Justice A.B Aliyu of the Federal High Court, Minna, Niger State on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 adjourned hearing till October 13, 2020 on a motion filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC for the relisting of the criminal matter between the Federal Republic of Nigeria and former governor of Niger State, Dr. Muazu Babangida Aliyu and Umar Muhammad Nasko, which the court struck out on June 19, 2020. Both men are first and second defendants, respectively in an amended three-count charge of money laundering and breach of trust.
Ace broadcaster and former Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, Danladi Bako, on Wednesday July 1, 2020 commended the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, for his fighting spirit and unwavering boldness in plying his job, adding that EFCC under his leadership is "effective, functional, and working".
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has expressed hope in the Nigerian project, stressing that there are still upright and credible Nigerians in all walks of life.
Justices Mohammed Abubakar and Ibrahim Watilat, of the Federal High Court, Abeokuta, Ogun State, on Tuesday, June 30, 2020, convicted and sentenced four internet fraudsters, on a different one count charges, bordering on impersonation, aiding and abetting of frauds.
Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court, sitting in Ikeja, Lagos has convicted and sentenced two internet fraudsters, Oguntade Idowu and Oguntimehin Samuel to one year imprisonment each.
Justice Sikiru Oyinloye of Kwara State High Court, Ilorin, on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 convicted and sentenced 19-year-old chemistry undergraduate of University of Ilorin, Ajayi Joshua Oluwatobi to nine months imprisonment for defrauding three fellow students who were seeking accommodation.
The Nigeria Youth Advocacy for Good Governance Initiative (NYAGGI), has described the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr Ibrahim Mustapha Magu, as an icon of humanitarian services and role model to Nigerian youths.
The Lagos Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has secured the conviction and sentence of an internet fraudster, Nwokorie Valentine, to six months imprisonment before Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC Port Harcourt's zonal office on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 arraigned one Onwuzuruike Ikenna Kingsley (aka Jeff Sikora), a self-styled President/ Chief Executive Officer of United States-based Prime Trust Credit Union Bank before Justice A.T. Mohammed of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on an eight count charge bordering on conspiracy, impersonation, forgery, possession of proceeds and obtaining money by false pretence to the tune of Eight Million, Five Hundred and Two Thousand Dollars ($8,502,000.00).