The attention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC , has been drawn to a widely syndicated article by Senator Babafemi Ojudu, special adviser to the President on Political Matters entitled, fifth Columnists in Our Recent History, wherein he portrayed the Commission as a conscript in the devious plots by Senator Bukola Saraki  to undermine the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Justice M. B. Idris of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Monday, August 6, 2018, dismissed a no-case submission filed by a former Senior Special Assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on Domestic Affairs, Waripamo-Owei Dudafa.
 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, on Monday, August 6, 2018, secured the conviction and sentencing of 10 persons and a vessel, MV Peace, for their involvement in an illegal oil deal before Justice Muhammad B. Idris of the Federal High Court, sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos.

The Kaduna office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on August 1, 2018 secured the conviction of one Ewuga John Amos, who was standing trial before Justice Tukur of the Kaduna State High Court on a one-count charge bordering on impersonation, forgery and obtaining by false pretence.

Joshua Augustine, a former Special Adviser on Revenue Matters to Taraba State government has been convicted of a two-count charge bordering on criminal breach of trust, misappropriation and conversion of public funds.

The United Arab Emirate is fully committed to supporting the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in the discharge of its mandate of fighting corruption in Nigeria. Fahad Al Taffat, the Emirates new envoy in Nigeria made this pledge today during a familiarization visit to the head quarters of the EFCC Abuja.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has described as “shocking and unacceptable”, the ruling by Justice Bello Abbas of the Sokoto State High Court which today July 31 discharged and acquitted a former governor of Sokoto State Attahiru Dalhatu Bafarawa and four others of a 22 count charge of conspiracy, criminal misappropriation, theft and receiving of stolen funds.

Justice Muhammed Idris of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Tuesday, July 31, 2018, dismissed a no-case submission filed by a former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, in his bid to stop his trial over an alleged N3.2bn fraud.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday 25 July, 2018 arraigned the dou of Temitope Owolani (alias Patra Raphael) and Godwin Iyetor (alias Engineer) before Justice Adamu Turaki of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. They were arraigned on a two-count charge bordering on conspiracy and obtaining money by false pretence.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal Office, on Thursday, July 26, 2018, secured the conviction and sentencing of one Okoro Samuel Uchechukwu before Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos.