Breaking: Court strikes out firearm charge against Emefiele

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has struck out the firearm charges against the suspended governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele.

The presiding judge, Justice Nicholas Oweibo, on Thursday struck out the charge for want of diligent prosecution.

This come after the withdrawal application made by the Director of Public Prosecution of the Ministry of Justice, Mohammed Abubakar.

Recall that Abubakar had 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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