Phil Hopkins (Vice President Western Union) on Monday June 17, 2013 visited the Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Lamorde in his office. Here are highlights of the visit in pix:
Justice Adamu Hobon of the Federal High Court, Benin, on June 13, 2013 convicted and sentenced four fraudsters: Aimuamwehi Friday Osareren, Omorede Darlington, Iyokho Nosa and Agugba Chukwuemeka to One hundred and sixty years imprisonment.
The tenure of Mr. Emmanuel Akomaye as Secretary to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, formally came to an end on Friday, June 14, 2013 when he handed the affairs of his former office to the Commission's Director of Organizational Support, Mr. Bolaji Salami pending the confirmation of the Secretary-Designate, Mr. Emmanuel Adegboyega Aremo by the Senate.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday June 13 re-arraigned a former staff of Pensions Account, office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mohammed Ahmed Katun, before Justice A.R Mohammed on a one count charge bordering on obtaining money by false pretence, intent to commit fraud and diverting pension funds.
As mark of goodwill intended to further boost the war against corruption and financial crimes in Nigeria, the Embassy of the People's Republic of China, on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 presented two Innoson PY250 Motorcycles to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
The Co-coordinator, Ishielu West Development Centre, Abakaliki, Amaka Emeh and two other officers of the organisation: Oko Emmanuel, Finance Officer and Ugwuoke Paul, Administrative Officer were on Wednesday June 12, 2013 docked before Justice Maureen Adaobi Onyetenu of the Federal High Court, Abakaliki by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on a 2-count charge of conspiracy and obtaining money by false pretence.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, on Wednesday June 12, 2013 arraigned one Lizzy Chichi Otti before Justice Suleiman A. Aliyu of the Federal High Court, Port Harcourt on a 2-count charge bordering on obtaining money under false pretence and issuance of dud cheque.
Justice I.N Buba of the Federal High Court, Asaba June 8, 2013 convicted and sentenced three suspected oil thieves: Oyekan Abiodun, Emotan Henry and Vincent Emayiku to twelve years imprisonment without an option of fine.
Justice E. S Chukwu of the Federal High Court on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 granted bail to 14 accused persons who are being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on charges of conspiracy and oil bunkering.