The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday 25 April, 2017 arraigned a senior member of the bar, one Ahmed Mai Aji before Justice F. Umar of the State High Court Maiduguri on a 3-count charge bordering on fraudulent sale of a plot of land situated at Pompamari Commercial Light Industrial Layout, Maiduguri, Borno State.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 arraigned the immediate past Governor of Niger State, Babangida Aliyu, and the 2015 governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the state, Umar Nasko, before Justice Aliyu Maiyaki of the Federal High Court sitting in Minna, Niger State on a 6-count charge of fraud to the tune of N3billion.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, April 24, 2017 presented its first witness to commence the trial of Franklyn Asekhamen, who is facing a two-count charge of criminal breach of trust and obtaining by false pretence to the tune of N11million before Justice K. N. Ogbonnaya of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory sitting in Kubwa, Abuja.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday April 25, 2017 arraigned Dr. Fortunate Fiberesima, a former Chief Executive Officer, State House Medical Centre, Abuja before Justice Peter. O. Affen of the Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja on a 6-count charge of money Laundering.
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, UNODC, on April 25, 2017 engaged senior management staff of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on fashioning a strategy that would effectively help in the prevention of corruption.
An international tax conference and capacity building workshop on the use of beneficial ownership information and recovery of assets in Africa will hold between April 26-28, 2017 at the Congress Hall, Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja.
Justice Abdulaziz Anka of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Monday, April 24, 2017, struck out a N100m fundamental rights enforcement suit filed by a former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on the grounds of incompetence.
The trial of a former Chief Judge of Enugu State, Professor Innocent Azubike Umezulike who was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC for false declaration of assets began on Monday, April 24, 2017 at the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
Justice O. Efreti Abang of the Federal High Court sitting in Asaba, Delta State has ordered that Mrs. Fidelia Omoile, a serving Independent National Electoral Commission’s ( INEC) official in Isoko- South Local Government Area of Delta State, be remanded in prison custody following her arraignment on Monday, on a two- count amended charge, bordering on conspiracy and money laundering, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
In another development, the Commission today in Bauchi, arraigned an official of the Bauchi State Ministry of Lands and Survey, Maikudi Ibrahim Abubakar before Justice A.M.Shitu of the Federal High Court Bauchi on one count charge bordering on Obtaining Money by False Pretence.