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EFCC arraigns Atiku’s son-in-law, lawyer for money laundering

The EFCC on Wednesday arraigned Abdullahi Babalele , said to be a son – in- law of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar , for allegedly laundering $ 140 , 000 in the build – up to the 2019 general elections.
Also , Uyiekpen Osagie – Giwa , said to be Atiku’ s lawyer , was separately arraigned for allegedly laundering $ 2 m , in connection with the polls.
Atiku contested against President Muhammadu Buhari on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party .
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Both Babalele and Osagie – Giwa were arraigned before the Federal High Court in Lagos .
They pleaded not guilty to the charges .
Justice Nicholas Oweibo adjourned till Thursday to take their bail applications .
The lord ordered that they be returned to the EFCC custody

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