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Court remands PDP spokesman, Metuh, in Kuje prison

A Federal High Court in Abuja has remanded the Spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Olisa Metuh in the Kuje Prison till Tuesday.

Metuh was arraigned on Friday by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on allegations of money laundering and corruption.

He pleaded not guilty to the seven counts preferred against him.

The EFCC had on Thursday charged him with seven counts of money laundering involving the sum of N400m, part of the $2.1bn arms fund which he allegedly collected from the office of the National Security Adviser in 2014.‎

It accused Metuh and a firm, Destra Investments Limited, of collecting the money, which was allegedly part‎ of the ‘proceeds of an unlawful activity’ of the immediate past NSA, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.), for PDP political activities.

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