The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC arraigned the duo of Alhaji Isa Ahmed and Yahaya Manga of the Ministry of Information, Gombe State before Justice Abubakar Jauro of the Gombe State High Court on three count charge bordering on conspiracy and obtaining money by false pretence.
Justice Idris Muhammed of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos has fixed May 1, 2017 for ruling on a document tendered by the Economic and financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, against a retired Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu, and others.
Justice O. A. Taiwo of the State High Court sitting in Igbosere, Lagos, on March 30, 2017, admitted as evidence a Zenith Bank Plc statement of account tendered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, against Gnanhoe Sourou Nazaire, a citizen of Republic of Benin.
The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, is seeking a N5 billion compensation from the publishers of The SUN newspaper, for "libelous imputations and statements" made against him in a story published on the March 25, 2017 edition of the Saturday Sun , captioned "Magu Under Fresh Probe over 2 Abuja Mansions".
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, March 30, 2017 arraigned the duo of Adegbite Adetoye and Ponnle Abiodun along with Origin Oil and Gas Limited before Justice Silvanus Orji of the FCT High Court Apo, Abuja on an 11-count charge of fraud and abuse of Petroleum Support Fund to the tune of N735million.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday arraigned a serving member of the House of Representatives, Nse Bassey Ekpenyong before Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State on a 9-count charge of forgery and uttering of documents.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, March 30, 2017 re-arraigned the duo of the Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Professor Adebiyi G. Daramola and the Bursar, Emmanuel Ayodeji A. Oresegun before Justice W. R. Olamide of the Ondo State High Court, Akure on a 9-count charge bordering on obtaining money under false pretense, abuse of office, misappropriation of funds and conspiracy to steal to the tune of N156,984,455.33 (One Hundred and Fifty Six Million, Nine Hundred and Eighty Four Thousand, Four Hundred and Fifty Five Naira, Thirty Three Kobo).
A prosecution witness in the trial of Raymond Dokpesi, former Chairman of DAAR Communications Plc, on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 told Justice John Tsoho of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja how over N2.1billion was credited to the account of DAAR Communications Holdings Plc by the Office of National Security Adviser, ONSA, under Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd).
The trial Gabriel Suswan, a former governor of Benue State, and his finance commissioner, Omodachi Okolobia before Justice Ahmed Ramat Mohammed suffered a setback on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 following the absence of the former governor who is being held in the custody of Department of State Services, DSS, for alleged criminal offence.
Justice Ahmed R. Mohammed of the Federal High Court, Abuja on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 struck out a fundamental rights suit brought against Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and the Attorney-General of the Federation, AGF, by Andrew Yakubu, a former Group Managing Director, GMD, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC.