Justice John Tsoho of the Federal High Court, Abuja has deferred ruling to March 17, 2017 on whether or not to vacate his order on the ceding of Oil Prospecting License, OPL 245, to the Federal Government pending investigation and prosecution of suspects in the $1.2billion Malabu Oil scam.
The Managing Director of Progress Radio Gombe, Alhaji Ibrahim Biu (Dan Madamin Biu) has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC not to relent in its efforts to rid the country of corrupt practices. He made the call when he lead members of his management team to EFCC Gombe zonal office.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission today March 9, 2017 secured the conviction of four counterfeit currency dealers before Justice Simon Amobeda of the Federal High Court Kebbi on a four count charge of conspiracy and possession of counterfeit currency.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, March 9, 2017 arraigned the duo of Tomoloipre Tarigha and Ayooluwa Nuga before Justice O. O. Goodluck of the Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja, on a 12-count charge bordering on conspiracy, obtaining by false pretence and forgery.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, March 9, 2017 asked Justice Ahmed R. Mohammed of the Federal High Court to strike out a fundamental rights suit brought by Andrew Yakubu, former Group Managing Director, GMD, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, against the Commission for lack of jurisdiction.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 re-arraigned three directors, Gregory Eriyanremu, Frank Ugen and Harriman Isa Oyofo before Justice T. O. Uloho of the Delta State High Court sitting in Warri on an amended 5-count charge bordering on stealing.
Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the Federal High Court, Abuja, has adjourned to April 4, 2017 for continuation of trial in the case involving Emeka Mba, a former Director-General of the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission, NBC, who is facing a 15-count charge of money laundering and procurement fraud to the tune of N2.8billion.
Mustapha Mohammed, a witness in the trial of a former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Haliru Bello and his son, Mustapha Mohammed on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 told Justice A. R Mohammed of the Federal High Court, Abuja how over N160million was paid to Umar Tafida Kebbi, a former governorship aspirant in Kebbi State by former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd).
Hassan Seidu, a witness of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in the ongoing trial of Nicholas Ashinze, a former aide to ex-National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 told Justice Gabrial Kolawole of the Federal High Court, Abuja how Ashinze and others got N5.6billion from the Office of the National Security Adviser.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 arraigned one Clement Joseph alias Dr. Omale, before Justice O. A. Otaluka of the FCT High Court sitting in Lugbe, Abuja on a 7-count charge of conspiracy and obtaining by false pretence to the tune of N5.6million.