The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on March 24, 2017 through its seventh witness, presented documents to show the transfer of about N1,384,525,000 diverted from the Adamawa State government, during the tenure of Murtala Nyako, to the account of Crust Energy Limited.
A prosecution witness, Nuhu Dalhatu, on March 23, 2017 told a Federal High Court, Abuja, that about N800 million used for the construction of a shopping mall linked to Alex Badeh, a former Chief of Air Staff, was traced to the Nigeria Air Force, NAF’s account.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC today secured the conviction of the dou of Innocent Uche Clinton and Emmanuel Okanni before Justice Sa'ad Muhammad of the Gombe State High Court on a two count charge bordering on conspiracy and theft.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on March 23, 2017 arraigned a businessman, Ibrahim Kamba, before Justice Y. Halilu of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT High Court, Jabi on one-count charge bordering on obtaining money by false pretence.
The trial of Olisa Metuh, a former spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, continued on March 22, 2017 with his counsel, Onyeachi Ikpeazu, SAN, moving a motion seeking for what was tantamount to a stay of proceedings pending the ruling of the Supreme Court on his "no-case submission" appeal.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday March 21, 2017, arraigned one Adeola Dada, a lawyer, before Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye of the Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja on one-count charge bordering on stealing to the tune of N15m( Fifteen Million Naira).
Justice Simon Aboki of the State High Court sitting in Mararaba, Nasarawa State on Thursday, March 20, 2017 convicted and sentenced one Hanna Abraham to 14years imprisonment on a 3-count charge of obtaining by false pretence and issuance of dud cheque to the tune of N7million preferred against her by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC today secured the conviction of a currency counterfeiter ABUBAKAR UMAR alias HABU DOGO before Justice Bilkisu Bello Aliyu of the Federal High Court, Yola on 6-count charge bordering on conspiracy and possession of counterfeit currency.
The trial of Giwa Useni John, Pius Iorye Uganden and Nancy Uganden for a N30 million fraud continued on March 21, 2017 before Justice O.A. Otaluka of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT High Court, Lugbe, with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, presenting two witnesses against them.
Justice Adebukola Banjoko of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT High Court, Gudu, has adjourned to April 27 and 28, 2017 for further hearing in the trial of Joshua Dariye, a former governor of Plateau State.