Justice Daniel Longji of the State High Court sitting in Jos, Plateau State, has adjourned a N70million fraud trial involving Engineer Umar Saidu Bamali, Director, Nigeria Institute of Mining and Geosciences, NIMG and his Procurement Officer, Adeniyi Adeosun, to November 12, 2018.
A prosecution witness, Chuks Igboerika, a manager with Access Bank Plc, on Monday, July 23, 2018, told Justice M.S. Hassan of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos how a suspected fraudster, Ifeanyi Nwaneri, had carried out fraudulent transactions to the tune of N1, 231,105,297.00(One Billion, Two Hundred and Thirty-one Million, One Hundred and Five Thousand, Two Hundred and Ninety- seven Naira, Eighty Kobo) using a Point of Sale, POS.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 arraigned the duo of Omosehin Ipinle and Nsikak Friday before Justice Muslim. S. Hassan of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos on a three-count charge bordering on dealing in Automotive Gas Oil (AGO) without appropriate licence, an offence contrary to the Miscellaneous Offences Act, Cap MM17 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004.
Paddy Kerr, Anti-Corruption Lead-United Kingdom National Crime Agency, Nigeria, has described the Digital Forensic Laboratory of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, as a "Centre of Excellence" for every law enforcement agency in Nigeria.
The attention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has been drawn to a publication entitled, “How EFCC’s Magu Diverted N702m, 13 Months Salaries of New Operatives”, which appeared in an online news platform, Denisaurus. The publication among others alleged that the Commission failed to pay the entitlements of Cadet Officers who recently completed their training at the Nigerian Defence Academy, NDA.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 arraigned one Felix Idowu and his company, Premium Samflex Integrated Limited before Justice O. O. Goodluck of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, on a two-count charge of fraud to the tune of N11,750,000 (Eleven Million, Seven Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira).
The Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has assured management of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund that the anti-graft agency will assist it in bringing to book all those who have mismanaged funds meant for the development of the educational sector.
As part of activities to mark the 2018 African Anti-Corruption Day, Nigeria’s foremost anti-corruption agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, July 11, 2018 staged anti-corruption walk across the country with calls on the people to take ownership of the fight against corruption for a better society.