The Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC), on Monday, arraigned Nanpan Salihu Yaniyang earlier than Justice O. O. Abike-Fadipe of the Lagos State Excessive Courtroom, Ikeja.
Yaniyang was charged with four-counts bordering on stealing and acquiring by false pretence.
The EFCC stated the suspect obtained the sum of N17,449,000 from Valerie Okoli and her co-investors in 2020, beneath the pretence that he would assist them incorporate an organization, and use the fund to put money into Foreign exchange.
Yaniyang was additionally accused of accumulating $6,300 in 2020, from the identical individuals and for a similar purported function.
The suspect pleaded not responsible when the fees in opposition to him had been learn.
Ayanfe Ogunsina, prosecuting counsel, requested the court docket for a trial date and to remand Yaniyang in custody.
Cyril Ebeh, defence counsel, knowledgeable the court docket that he had filed an utility for the bail of the defendant.
Justice Abike-Fadipe adjourned till March 29 for listening to of the bail utility and ordered that the suspect be remanded at any of the Correctional Centres in Lagos.
EFCC docks man for alleged N17.5m, $6,300 foreign exchange fraud