Cyber Crime: 3 Men arraigned for impersonating Aisha Buhari

The alleged impostor of President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife, Aisha Buhari, were on Monday, November 19 arraigned before a Lagos Federal High Court. The impostor: Uche Julius a.k.a Musa Mohammed who was recently arrested by the police has been remanded in prison custody by Justice Babs Kuewumi of the Federal High Court Lagos. The 48-years-old, Julius was arraigned alongside two others defendants, Kenneth Chikwado Ezeonu a.k.a Abdul Karim and Agu Ifeanyi George  a.k.a Dr. Lina Norman on 16-count charge bordering on cyber crime. Out of the 16-count charge preferred against the…

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EFCC arraigns 7 over N148.3m fraud

Six men and a limited liability company, were today, Tuesday October 30 arraigned before a Federal High Court, Lagos, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged N148. 302 million fraud. Those arraigned before Justice Babs Kuewumi by the EFCC on the alleged fraud are : Alimi Haruna, Momouda Mohammed, Shittu Muideen, Akpojaro Amos, Joga Yusuf, Duru Patrick, and Ashmina Oil and Gas Limited. The accused persons were charged before the court on charges bordering on conspiracy, money laundering, unlawfully retaining proceed of illicit act, obtaining huge amount…

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EFCC to call more witnesses in N6.8bn fraud trial of ex-NAMA MD, others

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday October 8, told a Federal High Court, Lagos, that it will be calling two more witnesses in the trial of a former managing director of Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Ibrahim Abdusalami, and six others. The EFCC through its lawyer, Nnemeka Omena, gave the hint, after the court presided over by Justice Babs Kuewumi, had discharged the agency’s second witness, Teslim Ajuwon, a Compliance officer with Zenith Bank Plc. The former NAMA boss, Abdulsalami and others are being tried before the…

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Prostitution: Court sentences 3 human traffickers to 41 years imprisonment

A Federal High Court, Lagos, today, convicted and sentenced three women to 41 years imprisonment for trafficking in person. The convicts are: Precious Owoh, a.k.a. Ejiro, 32, Blessing Gabriel, a.k.a. 28, Precious, and Rose Gabriel, 28. The three convicts, were given the jail terms, by Justice Babs Kuewumi, after pronouncing them guilty of charges leveled against them by National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP). The three convicts who are residents of 15, Adewunmi Adeogesun Street, Ajah, Camp 4, Block 10, Room 7, Ojo Military Cantonment, Ojo,…

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$15.5m fraud: Court dismisses Patient Jonathan’s Coys plea

A Federal High Court, Lagos, on Tuesday July 3 dismissed an application by four companies which pleaded guilty to laundering $15.5million allegedly belonging to former First Lady Dame Patience Jonathan. The companies: Pluto Property and Investment company limited, Seagate Property Development and Investment Company limited, Transocean Property and investment company limited and Globus Integrated Service Limited, had prayed the court to reverse their guilty plea and nullify the previous proceedings because those who represented the company were not authorised to do so. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arraigned them with…

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Court grants BDC operator N25m bail over N78m fraud

A Federal High Court, Lagos, on Wednesday, admitted bail in the sum of N25 million with two sureties each in like sum, to a Bureau De Change operator, Alhaji Samaila Abubakar, who is charged before the court over alleged N78 million fraud. Justice Babs Kuewumi, who presided over the court, also ordered that the sureties must be have landed properties with Certificate of Occupancy (C-of-O) within the court’s jurisdiction, and presented to court evidence of three year tax, among others. A Bureau De Change Operator, Alhaji Samaila Abubakar, a citizen…

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