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Oyo EFCC: Court jails 7 Internet Fraudsters In Ibadan

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Oyo Efcc: Court Jails 7 Internet Fraudsters In Ibadan

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Command, on Monday, November 15, 2021, secured the conviction of seven internet fraudsters before Justice Uche Agomoh of the Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State.

Oyo Efcc: Court Jails 7 Internet Fraudsters In Ibadan
Oyo Efcc: Court Jails 7 Internet Fraudsters In Ibadan

The convicts are Williams Ikechukwu Williams, Aizoba Opeyemi Stephen, Damilare Godwin Asore, Basit Oladeji Bamidele, Babajide Oluwapelumi Bolaji, Abayomi Stephen Aderohunmu, and Oladokun Tobi Oladimeji.

They were all convicted after pleading guilty to one count separate charges of fraudulently impersonating some foreigners, contrary to Section 22 (2) (b) (i) and punishable under Section 22 (2) (b) of the Cybercrime (Prohibition, Prevention, Etc.) Act, 2015.

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Justice Agomoh sentenced Asore to ten months imprisonment; Oladokun and Babajide were jailed nine months each; Aderohunmu seven months; Williams and Aizoba bagged five months each, while Basit received one-month prison term.

In addition to the jail terms, Oladokun was ordered to restitute his victim, Darlene Miller, the sums of $2,350USD (Two Thousand Three Hundred and Fifty United States Dollars) and N565, 369.97(Five Hundred and Sixty-five Thousand Three Hundred and Sixty-nine Naira Ninety-seven kobo) domiciled in his bank account.

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Aderohunmu was ordered by the court to pay the sums of $700USD (Seven Hundred United States Dollars), N350, 058:52 (Three Hundred and Fifty Thousand, Fifty-eight Naira Fifty-two Kobo) domiciled in his Wema Bank account and N4, 860:54 (Four Thousand Eight Hundred and Sixty Naira, Fifty-four Kobo) domiciled in his Polaris Bank account as restitution to his victim, Davida Henderson Aizoba was ordered to restitute his victim, Jahneda Thea, the sum of $1,000USD (One Thousand United States Dollars).

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Williams and Basit were ordered to return the sums of $1,600USD (One Thousand Six Hundred United States Dollars) and$880USD (Eight Hundred and Eighty United States Dollars) as restitution to their victims through the Federal Government.

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

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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Onyeka said the police have begun investigation into the matter.

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Kamilu Aminu: Civil servant bags seven years imprisonment over fraud

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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.

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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.

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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.

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