Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the Federal High Court, Abuja on Friday November 23, 2012 dismissed the application brought by Mr. Olalekan Bayode seeking to be admitted as a party in the $15 million Ibori bribe forfeiture matter.
Chairman of the Senate Committee on Drugs, Narcotics, Financial Crimes and Anti-Corruption, Senator Victor Lar on 22nd November, 2012, advocated proper funding of the anti-graft agencies if the war against corruption and economic crimes in Nigeria is to be taken seriously.
Justice Abubakar Umar of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday November 20, 2012, dismissed two applications filed by Dora Gilmaska, who is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on a one count charge bordering on the issuance of dud cheque to the tune of Nine Million Naira.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Monday, November 19, 2012 asked Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the Federal High Court, Abuja to strike out the application by one Oyelakan Bayode seeking to be named as a party in the $15 million Ibori bribe forfeiture hearings.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, November 19, 2012 arraigned Oluwaseun Ogunbambo, his company Adeline Investment Limited and two others before Justice Adebisi Akinlade of the Lagos High Court, Ikeja, on a 14 count charge bordering on conspiracy to obtain, obtaining by false pretences, forgery and uttering of documents to facilitate credit to the sum tune of N610, 000,000.00 (Six Hundred and Ten Million Naira Only). Two other individuals involved in the conspiracy: Olamide Ogunbambo and David Ayodele Isaac are, however, at large.
Operatives of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested one Kasimu Lawal Abubakar (a.k.a Abasco), the former Chairman of Sabon Gari Local Government, Zaria, Kaduna State,
The arrest followed a petition alleging that the former council boss abused his office to enrich himself. Other allegations contained in the petition include illegal acquisition of properties worth billions of naira.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday November 16, 2012, arraigned the duo of Joko Agoro Bias and Tunde Oladunmoye Jamiu on a 4 count charge bordering on intent to defraud, forgery and uttering to the tune of US $15, 340.00 (Fifteen Thousand Three Hundred and Forty United States Dollars) before Justice Lateefa Okunnu of the Lagos High Court, Ikeja.
Eight persons who allegedly assaulted operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC and prevented them from carrying out their lawful duties have been remanded in prison custody. Justice Lambo Akande of the Federal High Court, Port Harcourt on Friday November 16, 2012, ordered the accused persons remanded in prison custody till November 19, 2012 when their bail application will be determined.
A Federal High Court sitting in Enugu has ordered that prominent Enugu Lawyer, Barrister Christian Chukwudozie Ebuzoeme be remanded in prison custody till November 21 pending the hearing of his bail application.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Thursday November 15, 2012 told a Federal Capital Territory High Court presided over by Justice Abubakar Umar to reject the prayers of Dora Gilmaska, to have her passport released to her.