The Nigerian Navy, NNS Delta, today, May 22, 2019 handed over two motor vessels, MV NIPAL, SD WATERMAN, Large Wooden (Cotonou
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on May 22, 2019 arraigned one Abubakar Isiyaku before Justice Sa'adatu Ibrahim of the Federal High Court sitting in Kano, Kano State on a one-count charge of obtaining money by false pretence.
The attention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has been drawn to the activities of some unscrupulous elements, who mount road blocks on some highbrow areas of Lagos, such as Victoria Island, Lekki and Festac Town, parading themselves as operatives of the Commission and extorting money from unsuspecting members on the allegation that they are suspected internet fraudsters, popularly known as "Yahoo-Yahoo boys."
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, on May 22, 2019, arraigned a suspected fraudster, Tan Ah Chai Richard, alongside his company, Coastal Asia Investments Limited, before Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court sitting in lkeja, Lagos on a five-count charge bordering on forgery, use of false document, conspiracy to forge and an attempt to obtain money by false pretence to the tune of €250,000,000.00 (Two Hundred and Fifty Million Euros).
The trial of a former director in the Police Pension Office, Esai Dangabar and others over alleged N14 billion Pension Fraud, continued on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 before Justice Hussen Baba Yusuf of the Federal High Court, sitting in Maitama, Abuja with a prosecution witness, a staff of Standard Chartered Bank, Mustapha Gadanya testifying on second defendant's asset declaration.
Justice M.T.M Aliyu of Kaduna State High Court, sitting in Kaduna, the state capital, has ordered a temporary forfeiture of six houses and three filling stations, believed to be proceeds of economic sabotage, forgery and theft of petroleum products to the federal government.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, secured the conviction and sentencing of two Internet fraudsters, Temitope Samson and Uduogwu Freeborn Eboagwu, to six months imprisonment each before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos State.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on May 21, 2019 arraigned one Bridget Okafor, a former Assistant Comptroller General of Nigeria Customs on a 13-count charge bordering on abuse of office to the tune of N3,336,176,661.24 (Three Billion, Three Hundred and Thirty-six Million, One Hundred and Seventy-six Thousand, Six Hundred and Sixty-one Naira, Twenty-four Kobo). She was arraigned before Justice Venchak S. Gaba of a Federal Capital Territory, FCT High Court, Kwali.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ilorin Zonal Office has commenced investigations into the alleged illegal payment of about N400 million to some members of the Kwara State House of Assembly and the State Executive Council members before the expiration of their tenures.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Gombe Zonal Office has secured the conviction of one Isiyaku Dahiru before Justice Abubakar Jauro of the Gombe State High Court, on a one-count charge bordering on criminal misappropriation.