• Man jailed five years in Lagos for defrauding US-based cousin

    Man jailed five years in Lagos for defrauding US-based cousin

    Justice Kudirat Jose of an Ikeja High Court on Thursday sentenced a businessman, Michael Nkwocha, to five years imprisonment for defrauding his cousin, Patrick Ekeh, of N9.5 million.

    “The accused is hereby found guilty of the one-count charge of stealing and is sentenced to five years in prison,” Jose ruled.

    The businessman was charged to court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on December 13, 2013 for stealing.

    The Counsel to the EFCC, Anita Imo, had during the trial told the court […]

  • Car dealer jailed five years for stealing N9.5m

    Car dealer jailed five years for stealing N9.5m

    An Ikeja High Court, Lagos Thursday sentenced a car salesman, Michael Ugochukwu Nkwocha, to five years in prison for stealing N9, 500,000 from his uncle, Mr. Patrick Ekeh, resident in the United States of America (USA).

    Justice Kudirat Jose found Nkwocha guilty on a count of stealing contrary to Section 39 of the Criminal Code Law of Lagos State, 2011, following over two years of trial.

    Nkwocha was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on December 13, 2013 on […]

  • EFCC plans to keep me in custody  for five years without trial for attacking Buhari’s policies – Fani-Kayode cries out

    EFCC plans to keep me in custody for five years without trial for attacking Buhari’s policies – Fani-Kayode cries out

    Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has raised the alarm over the alleged action of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to keep him in custody for “five years without trial.”

    Recall that the Director of Publicity for the 2015 Presidential campaign of Goodluck Jonathan had recently alleged that an operative of the anti-graft agency, Kabiru Suleiman, had assaulted him for praying while in custody.

    Fani-Kayose had also claimed that the commission allowed the said operative to go Scot free.

    Spokesperson to […]