In a determined effort at improving its capacity to fight corruption and economic crimes, the Economics Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has commenced the training of the first batch of junior cadet officers. The 71 officers of the Detective Assistant Cadre 1 commenced their training on January 7, 2013 at the EFCC Academy , Karu Abuja.
Two 'men of God' Pastor Glory Abrefera and Reverend Vincent Okpogo have been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment each by Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court, Asaba, Delta State. Justice Buba found Pastor Abrefera and Reverend Okpogo including their company, Mustard Seed Micro Investment Limited guilty on a four count charge of carrying out banking practice without licence. The accused persons were said to have collected over N1 billion from different individuals and organizations as deposits in an illegal banking practice. They have also failed to account for all the deposits they collected.