Justice Fatu Riman of the Federal High Court Kano today sentenced one Mohammed Basiru Abdulkadir to seven years imprisonment for offences bordering on currency counterfeiting.
Seven suspected oil thieves and two vessels, MT CERGEN D and MT RHEINFELDEN, have been handed over to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for further investigation and prosecution by officers of the Central Command of the Nigerian Navy in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.
Three former bankers with a new generation bank, were on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 arraigned before Justice Akindavid Oladimeji of Osun State High Court, Ile-Ife on separate charges, all bordering on failure to exercise due diligence, forgery and conspiracy to commit fraud involving a sum of N16,891,100 (Sixteen Million, Eight Hundred and Ninety-One Thousand, One Hundred Naira).
A Federal High Court sitting in Jos and presided by Justice Andrel Alagwa has sentenced a Jos businessman, Ibrahim Nayaya to two years imprisonment in a case brought before the court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
Justice Farouq Lawal of the Kano State High Court has convicted and sentenced one Daniel Okpara to three years imprisonment for impersonating the chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr Ibrahim Lamorde.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has concluded arrangement to arraign the Finance Manager of Cetco Oilfield Services Limited, Akintunde Ajao alongside his company, YPSL Limited for offences bordering on forgery, conspiracy and obtaining money under false pretences.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday May 23, 2014 arraigned one Mary Okoh alias Josephine Williams before Justice F.A Ojo of the FCT High Court, Maitama, Abuja for offences bordering on fraud and forgery.
The Assistant Inspector General of Police, Zone 1, Alhaji Tambari Yabo Mohammed, has urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to expand its campaign on anti corruption from youths to public office holders.
The trial of Moses Samanja Audu, an alleged wonder bank operator began on Thursday, May 22, 2014 before Justice Evelyn Anyadike of the Federal High Court sitting in Kaduna.
Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court, Abuja has fixed May 27,2014, for ruling on the application for bail variation brought by Aliyu Bello, a former Special Assistant to the Director of Administration (Pension Account) and Abdullahi Omeiza, a School Teacher in Sokoto. The duo are being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on a 5-count charge bordering on criminal conversion and obtaining over One Billion Naira (N1billion) from the Pension Account, Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, by false pretence.