The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has expressed his determination and readiness to stop looters who have been stealing from the country, saying no amount of blackmail and mischief will deter him.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abuja Zonal Office, on Thursday, June 25, 2020, arrested six suspected internet fraudsters for alleged involvement in cyber crimes.
The Benin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday June 24, 2020 arrested one Anthony Ojemolon for attempting to obtain money by false pretences and impersonating officials of the Commission.
Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Thursday, June 25, 2020, ruling on the " No case" submission, filed by former Minister of Interior, Abba Moro and four others, upheld counts two, four, five and 11 in the 11- count charges preferred against them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, ordering them to reopen their defence on those counts.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFFC, Lagos Zonal office, has secured the conviction and sentence of Idris Dauda, a fake estate agent, to five years imprisonment for forgery before Justice Sherifat Solebo of the Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos.
The Maiduguri Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, July 25, 2020 arraigned one Bulama Abu Mohammed, the Ward Head of Bolori, Maiduguri Metropolitan Council (MMC) before Justice Umaru Fadawu of the Borno State High Court, Maiduguri on nine-count charges, bordering on forgery, obtaining money under false pretences and cheating to the tune of N2, 400,000.00 (Two Million, Four Hundred Thousand Naira only).
The trial of former Minister of Special Duties and Inter-governmental Affairs, Kabiru Tanimu Turaki, SAN, began on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 before Justice Inyang Ekwo, of the Federal High Court, Abuja, with the first prosecution witness narrating before the court how money meant for sensitization and enlightenment of Muslim youth on hate speech and religious intonation was diverted by Turaki.
Justice M. L Abubakar of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, River state has adjourned further hearing in the fraud charge brought against one Etakewen Lucky Ovie by the Port Harcourt Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to June 29 for trial- within- trial. This followed the defendant’s claim that the statement he made to the Commission was extracted by force.