The Ibadan office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday 22nd, November, 2018 arraigned one Abayomi Olagoke Olasunkanmi before Justice W. O. Akanbi of the State High Court 3, sitting in Osogbo, Osun State. He was arraigned on a twelve-count charge of conspiracy and obtaining money under false pretence contrary to Section 8(a) and 1(3) of  the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Fraud Related Offences Act, No. 14 of 2006. The defendant however, pleaded not guilty to the charges preferred against him.

Justice Sherifat Solebo of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos, has revoked the bail of Ifeoma Okpalugo, a retired Assistant Commissioner of Police, ACP, and three others, who are being prosecuted for an alleged act of felony and stealing to the tune of N1, 301, 334, 108 (One Billion, Three Hundred and One Million, Three Hundred and Thirty-four Thousand, One Hundred and Eight Naira). Okpalugo is facing trial alongside Olumide Odumosu, Suleiman Yusuf Tegina and Helen Nwafor.

The letter of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu requesting that all EFCC court cases being handled by Justice Binta Nyako of a Federal High Court, Abuja be reassigned to another judge was sent to the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Adamu Abdu-Kafarati and not the Chief Justice of the Federation, Justice Walter Samuel Onnoghen.

Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has adjourned the trial of Sule Lamido, former Governor of Jigawa State to November 23, 2018. The adjournment, according to the Judge, is to enable the prosecution avail the defense with all the necessary documents required for trial.

Justice Babatunde Quadri of a Federal High Court, Abuja, has adjourned the trial of Nicholas Ashinze, a former special assistant to then National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd); an Austrian, Wolfgang Reinl; Edidiong Idiong and Sagir D. Mohammed to February 20, 2019.

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has written to the Chief Justice of the Federation, Justice Walter Samuel Onnoghen, requesting that all EFCC court cases being handled by Justice Binta Nyako of a Federal High Court Abuja, be reassigned to another judge in a bid to obtain fair judgement.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos office, on Thursday, November 22, 2018, re-arraigned one Sylvester Osolase before Justice O.A. Taiwo of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos on a four-count charge bordering on possession of documents containing false information. The offence is contrary to Section 6, 8(b) and 1(3) of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Fraud Related Offences Act No. 14 of 2006.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arraigned one Engineer Ibrahim Babbaji, Coordinating Director, Guara Water Management Authority and four others over a fraud of N48m (Forty Eight Million Naira) only. They were arraigned before Justice Aliyu Yusuf of FCT High Court 25, Maitama Abuja.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arraigned 22 officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC and a retired INEC director, Ahmed Stephen Ozouche, in Kogi State for offences bordering on criminal conspiracy.

Following the outbreak of fire on Monday evening at the Wuse 2 Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, the Data Centre and the office of the Combined Inter Agency Task Force which were housed by the affected two Storey Costa Hall have been relocated to the Commission’s Jabi new Headquarters.