The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, February 13, 2014, presented two more witnesses before Justice Gladys Olotu of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, in the ongoing trial of the twelve persons for conspiracy and fraud in the Shell Gbaran-Ubie oil and Gas integrated Project in Bayelsa State
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) today 14th February, 2014 arraigned one Aminu Ibrahim Yaro before Justice Mohammed Tukur Mu’azu of Kaduna State High Court on a 2-count charge that borders on criminal conspiracy and stealing.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Friday February 14, 2014 presented its records of convictions in economic and financial crimes cases for 2013 to the media. Wilson Uwujaren, Head, Media and Publicity, said though the Commission was delighted that it secured 117 convictions in 2013, it is optimistic that the conviction figures will be more in 2014 especially with the new practice directive by the Chief Justice of Nigeria on the expeditious handling of corruption cases. “In 2013, the Commission charged a total of 533 cases to court and recorded 117 convictions.