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EFCC Re-Arraigns ‘Mama Boko Haram’



Nigeria’s main anti-graft agency, EFCC has re-arraigned Aisha Wakil, popularly called Mama Boko Haram, alongside two others on eight counts, bordering on fraud before Justice Umaru Fadawu of the Borno State High Court, Maiduguri.

This makes it the third case the trio is battling with in court. Early this week, they were arraigned before Justice Aisha Kumaliya of another Borno State High Court with a charge N111.7m fraud.

Wakil and Daura are also facing corruption charges involving a N66m fraud before Justice Aisha Kumaliya.

Wakil, Daura, Shoyode and Mallam Adamu Sani (at large) have been previously charged with N42m fraud before Justice Jude Dagat of a Federal High Court, Maiduguri.

Counsel for the EFCC, Fatsuma Muhammad asked for a trial date in order for the prosecution to prove its case against them. Justice Fadawu however adjourned the case until March 12 and 16, 2020.

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