Tunde Ayeni, former Chairman of Skye Bank Plc. (now Polaris Bank) and ex-Managing Director of the bank, Timothy Oguntayo – have been arraigned in relation to alleged money laundering offences involving about N4.75billion and $5million.
They were arraigned on Monday, December 17, 2018 before Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Abuja on an eight-count charge brought against them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
The duo were accused of committing the alleged offences between 2014 and 2015, pleaded not guilty when the charge was read.
Their lawyers applied for bail on their behalf, applications the judge granted, admitting each of the defendants to bail at N50million each.