The federal government on Thursday charged three supreme court officials with a N2.2 billion fraud.
The officials are Ahmed Gambo Saleh, Muhammed Sharif and Rilwanu Lawal.
They were accused of diverting N2.2 billion, belonging to the apex court into a personal bank account between 2009 and 2016.
They were said to have received gratification to the sum of N10 million from Willysdave Ltd, a private contractor to the supreme court.
The accused allegedly obtained gratification in the sums of N6 million N2.4 million from Welcon Nig. Ltd, a contractor who provided services to the supreme court.
In count seven, the charge said the officials obtained gratification in the sum of N16 million from Dean Musa Nig. Limited.
Count eight and nine said the they obtained N19 million and N21 million from Ababia Ventures Ltd and from MBR Computers Ltd, both private contractors to the apex court, respectively.