The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Tuesday February 26, 2013 arraigned seven suspected oil thieves before Justice A. M. Liman of the Federal High Court 1, Benin City, on separate charges bordering on conspiracy and illegal dealing in Petroleum Products. The accused persons: Paul Ojo, Oduwere Edobor, Lucky Okorie, Andrew Anthony, Kadiri Aloysious, James Aker and Lucky Egbede who were arrested at locations and dates, had in their possessions a truck, bus and kegs loaded with litres of substance suspected to be Automotive Gas Oil (AGO). They all pleaded not guilty to the charges respectively.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday February 27, 2013 arraigned one Mr. Fashe David Kehinde Itopa before Justice Sunday Ebenezer Aladetoyinbo of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja on a two-count charge bordering on issuance of Dud Cheque to the tune of N13 million (Thirteen Million Naira).
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Tuesday 26 February, 2013 arraigned the son of former governor of Kogi State, Prince Abubakar Audu, Mustapha Audu, his wife Zahrah M. Audu, alongside their company, Constructor Guild Limited before Justice Abubakar Sadiq Umar of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Maitama, Abuja for obtaining money under false pretence to the tune of N18 million (Eighteen Million Naira).