The Benin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, November 29, 2021 secured the conviction of eight (8) internet fraudsters before Justice F.A Olubanjo of the Federal High Court sitting in Asaba, Delta State for offences bordering on impersonation with intent to defraud.
The convicts are: Eleadi Godspower, Okoh Paul, Okoro Marvelous Atiti, Osaro Osasere, Osamwonyi Precious Etinosa, Godstime Imariebe, Ohumumwen Osaaremen and Christopher Momudu.
Justice Daniel Osaigor of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Tuesday, November 30, 2021, adjourned till January 24, 2022 further hearing in the alleged N4.6bn fraud involving a former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode and others.
Fani-Kayode is standing trial alongside a former Minister of State for Finance, Nenadi Usman, a former Chairman of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria, ALGON, Yusuf Danjuma, and a company, Join-Trust Dimensions Nigeria Ltd. on a 17-count charge bordering money laundering to the tune of N4.6billion.
The Port Harcourt Zonal Commander of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Assistant Commander of the EFCC, ACE Aliyu Naibi has called on members of the National Youth Service Corps , NYSC, to take the Community Development Service, CDS, component of their service year more seriously in order to reap the benefits inherent in the Service.
He gave this charge on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State while receiving members of the EFCC/ CDS group, Obio- Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State, that paid him a Courtesy Visit. Naibi stressed that public sensitization is an important component of the work of the EFCC and urged the CDS group to take it seriously.