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The accused who were re-arraigned before Justice Lateefa Okunnu of the Lagos High Court were Downstream Energy Sources Limited, Alhaji Adamu Aliyu Maula, Rocky Energy Limited, George Ogbonna and Emmanuel Morah.

Justice Idris had on November 29, 2012 granted leave to Babalakin to apply for an order of prohibition to review the legality and constitutionality of the 27 count criminal charges preferred against him at the Lagos High Court.

Counsel to EFCC, Francis Usani had told the court that Ogunbambo’s travelling document had been confiscated by the EFCC in the past but that the defendant was still able to travel abroad after procuring another travelling document and using a different name.

The EFCC had on October 17, 2012 arraigned the quartet of Alhaji Saminu Rabiu, Jubril Rowaye, Alminnur Resources Limited and Brila Energy Limited before Justice Banjoko over allegations of defrauding the Federal Government of Nigeria by submitting false documents and making false claims from the Petroleum Support Fund, as subsidy payment to Alminnur Resources Limited.

The native of Ojoto, Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State, who doubles as the Chief Executive officer of Karchack Services Limited, will be docked for allegedly defrauding innocent citizens of their hard earned money through a phoney investment scheme involving over N600 million

Specifically, they were alleged to have conspired to defraud one Lady Lora Marire of N66.5 million under the pretence of helping to register her as a contractor with the Nigerian Ports Authority and offering her a contract to build 100 units of duplex at Lekki, Lagos

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday arraigned five suspects before a Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos on a four count charge bordering on conspiracy to store 185 Metric Tons of automotive gas oil, popularly known as diesel, without appropriate licence

Of course, those who have been carried away by the theatrics and drama that the Commission had come to be associated with in the recent past, may find it difficult to appreciate the professionalism of the EFCC under Lamorde

In a statement signed by the group’s General Secretary, Lazarus Okoye, it said that the case against Ubah was a “clear case of intimidation, blackmail and political witch-hunting orchestrated by his competitors in the oil and gas sector who are jealous of his rise to stardom in the business”