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BREAKING: Court grants Maurice Iwu N1bn bail

A Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos has granted bail to former INEC chairman Professor Maurice Iwu to the tune of 1 billion naira.

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Federal High Court Ikoyi granted Maurice Iwu N1billion bail
Federal High Court Ikoyi has granted Maurice Iwu N1billion bail
Federal High Court Ikoyi has granted Maurice Iwu N1billion bail

A Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos has granted bail to Professor Maurice Iwu to the tune of 1 billion naira.

The former Independent National Electoral Chairman (INEC) chairman is being tried for fraud.

The former chairman is alleged to have between December 2014 and March 2015, aided the concealment of the sum of N1.2billion.

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The said sum was in the bank account of Bioresources Institute of Nigeria Limited domiciled in the United Bank for Africa, (UBA) PLC.

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Iwu is a Nigerian Professor of Pharmacognosy who was appointed Chairman of the INEC in June 2005, and was removed from office in April 2010.

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