The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Saturday, December 19, 2020 received an award from Interpol's National Central Bureau, NCB, for her contributions in combating crime and criminality in Nigeria.
Justice M. Tukur of the State High Court Kaduna has convicted and sentenced two persons to various jail terms for fraud. One of them, Adeshina Abdulrasheed was sentenced to two and a half years imprisonment on a one count charge bordering on cheating and impersonation, while the other, Danjuma Bilyaminu bagged six months jail term.
The activities of some individuals who have been visiting prominent personalities across the nation, parading themselves as 'EFCC Ambassadors' have come to the notice of the Commission.
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal Office, have arrested 32 persons for their alleged involvement in computer-related fraud.
Justice C.A. Balogun of the Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja, on Monday, December 21, 2020, adjourned further hearing in the trial of Abubakar Ali Peters, Chairman, Nadabo Energy, and his company, who are standing trial for an alleged N1.4 billion subsidy fraud, to January 26, 2021.
As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility, the Enugu Zonal office led by the Head, Oshodi Johnson and his deputy, Aliu Naibi visited two charity homes; Guardian Angels Motherless Babies Home, Emene and Mother Louisa Rehabilitation/Therapeutical Home, Udi Siding, both in Enugu.
The Lagos Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has secured the conviction and sentencing of two lawyers, Sogo Akinola and Feranmi Akinluyi, before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, is to approach the Supreme Court to set aside Wednesday December 16 decision of the Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal, quashing the conviction of Olisa Metuh, former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, and his company, Destra Investment Limited.
The Sokoto Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, December 17, 2020, handed over 2011 Millennium Development Goals, MDGs, equipment comprising 10 beds with accessories, 10 mattress, one Microscope (manual), one Sterilizer (manual), one Suction Machine (manual), among others, to Mallam Zayyanu Mohammad, Desk Officer, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Ministry of Local Government, to equip the newly built Community Health Services Centre in Jangebe Village, Bado/Danhela Council Ward, Bodinga Local Government Area, Sokoto State.
Justice Abiodun Akinyemi of the Ogun State High Court, Abeokuta, today convicted and sentenced Adejare Sonde, a former staff of First City Monument Bank,FCMB, Abeokuta branch, to four years in prison for stealing money belonging to the Microfinance Bank of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta.