Operatives of the Kaduna Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested one Dogara Liman for offences bordering on obtaining money by false pretence.

The suspect, sometime in March, 2014, allegedly obtained the sum of N5million from a victim on the pretext of financing a contract purportedly awarded to him by the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, through TET Fund.

The Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa on Thursday, 12 August, 2021, promised to work with the National Sugar Development Council, NSDC, in making sure the National Sugar Masterplan of Nigeria becomes a reality.

The EFCC boss gave this assurance when the Executive Secretary of NSDC, Zacch Adedeji presented a copy of the National Sugar Masterplan to him during a courtesy visit to the Commission’s Headquarters, Jabi Abuja.

Justice M.M. Abubakar of Bauchi State High Court, Bauchi on Monday, August 11, 2021 convicted and sentenced Sarita Aliyu Hello, Managing Director of Workman Microfinance Bank, Bauchi, to four years imprisonment on a two -count charge bordering on misappropriation and forgery brought against her by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

The offence is contrary to Section 308 and 363 and punishable under Section 309 and 364 of the Penal Code Law.

The Kaduna Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested the quartet of Lucky Ebhogie, Richman Kas Godwin, Israel Justin and Precious Iwuji for internet-related fraud.

They were arrested on August 5, 2021 in the Sabo area of Kaduna, Kaduna State following intelligence on their alleged involvement in internet-related fraud activities.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, today August 11, 2021 arraigned Sani Shehu Abdullahi and his company, First Class General Business and Investment Limited alongside Abubakar Mohammed (now at large) before Justice Sylvanus Chinedu Oriji of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Maitama, Abuja on eight count charges bordering on obtaining by false pretence to the tune of Eighty-four Million, Nine Hundred and Eighty-four Thousand Naira (N84, 984,000).

The defendants, sometime in February, 2020 in Abuja, conspired and defrauded Molten Oil and Gas Nigeria limited through a phony contract financing agreement to supply two trucks of 40,000 litres of diesel each, to Ilorin and Kano Airports for the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria, (FAAN). After the products were supplied the defendants raised a cheque In favour of Molten Oil and Gas Nigeria Limited which was returned unpaid due to insufficient funds in the account.

The Maiduguri Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, today, August 10, 2021 arraigned one Muhammad Suleiman Gumsuri before Justice Umaru Fadawu of the Borno State High Court, Maiduguri for alleged N93, 800,000.00 (Ninety Three Million Eight Hundred Thousand Naira) fraud.

The defendant allegedly obtained the sum fraudulently from one Shettima Mohammed on the pretext of supplying non-food items to "Save The Children", a Non-Governmental Organisation.

The Commander of Gombe Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Babashani Umar Sanda has tasked senior staff of the Zone to improve their emotional intelligence in their relation with superiors, subordinates and the public.

Babashani gave the charge on Tuesday, 10th August, 2021 while delivering a lecture titled “Emotional Intelligence “as part of his monthly lecture series.

The Port Harcourt Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned a suspected internet fraudster: Samuel Akunomah before Justice A.T Mohammed of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

He was arraigned on August 6, 2021 on 45-counts bordering on internet fraud, impersonation and obtaining money under false pretense to the tune of Four Hundred and Twenty- Five Million Naira only. (N 425,000, 000).

The Kano Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, today August 10, 2021 arraigned one Abdulrahaman Musa Dakata, before Justice Hafsat Yahaya Sani of the Kano State High Court on a one count charge bordering on fraudulent conversion and theft.

The defendant was arrested by operatives of the EFCC following a complaint by one Alhaji Uba Zubairu Yakasai who alleged that he transferred Five Million Naira to the defendant for the purchase and safe keeping of Roselle plant flower “ZOBO”. But he allegedly sold the goods and converted the money to personal use.

The Kaduna Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested the duo of Michael Yusuf Michael and Martha Daniel, promoters of MYM123CARE, for allegedly obtaining money by false pretence.

Their arrest followed a petition alleging that the suspects on the pretext of providing aid to the needy, solicited for funds from the general public through the Foundation but converted the proceeds to personal use.