Justice Mobolaji Olajuwon of the Federal High Court, Makurdi, Benue State on Friday, November 22, 2019 sentenced one Ajene Mathew Adikwu, 22 to one year imprisonment with a N100,000 (One Hundred Thousand Naira) option of fine for obstruction of cyber crime inquiry against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, contrary to Section 46 (a) and (b) of the Cyber crime (Prohibition) Act 2015 and punishable under Section 46 (b) of the same Act.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal office, on Thursday November 21, 2019 secured the conviction of two brothers, Wisdom Onojiolou and Omorodion Onojiolou before Justice M.G Umar of the Federal High Court sitting in Benin, Edo State on a two count charge of intent to defraud and obtaining under false pretense.
The trial of two officials of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Mainasara Malami and Emmanuel Salihu continued on Thursday, November 21, 2019 before Justice Umar Dogon Daji of the Sokoto State High Court, Sokoto, with a prosecution witness, narrating how he was scammed with a fake job offer by one of the defendants.
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has called on religious leaders and those at the grassroots institutions to be more actively involved in the fight against corruption.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Benue Zonal Office on, Tuesday November 19, 2019 took its enlightenment and sensitization campaign to members of the EFCC/NYSC CDS in Benue State with a call on them to uphold integrity transparency and accountability in all their engagements.
The Economic and Financial Crimes commission on Thursday, November 21, 2019, re- arraigned James Nolan, a British National before Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Maitama, Abuja on a 32-count amended charge bordering money laundering, tax evasion and failure to submit Value Added Tax returns. The offenses are contrary to Section 18(a) of the Money Laundering (Prohibition) Act, 2011 (as amended) and punishable under Section 16(2) (b) of the same Act.
Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, November 21, 2019, reprimanded Adeola Adedipe, counsel to the second defendant in the trial of Abdulrasheed Maina, former chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, for telling the court that its ruling on the case would be thrown out at the Appeal Court if it refuses to allow a thorough medical examination on Maina’s state of health.
Justice Adebukola Banjoko of the FCT High Court, Jabi, Abuja on Thursday, November 21, 2019 convicted and sentenced one Nwala Eze Kenneth (alias Moore Smith) to one month community service at the National Hospital, Abuja.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos office, today, November 21, 2019 secured an order of a Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos for the final forfeiture of N280,555,010 belonging to two companies owned by Obinwanne Okeke also known as Invictus Obi, a 'Forbes entrepreneur'.