The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC) on Wednesday January 15, 2020 arraigned the immediate past chairperson of Kwara State Scholarship Board, Hajia Fatimah Yusuf and two others, namely: Fatai Lamidi and Stephen Ajewole before Justice Sikiru Oyinloye of the State High Court, Ilorin.
The trial of Abdulrasheed Maina, former Chairman, Pension Reform Task Team, continued on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 with Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court Abuja, deferring ruling on the application for the variation of his bail conditions to January 23.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and the National Youth Service Scheme, NYSC, have agreed to use February 14, 2020, to engage and sensitize the youths of Nigeria in all the states of the country about the evils of corrupt practices.
The Sokoto Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, January 15, 2020, embarked on monitoring and evaluation of abandoned projects across the Zone.
Justice D.Z Senchi of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), High Court, Jabi, Abuja on Thursday, January 16, 2020, revoked the bail he granted Maitama, Abuja property developer, Joseph Idoko, and ordered that he be remanded in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC for arriving the court late.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), and the Department of State Services (DSS), have pledged to deepen their collaboration in a bid to rid the Niger Delta of crude oil thieves and other maritime related economic crimes. This was made known on Thursday, January 16, 2020 when the new Zonal Head of Port Harcourt Office of the EFCC, Usman Imam, went on a familiarization visit to the Rivers State headquarters of the DSS in Port Harcourt.
Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos has adjourned until January 17, 2020 for continuation of trial in the alleged N650million fraud case involving Jumoke Akinjide, a former Minister of State for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), and two other chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, namely: Senator Ayo Adeseun and Olanrewaju Otiti.
Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja on Thursday, January 16, 2020, granted the prayer of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to close its case in the criminal prosecution of former governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako and eight others.
The fourth prosecution witness, (PW4), Enu Matthew Obun, in the trial of Ismaila Mustapha, better known as Mompha on Wednesday, January 15, 2020, told a Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos, presided over by Justice Abdullahi M. Liman that the suspected internet fraudster ran an illegal bureau de change with his company, Ismalob Global Investments Limited.
Justice Sikiru Oyinloye of Kwara State High Court, Ilorin on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 issued a bench warrant against a Lagos-based businessman, Alhaji Isiaka Jimoh following his inability to appear and answer to criminal charges instituted against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).