Just In: Ex-AGF Adoke appears in court to face trial
Jan 22, 2020 National 886 By Afam Jude Offor
Mohammed Adoke, the former Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) appeared in the Gwagwalada division of the high court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja on Wednesday, January 22, for his trial. Adoke will be facing a 42 count charge on money laudering filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The former AGF will be tried alongside six other accused persons in relation to the $1.09b settlement agreement on Malabu Oil Block. Among respondents in the application filed by commission are Nigeria Agip Exploration Limited (ENI), Shell Nigeria Ultra Deep Limited, Shell Nigeria Exploration Production Company Limited, Malabu Oil and Gas Limited, Aliyu Abubakar and Rasky Gbinigie.