The National spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Monday April 11, 2016, again attempted to throw another spanner in the wheel of justice at his ongoing trial before Justice E. O Abang of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on the seven count charge preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday 11th April, 2016 arraigned one Adekunle Yakub Asuni before Justice. I.B. Gafai of the Federal High Court Awka, Anambra State on a four count charge for attempting to steal the sum of N7,000,000.00 (Seven million naira) by false pretence from the account of one Abdullahi Adamu.
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday April 8, 2016 arrested the duo of Abbas Attahiru and Mohammed Sufiyanu for offences bordering on personation and obtaining by false pretence.
Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay, SAN, has charged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, not to relent in carrying out its mandate of ridding the country of economic and financial crimes.
Stella George, a witness, in the ongoing trial of Dr. Bello Haliru Mohammed, former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Thursday, April 7, 2016 told Justice A. R. Mohammed of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja that, there was an inflow N300million (three hundred million naira) from the Office of National Security Adviser, ONSA, to the account of BAM Projects and Properties Limited, owned by the accused.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on April 7, 2016 arraigned five staff of Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) before Justice Kuewumi Babs of the Federal High Court Lagos on 21- count charge of conspiracy, forgery and money laundering.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday April 6, 2016 arraigned one Bill Pollyn alongside his company, Chief W.F. Pollyn & Sons Nigeria before Justice S. C Amadi of the State High Court Port-Harcourt, Rivers State on a 2-count charge bordering on issuance of dud cheque to the tune of N11million.
Again, the trial of a former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.) and four others before Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf of the FCT High Court, Maitama, Abuja, met a brick wall on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 as J.B. Daudu, SAN, the lead counsel to the first defendant, Dasuki, sought a long adjournment to enable his client prepare for his trial.
It has become necessary to alert the general public to the activities of fraudsters who have been impersonating the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu and extorting money from members of the public under various guises.
A forensic expert and witness of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, on April 5, 2016, told a Federal Capital Territory, FCT, High Court, sitting in Gudu, that the signatures on the bank mandate card of Ebenezer Retnan Ventures, and other opening account packages with then All States Trust Bank, ASTB, belong to Joshua Dariye.