BREAKING: Court Remands Nwaoboshi In Ikoyi Prison

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Nwaoboshi on suit and white shirt been led away to the Ikoyi prison by prison security and policemen.

The Senator representing Delta North senatorial district in the National Assembly, Peter Nwaoboshi has been remanded in Ikoyi Prison. The lawmaker was remanded by a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, following his arraignment on two counts of alleged fraud on Wednesday by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over allegations of fraud.

Nwaobosho was arrested by the operatives of the commission last week over alleged corruption and fraudulent contracts.

After listening to the arguments for and against his bail application, presiding judge, Justice Mohammed Idris ordered that the lawmaker be remanded in prison till Friday when a ruling would be given on whether or not to admit him to bail.

HardReporters correspondent reports that counsel to Mr. Nwaboshi had asked the court to grant his client bail on self recognition but the the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), however opposed the bail application; explaining that there were still pending charges against the federal lawmaker.

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