EFCC Arraigns Fraudster For Forgery
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, May 20, 2013 arraigned Damola Orimogunje before Justice Adeniyi Onigbanjo of Lagos High Court, Ikeja on a 16-count charge bordering on forgery and possession of fraudulent documents.
The defendant is a member of a syndicate of internet fraudsters who have defrauded innocent victims of valuables.
EFCC Press Release: EFCC Arraigns Two Bankers for N16m Fraud
The accused persons who were business manager and account officer, respectively, in the Trans Ekulu, Enugu branch of the United Bank for Africa are said to have between 2009 and 2010 conspired and forged documents to obtain a loan of N16 million illegally from the bank customers’ accounts.
EFCC Press Release - N25 Bn Fraud: Goje’s Alleged Accomplice Denies Own Statement
By Wilson Uwujaren
Tumu, a food supplier to Gombe State Government House alongside the erstwhile governor of Gombe State, Muhammad Danjuma Goje and four others are facing a N25 billion conspiracy and money laundering charge brought against them by EFCC.
EFCC Press Release: EFCC Docks Micro-finance Bank’s Legal Adviser
Onwukeme was alleged to have willfully declined to furnish the Commission with account information of one of her customers, Chief Paulinus Enendu of Pamadas and Sons Limited who was being investigated for obtaining money under false pretence and issuance of dud cheque to the tune of N4.2 million.
EFCC Press Release - N1.9Bn Subsidy Scam: Court Commences Trial Of Walter Wagbatsama, Four Others
The five defendants were initially arraigned before Justice Habeeb Abiru of the Lagos State High Court on a 9-count charge for offences bordering on obtaining money by false pretences, alterations of document, forgery and conspiracy.
EFCC Press Release: EFCC Arrests Timipre Sylva
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, today (May 8, 2013) arrested the former governor of Bayelsa State, Timipre Sylva. He was picked up at his No. 3, Niger Street, Maitama, Abuja home. On arrival at the facility at about 10.00 am, the Commission’s operatives were told that the ex-governor was not in town but they insisted on conducting a search of the house having obtained a warrant from the court.
EFCC Press Release: EFCC To Arraign 14 Suspected Oil Thieves
By Wilson Uwujaren
The suspects - Joseph Amaechi, Israel Friday, Ubadia Francis, Abayomi Adebisi, Abdullahi Idris, Samuel Job, Onah Peter Ode, Sabo Tasha Hassan, Abdullahi Moh’d, Abubakar Abdulkadir, Ehiogu Paul, Ibrahim Saidu, Garba Mohammed and Bartholomew Onyema - were arrested at a military checkpoint at Toto, Nasarawa State by officers of the 177 Guards Battalion of the Nigerian Army, while attempting to transport 14 trailer loads of crude oil to the Northern states.
Court premises today
N4.7billion Ibori Loot Laundering Trial: Babalakin Again Absent In Court; Prayer To Kill Charges Fails
Rotimi Jacobs, counsel to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), observed that with the matter commencing late, just before noon, there was ample time for anyone who took it seriously to have met the session in court. He pointed out that his other clients flew in from Abuja during the same morning period.
Top: Obinna C. Onyekwelu, NATFORCE ZONAL Co-ordinator Bottom: Emmanuel Ngwu, Member, NATFORCE
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday May 7, 2013 arraigned four members of the self-styled National Task Force on Illegal Importation of Goods, Small Arms, Ammunition and Light Weapons, NATFORCE, before Justice N. Agishi of the Federal High Court, Enugu, on a 9-count charge of conspiracy, extortion and obtaining money under false pretence.
Middle: Dr. Paul O. Ajah, Right: Mr. Samuel Atoi
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Monday May 6, 2013 arraigned Dr. Paul Ajah Onu, and Mr. Samuel Atoi, former Provost and Bursar respectively, of the Federal College of Agriculture, Ishiagu, Ebonyi State before Justice Maureen Adaobi Onyetenu of the Federal High Court Abakaliki on a 4-count charge of conspiracy, abuse of office, fraudulent diversion and misappropriation of public funds.
Mahmud Tukur, son of the chairman of the People’s Democratic Party’s (PDP), Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, has challenged the jurisdiction of the Ikeja High Court to try him on the charges of fraud brought against him by the Economic And Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) concerning his involvement in a N1.2billion rip-off of the Petroleum Support Fund scheme.
Corruption Trial: Court Orders Arrest Of Ex-Jigawa Governor, Saminu Turaki Over N36bn Fraud-PREMIUM TIMES
A Federal High Court in Dutse, the Jigawa capital, has issued a warrant directing the Inspector General of Police or his officers and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to arrest Saminu Turaki, former governor of Jigawa State and bring him before the court.
The Civil Society Network Against Corruption (CSNAC), a coalition of 150 anti-corruption organizations, has petitioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate new allegations of corruption brought by several Delta State oil-producing communities last week against the Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke.
EFCC Press Release - $4,095 Scam: EFCC Insists Hembe And Azubogu Have Case To Answer
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has told a Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Apo, Abuja and presided over by Justice Peter Kekemeke, to disregard the no-case submission by Honourable Herman Hembe, former Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Capital Market and his deputy, Honourable Chris Azubogu, insisting that the federal lawmakers have a case to answers in the $4,095 dollars estacode scam.
EFCC Press Release - N1.4 BN Subsidy Scam: You Must Face Trial, Court Tells Accused Persons
The coast is now clear for the arraignment of Helyn Aninye, Chizobam Ben-Okafor and Pon-Specialized Services Limited as Justice Olusumbo Goodluck of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Jabi, Abuja on Tuesday April 30, 2013 struck out their application asking the court to decline granting the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission leave to arraign them for fraud, forgery and conspiracy to obtain the sum of N1.413,507,951.50 ( One Billion, Four Hundred and Thirteen Million, Five Hundred and Seven Thousand, Nine Hundred and Fifty One Naira and Fifty Kobo ) from the Federal Government of Nigeria by false pretence as subsidy under the Petroleum Support Fund.