The ICPC on Tuesday arraigned
The anti-graft agency alleged that Onoja lied to officers of the ICPC on the number of bank accounts she was operating.
The ICPC said Onoja lied about her accounts while filling her suspect data form.
The prosecutor, Mr
The accused was alleged to have concealed the ownership and operation of a Zenith Bank Account with number 6216501714 in her company's name,
According to the prosecutor, the accused was a sole signatory to the
Bassi told the court that the accused also concealed the existence of a
He said Onoja also operates a
The offence, according to the ICPC, is contrary to Section 25 (1) and punishable under Section 25 (1b) of the corrupt practices and other related offences commission act.
If convicted, Onoja could be imprisoned for two years or with an option to pay a fine of N100,000, or both.
The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.
After arraignment, Onoja's counsel, Enemle Ejoke, urged the court to admit his client to bail.
Ejoke assured the court that the accused would not jump bail, if granted.
Bassi, however, opposed the bail application.
Baba-Yusuf said that the surety must be resident within the FCT and must produce proof of ownership of a landed property.
The judge also gave an order for the accused to be remanded in Suleja prison, if she failed to meet the bail conditions.
He adjourned hearing in the case to
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