Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of a Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed March 7, 2019 to rule on the “no-case” submission filed by Nanle Dariye, son of a former Plateau State Governor, Joshua Dariye, who is facing a six-count charge of money laundering to the tune of N1.5 billion.

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt's Zonal Office, on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 arrested five suspected internet fraudsters in a sting operation. Their arrest was based on intelligence reports of their alleged suspicious activities.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on February 13, 2019 arraigned one Anas Abdulkadir before Justice Farouq Lawal of a Kano State High Court on a one-count charge bordering on criminal breach of trust.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, having reviewed yesterday's judgment of Justice Mobolaji Olajuwon of the Federal High Court sitting in Makurdi, Benue State, which awarded N50million damages against the Commission and N25million each against UBA and Fidelity Bank in favour of the state government, wishes to state that the Commission will appeal the ruling.

Officials of the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, led by Kingsley Odoh, Senior Special Consultant of the Ministry, on February 13, 2019 handed over the power infrastructure installed at the Head Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC to the management of the anti-graft agency, led by Acting Chairman of the EFCC, Ibrahim Magu. The handover ceremony was carried out in the company of the Commission’s Secretary, Ola Olukoyede, and other officials of the agency. The Ministry officials were decorated with the EFCC Lapel as Anti-Corruption Ambassador by the EFCC Chairman.


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February 13, 2019

As part of collaboration for successful elections, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has warned against votes buying ahead of Saturday’s presidential elections.

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ilorin Zonal Office have arrested eight suspected internet fraudsters, following a tip-off and surveillance carried out around Irewolede, Ilorin, Kwara State.

Mohammed Baba Isah, a manager in Damaturu-based MBC Synergy Limited, standing trial before Justice Ibrahim Wakil Jauro of the Yobe State High court, sitting in Damaturu has, pleaded guilty to a three-count charge, bordering on forgery and criminal misappropriation to the tune of over N16million (Sixteen Million Naira). Isah is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial crimes Commission, EFCC.

A Federal Capital Territory, FCT High Court sitting in Maitama has adjourned the fraud case involving a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Babachir Lawal and three others to March 18, 2019 for “commencement of trial”.

Justice A. A Demi-Ajayi of the Federal High Court, sitting in Benin-City, Edo State on Tuesday, February 11, 2019  convicted and sentenced  Ajayi Alfred Ogbemudia (a.k.a) Stephen Ehirobo to one year imprisonment for forgery and provision of false information with an option of fine of N300,000.00 (Three Hundred Thousand Naira only).