The Commandant of the EFCC Academy, Ayo Olowonihi has charged Nigerian youth to shun corruption and buy into the fight against economic and financial crimes. Olowonihi made this call on July 4, 2013 while receiving students of Hayatul Islam Nursery and Primary School, who paid him a courtesy visit at the EFCC Academy, Karu, Abuja.
Trial of Fred Ajudua who is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for conspiring with one Charles Ovie to defraud Mr. Remy Cime, a Dutch National of the sum of $1.69m, at a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja, suffered a setback on Monday, July 8, 2013 as his new counsel, Charles Uwensuyi-Edosomwan, SAN, filed an interlocutory application for stay of proceedings or for the case to be transferred to another Judge. According to him, the presiding judge, Justice Olubunmi Oyewole was biased towards his client.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, July 5, 2013, arraigned one Omoike Emmanuel, a suspected internet fraudster before Justice E. F. Ikponmwen of Edo State High Court, Benin, on an 8-count charge bordering on internet fraud and obtaining by false pretence.