Third prosecution witness (PW3), Adedeji Jide Adelabu, a bureau de change operator, on Thursday, November 28, 2019 told Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, how Mohammed Dangana, a staff of the Economic Community of West African States, (ECOWAS), instructed him to exchange and transfer millions of naira and foreign currencies to his personal accounts.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, on Thursday, November 28, 2019 arraigned the duo of Kayode Phillip and Hamza Koudeih before Justice Muslim S. Hassan of the Federal High Court, sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos on a 25-count charge bordering on conspiracy and money laundering.
Justice Adamu Turaki Mohammed of the Federal High Court Port Harcourt, Rivers State has sentenced one Johnson Abraham Ukiwe to seven years imprisonment without option of fine for dealing on petroleum products without licence and obtaining money under false pretence to the tune of N10million (Ten Million Naira).
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has arraigned one Dennis Joke Emuekevwo before Justice Mariya.M.Ismaila of the Niger State High Court, Suleja on a two-count charge of criminal breach of trust and cheating to the tune of N557,000 (Five Hundred and Fifty Seven Thousand Naira).
Michael Wetkas, prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of former Jigawa State, governor, Sule Lamido, on Wednesday, November, 27, 2019, presented more details of fund transfers, through bank cheques and e-payments in favour of a company, Dantata and Sawoe, ostensibly for the execution of Jigawa state projects, which were later diverted to bank accounts allegedly belonging to the former governor.
The trial of the Chairman of Atlantic Energy Brass Development, Jide Omokore, continued on Wednesday, November, 27, 2019 with the trial judge, Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of Federal High Court, Abuja, ruling in favour of the prosecution in a trial-within-trial to determine the admissibility of the statements of the fourth and fifth defendants.
The trial of Abdurrasheed Maina, former chairman of Pension Reform Task Team and his son, Faisal, continued on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 before Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja with the first prosecution witness (PW1), Mairo Abdulahi Bashir, a branch manager with United Bank for Africa, UBA, testifying on how both defendants made huge withdrawals, which he considered as unusual, from their accounts with UBA.
The Port Harcourt's Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 arraigned a fake ‘IBRAHIM MAGU’ who has been using the name of the EFCC boss to harass and blackmail senior officiials of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, for bribes to ‘Kill’ spurious corruption investigations.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, on Wednesday, November 27, 2019, arraigned one Alao Lawal Ope before Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos on a two-count charge bordering on obtaining by false pretence and stealing to the tune of N20,000,000.00 (Twenty Million Naira).
Justice Mohammed Liman of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 fixed December 11, 2019 for the re-arraignment of Adeyemi Ikuforiji, a former Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly.