The DSS disregards the court order and returns Emefiele to detention

In a surprising turn of events, the Department of State Services (DSS) has defied the order issued by the Federal High Court in Lagos and has once again placed the suspended governor of the Central Bank, Godwin Emefiele, back into custody.

In a recent development, it has been brought to light that the court had previously granted bail to Emefiele, following his plea of not guilty to the charges leveled against him. These charges revolve around the alleged illegal possession of firearms and ammunition.

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In a recent development, Justice Nicholas Oweibo, presiding over the case, has made a significant ruling. Granting bail to the accused, he has also ordered that Emefiele be remanded in prison until he meets the necessary requirements for his release.

In a dramatic turn of events, a heated altercation unfolded between officials of the secret police and their counterparts in the Nigerian Correctional Services. The bone of contention? The custody of Emefiele, who was due to be moved from the court premises.

In a recent development, officials from the Department of State Services (DSS) have successfully removed the suspended governor of the apex bank from the court premises.

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