MAGU WARNS ILLEGAL OIL BUNKERERS IN THE NIGER DELTA .....Inspects Forfeited Vehicles At Army Barracks.
The Acting Chairman of the EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Magu has warned illegal oil bunkerers in the Niger Delta region to desist from acts of oil theft and economic sabotage. He gave the warning on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State while addressing the Media. According to him, illegal oil bunkering is a terrible leakage of the economy and the EFCC would not relent in fighting it. "Let me also use this medium to warn all illegal oil bunkerers to desist from their nefarious operations". The EFCC Chairman, who was on a Working Visit to the Port Harcourt Zonal Office of the Commission, said the EFCC is resolute in its fight against economic sabotage and oil theft. He said "the Niger Delta is highly significant to our national economy and the Commission will continue to do all that is lawful and patriotic in ensuring that operators of illegal oil bunkering are brought to book", he said. For details of this and other stories, visit our website: www.efccnigeria.org
The newly appointed Vice Chancellor of the University of Benin, Professor Lilian Salami
on Monday 6, 2020 paid a courtesy visit to the Benin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
Justice A.O. Musa of Federal Capital Territory High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, January 2, 2020 granted the application of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to keep the former attorney general and minister of Justice, Mohammed Bello Adoke in its custody for additional 14 days preparatory to his arraignment.
In granting the application, the judge stated that “the extension of the remand of the respondent for another 14 days for the purpose of his arraignment in court is necessary and granted as prayed."