Justice M. L Shuaibu of the Federal High Court sitting in Enugu recently convicted and sentenced one Joseph Okoro to 35 years imprisonment on charges of conspiracy and fraud.
The Economic and Financial Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, February 6, 2014 re-arraigned a former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode before Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia of the Federal High Court, Lagos on a 40-count charge of money laundering.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 arraigned one Ohaegbuelem Chikodinaka before Justice F.A. Olubanjo of the Federal High Court sitting in Umuahia, Abia State on a 15-count charge bordering on conspiracy, forgery, impersonation and obtaining money by false pretence.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has received commendation from the National Assembly for the performance of its 2013 budget. Members of the House of Representatives Committee on Drugs, Narcotics and Financial Crimes gave the commendation Wednesday during the defense of the 2014 budget proposal by the agency.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Thursday March 6, 2014 arraigned Patrick Joseph Osobase and his company, Eventica Nigeria Limited, before Justice Othman Musa of the FCT High Court, Apo, Abuja on one count charge of criminal breach of trust to the tune of N28 million.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Wednesday March 5, 2014 re-arraigned Garba Abdullahi Tahir and Charbo Bureau De Change Limited before Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the Federal High Court Abuja, on a 23-count charge bordering on fraud amounting to N514.9 million allegedly obtained from the Pension Account, Office of the Head of Service of the Federation of Nigeria.
The plan by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to arraign more persons implicated in the billion naira fuel subsidy scam today (March 5, 2014) prevented further hearing in the trial A.S.B. Investment Company Limited, Aro Samuel Bamidele and Abiodun Kayode Bankole at a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja and presided over by Justice Lateefa Okunnu.
Justice Adebukola Banjoko of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Abuja under on February 28, 2014 convicted and sentenced Barrister Ibrahim Abdul and A.I Associates to 5 and 2 years imprisonment respectively for criminal breach of trust.
Chairman Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde has urged Nigerians and the civil society to join in the fight against corruption. He made the declaration February 28, at the 2013 Transparency, Accountability, and Good Governance Integrity Heroes Awards, organized by the Foundation for Transparency and Accountability.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, today (March 4, 2014) secured the final forfeiture of Brifina Hotel Limited to the Federal Government. The hotel which is located at Plot 1106 Cadastral Zone B02 Durumi District, Abuja is alleged to be one of the properties acquired by Dr Sani Shuaibu Teidi, former director, Pension Accounts, Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation with proceeds of fraud.
Justice L.B Lawal Akapo of the Lagos High Court today ( Tuesday, March 4, 2014) heard how Abdul Azeez Bello, a former Kogi Senatorial Candidate impersonated the Director of Operations of the EFCC, Mr. Olaolu Adegbite.
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