A day after former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, was convicted and sentenced to 12 years imprisonment for a N7.65bn fraud by a Federal High Court in Lagos, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC secured another victory in its campaign against grand corruption in public service  as Justice T.G Ringin of a Federal High Court sitting in Owerri, today December 6,  ordered the final forfeiture of Dews of Hope Hospital, a N1.5 Billion state-of-the-art 200-bed hospital, allegedly owned by an aide to a former governor of Imo State and serving senator,  Rochas Anayo Okorocha.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, December 6, 2019, received commendations for its role in the fight against corruption in Nigeria.

Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has called on members of the academia, to ensure professionalism and academic integrity in order to engender a corrupt-free society.

President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated the commitment of his administration to win the war against corruption.  He gave the assurance at a one-day anti-corruption summit, organised by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in collaboration with Nigeria Shippers’ Council (NSC) in commemoration of this year’s International Anti-Corruption Day, which comes up every December 9.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, December 9, 2019, secured the conviction and sentencing of two top officials of Bank PHB( now Keystone Bank), Anayo Nwosu and Olajide Oshodi  as well as Ashok Israni, an Indian businessman, to five years imprisonment each for N855m fraud before Justice Kudirat Jose of the State High Court, Igbosere, Lagos State.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, December 9, 2019, organized anti-corruption road walk that took place across many states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory, (FCT) in commemoration of this this year’s the International Anti-Corruption Day, as declared by the United Nations. This event was themed: “Zero Tolerance to Corruption.”

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC Makurdi Zonal Office, on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 arraigned one Modesta Edeh before Justice Mobolaji Olajuwon of the Federal High Court sitting in Makurdi, Benue State on a one-count charge bordering on obtaining money by false pretence to the tune of N119,000.00 (One Hundred and Nineteen Thousand Naira only).

Justice Mobolaji Olajuwon of the Federal High Court, Makurdi, Benue State on Tuesday, 10, 2019, sentenced one Moses Abah Ijiga to one year imprisonment, with N100,000 (One Hundred Thousand Naira) option of fine for employment scam to the tune of N60,000 (Sixty Thousand Naira) only.

The trial of the former chairman of Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina continued on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 before Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, with the court acceding to the request by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to allow its witness, who is a relative of the defendant, testify in camera.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC Maiduguri Zonal Office on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 secured the conviction of Fannaram Adama on a one-count charge bordering on criminal breach of trust to the tune of N949,000.