The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Thursday, 27th September, 2012 arrested a bulk currency smuggler, one Abubakar Tijani Sheriff for attempting to smuggle $7million out of the country.
Non-governmental organizations, NGOs across the country have been asked to collaborate with the Special Control Unit against Money Laundering (SCUML) and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC in the fight against corruption and economic crimes in Nigeria.
A former managing director of Intercontinental Bank Plc now Access Bank Plc, Erastus Akingbola and one of his associates, Bayo Dada on Thursday, September 27, 2012 failed to produce a witness they had earlier told the court will be available to testify in the continuation of their trial before Justice Habeeb Abiru of a Lagos High Court. The duo are standing trial over an alleged N46billion theft.
Civil servants across the country have been asked to resist the temptation of becoming accomplices to the looting of the nation's treasury by corrupt politically exposed persons.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has blamed the decay of infrastructure in the country on corruption. Head of Public Enlightenment Unit of the Commission, Mrs. Rose Ekawu, stated this while declaring open a one day sensitization programme on the ills of corruption for officers of the Federal Fire Service in Abuja.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, on Wednesday September 12, 2012, arraigned Mr. Abdullahi Mohammed alias Dan Hadeja, 72, before Justice Abubakar Tijani of the Federal High Court II, Port Harcourt, Rivers State on a one count charge of obtaining the sum of N1, 155, 000 (one million, one hundred and fifty five thousand naira) under the false pretence that he was a registered distributor of Indomie noodles.
Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde, has decried some unethical practices in the banking sector that undermine both the economy and the Commission's investigation activities.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, September 7th, 2012, arraigned a Business Manager with the United Bank of Africa Plc, University of Ilorin Branch, Sirajudeen Abdullahi alongside two others: Segun Adelodun and John Afolabi before a Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has declared three oil marketers implicated in the multi- billion naira fuel subsidy scam wanted.