Umar Isiaka, a Kwara-based businessman was on Monday, December 16, 2019 arraigned before Justice Mahmood Abdulgafar of the Kwara State High Court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ilorin Zonal Office on a one-count charge of violation of legal contract, contrary to Section 312 of the Penal Code.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Enugu Zonal office secured the conviction of fifteen (15) fraudsters on 9th and 11th December, 2019 respectively before Justice I.N Buba of the Federal High court, sitting in Enugu, Enugu state on separate one count charge bordering on impersonation and obtaining by false pretences.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Gombe Zonal office has arraigned four directors of the Gombe State Internal Revenue Service, Aishatu Yakubu, executive director, admin and finance; Mohammed Musa Mohammed, executive director, tax operation; Wesley Kumusa Audu, executive director, tax and audit, and Mijinyawa Sani Labaran, executive director, non tax operations, before Justice Nehizena I. Afolabi of the Federal High Court, Gombe on a 25-count charge bordering on conspiracy, obtaining by false pretence and money laundering.
Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja on Monday, December 16, 2019 sentenced one Segun Ajibola, alias Kate Walter to three months imprisonment with N50,000 option of fine.
Ajibola was prosecuted on a one-count charge of fraudulent impersonation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, on Monday, December 16, 2019, arraigned one Malik Wakili before Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos on a three- count charge bordering on impersonation, conspiracy and money laundering to the N3, 106, 216.00 (Three Million, One Hundred and Six Thousand, Two Hundred and Sixteen Naira).
The Uyo Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, on Thursday December 12, 2019, arraigned one Geraldine Orok Ita before Justice S. A. Amobeda of the Federal High Court, Calabar on a six count charge bordering on obtaining money by false pretence, forgery and impersonation.
Count one of the charge against Geraldine reads:
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, on Friday, December 13, 2019, arraigned one Jean Codo and his company, Transport and Port Management Systems Limited, TPMS, before Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos on a seven-count charge bordering on stealing to the tune of Twenty-Nine Million Euros (€29m).
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Saturday, December 14, 2019, marked properties belonging to a former Abia State governor, Orji Uzor Kalu.
The marking is to ensure that the properties are not dissipated, following the December 5, 2019 order of Justice Muhammed Idris sitting at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos that Kalu’s company, Slok Nigeria Limited, be wound up and all assets forfeited to the Federal Government.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC) Ilorin Zonal office on Wednesday December 18, 2019 secured the conviction of one Temitope Bambo before Justice Sikiru Oyinloye of a Kwara State High Court, Ilorin. The convicted who was prosecuted on personation and Internet fraud charge, was convicted and sentenced to six months imprisonment.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has charged members of the Association of Mobile Money and Bank Agents in Nigeria (AMMBAN) to apprise themselves of regulations and laws governing financial transactions to avoid entangling with fraudulent practices with dire consequences.