The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday November 7, 2012 arraigned one Ovie Israel, a contract staff with a new generation bank, before an Enugu State High Court presided over by Justice Catherine Nwobodo on a four count charge of stealing.
The absence of former governor of Gombe State, Danjuma Goje in court on Thursday November 8, 2012 stalled hearing in the 18 count charge of Conspiracy and Money Laundering instituted against him and four others: Alhaji Aliyu El –Nafarty (former Chairman Gombe State Universal Basic Education Board), Alhaji Sambo Mohammed Tumu and S.M. Dakoro (a businessman), by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
At the last adjourned date, the trial judge, Justice Babatunde Quadri of the Federal High Court Gombe had fixed 8th and 9th November, 2012 for accelerated hearing.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested two suspects over an attempt to smuggle more than $238,858 ( two hundred and thirty eight thousand, eight hundred and fifty eight United States Dollars) out of the country through the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.