Justice Abiodun Adesodun of the Ekiti State High Court, has convicted a former cashier officer with Fidelity Bank, Ado branch, Ado Ekiti, Michael Adedayo Ihinolurinjon, and sentenced him to ten years in prison for stealing money from the bank’s vault and diverting customers’ deposits to personal use.

Justice Iniekenimi N. Oweibo of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Thursday, August 15, 2019, granted bail to Abdullahi Babalele, a son-in-law to a former Vice President and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential candidate in the 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar, in the sum of N20m.

Justice A.T. Mohammed of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Wednesday, August 14, 2019, convicted and sentenced Ndubisi Ebezim; Eze Igwe Charlse; Kingsley Nwosu; Chukwuman Odum; Sunday Josiah; Mohammed Yahaya; Najib Abubaka, Abubaka Idi and Babagida Jiddah to two years imprisonment with an option of fine to the tune of N100, 000 (One Hundred Thousand Naira) each for illegal dealing in petroleum products.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in conjunction with the Commonwealth Africa Anti-Corruption Centre (CAACC), will next week, host a five-day workshop on “Strategic Management of Anti-Corruption Agencies.”


L- R: Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu; Director General of National Information Development Agency (NITDA) and Minister Designate, Dr Isa Ali Pantami; President Muhammadu Buhari and the Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr Mele Kolo Kyari, during Sallah homage visit to the President in Daura, Katsina State ... on Tuesday


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August 14, 2019

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office on Wednesday, August 14, 2019, arraigned one Abdullahi Babalele before Justice Iniekenimi Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court, sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos on a two-count charge, bordering on money laundering to the tune of $140, 000.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday August 9, 2019 secured the conviction of six cyber criminals in Abuja.

Justice A. T Mohammed of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has convicted and sentenced 26 (twenty-six)  fraudsters for illegal dealing in petroleum products. The convicts, comprising 24 individuals, one company and a vessel were slammed with various jail terms.  They were prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt’s Zonal Office.

Justice Chuka Obiozor of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Friday, August 9, 2019 granted bail to Prof. Maurice Iwu, a former Chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission, INEC, in the sum of N1bn (One Billion Naira) only.

The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has reiterated his confidence in the Nigerian Defence Academy, NDA owing to the sustained high level of discipline and professionalism, which has been sustained by the Academy for decades.