The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Enugu Zonal office on Tuesday 26 November, 2019 arraigned one Chikere Felix Ibeawuchi before Justice T.G Ringim of the Federal High Court sitting in Owerri, Imo State on one count charge bordering on obtaining by false pretence to the tune of N5,500.000, (Five Million, Five Hundred Thousand Naira only).
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 arraigned Alhaji Yusha'u Mohammed Kebbe before Justice Darius Khobo of the Kaduna State High Court, Kaduna on an eight-count charge, bordering on conspiracy and criminal breach of trust involving multi-million sums of money.
Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos has adjourned further hearing in a $5m fraud case involving the duo of Victor Uadiale and Capt. Everest Nnaji to December 16, 2019.
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu has reiterated the need for cooperation among the country’s security and law enforcement officers in confronting the security challenges of the country.
Entertainers in Nigeria have been urged to collaborate with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, by using their creative arts to fight against financial and internet crimes in Nigeria by living a life worthy of emulation for young Nigerians, who look onto them as role models.
Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, November 26, 2019, granted bail to Faisal Abdulrasheed Maina, son of the former chairman, Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina in the sum of N60 million and one surety in like sum.
The attention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has been drawn to reports currently circulating in the social media, purporting that the Commission had dropped the criminal charge against a former minister of petroleum resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke and other persons indicted for money laundering.
Justice Joyce Abdulmalik of the Federal High Court, Ibadan, the Oyo State capital on Tuesday, November 26, 2019, sentenced one Malik Olayemi Oladimeji to eight months in prison after finding him guilty of fraudulent impersonation in an amended one-count charge, filed against him by the Ibadan Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday November 26, 2019, adjourned until February 25, 2020 for judgement in the case involving the former national publicity secretary of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, who is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for alleged money laundering to the tune of N400million.
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu and President Alpha Condé of Guinea on Monday November 25, 2019 reached an agreement that will see the Commission, assist the West African country, establish an anti-corruption agency.