The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission today took into custody, one Rabiu Yusuf, a Bureau de Change operator who allegedly duped a Chinese National to the tune of $2,452,941.50 (Two Million, Four Hundred and Fifty Two Thousand, Nine Hundred and Forty One Thousand).
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC today July 13, 2017 arraigned Sahel Technical Services Limited and one Umar Faruk, before Justice M. T. Aliyu of the Kaduna State High Court, Kaduna on a 2-count charge of criminal breach of trust and diversion of public funds to the tune of N120, 700, 000, 00.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, today arraigned the administrative secretary of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Gombe State, Tarkumbur G Gregory and two retired staff of the electoral body, Yunusa Ali Biri and Bunu Mulima, before Justice Abubakar Jauro of the Gombe State High Court on three count charge bordering on alleged receipt of gratification to the tune of N138million to influence the outcome of the 2015 presidential elections.
Justice O. Adeniyi of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Apo has convicted and sentenced one Nwokobia Chris to two years imprisonment on the two-count charge of fraud preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
Some pensioners in Edo State under the aegis of Most Aggrieved Pensioners on July 12,2017 led a peaceful protest to the office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over the non payment of their pension entitlements by the Edo State government . The group carried placards with various inscriptions: "Mr. Governor, Fulfil your 2017 May Day Promises to Edo State Pensioners without Further Delay." "Care for Human Life and Happiness Is Good Governance", among others.
Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of a Federal High Court, Abuja has adjourned trial of Jide Omokore, embattled chairman of Atlantic Energy Brass Development and Atlantic Energy Drilling Concept to October 5, 2017 after rejecting a document which defense counsel sought to tender.
Justice I.E Ekwo of the Federal High Court sitting in Calabar, Cross River State, on Monday convicted and sentenced two oil bunkerers: Tony Ochonogo and Efe Alex to 5years imprisonment each without an option of fine.
Justice B.O. Quadri of the Federal High Court, Abuja on July 7, 2017 dismissed an application by a former governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, seeking that his case file be returned to Justice Adeniyi Ademola, before whom he was earlier standing trial.