The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, had secured more than 773 convictions and recovered billions of naira since its inception in 2003, the Chairman of the Commission, Ibrahim Lamorde, has said.
A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, presided over by Justice A. I. Kutigi, on Thursday, April 10, 2014, dismissed a suit filed by Dr. Ezekiel Izuogu, Managing Director, Izuogu Motors Limited against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, demanding for N200 million damages.
For any meaningful impact to be made in the war against economic crimes and corruption, anti-graft agencies like the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) must be funded through a first line charge basis.
As part of its strategic move to sensitize Nigeria students on the need to shun corruption and economic crimes, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission through its Enlightenment and Re-orientation Unit, on April 8, 2014 launched the Zero Tolerance for Corruption Club for the University of Ilorin, Kwara State.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, on April 9, 2014, re-arraigned Mohammed Ahmed Katun, a former staff of Pension Account, Office of the Head of Service of the Federation before Justice A. R Mohammed of Federal High Court, Abuja.
The on-going trial of Stephen Ropo Asala and Obaro Victor Kayode, former chairmen Yagba West and Yagba East Local Government Areas of Kogi State respectively by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, continued on April 9, 2014, before Justice I.E Ekwo of the Federal High Court, Lokoja.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has been commended for its efforts in fighting corruption in Nigeria. Members of the UNCAC Peer Review Team gave the commendation Wednesday as they rounded off a three day working visit to the country.
The Court of Appeal, Benin City, today ( April 9, 2014) upheld the appeal of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission as it ruled that a former governor of Edo State, Lucky Igbinedion has a case to answer over allegations of financial improprieties.
A witness in the on-going trial of Rocky Energy Limited and four others implicated in a N789.6million subsidy scam today told a Lagos State High court presided over by Justice Lateefa Okunnu how the mother vessel allegedly used by the accused persons to import fuel into the country could not be found on the Lloyds listing.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC,on April 7, 2014, arraigned duo of Mohammed Bello Abubakar and Abubakar Abdullahi Ahmed, Permanent Secretary and Deputy Director of Sokoto State Ministry of Education respectively before Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Fed High Court, Sokoto.