The trial of a former governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang, continued on December 6, 2018 at a Plateau State High Court, presided over by Justice Daniel Longji, with the EFCC presenting its fourth witness, Habila Dung. Jang is standing trial along with Yusuf Pam for an alleged N6.3 billion fund.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, today December 6th 2018, arraigned the former governor of Kebbi State, Usman Saidu Dakingari alongside two others before Honourable Justice Basse Onu of the Federal High Court sitting in Kebbi. They were arraigned on a 13 count charge of Conspiracy and Money Laundering to the tune N450,000,000 (Four Hundred and Fifty Million Naira) only.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos office, on Thursday, December 6, 2018, arraigned one Micheal Talabi alongside his company, Tom Consult Limited, before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos on a three-count charge bordering on conspiracy, obtaining by false pretence and stealing to the tune of N35, 240.000.00 (Thirty Five Million, Two Hundred and Forty Thousand Naira).

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos office, on Thursday, December 6, 2018, arraigned Adewale Dalmeida, Ibrahim Lawal and Lukman Adam, who are employees of Dangote Cement, Ibese, Ogun State, and one Afeez Olaniba before Justice O. J. Bamgbose of the High Court of Ogun State, Abeokuta on a two-count charge bordering on conspiracy and stealing to the tune of N15m (Fifteen Million Naira).

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arraigned one Murtala Bashir, Director, Portfolio Manager and Circular Trust Limited before Justice M.T. Tukur of the Kaduna State High Court on a one-count charge bordering on criminal breach of trust and cheating.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Office Wednesday, 5th December, 2018 arraigned one Chief Olawale Ladoja before Justice A. L. Akintola of the State High Court 9 sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State. He was arraigned on two different charges containing two-count information bordering on conspiracy to pervert the cause of justice and making false statement to public officer contrary to Section 126(1) of the Criminal Code (CAP. 38) of Oyo state, 2000.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on December 5, 2018 arraigned Ferdinand Ugwunwani and John Ugwu before Justice A.M. Liman of the Federal High Court, Enugu on a three–count charge bordering on conspiracy and obtaining the sum of N1,780,000 (One Million, Seven Hundred and Eighty Thousand Naira) only. The offence is contrary to Section 8 (a) of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Related Offences Act 2006 and punishable under Section 1 (3) of the same Act.

The trial of a former Plateau State governor, Jonah Jang, continued on December 5, 2018, with a prosecution witness, Emmanuel Kpanja, giving details of how about N2 billion was withdrawn at various times from the Plateau State Government’s account.

The attention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has been drawn an online publication, Premium Times, of 5th December, 2018, with a bold headline: “EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu, attends Buhari re-election gathering”. The story is not only misleading but very mischievous.

          In an effort to recreate the environment and make it more work friendly for officers of the Commission, the Gombe Head of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr. Friday Ebelo today, 5th December, 2018 engaged in tree plantation around office compound. He was assisted by Head of legal, Mr. Olusesi Kolawole and Head of Economic Governance, Mr. Chinedu Ozugha.


 

Media & Publicity

5th December, 2018