Emefiele is being charged with corruption and conspiracy along with Ms Sa’adatu Ramallan Yaro.
Emefiele not present in court
As reported by The Nation, Emefiele’s case was not listed on the court’s list this morning, August 23, and the suspended CBN governor and Yaro were not in court.
It was gathered that there wasn't a heavy security presence, and lawyers from all the parties were also not in court.
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Justice Hamza Muazu, who was on vacation, adjourned the case last week.
Suit against Emefiele could not be heard
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that Godwin Emefiele, the suspended governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), was arraigned before the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court in Abuja on Thursday, August 17 over an alleged N6.9 billion procurement fraud.
However, the proceedings were stalled due to the absence of the first and second defendants because they were said to be indisposed.
Court gives verdict on firearm suit against Emefiele
The federal high court of Lagos has given its verdict on the “illegal possession of firearm and possession” instituted against the suspended governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele.
On Wednesday morning, August 17, the court sitting in Lagos dismissed the “illegal possession of firearm and possession” suit against Emefiele following the withdrawal application by the federal government.
Emefiele dodges camera in court
The embattled and suspended Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Godwin Emefiele, returned to court on Thursday, August 17.
The embattled apex bank chief, who has been in detention since being suspended from office on June 9, 2023, was accused of conferring corrupt advantages on Yaro, a director in April 1616 Investment Ltd.
Emefiele was spotted at the FCT High Court, Maitama and was seen hiding from flashlights from the journalists' cameras at the court premises.