Category: Crime

Alleged N108m SMEDAN Fraud: EFCC Presents Fourth Witness against Masari

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, presented a fourth Prosecution Witness (PW4) in the ongoing trial of the former director general of the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria, SMEDAN, Umar Bature Masari, before Justice Okon Abang, of the Federal High Court, Abuja. Masari is facing prosecution… Read More »

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EFCC Arraigns Man for Giving it False Information

The Kano Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, November 18, 2019, arraigned one Abdullahi Tijjani before Justice O.A Egwuatu of the Federal High Court Kano, on a one-count charge of deceiving the Commission with false information. The defendant allegedly misled operatives of the Commission by alleging falsely that a… Read More »

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Court Jails Bank Account Officer for Stealing from Customer

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Kano Zonal Office, on Thursday, October 17, 2019, secured the conviction of one Anochima Chidozie Christopher, a banker with Fidelity Bank Plc. The convict bagged one year prison term before Justice Farouk Lawan of the Kano State High Court for stealing from the bank customer’s account. The Kano… Read More »

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EFCC Arraigns Three in Sokoto for Vote Buying

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Sokoto Zonal Office on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, arraigned the trio of Aminu Umar Gagi, Ibrahim Ahmed (a.k.a Ibrahim Ibson) and Aliyu Suleiman (a.k.a Pilisco) before Justice Isah Muhammad Bargaja of the Sokoto State High Court on three-count charges, bordering on conspiracy and bribery. Trouble started for the… Read More »

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N450 Million Fraud: EFCC Presents more Witnesses against Yuguda, others

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has presented three more witnesses in the ongoing trial of Ambassador Bashir Yuguda, former governor of Zamfara State, Mahmud Aliyu Shinkafi, Aminu Ahmed Nahuche and Ibrahim Mallaha before honorable Justice Fatima Aminu of the Federal High Court, Gusau. The quartet is being prosecuted by the EFCC for allegedly… Read More »

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Ilorin Court Sentences Oyediran, FBI Suspect to One Year Imprisonment

Ilorin Court Sentences Oyediran, FBI Suspect to One Year Imprisonment The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC) Ilorin Zonal Office on Thursday, on October 17, 2019 secured the conviction of one Joseph Oyediran, a suspect in the wanted list of United States of America (USA) Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) for internet fraud. Justice… Read More »

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Alleged N6.2bn Fraud: Jang, Pam Lose Battle against AmendedCharges as EFCC Re-arraigns them

Justice Daniel Longji of the Plateau State High Court, sitting in Jos, on Friday, October 11, 2019 overruled the objection brought before him by counsel to Jonah Jang, former governor of the state, to the amended charges preferred by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), against Jang. Jang is being prosecuted by the EFCC,… Read More »

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Alleged N6.2bn Fraud: Jang’s Counsel Objects to Amended Charges

The trial of a former governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang, continued on Thursday, October 10, 2019 with his counsel, Edward Pwajok, SAN, raising objections to the amended 17-count charges, filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Jang is being prosecuted by the EFCC, alongside Yusuf Pam, a cashier at the… Read More »