The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has expressed reservation over comment made by elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, calling for the removal of its Executive Chairman, Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde over the Commission's handling of the Ibori bribe saga. Clark had on September 25, 2012 addressed a press conference in Abuja where he called for the removal of the EFCC boss on the grounds that he lied in the sworn affidavit he deposed to as Director of Operations regarding the Ibori bribe.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, October 31,2012 arraigned four suspects before Justice C.A. Balogun of the Lagos State High Court, Igbosere on a twenty-six count charge bordering on forgery and conspiracy to obtain the sum of N53,577.597.00 (Fifty Three Million, Five Hundred and Seventy Seven Thousand, Five Hundred and Ninety Seven naira ) from one Sani Kabir by falsely representing to him that the said sum represented the equivalent of 210,000,00 USD which his partner, one Mr. Virgo paid into his account for the purchase of land in Lekki/Ajah area of Lagos.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on October 31, 2012, arraigned Abdullahi Bello, 24, before Justice Babatunde O. Quadri of the Federal High Court, sitting in Gombe on a five count charge of conspiracy, dealing in and possession of counterfeit Nigerian currency notes. The offence is contrary to sections 6 (2) (b) and 4 (1) of the Counterfeit Currency (Special Provision) Act CAP C35 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004.