Justice S. I. Mark of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has convicted and sentenced 22- year old internet fraudster, Daniel Chukwu, to one year imprisonment for impersonation.

He was convicted on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 after pleading ‘guilty’ to one-count charge bordering on impersonation, upon his arraignment by the Port Harcourt’s Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

Justice S. I. Mark of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has convicted and sentenced 22- year old internet fraudster, Daniel Chukwu, to one year imprisonment for impersonation.

He was convicted on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 after pleading ‘guilty’ to one-count charge bordering on impersonation, upon his arraignment by the Port Harcourt’s Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

The Maiduguri Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned two fake aides of former First Lady, Patience Jonathan : Goni Muhammad and Seidu Seriki Haman before Justice Kumaliya of the Borno State High Court, sitting in Maiduguri.

They were arraigned on Monday, May 16, 2022 on two- count charges bordering on conspiracy and obtaining by false pretence to the tune of N26, 492,000.00 (Twenty Six Million, Four Hundred and Ninety Two Thousand Naira).

The Maiduguri Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 arraigned Baba Aji Alhaji Gremami before Justice Umaru Fadawu of the Borno State High Court sitting in Maiduguri, on one- count charge bordering on criminal misappropriation to the tune of Four Million, Five Hundred Thousand Naira (N4, 500,000.00).

Specifically, the defendant fraudulently induced a businessman, Alhaji Umara Goni Ali to partner with him in the supply of building materials to a Non- Governmental Organisation, NGO: Norwegian Refugees Council, NRC, with an agreement of sharing the profit, after executing the contract.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has called for more collaboration among Ministries, Departments and Agencies, MDAs, of government in the fight against economic and financial crimes.

The call was made in Abuja on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 by the Deputy Chief of Staff of the EFCC, Sambo Maiyana Muazu at a two-day sensitization program on the Eagle Eye Application for Assistant Directors of the Federal Ministry of Finance.

Justice Darius Khobo of the Kaduna State High Court sitting in Kaduna, has convicted and sentenced two fraudsters to six years imprisonment for impersonation and cybercrimes.

The convicts: Mmadubionwu Tochukwu Kingsley and Samuel Ngode Wobin were jailed on Monday, May 16, 2022, after pleading guilty to one-count separate charge bordering on impersonation, upon their arraignment by the Kaduna Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, May 16, 2022 arrested serving Accountant General of the Federation, Mr. Ahmed Idris in connection with diversion of funds and money laundering activities to the tune of N80billion( Eighty Billion Naira only).

The Commission’s verified intelligence showed that the AGF raked off the funds through bogus consultancies and other illegal activities using proxies, family members and close associates.

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, IPMAN, has sought the support and intervention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC in curbing oil theft and pipeline vandalism in the Niger Delta.

This request was made on Monday, May 16, 2022 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State by the Chairman, Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, IPMAN, Hon. Bello Binna, while paying a Courtesy Visit to the Port Harcourt’s Zonal Commander of the EFCC, ACE Nwanneka Nwokike, in his office.

The Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, May 13, 2022 secured the conviction of a 29 year-old farmer, Yusuf Abiodun Babatunde from Osi, Ekiti Local Government Area of Kwara State and three others for offences bordering on impersonation and retention of proceeds of crime.

The three other convicts are Abdulrahman Mudashir Aileru from Ilorin South Local Government Area of Kwara State; one Uthman Busari from Oyo State and Adewole Iyanuoluwa from Oyun Local Government Area of Kwara State.

The Uyo Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned Barrister Samuel Ebitu alongside six others, for allegedly stealing the sum of N13,171,415.25 (Thirteen Million, One Hundred and Seventy-One Thousand, Four Hundred and Fifteen Naira, Twenty-Five kobo), from the account of a deceased police officer.

They were arraigned before Justice Agatha Okeke of the Federal High Court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state, on two-count charges bordering on conspiracy, forgery and obtaining by false pretence.

The six others are: Etimbuk Godwin Edet, Michael Jeremiah Isong, Sunny Isong, Godwin Ekanem, Emmanuel Jackson Isong and Harrison Ofuomah Emamoke.