The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Gombe Zonal Office on Thursday, October 17, 2019 secured the conviction of one Alhaji Umar Aji, (a.k.a Alhaji Tailor), before Honourable Justice Abubakar Jauro of the State High Court, Gombe, the state capital on a one-count charge, bordering on criminal breach of trust.
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu was on Wednesday, October 17, 2019, nominated to lead the charge by ECOWAS countries against irregular migration of citizens within the region and corruption on member countries 'national borders as well as the region’s joint anti-corruption forum.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC) Ilorin Zonal Office on Thursday, on October 17, 2019 secured the conviction of one Joseph Oyediran, a suspect in the wanted list of United States of America (USA) Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) for internet fraud.
Justice I.O Musa of the FCT High Court sitting in Abuja has sentenced one Mr Akeem Oluwafemi Akanni to one month imprisonment with an option of N20, 000 (Twenty Thousand Naira) fine.
Justice I.M. Sani of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has convicted and sentenced Michael Adamu to two years imprisonment for offences bordering on illegal dealings in petroleum products without appropriate license contrary to Section 4 (1) of the Petroleum Act CAP P10 of the Revised Edition (Laws of the Federation Nigeria) 2007 and punishable under Section 4(6) of the same Act. Also, Lukman Musa was convicted and sentenced in the same court to a fine of N100,000( One Hundred Naira only) for another oil- related offences.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, Wednesday October 16, 2019, arraigned twenty six suspected Pirates alongside a company, Sam Pam Nigeria Limited and a Vessel, MV Neso II, before Justice Mohammed Liman of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos on a two-count charge bordering on illegal dealing in petroleum products.
The trial of the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Babachir Lawal, before Justice Jude Okeke of the FCT High Court, Maitama, Abuja, could not hold on Wednesday October 16, 2019, due to the absence of the trial Judge.
A Higher National Diploma (HND) Mechanical Engineering student of the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), Ojere in Ogun State, Olalekan Oladapo Ogunremi, was on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, found guilty of criminal impersonation and sentenced to six months in prison.
Justice Peter Affen of the FCT High Court, sitting in Abuja, on Tuesday October 15, 2019, heard how Aliyu Yakubu, a former Revenue Officer with the Kano State zonal office of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, (JAMB), siphoned N20, 000,000 (Twenty Million Naira), belonging to JAMB by replacing sold e-facility cards with cardboard, cut to size.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos office, today, October 15, 2019 re-arraigned a lawyer to the former Vice President and Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the last general election, Atiku Abubakar, Uyiekpen Osagie-Giwa and his son, Erhunse Giwa-Osagie before Justice Chuka Austine Obiozor of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi on a three-count charge bordering on money laundering to the tune of $2, 000, 000 (Two million United States Dollars).