Court grants former NNPC boss Yakubu, N300m bail
Former group managing director of Nigeria’s oil corporation who was accused of fraud has been granted a 300 million Naira bail by an Abuja court.
Andrew Yakubu, the ex-group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), was charged with money laundering and fraud when he appeared in court in Abuja on March 16.
The charges relate to the discovery by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of $9.8 million and £74,000 in cash at a property in Kaduna.
Judge Ahmed Mohammed, sitting at the federal high court, remanded Yakubu in custody until next Tuesday when he will hear a bail application,the presiding judge said Yakubu is to produce two sureties as part of his bail conditions.