An Operative of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr. Jonathan Barde, was on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, knocked down by a Honda Accord car, desperately driven by a fleeing suspect, Tajudeen Oluwanishola, who was trying to escape arrest over a case of fraud being investigated by the Commission.
A Laboratory Chemist, Idris Tahir who is a witness in the on-going trial of a police officer, Dodo Chilla Bulus, an Assistant Superintendent of Police today, March 24, 2014 told Justice E.S Chukwu of the Federal High Court, Abuja that the result of the analysis of the product allegedly siphoned by the accused and his cohorts confirmed that it was crude oil
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, March 20, 2014 opposed an application filed by Mr. Charles Edosomwan, SAN, counsel to Mr. Fred Ajudua, before a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja, seeking bail for Ajudua, who is standing trial for defrauding two Dutch businessmen, Messrs Remy Cina and Pierre Vijgen of the sum of $1.69million.
The arraignment of Timipre Marlin Sylva, former governor of Bayelsa State and six others by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC before Justice A. Y Mohammed of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja could not go on today.
The withdrawal of defence counsel, Mahmood A. Magaji, SAN today ( March 20, 2014) stalled further hearing in the ongoing trial of Aliyu Bello, a former special assistant to the director of administration, Pension Account, office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation and Abdullahi Omeiza, a sokoto-based school teacher, alongside their companies Fafama Estate Developers and Fafama Oil and Gas Limited.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on March 19, 2014 arraigned one Emmanuel Sunday before Justice P.I. Ajoku of the Federal High Court, Benin, Edo State on an 8-count charge bordering on conspiracy, impersonation and obtaining money under false pretence.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested four undergraduates and three others for alleged involvement in Internet scam. They were arrested in two different locations in Ibadan, Oyo State.
Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court today March 14, 2014 refused an application for the variation of the terms of the bail earlier granted to Aliyu Bello, a former special assistant to the director of administration (Pension Account) and Abdullahi Omeiza, a Sokoto-based school teacher.
Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes, Ibrahim Lamorde, has commended the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) for accepting to partner with the Commission in the fight against corruption. “It will further serve as an avenue to deepen existing relations between the two agencies,” he said.
The arraignment of Mohammed Bello Abubakar, a former Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Local Government and Community Development, Sokoto State, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, before Justice Rilwan Mohammed Aikawa of the Federal High Court, Sokoto on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 did not hold after all.