The umbrella organization of journalists in the country, the Nigeria Union of Journalists has commended the strides of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in the fight against corruption in Nigeria. Stanley Ike Stanley, Chairman of the Rivers State Council of the union gave the commendation on Wednesday March 18, 2020 when he led members of the union on a courtesy visit to the Port Harcourt Zonal office of the Commission.
The Enugu Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, separately arraigned six alleged land scammers before Justice I.B Gafai of the Federal High Court, Awka, Anambra State capital.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ilorin Zonal Office has arrested 13 persons for their alleged involvement in online fraud.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has re-affirmed its commitment towards pursuing its mandate of educating, enlightening and sensitising the public against corruption and economic crimes.
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has charged Nigerian Youths to shun every form of corruption especially, Advance Fee Fraud popularly known as ‘yahoo-yahoo’ and join hands with the EFCC in its efforts to rid the country of economic and financial crimes.
The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has dismissed the attempt by some people to justify criminal activities with the harsh economic situation in the country, saying ‘facing financial difficulty isn’t a license for anyone to engage in criminal acts’.
Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, delivered his reserved ruling on the admissibility of a bunch of evidence sought to be tendered by the prosecution in the ongoing trial of the ex-Chairman of the defunct Pension Reformed Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina.
The trial of Ismaila Mustapha aka Mompha continued today, March 18, 2020 before Justice A. Mohammed Liman of a Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, as a prosecution witness told the court that Mompha did not remit tax to the Federal Government for a period of seven months while his company was already in existence.
The Gombe Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, arraigned the ex- Accountant General of the Bauchi State government, Yusuf Ibrahim Gokaru and the State Director of Finance, Ibrahim Muhammed Lele. They were arraigned before Justice A.H Suleiman of the Bauchi State High Court on 42 count-charges, bordering on obtaining by false pretence, conspiracy, money laundering and concealment of the source and origin of the money.