The trial of Olarewaju Yusuf continued on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 before Justice Bello Duwale of the Sokoto State High Court, sitting in Sokoto. He is facing prosecution by the Kaduna Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on a five-count charge bordering on issuance of dud cheques, criminal breach of trust and intent to cheat to the tune of N36million.
Justice Okon Okon of the Akwa Ibom State High Court, Uyo on Wednesday November 20, 2019, convicted and sentenced a fake lawyer, Emem Isreal Uboh, to two years imprisonment for charges bordering on obtaining by false pretence, issuance of dud cheque and defrauding one Bridget Bassey the sum of N1, 240, 000.00 (One Million Two Hundred and Forty Thousand Naira).
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, on Wednesday, November 20, 2019, secured the conviction of one Adedapo John Adeagbo before Justice Patricia Ajoku of the Federal High Court, sitting in Ibadan.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, today November 20, 2019 arraigned Abdulrasheed Maina on another charge of contract racketeering and stealing before Justice Abubakar Kutigi of the Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Gwagwalada, Abuja. The embattled former chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, was docked on a nine count charge alongside one Ann Igwe Olachi, who was his secretary.
The Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) has made a case for the appointment of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu as the substantive chairman of the Commission.
The trial of James Nolan, a British national before Justice E.O. Abang of the Federal High Court in Abuja continued on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC presenting its first witness against the defendant.
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Zone C, on Wednesday 20th of November 2019 honoured the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for its role in fighting corruption and helping to sustain the country's economic development.
Prosecution witness, Mahmud Tukur, on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 revealed before Justice Fatima Aminu of the Federal High Court, Gusau, Zamfara State, how Ambassador Bashir Yuguda and three others, namely: the former governor of Zamfara State Mahmud Aliyu Shinkafi, Aminu Ahmed Nahuche and Ibrahim Mallaha allegedly received N450million from the former minister of petroleum resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke and distributed it to leaders of then ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state.
The anti graft war in Nigeria received a major boost today, November 18, 2019 as the Vice Chancellor of University of Ilorin, Professor Sulyman Aje who led management team on the institution on a courtesy visit to the Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC), promised to support the agency achieve its mandate.