The arraignment of Dr. Wale Babalakin and four others by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for offences bordering on money laundering could not go on today as the court was told that Babalakin is on admission at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC will on Monday December 3, 2012 defend its 2013 budget proposal before the House of Representatives Committee on Drugs, Narcotics and Financial Crimes.
The budget defence earlier scheduled for Wednesday November 28, 2012, had to be rescheduled at the instance of the Committee to enable the Executive Chairman of the EFCC, Ibrahim Lamorde to personally present the proposal to the Committee.
The Governor of Rotary Club, District 9125, Felix A Obadan has advocated cooperation and collaboration between the Rotary Club International and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC in the area of promoting professional ethics and peace in Nigeria. The District Governor made the call when he led a team of the district's top officials from twenty three states of the federation including the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja on a courtesy visit to the Kano Zonal office of the Commission.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on November 28, 2012, accused the presiding judge of the Federal High Court sitting in Lokoja, Kogi State, Justice I. E. Ekwo of condoning the antics of the duo of Gabriel Dauda and Albert Soje Adesina, former chairman of Ogori/Magongo Local Government Area of Kogi State and Commissioner for Agriculture, Kogi state respectively, designed to delay their prosecution.
A Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja and presided over by Justice Adebisi Akinlade on November 27, 2012, turned down the bail application of Oluwaseun Ogumbambo who is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on a 14 count charge bordering conspiracy, forgery and obtaining by false pretence.
A Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja and presided over by Justice Lateefa Okunnu, was on Tuesday, 27 November, 2012 told that a former managing director of FinBank Plc ( Now First City Monument Bank), Okey Nwosu and three other directors being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, used names of spurious customers of the bank to purchase shares worth N18billion from Springboard Limited. The three directors are: Dayo Famoroti, Danjuma Ocholi and Agnes Ebubedike.
Presiding Judge in the N15 billion corruption suit against former Sokoto State governor, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa and 15 others by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Justice Bello Abbas of the Sokoto State High Court, on Monday, November 27, 2012, admitted in evidence, the memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the state and local governments joint account, signed between the state government and 23 local council chairmen in the state.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 arraigned one Bright Evogbai and Okechukwu Okolo before Justice Dije Abdu Aboki of Kano State High Court. The duo was arraigned on an eight count charge for offences bordering on conspiracy, forgery and obtaining money under false pretences.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday 26 November, 2012 re-arraigned three individuals: Mamman Nasir Ali, Christian Taylor and Oluwaseun Ogunbambo and one company, Nasaman Oil Services Limited before Justice Adeniyi Onigbanjo of the Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja for offences bordering on fraudulently obtaining money from the Federal Government through Petroleum Support Fund.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Monday November 26, 2012, arraigned Daniel Edet alongside his Company, Daneve Engineering Limited before Justice Abubakar Sadiq Umar of the FCT High Court sitting in Abuja, on a two count charge bordering on fraud and issuance of dud cheque.