Two applications, one seeking the transfer of case to another judge and, the other, a notice of appeal against the refusal of bail to the defendants today stalled the trail of Mrs Kudirat Iyabo Adeleke and 11 other defendants who are being prosecuted at Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC over a N5.6billion pension fraud.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, on Thursday, December 12, 2013 prayed a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja to issue a bench warrant on Oluwaseun Ogunbambo and grant it power to verify a medical report presented to the court by the accused. In the medical report, Ogunbambo claimed to be sick and could not present himself in court for trial.
The Special Control Unit Against Money Laundering has charged Self- Regulatory bodies in Nigeria to prevail on their members to comply with Money Laundering law and regulations. Bala Sanga, Director SCUML who gave the charge Thursday, December 12, at the start of a three-day retreat organized by the agency for heads of self regulatory bodies at the EFCC Academy, Karu, Abuja, revealed that aggressive enforcement of compliance by Designated Non Financial Institutions, DNFI’s will begin in January 2014.