The Commander, Maiduguri Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, ACE II Onwukwe C. Obiora on Wednesday, December 1, 2021, charged the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) to uphold the ethics and principles of the legal profession while discharging their duties as this is imperative to curbing corruption in the Northeast and Nigeria at large.
He gave the charge while receiving in his office, the Chairmen and executives of the Maiduguri and Biu branches of the NBA.
The Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, December 2, 2021 secured the conviction of one Arowosegbe Feranmi, who claimed to be a native of Offa in Offa Local Government Area of Kwara State for posing as a citizen of Germany to defraud unsuspecting victims.
Arowosegbe was prosecuted on two counts before Justice Mahmud Abdulgafar of the Kwara State High Court in Ilorin.
The defendant pleaded guilty when the charge was read to him.
The Special Control Unit Against Money Laundering, SCUML, of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has charged Designated Non-Financial Institutions, DNFIs, to ensure full compliance with the provisions of the anti-money laundering laws and regulations in combating money laundering and terrorism financing in Nigeria.
Speaking during a sensitization programme organised for accredited DNFIs on Thursday, December 2, 2021 at the Lagos Zonal Office of the EFCC, Pascal Samu, Lagos Coordinator, SCUML, said the purpose of the sensitization was to educate the DNFIs on their obligations under the Money Laundering Prohibition Act.