The Attorney General of Sokoto State, Suleiman Usman is to take over the prosecution of the corruption charge brought against a serving Commissioner in Sokoto state and former Permanent Secretary of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs in the administration of ex-governor Aliyu Wamakko, Mohammed Bello,  by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. This followed a ruling today by Justice Idrissa Kolo on the fiat by Attorney General of the Federation Abubakar Malami SAN which purportedly allows the State Attorney General to take over criminal cases being prosecuted by any agency of the government including the EFCC.

A prosecution witness, Tosin Owobo, an operative of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in a case involving a former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosun( retd.) and two other serving senior officers of the Nigerian Air Force, NAF, on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, told Justice  M.B. Idris of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos how the defendants allegedly converted to personal use huge sums of money in the NAF’s Special Emergency Operation Account.

A witness of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Nuhu Dalhatu, on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 told Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja how monies were being disbursed from the accounts of the Nigeria Air Force, NAF, on the orders of a former Chief of Air Staff, COAS, Air Chief Marshal Alex S. Badeh (rtd), who is facing trial along Iyalikam Nigeria Limited on a 10-count charge bordering on money laundering.

Wueng Agati, a witness of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 told Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja how about N1.2billion was credited into two accounts allegedly connected to a former governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako, who is facing trial for N29billion fraud.

On the Occasion of the 2017 Workers Day celebration, it is my pleasure to felicitate with Nigerian workers all over the country. I have always said that workers are the unsung heroes of our country. The relative comfort that we enjoy as a nation is as a result of the sweat and toil of the Nigerian worker. This occasion therefore offers us the opportunity to acknowledge the contributions of workers and also look at their fortunes which have taken a dip in this season of economic recession.

Three witnesses of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, April 28 ,2017 testified in the ongoing trial of a cousin to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Azibaola Robert, his wife, Stella and their company, One Plus Holdings Nigeria Limited, before Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, April 28, 2017 arraigned a deputy chief registrar of the Ibadan Judicial Divison of Oyo State High Court, Mutiat Omobola Adio, before Justice S. Olagunju of the Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan on a 2-count charge of fraud to the tune of N9.2million.

The Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, on Thursday, April 27, 2017 disclosed that the introduction of the whistle-blower policy by the federal government has led to the recovery of about N17billion by the Commission.

The trial of a cousin to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Azibaola Robert, his wife, Stella and their company, One Plus Holdings, continued before Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja on April 27, 2017 with the presentation of the fifth witness by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

The re-arraignment of Sule Lamido, a former governor of Jigawa State, and others by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, before Justice Babatunde O. Quadri of the Federal High Court, Maitama, Abuja was on April 26, 2017 stalled with fresh motions by Lamido's counsel, Joe Agi, SAN, who is seeking the return of the case to the former trial judge, Justice Adeniyi Ademola.