The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos zonal office, on Monday, November 20, 2017, re-arraigned the duo of Ogbor Elliot, Managing Director, Danium Energy Services Limited, and Godwin Okoronkwo, Managing Director, Petrosol Energy Limited, before Justice M.S. Hassan of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos on a 10-count charge bordering on obtaining by false pretense, conspiracy and forgery to the tune of N7, 300,000,000(Seven Billion, Three Million Naira).
The government of Jersey Island insists that the Abacha loot would not be released to Nigeria if a third party representation is brought into the picture.
Following the determined efforts of the President Muhammadu Buhari's administration in the fight against corruption, Nigeria was on November 6, 2017 elected the Vice Chairman of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption.
Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has said that his major pre-occupation now is to leave a better Nigeria for the next generation.
The General Officer Commanding, GOC, 6 Division, Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Major General Enobong Udoh, has commended the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for its “impressive roles” in checking illegal oil bunkering and other acts of economic sabotage in the Niger Delta region.
A principal witness for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC in the case involving the erstwhile Chief Judge of Enugu State, Justice, Innocent Azubuike Umezuluike ( before Justice A.O. Onovo of the Federal High Court, sitting in Enugu, Peter Eze on Thursday, November 2, 2017 told the court that Umezulike by accepting a gift from a litigant in a case pending before him, breached both the judicial and public service codes of conduct.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday October 30, 2017, vehemently opposed an application filed by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, seeking to be joined as a defendant in a N450m fraud charge before Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos.