After months in the custody of the secret police, Emefiele was transferred to the EFCC, which arraigned him in court and he was granted bail before the fresh ordeal befell him.
It would be recalled that Emefiele had been in the custody of the Department of State Services since June after President Bola Tinubu suspended him from office.
Besides, he contended that the allegation of unlawful detention is unfounded as the embattled CBN boss is being detained on the order of an FCT Chief Magistrate Court.
Falana, on Sunday, counseled the secret police not to mess up the case involving the suspended CBN Boss by prosecuting him for alleged money laundering and economic crimes which fall under the purview of the EFCC, but…
In his reaction, the lawmaker commended Tinubu for Emefiele’s suspension and Shonubi’s appointment.
This was made known via the agency’s Twitter handle on Saturday, June 10, 2023.
This was as the Director of Information announced his suspension in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation OSGF (OSGF), Willie Bassey.
The Director of Information announced his suspension in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation OSGF (OSGF), Willie Bassey.
The apex bank debunked the report through a press statement signed by its Director, Corporate Communications, Isa Abdul Mumin on Thursday.
The amendment was done at an emergency session held by the lawmakers on Sunday.
This is contained in the recently released exposure draft of guidelines on the Management of Dormant Accounts, Unclaimed Balances, and Other Financial Assets in Banks and Other Financial Institutions In Nigeria.
“It does not make sense for President Buhari’s spokesperson to make excuses for the President, saying he did not direct the Central Bank Governor or the Attorney General of the Federation to disobey Court Orders.”
In an open letter published this afternoon, he released telephone numbers through which residents can report offending banks.
This was made known through the press release by the Presidency reacting to the allegation that the President was the one that instructed the CBN and the AGF to disobey the Supreme Court on the Naira policy.
The release was further described as false, the allegation that Mr. Emefiele is working for the governorship candidate for Lagos State on Saturday, 18th of March poll, Mr. Gbadebo Rhodes Vivour.
The Governor of the CBN gave the directive at a Bankers’ Committee meeting held on Sunday, 12th March 2023.
Recall that the Supreme Court had ordered that the old currency notes must remain as legal tender in exchange for goods and services in the nation.
SERAP is concerned about the persistent disobedience of court orders by your government, and the apparent lack of respect for constitutional and international rule of law obligations.
It was titled ‘Statement by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, on the Decision of the Supreme Court in the Matter of the naira swap policy.’
the Supreme Court on Friday ruled that the old N200, N500, and N1,000 notes remain legal tender till December 31, 2023.