The Uyo Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, arraigned one Saviour Inyang before Justice Okon A. Okon of the State High Court, sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on a one count charge bordering on issuance of dud cheque.
The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 called on Nigerians to shun all forms of corruption and to join hands with the Commission in the fight against corruption.
Justice Ridwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, adjourned the ongoing trial of the President of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Paul Usoro, SAN, over an alleged N1.4bn fraud charge to May 10, 2019.
Two persons – Arewa Adekunle (aka Barrister Tania Rivera) and Kadiri Yusuf Kayode – were on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, found guilty and sentenced to jail terms in offences filed against them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office.
Justice D.Z. Senchi, of a Federal Capital Territory, (FCT) High Court, sitting in Jabi has granted the prayers of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, for a warrant of arrest against Dan Etete, a former Minister of Petroleum, and Mohammed Adoke, a former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, who were implicated in the Malabu Oil scandal.
A prosecution witness, Chidi Nweke told an FCT High Court, sitting in Apo, Abuja how Adegbite Adetoye and Ponle Abiodun, two directors of Origin Oil and Gas Limited, lied and defrauded the Federal government to the tune of over N735 million in subsidy scam.
The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has described electoral corruption as the worst form of corruption as it undermines the will of the people and invests power in illegitimate hands.
Justice Joyce Abdulmalik of the Federal High Court 2, Ibadan, Oyo State has ordered that a suspected internet fraudster, Hassan Adesegun Adewale, be remanded in prison pending the determination of a case filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office.
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has assured Non-Governmental Organisation, NGOs and Civil Society Organisations, CSO, of the Commission’s partnership in the fight against economic and financial crimes.