The immediate-past Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, has appeared before a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Maitama to hear his bail application.

Emefiele has been in the custody of Security agencies for over 149 days.

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Godwin Emefiele in court

He was brought to court by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Dressed in a yellow native attire and a cap, the former CBN Governor was led into the courtroom.

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He was guarded in by some officials of the EFCC at about 12:30 pm.

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Godwin Emefiele

Court Order

Emefiele’s appearance in court complies with the order of the Federal Capital Territory High Court.

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The order was to release him unconditionally or be brought to hear his bail application.

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Ruling on an ex-parte application by Emefiele on November 2, Justice Olukayode Adeniyi  ordered the EFCC to either release him unconditionally or produce him on November 6 for the court to grant him bail.

Justice Adeniyi restated the order on November 6 when the case came up, but the EFCC neither released nor produced him in court.

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Meanwhile, at few minutes after noon, the courtroom was packed, awaiting the judge’s arrival and for proceedings to commence.

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