Justice Aisha Kumaliya of the Borno State High Court sitting in Maiduguri on November 29, 2018 convicted and sentenced one Babakura Mustapha to eight years imprisonment for the offence of impersonation and obtaining money under false pretence.
The Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has given assurances that the Commission is revving up its investigations into the Malabu Oil Scandal, and those complicit will be prosecuted.
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested one Abbas Lakis, a Lebanese for money laundering offence.
Sylvanus Tahir, counsel for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC in the ongoing trial of Olisa Metuh, expressed concerns about the manner Metuh is going about his prosecution before Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court Abuja.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, today, November 29, 2018 signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with the International Police, INTERPOL as part of collaboration aimed at tackling corruption in Nigeria. The MoU, I-24/7, is a global police communications system that connects law enforcement officers in all member countries. It enables users share sensitive and urgent police information with their counterparts around the globe, 24 hours a day, and 365 days a year.
The attention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has been drawn to a syndicated advertorial published in some sections of the media, on Monday, November 26, 208 titled, Deja Vu, EFCC Manipulates Court to Obtain Order, in which it was falsely alleged that “unrepentant officials of the anti-graft agency are at their tyrannical gimmicks”, in a case involving Jyde Adelakun, Managing Director, Torch of Fame, TOF Energy Company Limited, who is being investigated by the EFCC for an alleged $29 million fraud.
Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has called on critical stakeholders in the Nigerian financial landscape, to rally round the anti-graft agency in curbing illicit financial flows in the business sector.
A five-man panel of the Court of Appeal sitting in Sokoto and presided over by Justice Hannatu Sankey has, in two separate appeals, voided the state pardon granted to some former officials of the state who were prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC at the Sokoto state High Court.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, handed over 116 (One Hundred and Sixteen) cars and 20 (Twenty) landed properties in Edo, Rivers and Lagos States recovered from one Michael Obasuyi Osasogie to First Bank Plc.
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has called on youths in the country to be change agents for the good of the society.