Operatives of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested one Kasimu Lawal Abubakar (a.k.a Abasco), the former Chairman of Sabon Gari Local Government, Zaria, Kaduna State,
The arrest followed a petition alleging that the former council boss abused his office to enrich himself. Other allegations contained in the petition include illegal acquisition of properties worth billions of naira.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday November 16, 2012, arraigned the duo of Joko Agoro Bias and Tunde Oladunmoye Jamiu on a 4 count charge bordering on intent to defraud, forgery and uttering to the tune of US $15, 340.00 (Fifteen Thousand Three Hundred and Forty United States Dollars) before Justice Lateefa Okunnu of the Lagos High Court, Ikeja.
Eight persons who allegedly assaulted operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC and prevented them from carrying out their lawful duties have been remanded in prison custody. Justice Lambo Akande of the Federal High Court, Port Harcourt on Friday November 16, 2012, ordered the accused persons remanded in prison custody till November 19, 2012 when their bail application will be determined.
A Federal High Court sitting in Enugu has ordered that prominent Enugu Lawyer, Barrister Christian Chukwudozie Ebuzoeme be remanded in prison custody till November 21 pending the hearing of his bail application.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Thursday November 15, 2012 told a Federal Capital Territory High Court presided over by Justice Abubakar Umar to reject the prayers of Dora Gilmaska, to have her passport released to her.
A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja and presided by Justice Adamu Bello on November 15, 2012, dismissed the application of the former governor of Adamawa state, Boni Haruna and three others to quash the 28 count charges of fraud and embezzlement of public fund preferred against them.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Thursday November 15,2012 re-arraigned former minister of works, Dr. Hassan Lawal and nine others before Justice Adamu Bello of the Federal High Court, Abuja on a 44 count amended charge bordering on conspiracy, criminal breach of trust, conversion, and fraud to the tune of N75.7 billion.
A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos and presided over by Justice Okechukwu Okeke on Wednesday, 14 November, 2012 convicted two bulk cash couriers arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and ordered them to forfeit 25% of the $1.4million (One Million, Four Hundred Thousand United States Dollars) not declared to the security agencies before they were arrested by operatives of the EFCC at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 arraigned one Bamiteko Ademola and Oladapo David Akinjuwon (now at large) before Justice M. I. Awokulehin of Federal High Court, Kaduna. The duo was arraigned on a 3 count charge for offences bordering on conspiracy and obtaining money under false pretences. Bamiteko Ademola and Oladapo David Akingbogun allegedly obtained the sum of N880, 000 from one Salisu Idris, for the supply of a Honda Accord 2008 model car which claims they knew to be false.
THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has concluded arrangement to arraign a prominent lawyer in Enugu state, Barrister Christian Chukwudozie Ebuzoeme before a Federal High Court, Enugu on Thursday 15th November, 2012.