .

The judge noted that applicants died in the course of the Nigerian Immigration Service, NIS recruitment exercise of March 15, 2014 and as such the defendants must answer for the improper conduct of the exercise.

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