The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Thursday January 17, 2013 arraigned Eugene Okpala, a retired Colonel, before the Federal High Court, Enugu on a seven count charge of forgery, and obtaining money under false pretences.
A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja will on Monday January 21, 2013 sentence one Abdulrasheed Ibrahim for attempting to smuggle $188,858 out of Nigeria. The accused person on Thursday January 17, 2013 pleaded guilty to the one count charge of money laundering preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested two suspects, Tanimu Abubakar (also known as Ibrahim) and Mohammed Yaba for allegedly parading themselves as officials of the Commission.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has declared the Chairman of Bi-Courtney Highway Services Limited, Wale Babalakin wanted in connection with a case of Criminal Conspiracy and Money Laundering to the tune of N4.7billion.
After two failed attempts, embattled businessman and Chairman of Bi-Courtney Highway Services Limited, Olawale Babalakin today, January 17, 2013, took his plea on a 27-count criminal charge that borders on conspiracy to commit felony, corruptly conferring benefit on account of public action and retention of proceeds of a criminal conduct to the tune of N4. 7 Billion.
A Federal High Court sitting in Kano has convicted a currency courier, Bashir Abdu who was prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for not declaring the $130,000 found on him at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport on his way to the United Arab Emirates.
The Head, Special Control Unit against Money Laundering (SCUML) of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Angela Nworgu, on Thursday January 17, 2013 paid a courtesy visit to the President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Okey Wali, SAN, at the NBA office, Abuja.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday January 16, 2013, presented its first witness in the on-going trial of Nadabo Energy Limited and Abubakar Ali Peters who are being prosecuted over a N1.5billion subsidy scam before Justice C. A. Balogun of the Lagos High Court, Igbosere.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, January 16, 2013 arraigned one Gabriel Inwunoba and Tag Bureau De Change Limited before Justice Adeniyi Onigbanjo of the Lagos State High Court Ikeja on a two count charge bordering on intent to defraud and conspiracy to steal the sum of N7, 600, 000 .00 (Seven Million, Six Hundred Thousand Naira) belonging to Nairs Supermarket Limited.
The arraignment of Aminu Lamido, son of Jigawa State governor, Sule Lamido before a Federal High Court, Kano could not go on today as scheduled following the absence of trial judge, Justice Shehu Yahaya.