The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has today Tuesday, 27th November, 2018 re-arraigned the former governor of Kaduna State, Mukhtar Ramalan Yero. Also re-arraigned with the ex governor were former Minister of State, Nuhu Somo Waya; former Kaduna State PDP Chairman, Abubakar Haruna Gaya and the former Secretary to the State Government, Hamza Ishaq. They were arraigned before Justice Z.B Abubakar of the Federal High Court Kaduna on an 8-count amended charge bordering on conspiracy, bribery, money laundering and criminal diversion of funds to the tune of N700million (seven Hundred Million Naira) only.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arraigned a former District Head of Unguwar Mu'azu, Aliyu Idris (Cika Soron Zazzau) before Justice Darius Khobo of the Kaduna State High Court, on a one-count charge bordering on obtaining by false pretence.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on November 26, 2018 arraigned Hajiya Mauro Z. Usman, Mohammed Sani Agae, Isa Alhaji Chado and Jonah Ihie before Justice Aisha Bwari of the Niger State High Court, Minna, on a five-count charge bothering on criminal conspiracy, forgery, cheating and issuance of dud cheque.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, November 26, 2018, arraigned one Babatunde Osho, before Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, sitting in Maitama, Abuja, on a 41-count charge, bordering on forgery, fraudulent acquisition of properties and money laundering to the tune of N700 million.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, November 26, 2019, arraigned one Christopher Okeke alongside his company, Sanfill Nigeria LTD before Justice D.Z Senchi of the Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Jabi, Abuja on a two-count charge of obtaining by false pretence to the tune of N15,300,000 (Fifteen Million Three Hundred Thousand Naira).
Justice Hassan Dikko of a Federal High Court, Makurdi, Benue State, on November 22, 2018, convicted one Dickson Simon Obasi and discharged Frank Emmanuel Orngu on offences bordering on conspiracy and money laundering.
Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has appealed to Nigerians in the Diaspora to own the fight against corruption. Magu who was speaking today, Friday, 23rd November, 2018, as a guest speaker at the Black History Month of the School of Business and Management Studies of the Queen Mary University of London, said for the fight against corruption to be effectively won in Africa, the job of fighting the scourge should not be left in the hands of the government or anti- corruption agencies alone.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arraigned one John Ma'aji Kwasau before Justice M.T. Tukur of a Kaduna State High Court on a one-count charge bordering on obtaining by false pretence.
Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu on Thursday, 22 November, 2018 met with the National Crime Agency, NCA, in the United Kingdom to discuss the efforts of the Commission in the recovering of all ill-gotten assets domiciled in foreign jurisdiction by Nigerian’s Politically Exposed Persons, PEPs.
Ibrahim Magu, the Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has once again urged the public to support the whistle-blowing policy, of President Muhammadu Buhari, while stressing that the security of the informant is guaranteed.