Nigeria: Court Acquits Former Lagos Speaker of Money Laundering Charges

The trial of the former Lagos State Speaker Ikuforiji on money laundering charges started over 12 years, journeying to and back from the Supreme Court.

The Federal High Court has acquitted a former Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Adeyemi Ikuforiji, of money laundering charges filed against him over 12 years ago by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

In May, the trial judge, Mohammed Liman, of the Lagos division of the court, adjourned for judgement after listening to…


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