In the current charges preferred against Justice Ademola and his wife, the accused persons were accused of conspiracy and receiving gratification of N30m from Joe Agi and Associates, between March 11 and March 26, 2015.
The prosecution also accused the judge of “dealing with property subject matter of an offence” by transferring N85m and N90m, totalling N175m to Franco Dan Parker on February 24, 2014.
Both offences are said to be contrary to Section 24 of the Corrupt Practices and other related offences Act, 2000, and punishable under the same law.
The judge was also accused of attempting to receive gratification in the sum of N25m from one Sani Shaibu Teidi on February 21, 2014.
He was also said to have on January 5, 2015, in his capacity as a public servant, “corruptly received from Joe Odey Agi a BMW Saloon 320i valued at N8.5m through your son, Ademide Ademola, as gratification in the exercise of your official functions as the judge of the Federal High Court of Nigeria”.