The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has tasked the Chartered Institute of Forensic and Investigative Professionals of Nigeria, CIFIPN, not to compromise professionalism for pecuniary gains, while expressing the Commission’s preparedness to partner with them in preventing fraud, corruption and cyber crimes in Nigeria.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned one Dr. Nkereuwem Akpan Etok before Justice A. A. Okeke of the Federal High Court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on a 5-count charge bordering on abuse of office and money laundering.

Former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu (retd.), and two others, who are facing prosecution by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC for an alleged N21billion fraud on Thursday, July 4, 2019, informed Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of the Federal High Court, sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos of their willingness to enter into a plea bargain with the EFCC.

The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has raised concerns over the increasing cases of fake Non-Governmental Organizations, NGOs and Civil Society groups in Borno State taking advantage of Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, warning that they will not be spared by the Commission.

The trial of former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal and five others before Justice Jude Okeke of Federal Capital Territory, (FCT) High Court Maitama has been adjourned to September 18, 2019.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, on Monday, July 3, 2019, arraigned the trio of Alhaji Kabiru Ali, Yusuf Bello and David Boniface before Justice Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos on a three-count charge bordering stealing and money laundering to the tune of N17, 850, 00.00 (Seventeen Million, Eight Hundred and Fifty Thousand).

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, on Wednesday, July 3, 2019, arraigned one Olaide Olubiyo Mudashiru (aka Karen E. Simmons, Michelle Lamal, Virgina Lewis,Catherin Hernandez, Chery Eguizabel and Maria Gonzales) before Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos on a six -count charge bordering on possession of false documents containing false information.

The Kaduna Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on July 4, 2019 secured the conviction of Auwal Abdulrahman, a Bureau de Change operator and Managing Director ofTransvex Investment Limited on a one-count charge bordering on cheating and misappropriation.

The Abuja Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on July 3, 2019 secured the conviction of Odili Peters and three others for offences bordering on romance scam. Others convicted are Shakajede Okiemute, Amorighoye Precious and Prosper Nelson.

Justice Rilwanu Aikawa of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Wednesday, June 3, 2019, struck out an application filed by Udom Emmanuel, Governor of Akwa Ibom State for “Stay of Proceedings” in an alleged N1.48bn fraud case involving the President of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Paul Usoro, SAN.