The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Wednesday, July 23, 2020 presented additional two prosecution witnesses in the trial of Emmanuela Eteta Ita and Surestart School Ltd, before Justice F.O.G. Ogunbanjo of the Federal High Court, Abuja.
Justice J. K.Dagat of the Federal High Court sitting in Kano, Kano State, on Wednesday, July21, 2020 convicted and sentenced Saad Ahmed Madaki to ten years imprisonment.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, is set to arraign the duo of Sarah Omeigha Ajibola and John Ozovehe Demide before a Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, for allegedly conspiring to rig the 2018 general elections of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt Zonal Office on Wednesday, July 21, 2020 arraigned Augustine Ofehe, Patience Tony and a barge, before Justice J. E. Inyang of the Federal High Court, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State on two-count charges of conspiracy and illegal dealing in petroleum product.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has secured the final forfeiture of five houses and a total sum of N46, 060, 373.84( Forty Six Million, Sixty Thousand, Three Hundred and Seventy Three Thousand Naira, Eighty Four kobo only), belonging to Hima Aboubakar and Societe D’ Equipment International Nigeria Limited, to the Federal Government. The assets are suspected to be proceeds of unlawful activities.
The trial of former Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr. Andrew Yakubu before Justice Ahmed Ramat Mohammed of Federal High Court, Abuja was on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, adjourned till October 14, 2020 for ruling on the admissibility of the testimony, which he gave as prosecution witness in a 2017 trial.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Enugu Zonal office on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, secured the conviction of five internet fraudsters namely, Benjamin Chukwuma Anyaegbusi (A.K.A Wilma Clark); Obi Odinaka (A.K.A Michael Groote); Shamgar Ifejindu ( A.K.A Karen Erika) Meze Michael (A.K.A Lea Felicitas) and Franklin Ibeh (A.K.A Amelia Shoes) before Justice I. Buba of the Federal High court, sitting in Enugu, Enugu state on one count charge each bordering on internet fraud.
Justice Mohammed Abubakar of the Federal High Court sitting in Abeokuta, Ogun State, on Monday, July 20, 2020, handed different jail terms to five internet fraudsters.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Enugu Zonal Office, on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, arraigned one Nnaji George and Nnaji Benedict before Justice I.N Buba of the Federal High Court, Enugu, on two-count charge, bordering on criminal conspiracy and obtaining by false pretence to the tune of N5,500,000.00 ( Five Million, Five Hundred Thousand Naira).
The Court of Appeal sitting in Awka, Anambra State on Friday, July 17, 2020 added additional two years to the five years prison term, (without option of fine) handed to 39-year-old convict, Ikenna Stanislaus Ugwunna by Justice Chudi Nwankwor of Anambra State High Court, Ogidi.