Connect with us

Crime

EFCC: Twin arrested over alleged internet fraud in Ilorin

The Ilorin Zonal office of EFCC, has arrested Taiwo and Kehinde Adebayo, over alleged involvement in offences bordering on internet fraud.

Published

on

Efcc

The Ilorin Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested twin brothers, over alleged involvement in offences bordering on internet fraud.

Kehinde Adebayo and Taye Adebayo, according to a statement by the anti-graft agency in Ilorin, were arrested at their hideout in Ilorin the Kwara State capital, following intelligence report received by the commission on their activities.

READ ALSO:  It's unsafe to be Nigerian - Ex BBNaija star, Dorathy laments as EFCC breaks into her apartment

The commission said analysis conducted so far on their phones and laptops linked them to the alleged offence.

The statement by Gbenga Adewoye, head of the media unit of the zonal office, said the suspects would be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

Meanwhile, two convicts sentenced to three months community service over internet fraud are presently serving their sentences as ordered by a Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin.

READ ALSO:  UNIBEN Lecturer Rapes Final Year Student, Arrests By School Security

They included Salau Olamide and Akinsanya Olamide Ridwan, who were each sentenced to three months community service over their involvement in internet fraud.

While Akinsanya Olamide Ridwan was sentenced for allegedly committing romance scam, Salau Olamide, was also convicted for a similar offence of cheating by impersonating and pretending to be one Rick Freeman, a white Caucasian.

READ ALSO:  Kwara police arrests ten suspected cultists in Ilorin

Both were asked to sweep the popular Tanke road starting from GTB junction, to Abulenla furniture University of Ilorin road Tanke area of Ilorin, and control traffic in the state capital for three months each.

They were also fined N50,000 each by Justice Sikiru Oyinloye, in addition to their sentences.

Advertisements

I've been a freelance web developer and blogger for a while now, and I have passion for both. Like most men, I'm a football lover, infant I prefer playing to watching match. Personally, I believe with dedication there's no limit to what we can achieve. Yes, we all have the power and ability to that. You can contact me via [email protected] for you web design and development gigs.

Crime

Gunmen kidnap Otokito Federal, Bayelsa Commission from his residence at Otuokpoti

Published

on

Gunmen kidnap Otokito Federal, Bayelsa Commission from his residence at Otuokpoti - Naija News 247

Otokito Federal Oparmiola, Bayelsa State Commissioner for Trade and Commence, has been reportedly kidnapped by gunmen.

Gunmen kidnap Otokito Federal, Bayelsa Commission from his residence at Otuokpoti - Naija News 247
Gunmen kidnap Otokito Federal, Bayelsa Commission from his residence at Otuokpoti

Naija News 247 gathered that, Otokito was kidnapped by armed men at his residence at Otuokpoti, Ogbia Local Government area last night.

Sources said the gunmen invaded the community at about 11pm, Thursday night and fired severally shots to scare people away before they proceeded to Otokito’s residence where he was whisked away to an unknown destination.

READ ALSO:  It's unsafe to be Nigerian - Ex BBNaija star, Dorathy laments as EFCC breaks into her apartment
Gunmen kidnap Otokito Federal, Bayelsa Commission from his residence at Otuokpoti - Naija News 247
Gunmen kidnap Otokito Federal, Bayelsa Commission from his residence at Otuokpoti
Advertisements
Continue Reading

Crime

Jennifer Anthony Death: Police arrest Moses Oko, ‘killer’ of UNIJOS student

Published

on

Police arrest Moses Oko, ‘killer’ of UNIJOS student - Naija News 247

The Plateau state police command has arrested Moses Oko, the alleged killer of Jennifer Anthony, a student of the University of Jos (UNIJOS).

Police arrest Moses Oko, ‘killer’ of UNIJOS student - Naija News 247
Police arrest Moses Oko, ‘killer’ of UNIJOS student

Bartholomew Onyeka, the state commissioner of police, disclosed this on Wednesday while parading the suspect at the command’s headquarters in Jos.

Jennifer, a 300-level student of the institution, was declared missing by her friends on social media in December.

READ ALSO:  It's unsafe to be Nigerian - Ex BBNaija star, Dorathy laments as EFCC breaks into her apartment

Onyeka said the undergraduate was found dead at a hotel in Jos on January 1 with some of her body parts including her eyes missing.

According to him, the suspect had fled the hotel “after commiting the crime.”

Jennifer Anthony Death
Jennifer Anthony

The commissioner of police said the suspect was arrested in Benue with the help of his father who is a lecturer at UNIJOS.

READ ALSO:  UNIBEN Lecturer Rapes Final Year Student, Arrests By School Security

Onyeka said the police have begun investigation into the matter.

Advertisements
Continue Reading

Crime

Kamilu Aminu: Civil servant bags seven years imprisonment over fraud

Published

on

A civil servant within the Ondo State Public Service has been sentenced to seven months imprisonment.

The civil servant, Kamilu Aminu, an accountant with the State Hospital Management Board, was convicted of stealing N7 million.

Aminu, who was attached to the Specialist Hospital in Ikare-Akoko, headquarters of Akoko North East Local Government Area of the state, was said to have committed the crime in 2017.

READ ALSO:  It's unsafe to be Nigerian - Ex BBNaija star, Dorathy laments as EFCC breaks into her apartment

Justice William Olamide of the State High Court, while delivering the judgment, said all evidence by the convict to absolve himself of culpability in the allegation of stealing government money lacked substance.

However, the judge acquitted the second defendant, Azeez Musa as he emphasized that Aminu solely committed the offence.

READ ALSO:  UNIBEN Lecturer Rapes Final Year Student, Arrests By School Security

While directing that others should be restored to their former positions, Justice Olamide stated that the sentence will serve as a deterrent to other civil servants planning to perpetrate fraud.

Naija News 247

Advertisements
Continue Reading

Trending