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Court Stops Emefiele’s Arrest

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A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has stopped the Department of State Services from arresting the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, over allegations bothering on acts of financing terrorism, and fraudulent activities.

The DSS had reportedly filed a suit seeking to arrest  Emefiele, Justice J Tsoho gave the ruling declining to grant the application for the governor’s arrest on December 9, 2022.

Justice Tsoho, noted that if the applicant believes that the evidence available to it so far is sufficient, then it can as well arrest and detain the applicant, even without the order of the court.

Written by: Helen Obih

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