Justice Fatu Riman of the Federal High Court Kano on July 2, 2014 sentenced one Stephen Onyekachi to 14 years imprisonment.
Request by two accused persons who are standing trial before Justice V. N Agbata of the Anambra State High Court Onitsha, on a 12-count charge of obtaining money under false pretence, that their trial be discontinued as they have settled with the complainant, was rejected by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, July 2, 2014 arraigned Gboyega Tifase before Justice Sedoten Ogunsanyan of the Lagos State High Court, Ikeja on a 3-count charge bordering on conspiracy, obtaining goods under false pretences and issuance of dud cheques.
Justice Lawal Akapo of a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja, on Friday June 27, 2014, dismissed an application filed by Mahmud Tukur and Ochonogor Alex, praying the court to quash charges preferred against them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
Justice Lateefa Okunnu of a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja, today stopped further attempts by a former Managing Director of Bank PHB, Mr. Francis Atuche to delay trial in a N27.5Billion suit instituted against him and two other defendants by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
A former banker with one of the old generation banks, Oreoluwa Adesakin, was on Wednesday, June 25, 2014, arraigned before Justice O.M Olagunju of an Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan, on a 15-count charge bordering on stealing by fraudulent conversion, contrary to Section 390 (8) (C) Cap 38 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Oyo State, 2000.
The ongoing trial of seven persons accused of complicity in the police pension scam, continued on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 before Justice Hussein Baba Yusuf of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC Tuesday June 24, 2014 arraigned six suspected oil thieves; Adelaja David, Adedara Temitope, Bayo Edema, Alowakenu Mathew, Ojga Aghedo, Dauda Usman alongside their Vessel, MT CERGEN D, before Justice Iyang E. Ekwo of the Federal High Court, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State on a two-count charge bordering on illegal dealing in petroleum product.
Justice Mohammed Garba Umar of the Federal High Court, Gombe today sentenced one Khalil Ahmed Bappa, 29, who claims to be a GLO Ambassador, to 24 months imprisonment for fraudulently extorting goods and money worth N267, 000 from a female student of Bayero University, Kano, Yusra Ali Babakusa, with assurances of making her a Glo Ambassador.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has charged stakeholders in the Nigerian capital market to be transparent and operate by the rules guiding the market.Executive Chairman of the EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde, gave the charge Tuesday at the Joint EFCC-Nigerian Stock Exchange Awareness Programme in Lagos.