Acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has charged Nigerians to imbibe the culture of ‘ living with clean hands’ as a way of stamping out corruption from the society.
Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, sitting in Abuja, on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 dismissed the application by the embattled spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, seeking the release of his international passport to enable him travel abroad for medical treatment.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on 25th May 2016 secured the conviction of one Mallam Kabiru Jibrin before Justice Joseph Awak of Gombe State High Court after he was found guilty of a thre count charge bordering on obtaining one million, five hundred and sixty thousand naira (N1.560.000) by false pretence.
The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 dismissed the appeal brought before it by the embattled National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Olisa Metuh, ruling that the trial judge, Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court Abuja was right when he dismissed Metuh’s no-case-submission.
Justice A. R. Mohammed of the Federal High Court Abuja on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 granted bail in the sum of N10 million (Ten million naira) to one Victor Ochala who is standing trial on a 27-count charge bordering on obtaining by false pretence and forgery to the tune of over N300million (three hundred million naira) brought against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday arraigned Dr. Love Obiani Iwori before Justice R. I. Ahiakwo of the Rivers State High court sitting in Port Harcourt, on a one- count charge bordering on issuance of dishonored cheque to the tune of Four Million Naira (N4, 000, 000.00).
At the resumed trial of a former Chief of Defence Staff, CDS, Air Chief Marshal Alex S. Badeh, on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 the fourth prosecution witness, PW4, Mustapha Yerima gave Justice Okon E. Abang of the Federal High Court Abuja a blow-by-blow account of how he was paid the sum of N108million through Badeh’s company, Vetivo Nigeria Limited.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC today May 24, 2016, successfully secured the conviction of one Agumandu Christopher Nnamdi, before Justice F.N Yunusa of the Federal High Court Enugu, Enugu on one count charge bordering on Money Laundering.
The trial of a former Chief of Defence Staff, Alex Badeh, continued on May 23, 2016 before Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja, with a prosecution witness, Mustapha Yerima, telling the court that Badeh paid him N1.3billion to construct a building at Aminu Kano Crescent, Wuse 2, Abuja.
Justice A. A. Akintoye of Lagos State High Court sitting in Igbosere,today ruled out the prospect of entertaining any application of stay of proceedings in the ongoing trial of Rickey Tarfa, SAN judgment is delivered.