The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, has arrested the duo of Emmanuel Oluwaniyi, a Deputy Controller, DC, Nigerian Correctional Service, NCS, and Hemeson Edson Edwin, also a DC, for allegedly giving exaggerated medical reports that warranted a convicted internet fraudster, Hope Olusegun Aroke, who is serving a 24-year jail term, being given a referral to be treated outside the facility.
Justice J.Omotosho of the Federal High Court, Port Harcourt, River State on Monday, November 25, 2019 sentenced an internet fraudster, Charles Iwu (alias Ana Tong, TinH HO and Tony LY) to three years imprisonment with N400,000 (Four Hundred Thousand Naira) option of fine. He also forfeited the proceeds of his crime to the federal government.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, today, November 25, 2019 arraigned Ismaila Mustapha popularly known as Mompha, alongside his company, Ismalob Global Investments Limited before Justice Muhammad Liman of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos on a 14-count charge bordering on cyber fraud and money laundering to the tune of N33 billion (Thirty-three Billion Naira).
Justice Muslim S. Hassan of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos today, November 25, 2019 adjourned the arraignment of Kolade Phillip and Hamza Koudeih to November, 28, 2019.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC Enugu Zonal Office, today Monday November 25, 2019 secured the conviction of three fraudsters namely, Isiah Nduka Alozie,Michael Chwuebuka and Njoku Chinedu. They bring to fifteen, the number of Internet fraudsters convicted between November20 and 26, ,2019 by Justice I.N Buba of the Federal High Court, Enugu.
The trial of former minister of Interior, Abba Moro, continued on Monday, November 25, 2019, before Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Abuja, with prosecution witness 12 (PW12), Niyi Adebayo, revealing that the Interior Ministry under Moro and Drexel Tech Nigeria Limited, the fourth defendant, did not follow due process in the contract award for the 2014 Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) job recruitment exercise that claimed the lives of dozens of job applicants.
Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, November 25, 2019, granted bail to former chairman, Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, in the sum of N1billion.
Justice Babangana Ashigar of the Federal High Court, Ilorin has sentenced the duo of Abdullahi Ibrahim and Ezedigboo Paschal to four months imprisonment respectively without an option of fine for internet fraud.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal office, on November 22 , 2019 secured the convictions of nine internet fraudsters before Justice Emeke Nwite of the Federal High Court sitting in Warri, Delta State.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Uyo Zonal Office on Thursday, November 21 and Friday, November 22, 2019 respectively arrested seven suspected internet fraudsters at two separate locations in Calabar, Cross River State, capital.