The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission today October 19, 2018 secured the conviction one Haytham Aldahrah , a Lebanese who was arrested at the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport while trying to board an Egypt Air flight to Cairo for refusing to declare the sum $105,000 and €65,000 respectively to the Nigeria Customs Service.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, October 18, 2018, urged Justice Muslim Hassan of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos to refuse applications seeking to transfer a N650m fraud case involving a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Olajumoke Akinjide, and two others to Ibadan, Oyo State.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission today October 18, 2018 re-arraigned the trio of Ibrahim Shekarau, former governor of Kano State; Aminu Bashir Wali and Mansur Ahmed before Justice A.L Allagoa of the Federal High Court sitting in Kano on a six count charge of Conspiracy and Money Laundering to the tune of N950,000,000 (Nine Hundred and Fifty Million Naira Only).
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, October 18, 2018 arraigned three officials of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, for allegedly conspiring to steal money to the tune of $9.5m from the Federation's account.
The United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington, has reiterated his country's support for the fight against corruption and good governance in Nigeria Symington made this known on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 during a courtesy visit to the Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, at the Commission's new Head Office, Jabi, Abuja
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission wishes to alert the general public about an audio recording of a conversation currently circulating in the social media in which the Acting Chairman of the Commission, Ibrahim Magu, purportedly made comments to the effect that, nothing will happen peradventure Ayo Fayose, former governor of Ekiti State, dies in custody.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission today October, 2018 re-arraigned a former governor of Katsina State Ibrahim Shehu Shema before Justice Hadiza Rabiu Shagari on a 26-count charge of Conspiracy and Money Laundering.
Justice J. Adepoju of the FCT High Court sitting in Wuse, Abuja, on Friday, October 12, 2018 convicted and sentenced one Godfrey Ango, a support staff from Integrated Corporate Services attached to Access Bank Wuse 2, to 6years in prison on a 12-count charge bordering on diversion and misappropriation of depositors' money.
The arraignment of Christopher Andekin, a director in the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, and two other officials of the Federation on a 5-count charge of fraud to the tune of $$9.5million scheduled for today, October 15, 2018 could not hold after all.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on October 8, 2018, secured the conviction of one Kayode Gabriel Adeniji of Mide Landmark Ventures, before Justice Yusuf Halilu of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, sitting in Maitama, Abuja.