The Lagos Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, January 21, 2022 , secured the conviction and sentencing of one Raji Olasunkanmi to one year imprisonment for possession of fraudulent documents used to perpetrate internet fraud before Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos.

Operatives of the Commission, acting on the intelligence, had arrested him along with some other suspected internet fraudsters on August 13, 2021 around the Iju-Ishaga area of Lagos.

The Lagos Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, January 21, 2022 , secured the conviction and sentencing of one Raji Olasunkanmi to one year imprisonment for possession of fraudulent documents used to perpetrate internet fraud before Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos.

Operatives of the Commission, acting on the intelligence, had arrested him along with some other suspected internet fraudsters on August 13, 2021 around the Iju-Ishaga area of Lagos.

Justice S. D. Pam of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has convicted and sentenced, Abdullahi Umar to two years imprisonment for illegally dealing in petroleum products without appropriate license.

Umar was convicted on Tuesday January 18, 2022 after pleading "guilty" to a one-count charge preferred against him by the Port Harcourt Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

The one count charge read: "That you Abdullahi Umar being the driver on board Axor Tanker with registration number: ENU 952 ZE on or about the 7th October, 2021 at Okporowo, Port Harcourt, Rivers State within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court without lawful authority dealt in petroleum product, to wit: 15,000 litres of Automotive Gas Oil (AGO) and thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 1(17) (a) of the Miscellaneous Offences Act, Cap M17, of the Revised Edition (Laws of the Federation of Nigeria) 2007 and punishable under Section 1 (17) (ii) of the same Act."

The trial of Saidu Abdu Abdullahi, a self-acclaimed Malaysian-trained software engineer, continued today, January 21, 2022, before Justice A.O. Awogboro of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos, with the first prosecution witness, PWI, Chuks Igboerika, revealing to the court how the defendant had deposited fake Euro notes to the tune of €482,000 at the Ajah-Lekki branch of Access Bank.

Abdullahi, who was arraigned in November 2021 on a three-count charge bordering on an alleged €482,000 (Four Hundred and Eighty-two Thousand Euros) counterfeit fraud, allegedly deposited the fake Euro notes 93 different times into 58 different accounts at the branch between April and August 2021.

The Lagos Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, January 21, 2022, arraigned one Funmi Adenmosun before Justice Daniel Osiagor of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos on a 10-count charge bordering on conspiracy and money laundering to the tune of N26, 600, 000,000( Twenty-six Billion Six Hundred Million Naira).

He was arraigned alongside two companies, Home Trust Savings and Loan Limited, and Rare Properties and Development Limited.

Officers of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have been enjoined to uphold exceptional ethical values and professionalism in the discharge of their official duties towards ensuring the success of the fight against economic and financial crimes.

The Executive Chairman, EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa gave the admonition on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 while declaring open a two-day training programme for personnel of the North West and North East Commands of the Commission.

The Gombe Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 arraigned a Car dealer, Ahmadu Dauda Jadda, before Justice J.A. Awak of Gombe State High Court on a one count charge of stealing to the tune of N2,000,000.00 ( Two Million Naira only).

Jadda, who deals in used vehicles, was alleged to have approached the complainant to purchase a Volkswagen Sharon bus at N2, 000,000. He offered to pay N1.200, 000 in two weeks and the balance in four equal installments.

The Kaduna Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, January 20, 2022 arraigned one Wasila Musa Ibrahim and her company, Najaatu Petroleum Limited, before Justice Mohammed Nasir Yunusa at the Federal High Court, Kano.

They were arraigned on a 10-count charge bordering on money laundering and tax evasion.

The Benue Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, January 20, 2022, arraigned the duo of Francis Orterse and Tertsea Kema on separate charges before Justice A. I. Ityonyiman of the Benue State High Court, Makurdi.

Orterse was arraigned on one count of dishonestly obtaining and forging documents purportedly from the Benue State Internal Revenue Service (BIRS) and inducing members of the public to purchase the fake receipts.

Justice E. A. Obile of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has convicted and sentenced an oil thief, Francis Ezeakolam to two years imprisonment for illegally dealing in petroleum products without an appropriate licence.

Ezeakolam was convicted on Tuesday January 18, 2022 after pleading "guilty" to a one count charge, for alleged illegal oil dealing.