19 Oct 2016
The absence of Justice Sule Hassan of a Federal High Court in Lagos, on Wednesday stalled the trial of a former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, over money laundering.
Fani-Kayode, who was also former Director of Media and Publicity, campaign committee of ex- President Goodluck Jonathan, is charged alongside a former Minister of Finance, Nenadi Usman, and Danjuma Yusuf.
Also charged is a company, Joint Trust Dimension Nig. Ltd.
They were arraigned on a 17-count charge bordering on unlawful retention, unlawful use and unlawful payment of money in the tune of about N4.9 billion.
They pleaded not guilty to the charge and were granted bail.
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