Justice A.R. Muhammed of the Federal High Court, Abuja today granted the application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC for an extension of the interim order of attachment granted it to take possession of 48 properties of former governor of Bayelsa State, Timipre Sylva. The initial order granted on December 21, 2012, was for 14 days.
A Federal High Court sitting in Kano today convicted one Umar Musa Kibiya who was prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC for failing to declare the money on him to the Customs at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport. The convict was arrested for failing to declare the $80,000 (eighty thousand United States Dollars) found on him. He only declared $40,000 to Customs.
The Central Command of the Nigerian Navy, Yenegoa, Monday, 14th January, 2013 handed over twenty three suspected oil thieves to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC for further investigation and prosecution. The suspects, who were arrested in two separate operations on the 19th and 25th November, 2012 comprise ten Indian nationals and thirteen others.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned a Kano- based legal practitioner, one Yakubu Mohammed Na-Allah before Justice Fatu Riman of the Federal High Court Sitting in Kano on 2 count charge that borders on money laundering.
An aide of Mrs Folorunsho Alakija, Chief Executive Officer, The Rose of Sharon, a Non-Governmental Organization, Mr Vincent Ayewah and six others have been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in a case of abuse of office, conspiracy, forgery, impersonation and stealing of N3million ( Three million naira only).
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission today, Monday January 14, 2013 arraigned the Deputy Speaker, Kaduna State House of Assembly Dr. Mato Dogara alongside six others before Justice Marcel Awokulehin of the Federal High Court Kaduna on a six count charge of fraudulent conversion of state funds to the tune of over N30 million.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC will on Monday January 14, 2013 arraign the Deputy Speaker of Kaduna State House of Assembly, Hon. Mato Dary Dogara before a Federal High Court, Kaduna.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on January 10, 2013, told the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja why the $15 million (Fifteen Million Dollars) ex- governor James Ibori bribe money should not be returned to the Delta State Government.
Justice D.O Oluwayemi of the High Court of Lagos State,
sitting in Igbosere, on January 10, 2013 revoked the bail granted the Personal Assistant to Adeyemi Ikuforiji, Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr. Oyebode Atoyebi,
by the Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Ayotunde Phillips and ordered that he be remanded in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The remand order followed the delay in the arraignment of Atoyebi and two others arrested by the EFCC over a N1.5billion scam.