Justice O. Oguntoyinbo of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Friday, October 13, 2017, ordered an interim forfeiture of the sum of N1, 222, 384, 857..84 (One Billion, Two Hundred and Twenty-two Million, Three Hundred and Eighty-four  Thousand,  Eight Hundred and Fifty-seven Naira,  Eighty-four Kobo)  recovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, from the account of Melrose General Services Company Limited.

Justice O. Oguntoyinbo of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, today admitted in evidence five documents tendered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, against a suspected oil fraudster, Ogbor Elliot, Managing Director, Danium Energy Services Limited, who ‘passed out’  twice inside the accused box.

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has urged Nigerians to actively get involved in the fight against corruption by providing information to the anti-corruption agencies.

The trial of Abiodun Agbele, aide and confidant of Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, accused of diverting public funds to the tune of N1.2 billion from the Office of the National Security Adviser, ONSA, slated for today has been adjourned to November 27, 2017 following the absence of the trial judge, Justice Nnamdi Dimgba.

Justice O. Oguntoyinbo of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Wednesday, October 11, 2017, remanded two suspected oil fraudsters, Ogbor Elliot, Managing Director, Danium Energy Services Limited, and Godwin Okoronkwo, Managing Director, Petrosol Energy Limited, in prison custody for N7.3billion fraud.

Justice Adebukola Banjoko of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT High Court, Gudu, on October 11, 2017 overruled the objection of Jolly Nyame’s counsel, challenging the admissibility of his statement of account domiciled with Zenith Bank, as well as account opening documents, which the prosecution sought to tender as exhibit against him.

Justice Abdulaziz Anka of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Wednesday, October 11, 2017, ordered the final forfeiture of a total of 56 houses belonging to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, to the Federal Government.

Kanu Agabi, SAN, the new counsel for Senator Joshua Dariye, on October 10, 2017 finally closed the case of the defence, bringing to a closure a defence that began on June 10, 2016.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos zonal office, on Monday, October 9, 2017, arraigned the duo of Ogbor Elliot, Managing Director, Danium Energy Services Limited, and Godwin Okoronkwo, Managing Director, Petrosol Energy Limited, before Justice O. Oguntoyinbo of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos on a 10-count charge bordering on obtaining under false pretense, conspiracy and forgery to the tune of N7, 300,000,000(Seven Billion, Three Million Naira).