The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, today (May 8, 2013) arrested the former governor of Bayelsa State, Timipre Sylva. He was picked up at his No. 3, Niger Street, Maitama, Abuja home. On arrival at the facility at about 10.00 am, the Commission's operatives were told that the ex-governor was not in town but they insisted on conducting a search on the house having obtained a warrant from the court.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, will on Thursday, May 9, 2013 arraign 14 suspected oil thieves before a Federal High Court, sitting in Maitama, Abuja on charges bordering on conspiracy and illegal oil bunkering.
A Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja on Tuesday, May 7, 2013, struck out an application brought before it by counsel to Bi-Courtney Limited, O. Awonuga, alleging abuse of court process in a case involving Wale Babalakin and four others.