The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has promised never to provide cover for the criminally-minded youth within their fold in order to give proper effect to the fight against crimes and criminality across the country.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Port Harcourt's Zonal Office, on Thursday, August 8, 2019 arraigned Nwanedi Ihejiato Chukwuma Godwin before Justice A.T Mohammed of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on four- count charges bordering on obtaining by false pretence and impersonation contrary to Section 22(2) (b) (ii) of the Cybercrime (Prohibition Prevention e.t.c.) Act 2015 and punishable under Section 22(2) (b) (IV) of the same Act.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, August 8, 2019, handed over a 13 bedroom, one-storey building and a basement, forfeited by the late Chief of Defence Staff, (CDS) Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, to the management of North East Development Commission (NEDC). The property was forfeited on the order of the court, following diligent prosecution of the late Badeh for money laundering and corruption by the EFCC.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has secured the conviction and sentencing of Adetunji Abudu, a former Managing Director, New Prudential Mortgage Bank Limited, to two years imprisonment for N195m fraud before Justice I.N. Buba of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos.
It was time-up for six suspected internet fraudsters, better known as "Yahoo Boys" on Wednesday August 7, 2019, as operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Uyo Zonal Office in an early morning raid, stormed their apartment on No.28b Church Road Uyo, and rounded them up.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, August 8, 2019, arraigned a former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Maurice Iwu, before Justice Chuka Obiozor of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos on a four-count charge bordering on money laundering to the tune of N1, 203,000,000 (One Billion, Two Hundred and Three Million Naira).
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Maiduguri zonal office, on Thursday, August 8, 2019 re-arraigned one Alhaji Ali Kawu, before Justice Umaru Fadawu of the Borno State High Court, Maiduguri on a one-count charge bordering on criminal breach of trust to the tune of N10 million.
Justice Daniel Longji of a Plateau State High Court, Jos has adjourned the trial of a former Plateau State governor, Jonah Jang, to September 12 and 13, 2019 for continuation of trial and ruling on the trial-within-trial involving Yusuf Pam, a cashier at the Office of the Secretary to the State Government, OSSG.
Justice A. T Mohammed of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 convicted and sentenced twelve oil thieves to a fine of One Hundred Thousand Naira (N100.000.00) each for illegal dealing in petroleum products.