EFCC Withdraws Charges Against Four Oil Subsidy Fraud Suspects-PREMIUM TIMES

Attorney General Mohammed Bello Adoke masterminds withrawal of charges
By Ben Ezeamalu

The EFCC back-pedals and withdraws charges slammed on oil marketers in the oil subsidy trials, citing orders from the attorney general.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Tuesday, withdrew all criminal charges against four suspects in the on-going prosecution of oil marketers involved in the subsidy fraud.The anti-graft agency said the charges against Peter Mba, Pinnacle Oil and Gas, Durosola Omogbenigun, and Integrated Resources Limited at the Lagos State High Court, Igbosere were “misconstrued and was filed by mistake”.

The duo and their respective companies had been charged with conspiracy and fraud in obtaining over N2billion worth of subsidy payments from the Petroleum Support Fund.After a proper review, it was found that the suspects were innocent of the offence they were charged with, the EFCC said.

Samuel Candide-Johnson, the presiding judge, struck out the charges after an application by the agency.
Order from above

Rotimi Oyedepo, a counsel to EFCC, said that he was instructed by Mohammed Adoke, the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, to withdraw the suit.“The information has not been served on the defence. I urge the court to strike out the charge,” Mr. Oyedepo said.“The charges preferred against the defendants in this case were misconstrued by the prosecution and were inadvertently filed against the said defendants.“A review of the prosecution’s case and the evidence available to the prosecution clearly show that the defendants did not commit the offences for which they are charged,” Mr. Oyedepo added.

The EFCC told the court that they would substitute the withdrawn charges with a newly filed one involving Oluwaseun Ogunbambo and others.“Withdrawing the charge against the defendants will meet the interest of justice in the case,” Mr. Oyedepo added.The four suspects had been charged with pocketing over N2 billion after claiming to have imported about 32 million litres of fuel from such places as Gibraltar and Geneva.

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It's not new to us.....

This our so-called leaders has have actually take us for granted knowing fully well that Nigerians are won't stand up to fight because of our present state which they have enslave us with. They do what they like at their own very pace...Only God can save us from the hands of these criminals..

EFCC withdraw case against four...

This is the most rediculous story i have ever heard in my life. The useless charge and bail lawyer is telling us Nigerians that EFCC (or whatever stupid name they go by) did not investigate the allegations and case before going to the court or him useless Oyedepo did not review his case before rushing to the court. We are not all fools, mind you! All the same thank you shameless Adoke i for one can't call you my AGN and kudos to brainless and visionless bad hic! goodluck jonathan. Nigerians have seen your transparency govt. Welldone!!!

Joker

GEJ and his so called AGF are jokers and failures. Shame on u

Nigerians should know that

Nigerians should know that you reap what you sow. During the last elections, several people foolishly said they voted GEJ,not PDP, they wanted goodluck not honesty and good record, they wanted 'our turn', not merit. Now is harvest season, so why cry over what your short sightedness and gullibility has bought for you? You bought it, paid for it, so you should have it- its all yours. Goodluck for nigeria.

ADOKE'S ACTION IS A CHALLENGE AND CHANGE OF TIME

Action of Mohammed Adoke is a challenge and also change of time.I was talking of change of government to be 2015 but Adoke has set fire of challenge that had made the change to be earlier than 2015. Please count us out of Military Coup in this battle as our option for a change. We are able to prove to them that we have power greater than that of Army. As Red Sea of the Woman with help of Wind ate the army of Pharaoh same manner the weak power of Christ will consumed them from now. Adokie and his president we are coming with Christ 13 Digits Power which is One Trillion Angelic Soldiers. The twelve Disciples of Christ are 12 zeros plus Christ as Supreme One it comes to total of 13 Digits. 1 and 000,000,000,000 is one trillion. World population is about 8 Billions people 8, 000,000,000 x 7 = 56, 000,000,000. This is the strength of Global power of men with their seven angelic spirit of each person. every one living on the earth have seven angelic spirits the power house.

This is when we need a leader

This is when we need a leader like Buhari of those days.Not necessarily him but someone like him that will make sure justice prevails.On judgement day there will be problem if the oppresors don't repent.

I AM NOT SURPRISED

I am not surprised at Mohanmed ARSEHOLE Adoke. Immediately house committee on oil subsidy presented its report, he made it clear he was not going to prosecute. It IS a gradual process. That is the first batch they will release. Others will follow soon. Heaven will not fall. All the trade union organisations in the country has been quiet for some time now now

am not surprise

Hahahahahaha useless corrupt weak Jonathan we all knew it will end up like dis u greedy corrupt souls

Order from above... GEJ in action!

I knew it from when some of the company's threatened they support GEJ with part of the money in his campaign for the Election. I knew the noise about the list would lead no where. Something of such was the main reason they won't allow Justice Salami because he would not spare them or accept any bribe as a result they would be finished.... Their days are numbered!

O,oh,nolle is Haram!

There you are fellow Nigerians.Now and then,you will HEAR nolle prosequi flying everywhere in protection of friends of the people of the Rock!

O,oh,nolle is Haram!

There you are fellow Nigerians.Now and then,you will HEAR nolle prosequi flying everywhere in protection of friends of the people of the Rock!

ignorance is no excuse

The EFCC counsel that appeared in court told the court that the investigation is ongoing on the withdrawn Information and that they intend to re-file it with addition of other accused persons. Lets not jump the gun, no one is trying to shield the other.

ignorance is no excuse

The EFCC counsel that appeared in court told the court that the investigation is ongoing on the withdrawn Information and that they intend to re-file it with addition of other accused persons. Lets not jump the gun, no one is trying to shield the other.

PDP SYSTEM,THE MORE YOU LOOK......

When the ones supposed to protect the constitution actually circumvent it in a bid to protect thier necks and that of "friends",what you get is a justice system in ruins and unfit for purpose.

MORE U LOOK LESS U SEE

I'm not surprised, d moment d arraignment was postponed bcos adoke was not in d country, and he insisted he wants to be physically present @ d court, I know mago mago wuru wuru is coming to play, during d glorius days of efcc under ribadu, we don't even hear of attorney general in such cases talkless of been present in court, to do what? Bunch of challatans ruling nigeria, when will d messiah come. Hope d almighty has not forgotten us.

EFCC withdraws

EFCC a bastard toothless dog that can bark little but not bite .

i D̶̲̥̅̊ε̲̣̣̣̥γ̲̣̣̥ laugh Oº°˚˚°

Its not suprising with d government habrakadabra showing up. On a personal note am not pertumb cos, soon al of them are gogoin to be walkin the street freely again.

Abracadbra - Naija style

Magic show don start. Everybody take your seats and watch. Oga GEJ do go T&T and Jamaica to soak the sun, swing to Calypso and sweet reggae music and relax by the blue Why prosecute if the case do not hold water. Abi government prosecutors are mumu lawyers! I am just speechless! God have mercy on the soul of our lost country!

O,oh?

There you are fellow Nigerians.Now and then,you will here nolle prosequi flying everywhere in protection of friends of the people of the Rock.

ORDER FROM ABOVE.. . What do

ORDER FROM ABOVE.. . What do Nigerians expect from people who have nothing to offer us expect for themselves. From Chairman of the Umbrella Party to all his crook members. Very soon same order from above will truncate all the court processes. Monkey dey work Baboon dey chop.

O,oh?

There you are fellow Nigerians.Now and then,you will here nolle prosequi flying everywhere in protection of friends of the people of the Rock.

Hooray"!

Hey guyz, @ least we hav made history, we are now the most corrupt stable Nation in the world, aand our president is the most shameless comedian in the world" hurray, "!

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four companies have their charges withdrawn

QwLet's go on messing yourself afterall Nigerians never give a damm.the beggining of unserious leaders.thank u adoke

Shame On Those Who Voted For Jonathan!

Blame it on Jonathan, corruption and election rigging. Ex-president Buhari's government could have done things differently in the positive. Jonathan is not only a fraud, he is living like fraud itself. Shame on you all who voted for Jonathan!

Arise Oh Compatriot!

Jonathan cant survive these tricks of supporting crime and criminals for too long! The crystal ball is not looking good. It wont  be long before these people goading Jonathan on - jump ship and proclaim they dont know Jonathan from Adam.

Effcc withdraws case? But Has God Withdrawn his Case?

No matter what presidency , efcc, adoke and co do, subsidy judgment will be enforced by God. Then shall they all cry for help and there will be none'

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One wonders

Why bother in the first place. At least GEJ is in T&T to find a haven for his loot with the Perm sec abi na first unbrella.

IT'S JUST THE WAY THE COOKIE CRUMBLES!

Here we go; let the Nigerian magic begin! LOL! This was scripted to make the prosecutors drop the ball. Under the present dispensation, I don't see any prosecutor who will work to convict these 'bugatti boys'. You either fall in line or you're history. Show me that prosecutor in Nigeria who will succeed in convicting the sons of Alhaji Tukur, Alao Arisekola, etc. It's not going to happen! It'ld have been a piece of cake if they were children of ordinary Nigerians with no political connection. I used to think there's hope for Nigeria to rise above these mess. Not any more! The youth that I was hoping'ld unite and move this country to a brighter future are themselves 'dirty'. It's so sad.

This Jonathan moron oozes and breathes corruption.

Jonathan magic. This Jonathan moron oozes and breathes corruption. Only imbeciles would keep something this hopeless man.

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