Category: Crime

Illegal Oil Bunkering: Court Orders Fresh Trial of Blue Dolphin Limited, Others.

Justice Philomena Ekpe of the Court of Appeal, Calabar division, Cross Rivers State, on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 set aside the decision of a Federal High Court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, which acquitted Edward Odey Oluohu, Frank Asuquo Okon, Godwin Etim Anwanadung and their companies, Blue Dolphin Limited and Lib-Zone Petroleum Limited, in… Read More »

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N7.74bn Alleged Fraud: Kenny Martins, Three Others Get June 30 Date

The trial of Kenny Martins who is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for alleged N7.74bn Police Equipment Fund, PEF, fraud has been rescheduled till June 30, 2020. Justice Modupe Adebiyi of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, had earlier scheduled Tuesday, April 28, 2020 for the trial.… Read More »

Category: Crime

EFCC Arraigns Two For N3m Fraud

The defendants with time called the victim and informed him that the money will be conveyed in a refrigerator through a vehicle coming to Port Harcourt. The victim was later called again and told that he should send N2,000,000.00 (Two Million Naira) which will be used to bribe Nigerian Customs Service officers, whom they claimed… Read More »

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EFCC Secures Final Forfeiture Of Chinese’s $300,000

Justice Babatunde Quadri of Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, May 11, 2020, ordered the final forfeiture of $300,000, belonging to a Chinese national, Li Yan Pin, to the Federal Government of Nigeria. The judge had earlier ordered the interim forfeiture of the money following an exparte application filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes… Read More »

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EFCC Secures AVM Obong’s N510m As Interim Forfeiture

Justice A.R. Mohammed of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, May 11, 2020, ordered the interim forfeiture of N510 million, belonging to Vice Air Marshal Uko Etim Obong, in an application filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The Commission’s application for interim forfeiture was pursuant to Section 44 (2) of the… Read More »

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Six Internet Fraudsters Bag Jail terms in Lagos

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC Wednesday, May 6, 2020, secured the conviction and sentencing of six internet fraudsters before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the Special Offence Court, sitting in Ikeja, Lagos State for possessing fraudulent documents. The convicts: Oyeyemi Toheeb Abiodun, Kareem Abimbola, Omolade Mayowa Solomon, Ogunmefun Fatai, Asiagwa Victory and Oguntimilehin Mayowa… Read More »

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Court Orders Final Forfeiture of Army General’s N426.7m.

Justice Muslim Hassan of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Friday, May 8, 2020, ordered the final forfeiture of the sum of N426.7m belonging to Brig.-Gen. John Onimisi Ozigi(retd.) to the Federal Government. The Judge had earlier ordered the interim forfeiture of the money following an exparte application filed by the Economic… Read More »

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Man Bags Two Years for Fraud in Kaduna

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Kaduna Zonal Office on Wednesday, May 2020 secured a two years imprisonment of one Beegu Tyopav or N150,000 (One hundred and fifty thousand Naira) option of fine before Justice M. T. Aliyu of the Kaduna State High Court. The convict faced a one-count charge that bordered on obtaining… Read More »

Category: Crime

EFCC Gombe Gets New Zonal Head.

A new Zonal Head has been appointed for the the Gombe Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. He is Mr. Ibrahim Shazali. Shazali, a Deputy Chief Detective Superintendent , was the second in command of the Kano Zonal office prior to his assumption of office as Zonal Head on May 4, 2020.… Read More »