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Recalled judge fails to appear for alleged $260,000 fraud trial

The scheduled arraignment of a sitting judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Hyeladzira Nganjiwa, for alleged unlawful enrichment to the tune of $260,000 and N8,650,000, failed on Tuesday as the accused judge was absent in court.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission had filed 14 counts against the judge before the Lagos State High Court in Igbosere.

In the charges, the anti-graft agency alleged that the judge unlawfully enriched himself as a public official by allegedly receiving a total of $260,000 and N8.65m through his bank accounts between 2013 and 2015.

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