A legal practitioner, Barrister Ezidi Fabulous and Mercy Atata( a.k.a Homa Odum) were on Monday, November 4, 2019 arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt Zonal Office, before Justice A.T. Mohammed of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on three- count charges bordering on conspiracy, forgery and utteration contrary to Section 3 (6) of the Miscellaneous Offences Act CAP M17 of the Revised Edition (Laws of the Federation of Nigeria) Act, 2007 and punishable under the same Section.
The acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Mustapha Magu, has disclosed that the Commission will henceforth arrest and prosecute medical practitioners who provide fake medical report to persons facing trial for corruption. He lamented that the spectre of fake medical reports had added to the many frustrations that attend the prosecution of corruption cases in court, as defendants frequently use such bogus reports to delay trial unnecessarily.
Operatives of the Economic And Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt Zonal Office have arrested eleven ( 11) suspected internet fraudsters in a residential apartment in Ozuoba, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
Justice Hammed Gegele of the Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin on Friday November 1, 2019 dismissed the one billion naira fundamental human rights suit filed by a former General Secretary of the Nigerian Bar Association, Ilorin Branch, Sulyman Abaya against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and two others.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos office, today, November 1, 2019, arraigned the duo of Micheal Effiong and Nwachukwu Israel before Justice Sherifat Solebo of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja on a one-count charge bordering on conspiracy to defraud, an offence contrary to Section 323 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.
A fraudster, Soladoye Taofeek, was on Friday, November 1, 2019 sentenced to six months in prison for falsely representing himself to be an auto dealer in order to dispossess people of their hard-earning money.
Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of the Federal High court sitting in Lagos, today November 1, 2019 remanded the Managing Director of 606 Autos Limited, Sarumi Samusideen Babafemi in Ikoyi Prison.
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu was on Thursday, October 31, 2019 presented with an award for "Outstanding Performance."
The sixteen Kwara state Council Chairmen invited for questioning by the Ilorin Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday November 1, 2019 were released after volunteering statements to the Commission.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos office, on Friday November 1, 2019, arraigned one Arugba Micheal and his company, Gar Maritime Nigeria Limited before Justice Sherifat Solebo of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos on three-count charge bordering on conspiracy to steal, transfer of properties and stealing to the tune of N96, 400, 000.00 (Ninety Six Million, Four Hundred Thousand Naira).