A prosecution witness, Wakili Dauda, in the ongoing trial of a former Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Patrick Akpobolokemi, and six others, has told a Lagos State High Court how the agency paid him the sum of N96, 764, 689.00million( Nine-six Million Seven Hundred and Sixty-four Thousand Six Hundred and Eighty-Nine Naira) for doing nothing.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 arraigned a suspected Internet fraudster, Okeke Fred, before Justice O. Tokode of the Federal High Court, sitting in Benin City, Edo State on a three-count charge bordering on Internet fraud, impersonation and possession of scam documents.
A former Minister of Mines and Steel, Arch. Musa Muhammad Sada, has told the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, of his involvement in the alleged N23.29bn poll bribery scandal.
Effa Imoh Okim, a prosecution witness in the trial of Helen Aninye, Chizobam Ben-Okafor and their company, Pon-Specialized Services Limited, who are being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, allegedly for N1.4billion subsidy fraud, has told Justice Olasumbo Goodluck of the Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja how the accused persons collected about N1bn( One Billion Naira) from the Federal Government as subsidy, which was in excess of about N300 million (Three Hundred Million Naira) that they were entitled to.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested a Lagos-based lawyer, Ebun Olu Adegboruwa, for obtaining money under false pretence to the tune of N61,631,944.65million( Sixty-one Million, Six Hundred and Thirty-One Thousand, Nine-Hundred and Forty-four Naira, Sixty-five Kobo).
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 secured the conviction of one Godwin Nnam Okeke before Justice M. N. Yinusa of the Federal High Court sitting in Enugu.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 arrested the outgoing Chairman, Kuje Local Government Area, Abuja, Tete Ishaku Shaban, for offences bordering on obtaining by false pretence and abuse of office to the tune of N17,500,000( Seventeen Million Five Hundred Thousand Naira).
Proceedings in the ongoing trial of a former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex S. Badeh, continued on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 before Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja, with the prosecution witness, PW1, Air Commodore Salisu Abdullahi Yushau (rtd.), a former Director of Finance and Accounts, Nigerian Air Force, in insisting that he was directed to buy a property worth N240million for his (Badeh) son, Alex Badeh Jnr.
Peter Clark, a retired detective constable with the UK Metropolitan Police, on May 9, 2016, told a Federal Capital Territory, FCT, High Court, sitting in Gudu, Abuja, that a former governor of Plateau State, Joshua Dariye, is still wanted in the United Kingdom for money laundering charges.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, May 9, 2016 arraigned one Bunmi Dare Ikuolayole before Justice R.I.B. Adebiyi of the High Court of Lagos State sitting in Igbosere on a six-count charge bordering on stealing and forgery to the tune of N13, 500,000.00 (Thirteen Million, Five Hundred Thousand Naira).