Prosecution witness, Mahmud Tukur, on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 revealed before Justice Fatima Aminu of the Federal High Court, Gusau, Zamfara State, how Ambassador Bashir Yuguda and three others, namely: the former governor of Zamfara State Mahmud Aliyu Shinkafi, Aminu Ahmed Nahuche and Ibrahim Mallaha allegedly received N450million from the former minister of petroleum resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke and distributed it to leaders of then ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state.
The anti graft war in Nigeria received a major boost today, November 18, 2019 as the Vice Chancellor of University of Ilorin, Professor Sulyman Aje who led management team on the institution on a courtesy visit to the Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC), promised to support the agency achieve its mandate.
Twenty-one-year-old internet fraudster, Adeleke Oluwaseyi was on Monday, November 18, 2019, handed a six months jail term by Justice Joyce Abdulmalik of the Federal High Court, Ibadan.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Makurdi Zonal office, on Monday, November 18, 2019, arraigned one Simeon Ngutor Ngugban before Justice M. A. Ikpambese of the Benue State High Court, Makurdi on a seven count charge bordering on forgery and possession of documents containing false pretence.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ilorin Zonal office, on Tuesday November 19, 2019 secured the conviction of five persons for offences bordering on internet fraud and related offences.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos office, today, November 19, 2019, arraigned a couple, Mrs. Ovuomarhoni Naomi Isidoro and Mr. Rowley Isioro, a former Assistant General Manager with of one of the first generation banks and their companies, Multaid Plus Limited and Global Investment Network before Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos on a seven-count charge bordering on conspiracy to commit felony, receiving fraudulently obtained property, transfer of criminal proceed to nominee and money laundering to the tune of $975,424 (Nine Hundred and Seventy Five Thousand, Four Hundred Twenty Four United States Dollars).
The Maiduguri Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 arraigned one Ahmed Idris Alamin before Justice Aisha Kumaliya of the Borno State High Court, Maiduguri.
Justice I.M Sani of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has convicted and sentenced seven fraudsters and four vessels to various jail terms for illegal dealing in petroleum products. Two other fraudsters were also convicted and sentenced to other jail terms by Justice H.I. O Oshomah of the same court.
The Kaduna Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 arraigned Theophilus Madami before Justice Darius Khobo of the State High Court, Kaduna, on a two-count, involving issuance of dud cheque to the tune of N2,310,000 (Two Million, Three Hundred and Ten Thousand Naira).