The attention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has been drawn to media reports, alleging that the Commission failed to comply with an order by court to disclose the extent of assets recovered from Mrs. Cecilia Ibru, former Managing Director of Oceanic Bank Plc. Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court Lagos, had on February 22, 2013 given the Commission a 72-hour ultimatum to make the disclosure following an application by President of the Progressive Shareholders Association of Nigeria, Boniface Okezie, on the strength of the Freedom of Information Act 2011.
Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde says the Commission has secured a restraining order on the United Kingdom (UK) accounts of fraudsters of fuel subsidy regime as he explained that the EFCC is formalizing ways to getting the funds forfeited and repatriated to Nigeria.
Lamorde made this disclosure on Wednesday, March 27, 2013, when the British High Commissioner to Nigeria,
The Court of Appeal sitting in Makurdi and presided over by Justices Jafaru Mailaile, Gana Msheila and S.C. Oseji on March 26, 2013, told the former governor of Nasarawa state, Senator Abdullahi Adamu and others who are being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for N15 billion fraud that substitution of court papers cannot be the same as amendment.