Justice O.H. Oshodi of the Lagos State High Court Ikeja, on Thursday June 1, 2017, admitted in evidence a document tendered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, against a serving Federal High Court judge, Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission today June 1, 2017 secured the conviction of one Marcellinus Akochi Ezeoke before Justice Lawal Wada of the Kano State High Court on a one count charge of obtaining by false pretence.
Shamsudeen Bala, son of a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Bala Mohammed, was on May 30, 2017 re-arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, before Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Abuja.
Angry protesters on Friday stormed the South-South Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt, commending the Commission for prosecuting a former Special Adviser to Dan Abia, ertswhile managing director of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Mr. George Turnah.
The trial of Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, a Federal High Court judge and Godwin Obla, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, continued on Friday, May 26, 2017 before Justice O.H. Oshodi of the Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja, with a prosecution witness, Anuli Okpala, a staff of First City Monument Bank, FCMB, revealing how the sum of N87, 000,000.00( Eighty-seven Million Naira) was paid into Ofili-Ajumogobia's account.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, May 25, 2017 tendered in evidence details of correspondences between DAAR Investment and Holdings Limited, Office of the National Security Adviser, ONSA and Bureau of Public Procurement, BPP, to the effect that Raymond Dokpesi received money to the tune of N2.1billion from ONSA.
Justice Babatunde O. Quadri of the Federal High Court, Maitama, Abuja has adjourned to July 7, 2017 for ruling on a motion by the embattled former governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido praying the court to return his case file to former trial judge, Justice Adeniyi Ademola.
The absence of defense counsel in court on Wednesday May 24, 2017 stalled the corruption trial of Abiodun Agbele, an aide to Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, who is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on an 11 count charge of money laundering to the tune of N1.2 billion before Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja.