Alleged N322m fraud: Court remands Ibori’s ally, Nwaoboshi, in prison

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday ordered the remand of the senator representing Delta North in the National Assembly, Peter Nwaoboshi, in Ikoyi Prison.

The remand order was made by Justice Mohammed Idris shortly after Nwaoboshi was arraigned for an alleged fraud of N322m by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

Nwaoboshi, an ally of a convicted former governor of Delta State, James Ibori, was brought before the court amidst heavy security.

The court premises were flooded by a legion of his loyalists, who trooped after the arms-bearing policemen chanting a local tune as Nwaoboshi was being led into the courtroom for his arraignment.

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