The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, February 26, 2013, re-arraigned two companies and three of its directors on an eight count charge of fraudulently obtaining N789,648,329.25 (Seven Hundred and Eighty Nine Million, Six Hundred and Forty Eight Thousand Three Hundred and Twenty Nine Naira, Twenty five kobo) from the federal government as subsidy under the Petroleum Support Fund
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Tuesday February 26, 2013 arraigned seven suspected oil thieves before Justice A. M. Liman of the Federal High Court 1, Benin City, on separate charges bordering on conspiracy and illegal dealing in Petroleum Products. The accused persons: Paul Ojo, Oduwere Edobor, Lucky Okorie, Andrew Anthony, Kadiri Aloysious, James Aker and Lucky Egbede who were arrested at locations and dates, had in their possessions a truck, bus and kegs loaded with litres of substance suspected to be Automotive Gas Oil (AGO). They all pleaded not guilty to the charges respectively.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Tuesday 26 February, 2013 arraigned the son of former governor of Kogi State, Prince Abubakar Audu, Mustapha Audu, his wife Zahrah M. Audu, alongside their company, Constructor Guild Limited before Justice Abubakar Sadiq Umar of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Maitama, Abuja for obtaining money under false pretence to the tune of N18 million (Eighteen Million Naira).
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday February 27, 2013 arraigned one Mr. Fashe David Kehinde Itopa before Justice Sunday Ebenezer Aladetoyinbo of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja on a two-count charge bordering on issuance of Dud Cheque to the tune of N13 million (Thirteen Million Naira).
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested the son of former governor of Kogi State, Prince Abubakar Adudu, Mustapha Audu and his wife, Zahrah Audu over a property scam to the tune of N18million.
Justice Adeniyi Onigbanjo of the Lagos High Court on Monday February 25, 2013 ordered N. O. Fagbemi, counsel to Wale Babalakin to harmonise the two applications seeking to quash the charge against his client.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned Seven internet fraudsters: Philip Agbodobri (alias Daniel Karlssom) Peter Sunday (alias Richmon), Nnamdi Obinna, Amegor Ovenseri, Eloghosa Ocikiabor (alias Kristopher Kole), Osagie Aghedo Bliss, Idehen Obabueki Bleek before Justice P.I Ajoku of the Federal High Court 2, Benin on separate charges bordering on conspiracy to commit felony to wit: obtaining money under false pretence respectively. The suspected internet fraudsters were arraigned at different dates between Monday 18th, 21st and 22nd of February, 2013. They all pleaded not guilty to the charges.
Justice Dije Abdu Aboki on February 21, 2013 convicted and sentenced Funsho Olayele and Ayoade Peter Abiola to two years imprisonment with option of N410, 000 (Four Hundred and Ten Thousand Naira) fine each. The first accused was ordered to pay a compensation of N700, 000, while the second accused had already restituted the victim in the course of investigation.
Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Lamorde says students and youth organizations across the country are important ally in the anti-graft war.
A Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja, on Thursday, February 21, 2013, admitted eight-page enquiries the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, made against Nasaman Oil Services Limited; Mamman Nasir Ali, Christian Taylor and Oluwaseun Ogunbambo through the Inspectorate Marine Service as exhibit against them.