Justice Patricia Ajoku of the Federal High Court 1, sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State, on Friday, May 24, 2019 convicted and sentenced one Benson Godspower to four months in prison over lottery scam.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, has arrested four suspected fraudsters for an alleged involvement in internet crimes.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal Office has arrested two suspected fraudsters Chinedu Okeke and Patrick Odjegba.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Maiduguri zonal office has arraigned one Mustapha Usman before Justice Garba Nabaruma of the Yobe State High Court sitting in Damaturu, on a one-count charge bordering on criminal breach of trust.
The attention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has been drawn to a purported statement credited to the governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha during the commissioning of some projects by the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, in an online news platform, The Cable, to the effect that the EFCC had for the past three months, blocked the account of the state government.
Justice P. Mallong of the Federal High Court sitting in Kaduna State has convicted and sentenced Mohammed Shuaibu to two years imprisonment on a one-count charge bordering on obtaining money by false pretence.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, on Thursday May 23, 2019 secured the conviction of four internet fraudsters.
Three of the convicts - Alimi Azeez Oluwadamilare, Paul Opeyemi Omotunde and Igberase Hope Odianosen – were tried in the Federal High Court, Abeokuta Division, while the other, Okuneye Opeyemi James, got the reward for his criminal act at the Ibadan Division of the court.
The Acting Zonal Head of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, Uyo Zonal Office, Alex Ebbah, on behalf of the Acting EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu, on May 23, 2019, paid an inspection visit to the Nigerian Mobile Police Command - Mopol 26 in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital, where he commended the Command for making provision for the Commissions exhibit trucks to be parked within their premises for safe keeping.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Thursday, May 23, 2019 received praise for taking the anti-corruption fight to the doorsteps of hitherto sacred cows in the country and for being the "torchlight for the African Continent in the anti-corruption war."
The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has called on Nigerians to guard jealously their family names and avoid any act that would soil them.