Ebelo in AIT studioThe Acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, on Wednesday, December 18, 2019, alerted Nigerians on the need to be vigilant against fraudsters who may want to take advantage of the festive season to defraud people of their resources in their desperate quest to make money for the Yuletide.

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 granted the prayer of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC for a warrant of arrest against Adam Quinn, a British national.

The trial of Mohammed Dangana, a staff of the Economic Community of West African States, (ECOWAS) Commission Secretariat, Abuja, before Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja has been adjourned to January 22 and 23 2020 for ruling on the application for the variation of the bail conditions of the defendant and continuation of trial respectively.


Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court 9, Abuja on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 ordered the final forfeiture of N131,337,800.00 (One Hundred and Thirty One Million, Three Hundred and Thirty-seven Thousand Eight Hundred Naira) and properties valued at about N600, 000,000 (Six Hundred Million Naira) to the federal government.

Justice S. M. Shuaibu of the Federal High Court, Calabar, Cross River State on Tuesday, December 17, 2019, convicted and sentenced two internet fraudsters to six months imprisonment with N150,000.00 (One Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira) option of fine each, after both pleaded guilty as charged.

The Kaduna State Government on Monday December 16, 2019, appealed to the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, to help the State in sensitizing and enlightening public office holders, particularly at the local government level, on the imperatives of financial probity and accountability.

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Mgu has advised Designated Non-Financial Institutions (DNFIs) to stay away from money laundering and all forms of economic and financial crimes and to always be guided by the law in all their business dealings.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, December 17, 2019, opposed a post-conviction bail application filed by a convicted former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, before Justice Muhammed Liman of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos.

Justice Daniel Longji of the Federal High Court, Jos, Plateau State, on Tuesday December 17, 2019, adjourned until December 23, 2019 for the adoption of written addresses by the parties in the no case submission of the defence in the trial of former governor of Plateau State, David Jonah Jang, now a senator.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC) Ilorin Zonal Office on Tuesday December 17, 2019 secured the conviction of Chibueze Meshak and Babatunde Muhammed Bashir before Justice Sikiru Oyinloye of a Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin on offences bordering on internet fraud.