Justice L Akanbi of the Federal High Court, Port Harcourt has convicted and sentenced one Babatunde Bolaji Muritala (aka Adetunde Michael John) to 7 years imprisonment without an option of fine for offences bordering on obtaining money under false pretence.
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 Olubunmi Oyewole of a Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja on Tuesday, April 11, 2013, ordered that, Fred Ajudua, who is facing trial by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over a $1.69Billion scam, be remanded in prisons custody pending arguments on bail applications brought by his counsel, Olalekan Ojo. Ojo had presented two applications before the court, one of which prayed the court to restore the bail earlier revoked in 2005. The bail was revoked by the court after Ajudua jumped bail and all efforts by the EFCC to make him appear for his trial proved abortive.
Chairman, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde, has called for the establishment of an Integrity Unit in the Nigerian Customs Service, NCS, saying such an innovation will be a rallying point for the promotion of transparency and accountability towards achieving its mandate to the nation.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has received an interim order from Justice F.A Olubanjo of the Federal High Court, Umuahia, Abia State, to take possession of 44 assets of the eight persons who allegedly defrauded Union Bank of Nigeria Plc of about N700million.
In furtherance of their efforts to increase consciousness about corruption issues in the work place, two of Nigeria's leading law enforcement organizations, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC and the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS will on Tuesday June 11, 2013 stage an anti- corruption walk to flag-off a two-day anti-corruption sensitization programme
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday 3rd June, 2013 arraigned four persons: Saro Manson, Stepbere Kristen, Hannah Baghabo and Chilsom Uwazie, before Justice J.Ahiakwo of the State High Court Port Harcourt on 12-count charge bordering on conspiracy, stealing and money laundering.
The accused allegedly diverted the sum of two hundred and nine million, two hundred thousand naira (N209, 200,000: 00) being the compensation paid to ACM Industrial Community, Trans Amadi, and Port Harcourt by Halliburton Energy Services Nigeria Limited, to their use.
A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja and presided over by Justice Adeniyi Ademola, today June 7, 2013 remanded Dr Sani Shuaibu Teidi, former Director of Pensions Account, Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, in Kuje prison custody pending hearing on his bail application fixed for July 18, 2013.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with the Office of the Inspector General of the Global Fund to facilitate exchange of information on fraud and abuse of office in relation to grant programs managed by the Global Fund targeted at fighting Tuberculosis and Malaria in Nigeria.
Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Lamorde, on Thursday June 6, 2013 charged Nigerian youths who are aspiring to leadership positions to be good followers as well, noting that the problem of Nigeria is not entirely that of bad leadership.