Tag Archives: EFCC

Court orders Final Forfeiture of Illicit Sum of N230. 6m, $80. 59 Kept In GTB to FG

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered the final forfeiture of total N230.6 million and $80.59  belonging to a suspected Internet fraudster, Dehinbo  Oluwatobi Reuben, to the Federal Government of Nigeria. Justice Saliu Saidu had on May 16, 2019 ordered an interim forfeiture of the sums following an ex-parte application filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The ...

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Money Laundering: Justice Ajumogobia Challenges Court’s Jurisdiction, As Obla Seeks Separate Trial

The trial of a former judge of Federal Hihh Court, former Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia today, asked a Federal High Court, Lagos, to discharge her of charges of money laundering brought against her by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). In the same view, Justice Ajumogobia’s co-defendant, Mr Godwin Obla, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) also urged the court ...

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I Paid NDDC N3.6bn To ‘Settle’ Niger-Delta Youths – EFCC Witness

An Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) witness in the trial of Engineer Tuoyo Omatsuli a former Executive Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and three others, today, told a Federal High Court, Lagos, how he got a contract from the Commission and ended up paying the sum of N3.6 billion to a private account in the name ...

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Alleged Fraud: Loans Approved By  Akingbola Follows Due Process, Says EFCC Witness

  A witness of the Economic And Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mrs. Modupe Idowu Ajayi, today, told a Federal High Court, Lagos, that all the loans approved by the Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the defunct Intercontinental bank Plc Dr. Erastus Akingbola, followed due process. Ajayi, a former Assistant General Manager, AGM, Credit Analysis Department of the defunct Intercontinental Bank, also told ...

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Money laundering: Gov. Udom Failed To Stop NBA President, Usoro’s trial

Usoro with some of his lawyers, in one of court’s proceedings Justice Rilwan Aikawa of a Federal High Court, Lagos, today, dismissed an application filed by Governor Emmanuel Udom of Akwa-Ibom state challenging the court’s jurisdiction to entertain the charge slammed on the President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr. Paul Usoro (SAN). Usoro is currently facing a N1.4 ...

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EFCC Vs Patience’s Wife: Monies In My Accounts Are Not Proceeds of Crime -Patience Jonathan’s Sister

  Ms. Esther Mary Oba, the younger sister of former First Lady Dame Patience Jonathan, has told the Federal High Court in Lagos that $429,381.87 (154, 570, 427. 34) found her bank accounts were donations and estacodes she earned while serving as a presidential aide, not proceeds of crime as claimed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Esther ...

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