An Abuja High Court on Wednesday upheld the existing bail granted to Justice Adeniyi Olabowale and his wife, Olabowale on Dec. 13, and also granted bail to Mr Joe Agi (SAN).
Ademola and wife were earlier arraigned by the Federal Government on an 11-count charge bordering on criminal conspiracy to receive gratification in various ways contrary to Section 8(1)(a) of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Act 2000.
Ademola was among the seven justices investigated after the sting operation carried out on Oct. 8 and Oct. 9 by the Department of State Services (DSS).
The Prosecuting counsel, Mr Segun Jegede, had on Jan. 9 informed the court that he would file an amended charge to bring in a third defendant, Mr Joe Agi (SAN).
The original count of 11 had now been amended to 16-count, and Agi