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EFCC arraigns Atiku’s lawyer



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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday arraigned Abdullahi Babalele and Uyiekpen Osagie-Giwa, said to be a son-in-law and lawyer of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.

The duo were separately arraigned before the Federal High Court in Lagos for allegedly laundering $140,000 and $2m, respectively in the build-up to the 2019 general elections.

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They pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Justice Nicholas Oweibo adjourned till Thursday to take their bail applications.

The judge ordered that they be returned to the EFCC custody.

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