The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC today Thursday June 7, 2018 obtained the conviction of one Chimankpa Nwakuna,who was sentenced to two years imprisonment by Justice  Lewis Algoa of the Federal High Court , Owerri on a three -count charge that borders on possession of counterfeit currency.

The absence of a former Secretary to the Government of Bauchi State,  Ahmed Ibrahim Dandija today stalled the arraignment of Babayo Garba Gamawa, Aminu Hammayo, Aliyu Abdullahi Jalam, Dahiru Madaki and Sunusi Isa before Justice M. Shitu of the Federal High Court Bauchi on five count charge bordering on conspiracy and Money Laundering.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Maiduguri Zonal Office, on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 arraigned one Babakura Mustapha before Justice Aisha Kumaliya of the Borno State High Court sitting in Maiduguri, on a two-count charge bordering on impersonation and obtaining by false pretence.

Justice A. R. Mohammed of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja, has adjourned the trial of a former governor of Adamawa State, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri and one other, charged with N2.9billion fraud to October 4, 2018.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Lagos Zonal office, has arraigned one Peter Toluwabori before Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos on a two-count charge bordering on destruction of evidence.

Vice President of the Bundeskriminalamt, BKA, German Federal Criminal Investigation Office, Michael Kretschmer, has pledged total support for Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in equipping the Forensic Unit of the Commission, describing the EFCC as “very reliable and professional”.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office,  on Monday June 4, 2018, arraigned one Ajiboye Gbenga before Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos  on a  three-count charge bordering on obtaining money by false pretence to the tune of US$3,000.

Justice M. L. Owolabi of the Oyo State High Court sitting in Iyaganku, Ibadan on Monday, June 4, 2018 refused the application by a former governor of Oyo State, Otunba Adebayo Christopher Alao-Akala and the Chief Executive Officer of Pentagon Consults,  Olufemi Ademola Babalola, for stay of proceedings pending the outcome of an appeal at the Supreme Court.

Ibrahim Magu, Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has called on African countries to have a common resolve in tackling corruption noting that, most of the problems confronting the continent were directly or indirectly linked to the monster.

Justice Babatunde Quadri of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, March 30, 2018 admitted in evidence documents tendered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, against a Chinese national, Li Ya Ping, who is facing trial for allegedly concealing the sum of $300,000 (equivalent of N108million), while attempting to board a flight to Dubai.