Fake Gombe Gov Docked For Internet Fraud

However, the suspect, whose Facebook profile bears the picture of the Gombe State governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, allegedly diverted the money for personal use. The accused person pleaded not guilty to the charges when they were read to him. In view of his plea, prosecution counsel, Ahmad Y. Muntaqa, asked the court for a trial date.

How Dariye Shared N1.2bn Ecological Fund-Witness

The trial of a former governor of Plateau State, Joshua Dariye, who is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on a 23-count charge bordering on money laundering and diversion of funds, continued on February 2, 2016 with the statement he made in 2007 forming the thrust of the day’s proceedings.

NDDC Seeks EFCC’s Collaboration

The acting managing director of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Mrs Ibim Semenitari has called for the support and collaboration of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in helping the agency fulfill its mandate as an intervention agency.

EFCC Operative Arrested for Extortion

An operative of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Abdulrahman Mohammed Biu, deputy detective superintendent, DDS, has been arrested for offences bordering on extortion, influence peddling and personation.

FIRS Director Arrested for Tax Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested Abumere Joseph Osagie, deputy director, regional tax office, Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, in a case of abuse of office and bribery.

Orubebe’s alleged false asset declaration: ₦70m bribe hearing stalls in CCT...

Mr Larry quoted ‘‘the purpose of the Act is to ensure that the system of administration of criminal justice in Nigeria promote efficient management of criminal justice institutions, speedy dispensation of justice, protection of the society from crime and protection of the rights and interest of the suspect, the defendant and the victim’’. Member of the Tribunal’s panel, Hon Agwadza William Atedze, cautioned the prosecution counsel that he should be wary of the mood of the country, he lamented that at the last adjourned date, the prosecution asked for adjournment to enable him amend charge and that is what the Tribunal expect of him to addressed, not this delays, he frowned. If recall, former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs Godsday Orubebe was on the 9th Nov 2015 arraigned at the CCT for alleged false declaration and accepting ₦70m bribe.

PEF Scam: Court Defers Ruling on George Uboh

Justice S. E. Aladetoyinbo of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory sitting in Abuja on Thursday, January 28, 2016 adjourned for ruling...

NSCDC Boss Visits Magu, Seeks Cooperation

He lauded the excellent relationship between his agency and the EFCC and expressed the hope that both agencies will further deepen the existing ties during Magu’s tenure. He specifically asked for EFCC’s support in delivering its core mandate of protecting critical infrastructures and national assets.

How We Laundered Money for Metuh – Witnesses

Badejo-Okusanya, while being led in evidence, told the court that, he was paid a total sum of N77m (seventy seven million naira) by the 2nd defendant, Destra Investment Limited, to carry out media campaigns for PDP. Documents in support of his claim including documents containing evidence of payments for different placements of advertorials of PDP in various media were tendered and admitted as exhibits.

EFCC Arraigns Two Oil Dealers for Petroleum Equalisation Fraud

The offence is contrary to Section 8(a) of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Related Offences Act, 2006 and punishable Under Section 1(3) of the same Act. The first accused person, Aku, while being in the employ of the Petroleum Equalisation Fund Board, allegedly registered a private company, Al-Aminu Oil and Gas, where he is a director.

Ex-Customs Officer Arraigned for N40m Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 arraigned Chinyere Ekanem, a former Customs Officer and Asuka Ebiye before Justice...

PDP Spokesperson Gets Bail Variation

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 varied the bail conditions for the embattled National...

PDP Spokesman Seeks Bail Variation as Witnesses Testifies on $3m

Responding, counsel to EFCC, Sylvanus Tahir, told the court that he was only served with the application few minutes before the court session started. In his opposition to the application, Tahir told the court that, “the business of the day is to commence trial on this matter, so to hear this application will be a distraction to the court”. He urged the court to fix a later day for the hearing on the application and ordered the trial to commence as the witnesses were already in court to testify. Justice Abang, after listening to the arguments of both counsels, adjourned the hearing on the application to January 27, 2016 and ordered the trial to commence as scheduled. The judge however added that, the prosecution would only be allowed to present only the witnesses whose statement and proof of evidence had earlier been served on the defence

Internet Scam: Malaysia-Based Student jailed 24years

Justice Lateefa Okunnu of the Lagos State High Court, sitting in Ikeja  has convicted and sentenced  an undergraduate of  Kuala Lumpur Metropolitan University, Malaysia:...

EX-Adamawa NBA Chair, Court Registrar Arraigned

“That you, Shehu Mustapha sometime between 2007-2009 at Yola, Adamawa State within the jurisdiction of this Honorable Court with intent to defraud, did obtained money, the sum of N59, 995,000.00 from Alhaji Yusuf Abubakar being the proceeds recovered from the auction executed against the properties of Stirling Civil Engineering Company Limited as judgment debtor delivered by Adamawa State High Court in suit No.ADSY/60M/2007 under the false pretence that the said sum was to be utilized in settling the judgment creditors which you never did instead diverted the said sum to your personal use, thereby committed an offence contrary to the provisions of Section 2 (1) (a) of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Fraud Related Offences Act LFN 2006 and punishable under Section 1 (3) of the same Act.” The accused persons pleaded not guilty to the charges preferred against them.

Court Jails Fraudster One Year for $4,100 Internet Scam

He was arraigned before the court for fraudulently duping a foreigner of the sum of $4,100 (Four Thousand, One hundred United States Dollars) in an inheritance scam. Olanrewaju initially pleaded not guilty when he was arraigned. He, however, changed his plea and was subsequently convicted.

CCT Lacks Adequate Funds to Prosecute Corruption

The greatest challenge facing Code of Conduct Tribunal is lack of adequate funding to cater for great deal of logistic to move the Tribunal from place to place to dispense justice.

EFCC Arraigns Ex-AMAC Manager over Land Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, January 19, 2016 arraigned one Muhammed Ishaq, a former Zonal Land Manager, Abuja Municipal Area...

EFCC Raises Alarm over Fake Magu Facebook account, Solicitations for Gratification

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC wishes to alert the general public about the activities of some unscrupulous elements who have opened fake...

EFCC Arraigns Metuh

Spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh is to remain in Kuje prison till Tuesday, January 19, when his bail application would be...

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