The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 handed over a property, forfeited to the Federal Government to the National Directorate of Employment, NDE, which will serve as its headquarters.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, has arrested one Mark Obisesan, an ex-convict, for possession of suspected fake traveller’s cheque worth $10, 100 ( Ten Thousand, One Hundred United States Dollars).
A former governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang today lost his bid to stop his corruption trial as Justice Daniel Longji of Plateau State High Court, Jos ruled that the ex- governor (now a senator) and a cashier in the Office of the Secretary to the State Government (OSSG), Yusuf Pam have a case to answer in the corruption charges brought against them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to the tune of N6.32billion.
A cyber fraudster (yahoo boy) by name Onyebuchi Nwalozie Julius has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, for impersonating the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr. Godwin Emefiele.
Justice A.O Musa of the FCT High Court, Abuja, on Monday December 23, 2019, convicted and sentenced three internet fraudsters to 14 months imprisonment for defrauding their victims to the tune of $4, 385 USD.
The Abuja Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, arraigned Emakhu Perfect Odion (alias Harry Wilson/Micheal Brown), Chukwuemeka Chanimuya and Oris Karim Ogheneovo (alias James Hopkins) on separate charges that border on cheating, an offence contrary to Section 320(b) and punishable under Section 322 of the Panel Code Act, Laws of the Federation (Abuja).
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt Zonal office, on Monday, December 23, 2019 arraigned Mr. Suani Neewi, Managing Director of Bluekey Technologies Nigeria Limited and Cityclyk Bluekey Payment and his two companies before Justice I. M Sani of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on three- count charges bordering on conspiracy, carrying out banking business without license and obtaining money by false pretence to the tune of N5,084,491,253.92 (Five Billion, and Eighty Four Million, Four Hundred and Ninety One Thousand, Two Hundred and Fifty Three Naira, Ninety Two Kobo) contrary to Section 1 (1) (a) of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Related Offences Act No. 14, 2006 and punishable under Section 1(3) of the same Act.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC) Ilorin Zonal office on Monday December 23, 2019 secured the conviction of one Enoch Oluyode before Justice Mahmood Abdulgafar of a Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin.
Justice Daniel Longji of the Federal High Court, Jos, Plateau State on Monday, December 23, 2019 set December 31, 2019 for ruling on the no case submission by former Plateau State Governor, Jonah Jang, now a senator.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has been prosecuting Jang since March 2018 on amended 17-count charge, alongside a cashier in the Office of the Secretary to the State Government (OSSG), Yusuf Pam for corruption and misappropriation of Plateau State funds to the tune of N6.32billion.
Justice Mohammed Liman of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Monday, December 23, 2019, dismissed an application for a post-conviction bail filed by a convicted former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu.
Correspondents Chapel of the Nigerian Union of Journalists, Kwara State Chapter has commended the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC) for its successes in the anti-corruption fight.