Nigerian music celebrity, Olanrenwaju Fasasi, popularly known as Sound Sultan, has urged actors in the Nigerian entertainment industry to contribute their quota in the fight against corruption and internet fraud by using their platforms to speak out against the twin evils.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Makurdi Zonal Office, on Tuesday, December 3, 2019, arraigned the former vice chancellor, Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benue State, Emmanuel Kucha, before Justice Mobolaji Olajuwon of the Federal High Court, Makurdi, Benue State on four-count charges of conspiracy, misappropriation of public funds, abuse of office and bribery.
The Kaduna Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested one Mallam Abdulrashid Imam for defrauding one Arc. Mohammed Dewu of N3million and $24,000 USD.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has charged members of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, to embrace the whistle blowing policy of the government as a practical way of exposing corrupt practices in their places of primary assignment.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, December 5, 2019, secured the conviction and sentencing of a former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, to 12 years imprisonment for a N7.65bn fraud before Justice Muhammed Idris sitting at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos.
The trial of the embattled General Manager of Kwara State Television Authority, Alhaji Abdulfatai Adewale Adebowale over alleged N4million ( four million naira) land fraud continued on Thursday December 5, 2019 with a prosecution witness, Sulyman Abdulkareem narrating how he paid N2.3million into the account of the defendant.
Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos has convicted and sentenced one Oseni Iyere to seven years imprisonment for N32m fraud.
In commemoration of the 2019 International Anti-corruption Day and in recognition of the Multi Year theme: “United against Corruption”, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, is organizing a Walk against Corruption on Monday, December 9, 2019.
The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, on Wednesday December 4, 2019, identified corruption as an encumbrance that will continue to hinder sustainable development in the world, if left unchecked.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, on Tuesday, December 3, 2019, secured the conviction of Adetunji Abayomi Ademola (a.k.a Clara Mantione Musellman), Blessing Daniel Aladetutu and Adebowale Fadairo.