Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde has described the media as a significant ally in the fight against corrupt practices. He said this on Monday, October 28, 2013, in Lagos at a capacity-building workshop for media practitioners organized by the EFCC.
Two fraudsters Tobechukwu Igbokwe (Alias David Prince)and his accomplice Ifeanyi Obi who are alleged to have duped an America of $40million are to remain in prison until December 3, 2013 Justice Lawal Akapo of the Lagos State High, Ikeja on Monday October 28, 2013 remanded the duo in prison custody after they were arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on a 12- count charge bordering on forgery, conspiracy and obtaining money by false pretences contrary to section 8(a) and 1(3) of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Fraud Related Offences Act No 14 of 2006.
Princewell Arinze Eze (a. k. a. Aboki J. Brown), a fake Group Assistant Director of Operations of the Abidjan , Cote D’Ivoire-based African Development Bank, who is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on a 15-count charge bordering on forgery and obtaining money under false pretence is to remain in Ikoyi prison till November 6, 2013.