The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday June 5,2013 arraigned one Ibrahim Buba before Justice Mohammed Garba Umar of the Federal High Court Bauchi for a case of conspiracy, forgery and obtaining by false pretences the sum of N10 million (Ten million Naira only) from one Anne Okechukwu. The offences is contrary to and punishable under Sections 1 (1) (b) and 1 (3) of the Advanced Fee Fraud and Other Fraud related Offences Act 2006.
Ten suspected oil thieves were on Friday May 31, 2013 handed over to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, by officers of the Nigerian Navy Forward Operating Base, Yenagoa led by the Flag Officer Commanding, Central Naval Command, Commodore Emmanuel Okechukwu Enemor. The suspects comprising crew members of MV DALAL were arrested sometimes in March, 2013 for allegedly having onboard products suspected to be illegally refined Automotive Gas oil (AGO).
The Economic and Financial Crime Commission EFCC, on Monday, June 5, 2013 arraigned one Chief Benjamin Ola-Adegbayi before Justice Adeniyi Onigbanjo of an Ikeja High Court on a 3-count charge bordering on stealing and obtaining money by false pretence, an offence contrary to section 1(1) (a) and 1(3) of the Advance Fee Fraud and other Fraud Related Offences Act 2006.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on June 6, 2013, arraigned two currency counterfeiters: Agbaje Abdulfatai Bamidele and Adepoju Moshood before Justice Abimbola O. Obaseki Adejumo of the Federal High Court, Ibadan, Oyo State, on a 5- count charge bordering on forgery and unlawful possession of counterfeited currency.
Five under-graduates and four other Nigerians were on Monday, June 3, 2013 arrested by Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over internet-related fraud. The undergraduates, who are undergoing different courses in different institutions of higher learning, were rounded up in Ibadan, Oyo State in a sting operation.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, June 5, 2013 opposed moves by Chairman of Bi-Courtney Limited, Wale Babalakin to quash the charges instituted against him at a Lagos High Court, Ikeja.
Justice Yusuf Ubale of the Kano State High has revoked the bail earlier granted a suspected fraudster, Aliyu Zakari , Chief Executive Officer of AZH Ventures Limited and remanded him in prison while fixing trial for July 2, 2013.
Justice Abdul Kafarati of the Federal High Court Abuja has fixed June 25, 2013 for ruling on the matter of fundamental human rights (enforcement) brought by Ifeanyi Uba and his company, Capital Oil and Gas Limited against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, the Inspector General of Police and the Attorney General of the Federation.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, today June 4, 2013 arraigned one Emmanuel Olanipekun and four companies, M.O.F Investment Limited, Moshfad Enterprises, Komobosco Integrated Services and Fesbee Global Resources Limited before Justice Gladys Olotu of the Federal High Court Abuja on 2-count charge of conspiracy and obtaining money by false pretence. Olanipekun a former staff in Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation is said to have conspired to obtain N648, 986,256.36 (Six Hundred and Forty Eight Million, Nine Hundred and Eighty Six Thousand, Two Hundred and Fifty Six Naira, Thirty Six Kobo) from the Pension Account thereby committing an offence contrary to Section 8(a) of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Fraud Related Offences Act 2006.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, today June 3, 2013, arraigned one Abdullahi Ishaq, a former staff of the Commission before Justice Salisu Garba of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Abuja on a 2-count charge bordering on professional misconduct, corrupt practices and false declaration of assets.