The Federal High Court sitting in Gusau presided over by Honourable Justice Fatima Murtala Aminu has adjourned till December 11th, 2018 for ruling on an application filed by the former governor of Zamfara State, Mahmud Aliyu Shinkafi, challenging the competency of the charge preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
Raymond Dokpesi, pioneer Chairman, Daar Communications Plc, who is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC before Justice John Tsoho of a Federal High Court, Abuja has been ordered to open his defence on February 20, 2019.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, November 19, 2018, opened its case against a former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, who is being prosecuted for an alleged N2.2bn fraud, before Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos.
Men of the Federal Fire Service, FFS, Wuse Zonal office today, Monday, 19th November, 2018 successfully subdued inferno that almost razed down the Wuse 2 Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on November 19, 2018 arraigned Abdulsalam Saleh Abdulkareem, a governorship candidate of the Green Party of Nigeria, GPN, and Ebere Nzekwe, before Justice Lewis Allagoa of the Federal High Court, Kano on a nine-count charge of criminal conspiracy and obtaining money by false pretence to the tune of $1,320,000 (One Million, Three Hundred and Twenty Thousand Dollars) only.
Justice Saliu Seidu of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Friday, November 16, 2018 granted bail to a former Executive Director on Projects, Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Tuoyo Omatsuli and one Francis Momoh in the sum of N100m each.
Justice John Tsoho, of a Federal High Court Abuja has dismissed a preliminary objection filed by Aliyu Usman, an associate to a former National Security Adviser, Col Sambo Dasuki (retd), objecting to the N600 million four-count charge on money laundering offence brought against him by the EFCC.
The Court of Appeal, Abuja Division upheld the conviction of Jolly Nyame and Joshua Dariye, handed down on them by Justice Adebukola Banjoko of a Federal Capital Territory, FCT High Court, Gudu but commuted their sentences from 14 years, 12 and 10 respectively for being “first-time offenders”.
Justice John Tsoho of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Friday, November 16, 2018 ruled in favour EFCC to proceed with the prosecution of Aliyu Usman, aide to the ex- National Security Adviser, ONSA, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.) for graft allegations levelled against him.
The Ibadan Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, November 16th, 2018 arraigned one Hamed Hamid Olakunle alongside his School, Manbo-Mac Schools, before Justice M. L. Owolabi of the State High Court sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State on a two-count charge bordering on issuance of dud cheque.