The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Wednesday 27th March, 2013 arraigned one Allison Chukwura Emenike before Justice R.I. Ahiakwo of the Rivers State High Court, Port Harcourt on a two count charge bordering on obtaining money under false pretence and issuance of dishonoured cheques.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested one Monday Lambo Olugu Agha (alias Okoh Sunday Nnachi, James Bright Emmanuel and Cletus Odachi Mkpume) for conspiracy, impersonation and obtaining money under false pretences.
The attention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has been drawn to media reports, alleging that the Commission failed to comply with an order by court to disclose the extent of assets recovered from Mrs. Cecilia Ibru, former Managing Director of Oceanic Bank Plc. Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court Lagos, had on February 22, 2013 given the Commission a 72-hour ultimatum to make the disclosure following an application by President of the Progressive Shareholders Association of Nigeria, Boniface Okezie, on the strength of the Freedom of Information Act 2011.
Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde says the Commission has secured a restraining order on the United Kingdom (UK) accounts of fraudsters of fuel subsidy regime as he explained that the EFCC is formalizing ways to getting the funds forfeited and repatriated to Nigeria.
Lamorde made this disclosure on Wednesday, March 27, 2013, when the British High Commissioner to Nigeria,
The Court of Appeal sitting in Makurdi and presided over by Justices Jafaru Mailaile, Gana Msheila and S.C. Oseji on March 26, 2013, told the former governor of Nasarawa state, Senator Abdullahi Adamu and others who are being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for N15 billion fraud that substitution of court papers cannot be the same as amendment.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 arraigned a former managing director of the defunct Bank PHB Plc (now Keystone Bank Limited), Mr Francis Atuche and two other suspects: Nnosiri Joachim (a.k.a. Ifeanyi) and Uguru Onyike before Justice Adeniyi Onigbanjo of the Lagos State High Court, sitting in Ikeja on a nine count charge bordering on conspiracy to commit felony and forgery.
When the charge was read to them, all the defendants pleaded not guilty.
ustice M. Shuaibu of the Federal High Court Enugu on March 25, 2013 convicted and sentenced one Daramola Olawale, a former student of Obafemi Awolowo University to 8 years in prison for fraud and obtaining money under false pretence.
Justice Filibus Andetur of the Taraba State High Court, Jalingo on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 sentenced Maigari Bello Ibrahim and Alhaji Sani A. Mazang, former Chairman and Assistant Secretary respectively of the Yorro Local Government Area branch of the National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) to nine years imprisonment for conspiracy and criminal breach of trust, contrary to Sections 97 and 315 of the Penal Code.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, March 25, 2013 arraigned one Mr Femi Esho before Justice A. R. Mohammed of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on a one count charge of illegally trying to transport the sum of forty thousand and fifty United States Dollars ($40,050) from Nigeria to Istanbul, Turkey. The accused was arrested at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport with excess $40,050.00 after declaring only $5,000 to security personnel.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday March 21, 2013 arraigned three suspects: Abubakar Isah, Bose Osaji, Dodo Mohammed before Justice M.S. Abubakar of the Federal High Court, Warri, Delta State on a two count charge that borders on conspiracy and illegal dealing in petroleum Product.