Justice Valentine Ashi of a Federal Capital Territory High Court, sitting in Apo, Abuja, on December 4, 2018, ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, the Nigerian Police Force, the Department of States Security Service and all other security agencies to apprehend and arrest a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison Madueke within 72 hours.
Justice Mojisola Dada of the Spe cial Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos, on Monday, December 3, 2018, turned down an application by John Abebe, for the release of his international passports. Abebe is being prosecuted for an alleged $4m fraud.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, will on December 6, 2018 arraign a former governor of Kebbi State, Usman Saidu Dakingari before a Federal High Court, Birnin-Kebbi, on a 13-count charge of conspiracy and money laundering.
Justice Valentine Ashi of a Federal Capital Territory, FCT High Court, Apo, on December 3, 2018 granted the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, leave to arraign Diezani Alison-Madueke, a former Minister of Petroleum and Jide Omokore, a former Chairman, Atlantic Energy Drilling Company, for offences bordering on conspiracy and illegal act of accepting and giving gratifications.
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has appealed to Nigerians in Diaspora to show more interest and be keen in seeing Nigeria take the lead in the fight against corruption on the African continent.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has traced properties worth N500, 000,000 (Five Hundred Million Naira) only to former Plateau State governor, Jonah Jang. The properties are located at No. 8 and 9 Gobarau Road Unguwan Rimi GRA Kaduna State.
The ongoing trial of Emmanuel Nwude and two others for an alleged forgery continued today, 30th November, 2018, before Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos, with a prosecution witness, Idi Musa, revealing how the defendants forged a Power of Attorney to transfer a forfeited property to one Mankris Ventures Limited.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos office, on Friday, November 30, 2018, arraigned one Bello Na’ Allah Yabo, a Deputy Director, Accounts, Ministry of Police Affairs, before Justice A.I. Ogunmoye of the State High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State. He was arraigned on a 13-count charge bordering on conspiracy, fraudulent diversion of funds and money laundering to the tune of N145,342,063 (One Hundred and Forty-Five Million, Three Hundred and Forty-Two Thousand, Sixty-Three Kobo).
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has warned fake contractors in Borno and Yobe to desist from engaging in illicit financial activities or be ready to face the wrath of the law.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned one Michael Afolabi and Shafiu Suleiman before Justice Idris Kogo of Federal High Court, Sokoto on a two-count charge bordering on obtaining money by false pretence, forgery and criminal breach of trust.