Umar and his accomplice had earlier been convicted of a three count charge by an Adamawa State High Court and sentenced to seven years imprisonment.
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The EFCC boss had on June 15 during an interview with Sunrise Daily, a Channels Television programme, revealed that the commission investigated a female Minister who bought $37.5 million property from a bank and deposited $20 million
The matter, which was before a Federal High Court in Abuja presided over by Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu was fixed for Monday, May 17, for the EFCC to give a report on its effort at extraditing Alison-Madueke to the country to stand her trial.
Bawa stated this in the current edition of the EFCC magazine, EFCC alert.
Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu fixed the date following the absence of the EFCC’s lawyer, Farouk Abdullah, in court.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission had on Jan. 16, 2018, first arraigned Akinjide.
Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu fixed the date after counsel to the EFCC, Farouk Abdullah, prayed the court for more time to enable the anti-graft agency ensure full compliance with the court orders.
Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu held that an affidavit with evidence in support to proof that the earlier court summon granted the agency had failed in the extradition of Alison-Madueke must be filed by the commission before another request could be made.
Alison-Madueke said this while delivering a lecture at a virtual event organised by the Ijaw National Development Group on Friday.
Justice Ijeoma Ojkukwu gave the order in a ruling on an ex-parte motion marked: FHC/ABJ/CR/208/2018, brought by the EFCC’s lawyer, Faruk Abdallah.
It’s a record that astounds, a performance chart that got even the heavyweights in the industry fretting. This is why some analysts say they are not surprised at the recent campaign of calumny to smear both Okonkwo and the Fidelity Bank brand
Magu is currently being interrogated by the panel headed by retired Justice Ayo Salami over allegations of mismanagement and lack of transparency in managing recovered assets by the commission
The six flats of three-bedrooms and a boys’ quarter was forfeited to the Federal Government following an order of a Federal High Court in Lagos in 2017
District Judge, Lorna Schofield, who gave the ruling, ordered the banks to allow the Nigerian Government have access to the account details to enable it prove that the $9.6 billion arbitration was obtained by Process and Industrial Development by fraud
The former minister is among three defendants charged before the court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on a three count charge of allegedly deploying over N362 million derived from a $115 million slush fund to influence the outcome of the 2015 presidential election in favour of the candidate of the then ruling Peoples Democratic Party, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan.
While there have always been concerns about the selective prosecution of accused persons by the EFCC, some recent actions by the EFCC have buttressed this perception, fueling the belief that the Commission may be acting a script aimed at persecuting some persons who are believed not to be in the good books of the Government, while letting others off the hook.
The Judge had on July 5, 2019 granted the interim forfeiture of the properties, following an ex parte application filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
Former Minister of Petroleum, Deziani Alison-Madueke, has revealed how some aides of former President Goodluck Jonathan blocked former Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, from meeting him.
In the application, the EFCC noted that the expensive jewellery comprising wristwatches, necklaces, bracelets, bangles, earrings and more were reasonably suspected to have been acquired with proceeds of unlawful activities of the former Minister.
A Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday sentenced two ex-officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Christian Nwosu and Tijani Bashir, to seven years’ imprisonment each.