Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja, has adjourned to June 19, 2017, for continuation of hearing, in the trial of a former governor of Adamawa state, Murtala Nyako, who is facing trial for N29billion fraud charge preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission today May 17, 2017 secured the conviction of one Basil Njiogu before Justice Aisha Mahmud of the Kano State High Court on one count charge of cheating. 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 arraigned the duo of Buhari. Fannami and Ba-Kura Abdullahi on two separate one count charge before Justice M. T Salihu of the Federal High Court Maiduguri, for allegedly giving false information to the agency under the whistle blowing policy.

For the second time in a week, trial of Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.), at a Federal Capital Territory, FCT High Court, Maitama, for an alleged N13.5 billion fraud, could not go on as expected, as the former National Security Adviser, NSA, was again absent in court, May 17, 2017.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Tuesday May 16 arraigned the duo of Murtala Salisu, acting director works of the Gombe State University and Sanusi Sani Abdullahi, director engineering Federal Teaching Hospital Gombe alongside a company, SST Nigeria Limited before Justice B.L Iliya of the Gombe State High Court on an 8_count charge bordering on diversion of public funds and abuse of office.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on May 16, 2017 arraigned a former Niger State governor, Muazu Babangida Aliyu and his Commissioner for Environment, Parks, Gardens and Forest Resources, Umar Mohammed Nasko, before Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Abuja on an eight-count charge bordering on money laundering to the tune of N1.46 billion.

Njideka Nnan, a prosecution witness in the trial of Darius Samson, who is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on an eight-count charge bordering on defrauding the Federal Government of N11million, on May 16, 2017 gave details of how the fraud was perpetrated.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC today arraigned the trio of Auwal Ibrahim, principal accountant,Tertiary Education Trust Fund, Abuja; Wali Muktar Usman, director of works, Federal College of Education, Gombe and Architect Yunusa Yakubu and his company Lubell Nigeria Limited and Archfirst Nigeria limited before Justice Sa'ad Muhammad of the Gombe State High Court on a 17 count charge bordering on conspiracy, contract scam, abuse of office and diversion of public funds.

Murtala Adamu, Executive Chairman Zamfara State Universal Basic Education Board was on Friday May 12 convicted and sentenced to six months imprisonment by Justice Zainab Abubakar of the Federal High Court Gusau Zamfara State for allegedly engaging in private business while in public service.

Rachid Benmessaoud, Country Director World Bank for Nigeria, has assured the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, of adequate support under the World Bank’s ‘Economic Governance Project’ to further strengthen the anti-corruption war in Nigeria.