Court sends Nigerian senator to prison.

Court sends Nigerian senator to prison

Court sends Nigerian senator to prison

A federal court in Lagos has remanded Peter Nwaoboshi, a Peoples Democratic Party senator representing Delta North, in Ikoyi prison.

Distinguished Senator Peter Nwaoboshi today arrived the court premises in a grand solidarity by his supporters who strongly believe in him.

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Senator Nwaboshi, the lawmaker representing Delta North district at the National Assembly, was arraigned by the anti-graft agency on Wednesday on two counts of alleged fraud.

Mr. Nwaoboshi has been having a secret battle with Delta State governor, Ifeanyi Okowa over plans to stop him from returning to the red chamber in 2019.

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He was arrested by the anti corruption agency last week following the corrupt manner he allegedly purchased a building owned by Delta State, “Guinea House” in Lagos state among other corrupt related issues.‎

Mohammed Idris, the judge, ruled that Mr. Nwaoboshi be remanded till Friday pending the hearing of the senator’s bail application.

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Mr. Nwaoboshi was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on a two-count charge of money laundering.

Before his arraignment, the senator was kept in EFCC’s custody in Abuja.

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