The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Monday, November 26, 2012 told a Federal Capital Territory High Court presided by Justice Olusumbo Goodluck that it has enough evidence to dock the trio of Helyn Aninye, Chizobam Ben-Okafor and Pon-Specialized Services Limited for offences bordering on forgery and obtaining money under false pretence.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on November 23, 2012, recorded a major victory in the trial of former Kogi State governor, Abubakar Audu, when the Supreme Court, in a landmark ruling, dismissed the ex-governor's appeal, thereby clearing the way for his fresh arraignment.
A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos and presided over by Justice Okechukwu Okeke on Friday, November 23, 2012 convicted a bulk cash courier arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and ordered him to forfeit 25% of the $286,400.00(Two Hundred and Eighty Six Thousand, Four Hundred United States Dollars) not declared to the security agencies before he was arrested at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos.
The Economic and Financial crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday November 22, 2012 re-arraigned a former governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayo Fayose over a N416, 138, 360.75 ( Four Hundred and Sixteen Million, One Hundred and Thirty Eight Thousand, Three Hundred and Sixty Naira, Seventy-Five Kobo) scam.
Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the Federal High Court, Abuja on Friday November 23, 2012 dismissed the application brought by Mr. Olalekan Bayode seeking to be admitted as a party in the $15 million Ibori bribe forfeiture matter.
Chairman of the Senate Committee on Drugs, Narcotics, Financial Crimes and Anti-Corruption, Senator Victor Lar on 22nd November, 2012, advocated proper funding of the anti-graft agencies if the war against corruption and economic crimes in Nigeria is to be taken seriously.
Justice Abubakar Umar of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday November 20, 2012, dismissed two applications filed by Dora Gilmaska, who is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on a one count charge bordering on the issuance of dud cheque to the tune of Nine Million Naira.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Monday, November 19, 2012 asked Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the Federal High Court, Abuja to strike out the application by one Oyelakan Bayode seeking to be named as a party in the $15 million Ibori bribe forfeiture hearings.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, November 19, 2012 arraigned Oluwaseun Ogunbambo, his company Adeline Investment Limited and two others before Justice Adebisi Akinlade of the Lagos High Court, Ikeja, on a 14 count charge bordering on conspiracy to obtain, obtaining by false pretences, forgery and uttering of documents to facilitate credit to the sum tune of N610, 000,000.00 (Six Hundred and Ten Million Naira Only). Two other individuals involved in the conspiracy: Olamide Ogunbambo and David Ayodele Isaac are, however, at large.
Operatives of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested one Kasimu Lawal Abubakar (a.k.a Abasco), the former Chairman of Sabon Gari Local Government, Zaria, Kaduna State,
The arrest followed a petition alleging that the former council boss abused his office to enrich himself. Other allegations contained in the petition include illegal acquisition of properties worth billions of naira.