Details Of Allegations Emerge As EFCC Interrogates Ex-CBN Boss, Emefiele

JUST IN: Emefiele Arrives Court For Trial

by Mercy Ulasi

Godwin Emefiele, the Central Bank of Nigeria’s suspended governor, has arrived before the Federal High Court in Lagos State.

Around 9:20 am, the tainted CBN boss came at the courthouse for his accused gun possession trial.

He will go on trial for two charges of illegally owning the JOJEFF MAGNUM 8371 single-barrel shotgun.
According to The PUNCH, the Department of State Services charged the suspended CBN governor with two counts of illegal procession of firearms and ammunition on July 13, 2023.

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The DSS in the charge sheet accused Emefiele of possessing a single-barrelled shotgun (JOJEFF MAGNUM 8371) without a licence.


In the second count, the service charged him with illegally possessing 23 rounds of live ammunition (cartridges) without a license. The offence is also said to be contrary to Section 8 of the Firearms Act and punishable under Section 27 (1)(b)(il) of the same Act.


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