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Court rejects ex-JAMB registrar, Ojerinde’s bail

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The Federal High Court, Abuja, today, rejected a bail application by a former registrar of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof Dibu Ojerinde, who is being prosecuted for corruption by Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) as sole defendant in suit FHC/ABJ/CR/97/21 bordering on alleged misappropriation of about N900 million.

  Declining to grant bail to Ojerinde, Justice Obiora Egwuatu, said that an oral application for bail by defence Ojerinde did not satisfy the requirement of law.

It will be recalled that Ojerinde was arrested in March, for allegedly misappropriating N900 million during his service as the JAMB and National Examination Council (NECO) registrar which ICPC said was uncovered from April 10, 2012 to August 1, 2016.

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