The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has warned that as another election cycle approaches, the EFCC will not fold its hands and watch the nation’s commonwealth squandered by corrupt politicians.
A five-man panel of the Court of Appeal sitting in Sokoto and presided over by Justice Hannatu Sankey has sentenced the Chairman of the Zamfara State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Murtala Adamu Jengebe to a cumulative jail term of 41 years.
Students of the International Relations Department, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State have been charged to be anti-corruption ambassadors and to own the anti-corruption fight for a better Nigeria.
The Nigerian Senate on November 28, 2018 confirmed Olanipekun Olukoyede as the Secretary to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The confirmation is in accordance with Section 2(3) of the EFCC Establishment Act 2004.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos office, on Tuesday, November 27, 2018, seized a total of 29 exotic cars during a raid on the office of a Lagos-based car dealer, Astrax Auto Shop.
Justice M. L. Owolabi of the State High Court, Oyo State on November 27, 2018 convicted and sentenced one Mufutau Ladoja to three months imprisonment for obtaining money under false pretence contrary to Section 419 of the Criminal Code Law, Cap 38, Laws of the Oyo State.
Chairman, Senate Committee on Anti-Corruption, Sen. Chukwuka Utazi has commended the efforts of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in the fight against corruption as he charged the Ibrahim Magu led management of the anti-graft agency to redouble its effort to save Nigeria from corruption cankerworm.
Justice M. L. Owolabi of the State High Court, Ibadan, Oyo State November 26, 2018 convicted and sentenced one Oladipo Olutope to twenty four years imprisonment and to restitute N10, 450, 000 (Ten Million, Four Hundred And Fifty Thousand Naira) only to the victim. The sentences are to run concurrently.
A detective with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Adekunle Odofin, on Tuesday, November 27, 2018, told Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, sitting in Maitama, Abuja, that two people who made "crucial statements" during the investigation into a N29billion fraud case involving Murtala Nyako, a former governor of Adamawa State, died mysteriously after giving their statements. Odofin told the court that the two people were very vital to the prosecution of the case.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Gombe office on Monday, November 26, 2018 arraigned the quartet of Abdulrahaman Barau, Chagba Abayol, Muhammad B. Dikko and Mrs. Ruth Magaji Shalli before Justice Hassan Dikko of Federal High Court, Bauchi, Bauchi State on a seven count charge bordering on Conspiracy, Misappropriation and Diversion of Funds.