Entertainers in Nigeria have been urged to collaborate with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, by using their creative arts to fight against financial and internet crimes in Nigeria by living a life worthy of emulation for young Nigerians, who look onto them as role models.
Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, November 26, 2019, granted bail to Faisal Abdulrasheed Maina, son of the former chairman, Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina in the sum of N60 million and one surety in like sum.
The attention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has been drawn to reports currently circulating in the social media, purporting that the Commission had dropped the criminal charge against a former minister of petroleum resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke and other persons indicted for money laundering.
Justice Joyce Abdulmalik of the Federal High Court, Ibadan, the Oyo State capital on Tuesday, November 26, 2019, sentenced one Malik Olayemi Oladimeji to eight months in prison after finding him guilty of fraudulent impersonation in an amended one-count charge, filed against him by the Ibadan Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday November 26, 2019, adjourned until February 25, 2020 for judgement in the case involving the former national publicity secretary of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, who is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for alleged money laundering to the tune of N400million.
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu and President Alpha Condé of Guinea on Monday November 25, 2019 reached an agreement that will see the Commission, assist the West African country, establish an anti-corruption agency.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, has arrested the duo of Emmanuel Oluwaniyi, a Deputy Controller, DC, Nigerian Correctional Service, NCS, and Hemeson Edson Edwin, also a DC, for allegedly giving exaggerated medical reports that warranted a convicted internet fraudster, Hope Olusegun Aroke, who is serving a 24-year jail term, being given a referral to be treated outside the facility.
Justice J.Omotosho of the Federal High Court, Port Harcourt, River State on Monday, November 25, 2019 sentenced an internet fraudster, Charles Iwu (alias Ana Tong, TinH HO and Tony LY) to three years imprisonment with N400,000 (Four Hundred Thousand Naira) option of fine. He also forfeited the proceeds of his crime to the federal government.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, today, November 25, 2019 arraigned Ismaila Mustapha popularly known as Mompha, alongside his company, Ismalob Global Investments Limited before Justice Muhammad Liman of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos on a 14-count charge bordering on cyber fraud and money laundering to the tune of N33 billion (Thirty-three Billion Naira).
Justice Muslim S. Hassan of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos today, November 25, 2019 adjourned the arraignment of Kolade Phillip and Hamza Koudeih to November, 28, 2019.