The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has described the recent arrest of an alleged internet fraudster, Ismaila Mustapha, also known as Mompha and his Lebanese accomplice, Hamza Koudeih, as a landmark achievement in the sustained fight against internet-related frauds and money laundering in the country.
The Port Harcourt Zonal office of the Economic And Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has assured scores of investors of Bluekey Investment Club across the Niger Delta of diligent investigations.
Justice Daniel Longji of the Plateau State High Court, sitting in Jos, on Thursday October 31, 2019, adjourned to November 11, 2019 for continuation of trial in the N6.2billion fraud charge brought against a former governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
Federal High Court, Makurdi, Benue State, presided over by Justice Mobolaji Olajuwon on Wednesday October 30, 2019, ordered the interim forfeiture of a property belonging to one Jonathan Terlumun Akputu, a former council chairman and promoter of a community bank.
Delegates to the International Ombudsman Expo holding in Abuja, led by Sir B. Nwosu, Public Complaints Commissioner from Anambra State, during a courtesy visit to the headquarters of the EFCC, Wednesday October 30, 2019. They were received by EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Mustafa Magu.
The trial of former Pension Reform Task Team chairman, Abdulrasheed Maina commenced on Wednesday, October 30 2019 at the Federal High Court, Abuja, before Justice Okon Abang with the first prosecution witness, Mairo Muhammed Bashir of United Bank for Africa, UBA revealing how she opened several bank accounts for the defendant.
Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 admitted more documents, presented by the prosecution in evidence in its case against former governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam and his ex-commissioner of Finance, Omodachi Okolobia.
Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court sitting Abuja, on Wednesday October 30, 2019, granted the the request by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for its witness, one Mr. Kobis who is based abroad, to testify through video link in the ongoing trial of former governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako, and 7 others.
Adeniyi Adebayo, the 12th prosecution witness in the trial of former minister of Interior, Patrick Abba Moro, former permanent secretary in the ministry, Anastasia Daniel-Nwobia, an ex-director in the same ministry Felix Alayebami, and Drexel Tech Nigeria Ltd for money laundering and procurement fraud on Wednesday, October 30, told a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, that the defendants created an e-recruitment portal to fraudulently collect funds from job applicants.
The Gombe Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 arraigned the quartet of Usman Umar Usman (a.k.a Babangida), Ishaq Ibrahim, Yason Sajo Musa and Babayo Abdullahi Dukku, before Justice N.I. Afolabi of the Federal High Court, Gombe, Gombe State, on a six-count charge bordering on obtaining money by false pretence to the tune of N11,000,000.00 (Eleven Million Naira).