Breaking News: Ex-CBN Chief Emefiele shows up in Lagos Court

The suspended Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Godwin Emefiele, has arrived at the Federal High Court, Lagos for his arraignment on a two-count charge of illegal possession of firearms and ammunition.

Emefiele was suspended by President Bola Tinubu with immediate effect on June 10 for an ongoing investigation of his office and the planned reforms in the financial sector of the economy.

He was charged to court by the Department of State Services with possessing a single-barrelled shotgun (JOJEFF MAGNUM 8371) and 23 rounds of live ammunition (cartridges) without a license contrary to Section 8 of the Firearms Act and punishable under Section 27 (1)(b)(il) of the same Act.


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