Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja, on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 granted four applications by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, regarding properties purchased by Drexel Tech Nigeria Limited with proceeds of the ill-fated recruitment exercise into the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, which claimed the lives of over 20 applicants in various centers across the country.
Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 ordered the final forfeiture of two properties n Lagos belonging to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, to the Federal Government.
Anna Awe Akuson, a witness in the N3.9billion fraud trial involving Alex S. Badeh, former Chief of Air Staff, on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 told Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja how a search conducted on a property allegedly belonging to defendant led to the recovery of $1million (One Million US Dollars) suspected to be proceeds of illicit deals.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 arraigned one Lawrence Maduagwu before Justice Mojisola Dada of State High Court sitting in Ikeja on a two-count charge bordering on stealing and obtaining by false pretence to the tune of $179,000.00.
Justice A. R. Mohammed of the Federal High Court has adjourned to April 11, 2018 for ruling on the admissibility of bank statements tendered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, through its witness, Chidi Eboigbe in the corruption trial of former national Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Haliru Bello and his son, Bello Abba Mohammed.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal Office, on Monday, February 26, 2018, arraigned one Nsa Ayi before Justice Mojisola Dada of the State High Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos on an 11-count charge bordering on fraudulent false accounting to the tune of N700, 000, 000.00 (Seven Hundred Million Naira), an offence contrary to Section 335(a) of the Criminal Law of Lagos State of Nigeria, 2011.
Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, sitting in Maitama, Abuja, on February 26, 2018, admitted in evidence, documents tendered by the prosecution, through the seventeenth prosecution witness, Zakari Mohammed Uthman, in the N29billion fraud trial involving a former governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako.
The Court of Appeal, Lagos Division, has struck out the appeal filed by a suspect, Abubakar Peters, Managing Director, Nadabo Energy Limited, who was charged with N1, 464, 961, 978. 24 (One Billion, Four Hundred and Sixty-four Million, Nine Hundred and Sixty- one Thousand, Nine Hundred and Seventy- eight Naira, Twenty-four Kobo) fraud for being incompetent.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC Gombe Zonal office today secured the conviction of one Mahmud Mo'Allahyidi before Justice Nathan Musa of Adamawa state High Court on two count charge bordering on Criminal Breach of Trust and Cheating.