Justice Adeniyi Onigbanjo of the Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja- Lagos, on Thursday, October 18, 2012, sentenced Liasu Niass Chiekh Assane aka Novial Pharmacy, 22, to three months imprisonment for obtaining money by false pretence, contrary to section 1(3) of Advance Fee Fraud and other Related Offences Act No. 14 of 2006.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, will on Friday October 19, 2012 arraign Abubakar Sheriff Tijjani, a bulk cash smuggler intercepted with $7,049.444(Seven million, Forty Nine Thousand, Four Hundred and Forty Four United States Dollars) at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos on Thursday, 27 September, 2012, by Operatives of the Commission, on his way to Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
He will be arraigned at a Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, on Thursday, October 11, 2012, arraigned Abraham Walson before Justice U. N. Agomoh of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on a nine count charge bordering on conspiracy, obtaining money under false pretence and fraud.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on October 17, 2012, arraigned the quartet of Alhaji Saminu Rabiu, Jubril Rowaye, Alminnur Resources Limited and Brila Energy Limited before Justice Adebukola Banjoko of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja on a 17 criminal count charge of conspiracy, forgery and obtaining One billion, Fifty One million, Thirty thousand, Four hundred and Thirty four Naira, Sixty-three kobo (N1, 051,030,434.63) by false pretence
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 arraigned one Emmanuel Akabueze Obiora (aka Temple Nnaemeka) and his accomplice, Aliru Ibrahim before Justice Dije Abdu Aboki of Kano State High Court. The duo were arraigned on a 4 count charge for offences bordering on obtaining money under false pretences.
Justice Dije Abdu Aboki of a Kano State High Court has sentenced a bureau de change operator, Muktar Yusuf Gwadabe, who was prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to two and half years imprisonment with an option of two hundred and fifty thousand naira (N250, 000.00) fine. He was convicted for fraud, criminal breach of trust and issuance of a dishonoured cheque amounting to seventy six million naira.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday October 15, 2012, arraigned one Benard Nebani before Justice Habeeb Abiru of the Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja on a one count charge bordering on stealing and fraudulent conversion of money to the tune of N5, 720,000 (Five Million, Seven Hundred and Twenty Thousand Naira).
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday October 15, 2012, arraigned one Ibukun Adebayo Adedayo before Justice Habeeb Abiru of the Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja, on a 24 count charge bordering on stealing, forgery and uttering to the tune of N45, 121, 509.93 (Forty five million one hundred and twenty one thousand five hundred naira).
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday October 15, 2012, arraigned Engr. Ebong Afia before Justice S.E. Aladetoyinbo of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, on a one count charge of issuance of a dud cheque to the tune of three million naira.
In continuation of the on going prosecution of individuals and organisations indicted in the fuel subsidy scam, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission will on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 arraign three new suspects before a Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, Abuja.