The trial of former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Mohammed Dikko Umar resumed on Monday, September 27, 2021, before Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, with the prosecuting counsel, Sylvanus Tahir cross-examining the defendant.
Tahir asked Dikko to tell the court how long he served the Nigerian Air Force and any other thing he does, apart from working with the Nigerian Air Force.
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, September 24, 2021, arrested three suspected internet fraudsters in the Kuje and Gwagwalada axis of Abuja.
The suspects are Adejobi Riliwan, Igwe Dominic and Sunday David.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Command on Friday, September 24, 2021 secured the conviction of three internet fraudsters: Sodiq Oluasegun Adefila, Anifowoshe Babamide and Raqeed Salaudeen Segun.
While Adefila was convicted of impersonation and sentenced to eight months jail term by Justice Patricia Ajoku of the Federal High Court, Ibadan; Anifowoshe and Raqeed were convicted of impersonation and sentenced to six months imprisonment each by Justice Uche Agomoh of the Federal High Court, Ibadan.
They all pleaded guilty to their respective one-count amended
Justice S.Y. Abubakar of Gombe State High Court, Gombe has convicted and sentenced one Abubakar Mohammed to four years imprisonment on a four count charge for attempt to commit theft, personation, possession and use of false document.
The defendant who was prosecuted by the Gombe Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, was convicted on September 23, 2021 after pleading guilty to the charges which are punishable under Sections 287,132 and 364 of the Penal Code Law.
The Enugu Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, today Friday, September 24, 2021, arrested 28 suspected internet fraudsters.
Seventeen (17) of the suspects were arrested in Awka, Anambra State while 11 others were arrested in Enugu, Enugu State, following actionable intelligence on their alleged involvement in internet fraud.
The suspects are: Afam Onu, Frank Offiah, Christopher Anakudo, Steven Ofodili, Sochima Theophilus, Jude Chibuzo, David Ebubechukwu, Victor Okechukwu, Nwazaku Ifeanyi, Ogbonna Amarachi, Nwachukwu Ugochukwu, Ebube Sunday, Chidiebere Eze, Nwakoye Emmanuel, Francis Alexander, Nwoba Nnanna and Nwazaku Kelechi.
The Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, September 23, 2021 arraigned a prominent Ilorin-based businessman based, Chukwudubem Ezenwa, for offences bordering on fraud before Justice Muhammed Sanni of the Federal High Court, Ilorin.
Chukwudubem, who is the Managing Director of Chukwudubemapple Tech Limited, Ilorin was arraigned alongside one Adeleke Damilola on five counts of conspiracy and internet fraud contrary to Section 27 and 33 of the Cybercrime Prohibition, Prevention, Act, 2015.
Operatives of the Enugu Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday September 23, 2021 arrested 26 internet fraud suspects in Asaba, Delta State.
The suspects include Ezeabia Lucy, Ossai Chioma, Okoh Ekene, Okoduwa Bright, Jefferey Nwabunike, Egonu Ikechukwu, Onwudiachi Martins, Ofili Junior, Ejimofor Celestine, Joseph Diamond Olisa, Frank Sunday, Calvin Emmanuel Ojara, Afoye Powede Joshua, and Chima Bright Ojara.
Justice S.S. Ogunsanya of the Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos, on Wednesday, September 22, 2021, admitted in evidence several documents tendered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, against one Abubakar Ali Peters and his company, Nadabo Energy Limited, in an alleged N761.6m fraud.
Abubakar and his company are being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over a 21-count charge bordering on obtaining money under false pretence, diversion of Federal Government funds and forgery to the tune of N761,628,993.84.
The Sokoto Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, today Wednesday September 22, 2021, secured the conviction of the duo of Akhipkemelo Lukman and Esene Daniel before Justice Aminu Garba Sifawa of the Sokoto State High Court on a two count charge bordering on conspiracy and cheating.
The convicts were alleged to have fraudulently hacked one Isah Liba's First Bank account from where they transferred the total sum of N986,000 (Nine Hundred and Eighty -six Thousand Naira) which they shared among themselves.
The Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa on Thursday, September 23, 2021 expressed his desire to strengthen the collaboration between the Commission and the National Judicial Institute, NJI.
He stated this during a courtesy visit to the Administrator of the National Judicial Institute, Justice Salisu Garba Abdullahi at Jabi, Abuja.