Trial judge, Fadawu Umar, also ruled that in addition to the jail terms, the convicts are to pay a fine of N2 million each.
The three-man investigative committee set up by President Muhammadu Buhari to probe the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Babachir Lawal, and the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, NIA, Ayo Oke, will on Monday submit its report to the President.
The duo was remanded in the Minna Prison after their arraignment on April 25 by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu disclosed that the EFCC, is currently investigating a number of allegations of financial impropriety arising from the utilization of the take-off grants in some of the universities.
The Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-corruption Commission has said that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, is not involved in the ongoing investigation of the Kano Emirate Council.
Justice Mohammed Idris held that the Administration of Criminal Justice Act, ACJA, provides for a heavier sentence for the crime to which the accused pleaded guilty.
The EFCC argued that the $5,842,316.66, contained in the account is suspected to be proceeds of crime.
The Niger State High Court has ordered that the immediate past governor of the state, Babangida Aliyu, as well as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2015 election, Umar Nasko, be remanded in prison custody until May 4.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has withdrawn an application seeking to stop Patience Jonathan, former first lady, from having access to her bank account containing $5.9 million.
Omoile was on Monday arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on a two-count amended charge of conspiracy and money laundering.