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Court Dismisses Firearm Charge Against Emefiele



Justice Nicholas Oweibo of a Federal High Court in Lagos struck out the firearm charges against the suspended governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele.

Oweibo struck out the charge on Thursday for want of diligent prosecution, following the withdrawal application made by the Director of Public Prosecution of the Ministry of Justice, Mohammed Abubakar.

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At the last adjourned date, the DPP made an oral application to the court to withdraw the charge against Emefiele.

He stated that the application was informed by imaging facts and for circumstances that need further investigations and urged the court to grant the application.

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