A prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of the former Katsina State Governor, Ibrahim Shehu Shema, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, before Hon. Justice Hadiza Rabiu Shagari of the Federal High Court sitting in Katsina State, today revealed to the court how the Shema allegedly used funds meant for the Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Program, SURE-P, for politics.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Gombe Zonal Office on Tuesday, November 13th, 2018 arraigned one Muhammed Nazif Inuwa before Justice Hassan Dikko of Federal High Court, Bauchi, Bauchi State. He was arraigned, on a six count charge bordering Conspiracy, Forgery and Obtained Money by False Pretence.
Justice Fadawu Umar of the Borno State High Court, Maiduguri on November 13, 2018 dismissed an application filed by Kabir Bello and Musa Buba Amshi challenging the jurisdiction of the court to try them, and the power of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to prosecute them.
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have intercepted gold worth about N211 million being illegally transport through the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos en route Dubai.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, re-arraigned a former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshall Adesina Amosu(retd.) and two others before Justice C. J. Aneke of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos on an amended 13-count charge bordering on money laundering to the tune of N21bn.
Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of a Federal High Court, Abuja, has ordered the interim forfeiture to the Federal Government the sum of N357,206,311.15, $91,955.38 (N33, 411, 987.32) and £15,050 (N7, 040 , 841.5) stashed in two commercial banks, and which are believed to be proceeds of pension fraud.
Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Monday, November 12, 2018 revoked the bail granted a former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kali, for failure to appear in court to open his defence.
Ibrahim Magu, acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has revealed that the anti-graft agency has secured 703 convictions in the three years that he has been in charge of administering the affairs of the agency.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office Thursday, 10th November, 2018 arraigned one Oke Omoniyi Benjamin, 33, before Justice U. N. Agomo of the Federal High Court sitting in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State. He was arraigned on a six-count charge bordering on obtaining money by false pretence and possession of documents containing false pretence contrary to Section1 (1), Section 6 and 8 punishable under Section 1(3) of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Fraud Related Offences Act 2006.