Acting Chairman of the EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, received the Award of the Institution of The Decade bestowed on the Commission on the occassion of the 25th anniversary of ThisDay Newspapers in Lagos, on January 20, 2020.

         

Media & Publicity

January 21, 2020


The Economics and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, January 21, 2020, arraigned one Akinola Ogunlewe alongside  Babajide  Soyode, before Justice A.R. Mohammed  of the Federal High Court, Abuja.

MV Gratitude, a bunkered vessel and its crew of six, intercepted on January 9, 2020 by officers of the Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, were today January 22, 2020 handed over to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for further investigation and possible prosecution.

The EFCC, Kaduna Zonal Office, today Wednesday, January 22, 2020 played host to officials of the Nigeria Railway Cooperation team on a fact finding mission on the issue of ticket racketeering at Rigasa Train Station.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and MacArthur Foundation have pledged to further their collaboration and strengthen their existing partnership.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, vehemently condemned in strong terms, the 2019 Corruption Perception Index, CPI recently released by Transparency International, TI, which ranked Nigeria 146 out of 180 countries analysed.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on January 23, 2020 arraigned Muhammed Bello Adoke, before Justice A.I. Kutigi of Federal Capital Territory High Court, Abuja.

The trial of former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal and five others before Justice Jude Okeke of Federal Capital Territory High Court, Maitama continued with the examination in-chief of the fourth witness, Aminu Ahmed, a principal procurement officer in the office of the SGF who told the court that Josmon Technologies and Rholavision, which are linked to the former SFG bid and were awarded contracts by the first defendant.

Justice Folashade Olubanjo of the Federal High Court 1, Akure on Thursday, January 23, 2020 convicted Fisayo Adetoro, a final year Business Administration student of a private university in Ondo State of impersonation, forgery and money laundering, and sentenced him to a total of 13 years in prison with N1,000,000 (One Million Naira) option of fine.

Justice J. K. Omotosho of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has reserved judgment in the one count charge of fraud brought against a notorious hacker, Kelvin Okohwan by the Port Harcourt Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, till February 20 for ruling.