The Abuja division of the Federal High Court, has released son of a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Shamsudeen Bala Mohammed, on bail.

Mohammed who is facing money laundering charges was released on bail in the sum of N100 million.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC alleges that the former Minister laundered through the purchase of luxury houses and land in abuja.

In a similar development,  EFCC has once again re-arraigned a former Commander of the Military Joint Task Force, Operation Pulo Shield in the Niger Delta, retired Major. General  Emmanuel Atewe over an alleged fraud of eight billion naira.

Major General Atewe was re-arraigned before Justice Faji of the federal high court in Lagos.

The former Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Patrick Akpobolokemi, and two others – Kime Engonzu and Josephine Otuaga were rearraigned.

The EFCC alleges that they used six companies to divert the money from the coffers of NIMASA.