Justice Saliu Seidu of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Friday, November 16, 2018 granted bail to a former Executive Director on Projects, Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Tuoyo Omatsuli and one Francis Momoh in the sum of N100m each.
Justice John Tsoho, of a Federal High Court Abuja has dismissed a preliminary objection filed by Aliyu Usman, an associate to a former National Security Adviser, Col Sambo Dasuki (retd), objecting to the N600 million four-count charge on money laundering offence brought against him by the EFCC.
The Court of Appeal, Abuja Division upheld the conviction of Jolly Nyame and Joshua Dariye, handed down on them by Justice Adebukola Banjoko of a Federal Capital Territory, FCT High Court, Gudu but commuted their sentences from 14 years, 12 and 10 respectively for being “first-time offenders”.
Justice John Tsoho of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Friday, November 16, 2018 ruled in favour EFCC to proceed with the prosecution of Aliyu Usman, aide to the ex- National Security Adviser, ONSA, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.) for graft allegations levelled against him.
The Ibadan Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, November 16th, 2018 arraigned one Hamed Hamid Olakunle alongside his School, Manbo-Mac Schools, before Justice M. L. Owolabi of the State High Court sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State on a two-count charge bordering on issuance of dud cheque.
A Federal High Court sitting in Port -Harcourt, Rivers State, has sentenced a Port Harcourt Kerosene dealer to two years imprisonment for dealing in illegal oil bunkering.
The suspect, Mohammed Mustapha pleaded guilty to one-count charge bordering on illegal dealing in petroleum product (kerosene).
The attention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has been drawn to an unfounded news report in the social media and some respectable media organisations that Mr. Tony Amokeodo, a journalist, has been appointed as the Spokesperson to the acting Chairman of the Commission.
The Court of Appeal, Abuja, will tomorrow, November 16, 2018 decide the fates of Reverend Jolly Nyame and Senator Joshua Dariye of Taraba and Plateau States respectively. They are currently serving 14 years imprisonment each for fraud.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibadan Office has arrested thirty-four suspected internet fraudsters at 21, Sawmill Road Awa-Ijebu, Ogun State.
Ahead of 2019 general elections, the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has warned Bureau de Change operators to stop aiding corrupt practices of politicians, as he vowed to prosecute operators and bankers who fail to comply with laws guiding the financial regulating system.