The trial of a former governor of Plateau State, Joshua Dariye, who is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on charges bordering on money laundering and diversion of funds, witnessed a turn of events on June 10, 2016 as the defence counsel, G. S. Pwul, SAN, rather than open its defence, told the court that “we intend to raise a no-case submission”.
Justice Fatu Riman of the Federal High Court, Kano, has convicted one Bashir Musa of Hotoro Dan Marke Quarters of Kano City on two counts of personation and obtaining money by false pretence.
Desmond Nunugwo, a suspect under investigation by the EFCC, passed away today June 10, 2016 few hours after he was taken into custody. His demise was confirmed at the hospital where he was rushed after he suddenly took ill.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, June 9, 2016 arraigned one Signor Kanu before Justice A. O. Otaluka of the FCT High Court sitting in Lugbe, Abuja on one count charge of fraud.
Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye of the Lagos State High Court today sentenced one Olawale Garuba to thirty nine years imprisonment for stealing from the dead.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, June 9, 2016 , arraigned one Abdullahi Adamu Usman aka Dan China alongside his company, Solid Unit Nigeria Limited, before Justice Yakubu Dakwak of the High Court of Plateau State (Court 2), Jos, Plateau State, on a two-count amended charge bordering on conspiracy and obtaining money by false pretence to the tune of N23, 431,000. 00 (Twenty-three Million, Four Hundred and Thirty-one Thousand Naira).
The trial of a former Interior Minister, Abba Moro, began on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 before Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court Abuja with the presentation of the first prosecution witness, David Shikfu Paradang, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 arraigned the duo of James Ogwuche Alex and Oklewu Ene Gina before Justice B.O Quadri of the Federal High Court,Port Harcourt, Rivers State on a 2-count charge of conspiracy and obtaining by false pretence to the tune of Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira only (N250, 000).
A witness in the ongoing trial of Abdulsalam Ibrahim, Executive Director, Nigerian Airspace Management Agency, NAMA, today informed the Federal High Court Lagos how the sixth defendant Bola Akinribido and the second defendant Segun Agbolade connived and diverted the sum of N855,000,000.95 (Eight Hundred and Fifty Five Million, Ninety Five Kobo) property of NAMA.
Justice Nnamdi O. Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Abuja on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 ordered the remand of Azibaola Robert, a cousin of ex- president Goodluck Jonathan in Kuje Prison pending the determination of his bail application.