Justice K.A.Jose of the Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos has convicted and sentenced one Sheriff Olasheni Ajaga to five years imprisonment for N29.5m fraud.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibadan zonal office, on Monday June 3, arraigned two persons for allegedly defrauding one Akinbuluma Mobolade Dele, a lecturer and doctoral student in the Department of Crop Protection and Environmental Biology, University of Ibadan.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office, on Monday, June 3, 2019 arraigned one Oni Daniel Oluwatope before Justice Mohammed Owalabi of the High Court of Oyo State, sitting in Iyaganku, Ibadan.
Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Monday, June 3, 2019, sentenced Calistus Obi, a former acting Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA to 42 years imprisonment.
Justice H.J.O Oshomah of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has convicted and sentenced Chijioke Ahamefula to three months imprisonment, for aiding and abetting, internet fraud and obtaining money under false pretences in some fraudulent online marketing deals.
The Court of Appeal in Lagos on Friday okayed the request of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for the final forfeiture of N1.4billion which a firm, Melrose General Services Limited, obtained from the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) through false claims.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC today, Friday, May 31, 2019, arraigned Philomina Chieshe, the controversial official of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, who claimed that the N35, 480, 000 (Thirty Five Million Four Hundred and Eighty Naira) being JAMB proceeds in her custody was swallowed by a snake in Makurdi, Benue State JAMB office. She was arraigned before Justice Peter Affen of the FCT High Court, Maitama. Two other officials of JAMB arraigned alongside Chieshe were Samuel Sale Umoru and Yakubu Jekada.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt’s Zonal Office on Friday, May 31, 2019 arraigned Nkechi Stella Nwoke before Justice I.M Sani of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. She was arraigned on one-count charge bordering on stealing to the tune of N12, 000, 000 (Twelve Million Naira), punishable under Section 390 of the Criminal Code Act, Cap. C 38 of the Revised Edition (Laws of the Federation of Nigeria) 2007 read together with Section 1 (1)(b) of the Failed Banks (Recovery of Debt) and Financial Malpractice in Bank Act cap B3 of the Revised Edition (Laws of the Federation of Nigeria) 2007.
The Oyo State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mrs. Uche Chukwurah, on Friday, May 31 paid a courtesy visit to the Ibadan zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has called for the strengthening of inter-agency collaboration, as an essential ingredient needed in effectively combating corruption and terrorist financing in the country.