Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Lamorde has called on members of the public to be cautious of the modus operandi of fraudsters in order not to fall victim of their antics.
A House of Representatives candidate of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, Miss Oluwametomi Adetokunbo Adisa, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for allegedly obtaining the sum of N142, 029,000( One Hundred and Forty- Two Million, Twenty- Nine Thousand Naira only) from one businessman, Alhaji Isa Bello, by false pretence.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, March 19, 2015 arraigned one Jonathan Wallang and Bluehill Hotel Resort Limited before Justice Bello Kawo of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory sitting in Kubwa, Abuja on a 4- count charge bordering on issuance of dud cheques to the tune of N35,000,000.00 ( Thirty-Five Million Naira).
The planned arraignment of Kwara State Commissioner for Information, Prince Olatunji Oyeyemi Moronfoye, and Ope Saraki, cousin to Bukola Saraki, former governor of Kwara State and Senior Special Adviser on Millennium Development Goals to Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed, before Justice A.O Faji of the Federal High Court sitting in Ilorin could not go on today as the judge was reportedly ill.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on March 19, 2015 arraigned Mohammed Ogbobio before Justice I. E Ekwo of the Federal High Court Yenagoa, Bayalsa State on a 5- count charge bordering on obtaining money by false pretence to the tune of Fifteen Million Four Hundred and Ninety Five Thousand Naira (N15, 495,000.00).
The trial of a former Governor of Gombe State Danjuma Goje, continued today before Justice B.O Quadri of the Federal High Court sitting in Gombe, Gombe State, with the lead defence counsel, Adeniyi Akintola, SAN cross examining a prosecution witness, Solomon Okotie, an Assistant Superintendent of Police, on some of the exhibits tendered by the prosecution.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC today March 18, 2015 arraigned one Victor Udeh before Justice A.M Bayero of State High Court Kano on one count charge bordering on issuance of dud cheque to the tune of N2,300,000.00 ( two million, three hundred thousand naira ).
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 arraigned one Abubakar Shuaib Dogara, Managing Director, Dogab Oil Limited, before Justice Keziah Nwamaka Ogbonnaya of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja on a 2 - count charge of forgery, fraud, diversion of funds and obtaining money by false pretence.
Mohammed Bello Abubakar, former permanent secretary, Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Sokoto State, and Abubakar Abdullahi Ahmed, a former deputy director in the ministry, being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on a 43-count charge bordering on conspiracy, forgery and money laundering, were on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 re-arraigned before Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court, Sokoto.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, March 16, 2015, secured another conviction, as the duo of Ugochuku Obi and Markel Daniel were sentenced to five years imprisonment without an option of fine by Justice M. A Onyetenu of the Federal High Court, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.