The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Nigeria’s antigraft agency has arraigned Shehu Sani, former senator, before a federal high court in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital on charges of bribery.
Eye9ja reports that Shehu Sani arraingement comes in about four weeks since he has been in the custody of the EFCC since December when he was arrested.
EYe9ja recalls that the Senator pleaded “not guilty” to a two-count charge of bribery.
According to the charges, the former senator allegedly collected $15,000 from one Sani Dauda under false pretence on November 20, 2019, promising to give Ibrahim Muhammad, the chief justice of Nigeria, in other to influence some pending cases in court.
He also allegedly collected $10,000 from Dauda to bribe Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the EFCC.
……details to come