The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has cracked down on a gang of fraudsters who specialise in exploiting personal data of foreign-based Nigerians to defraud their friends and relations back home.
The third annual capacity building workshop for justices and judges, organised by the National Judicial Institute, NJI, ended Thursday October 24, 2019 with a resolution for robust synergy and continued engagement among stakeholders and the anti-corruption agencies.
The Association of Registrars of Nigerian Universities (ARNU) on Thursday honoured the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu, with an Award of Excellence for his patriotism and commitment to the fight against corruption.
Justice Ibrahim Watilat of the Federal High Court, Abeokuta Division, on Thursday, October 24, 2019, convicted the duo of Opeyemi Ademosun and Gbolahan Olamide Dalamu of criminal impersonation and sentenced them to one year imprisonment each.
Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court, Abuja has fixed December 12, 2019 to rule on an application, by Doyin Okupe, a former Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs to former President Goodluck Jonathan, asking to be discharged of all the charges brought against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
The trial of former governor of Niger State, Babangida Aliyu, before Justice Mikailu Abdullahi of the Niger State High Court for alleged N2billion fraud, could not proceed as scheduled on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 due to the absence of the judge.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, today, October 24, 2019, re-arraigned a former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Maurice Iwu, before Justice I. Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos on a four-count charge bordering on money laundering to the tune of N1,203, 000,000.00( One Billion, Two Hundred and Three Million Naira).
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Sokoto Zonal office has arraigned one Aliyu Mallam Yabo, an operation manager of Yabo Micro Finance Bank, before Justice Isah Muhammad Bargaja of the Sokoto State High Court on one-count charge bordering false declaration of assets.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC and the Nigerian Security Printing and Minting (NSPM) Plc, on Monday October 21, 2019 pledged a stronger collaboration in the overall interest of the country.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, today October 21, 2019, arraigned two British nationals, James Richard Nolan and Adam Quinn (at large), before Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja for their alleged complicity in the controversial $9.6bn arbitral award to Process and Industrial Development Limited by a United Kingdom commercial court.