A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, sitting in Gudu, Abuja and presided over by Justice Mohammed Talba, on November 12, 2012, dismissed the applications to quash charges filed by four of the six persons arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for their role in defrauding the Police Pension Office to the tune of N32.8 Billion.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Monday, November12, 2012, arraigned Pastor Henry Uhunmwagho, 33, before Justice P.I. Ajoku of the Federal High Court 2 sitting in Benin City, Edo State on a nine count charge bordering on obtaining money under false pretence.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has concluded arrangement to arraign seven more suspects in the on going trial of individuals and organisations implicated by the investigation into the subsidy regime on imported fuel.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday November 7, 2012 arraigned one Ovie Israel, a contract staff with a new generation bank, before an Enugu State High Court presided over by Justice Catherine Nwobodo on a four count charge of stealing.
The absence of former governor of Gombe State, Danjuma Goje in court on Thursday November 8, 2012 stalled hearing in the 18 count charge of Conspiracy and Money Laundering instituted against him and four others: Alhaji Aliyu El –Nafarty (former Chairman Gombe State Universal Basic Education Board), Alhaji Sambo Mohammed Tumu and S.M. Dakoro (a businessman), by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
At the last adjourned date, the trial judge, Justice Babatunde Quadri of the Federal High Court Gombe had fixed 8th and 9th November, 2012 for accelerated hearing.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Monday, October 08, 2012 arraigned Dora Gilmaska, a Polish woman, before an Abuja High Court presided by Justice Abubakar Umar, on a one count charge of fraud. Gilmaska, Executive Officer of Icon Media and Marketing Agency Limited, is being prosecuted for issuing dud cheque of Nine Million Naira only (N9million) to one Tayo Olugbemi.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested two suspects over an attempt to smuggle more than $238,858 ( two hundred and thirty eight thousand, eight hundred and fifty eight United States Dollars) out of the country through the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.
Three years after they were first arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on an 83 count charge of fraud, criminal conspiracy, criminal misappropriation of public funds, diversion, stealing, retaining and processing proceeds of crimes, and awarding of contracts in excess of the approved limit, all totalling N479million, a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja will on November 22, 2012, rule whether or not it has jurisdiction to re-arraign the former Executive Secretary of the National Commission for Mass Literacy, Adult and Non-Adult Education, Dr. Dayo Olagunju and 10 others.
Justice Babatunde O. Quadri of the Federal High Court sitting in Gombe on November 5, 2012, sentenced Abdullahi Bello who was prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on a five count charge of conspiracy, dealing in and possession of counterfeit Nigerian currency notes to 25 years imprisonment.
The offence for which Bello, who was arraigned on October 31, 2012, was convicted, are contrary to Sections 6 (2) (b) and 4 (1) of the Counterfeit Currency (Special Provision) Act CAP C35 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Monday, November 5, 2012 arraigned one Aminu Ya'u before Justice Evelyn N. Anyadike of Federal High Court, Kaduna, on a 2 count charge for offences bordering on Money Laundering.