A Federal High Court in Ibadan, Oyo State, presided over by Justice Uche Agomoh on Thursday December 2, 2021 convicted and sentenced two internet fraudsters, Ogunrinde Olugbenga Akanbi and Olusegun Akinwunmi Eyinade to ten months and three months in prison respectively, on separate charges bordering on fraudulent impersonation.
The Enugu Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 secured the conviction of three students: Nonso Adudu, Anichebe Christopher and Onyedika Austin Leonard, before Justice I.M. Buba of the Federal High Court sitting in Enugu on charges bordering on forgery, impersonation and obtaining money from unsuspecting foreign nationals under false pretences.
They were prosecuted one separate one count charge.
The defendants pleaded guilty to the charges when they were read to them.
N2bn Fraud Trial: Ex-Niger Gov. Babangida Aliyu, Others’ Trial Adjourned Till Feb 21 … Defendants Take Fresh Pleas on Amended Charges
Justice Mikail Aliyu of the Niger State High Court today adjourned further hearing in the corruption trial of a former Niger State governor, Muazu Babangida Aliyu and two others; Tanko Beji and Umar Nasko till February 21, 22, 23, 24 and 25, 2022.
At the last session on Wednesday, December 1, 2021, the tenth prosecution witness and former Permanent Secretary, Government House, Hamisu Musa Jankaro had told the court how Umar Nasko, as Chief of Staff to Aliyu, instructed the disbursement of monies from the Security Vote. Various documents were tendered and admitted in evidence. The court subsequently adjourned to today December 2, for the prosecution to present another witness.
However at today’s sitting, prosecuting counsel, Abdulllah Faruk informed the court that the witness, Ahmed Garba, former cashier of the Niger State Government House, and present Emir of Kagara, could not make it to court because of security challenges in his area which forced security operatives to restrict vehicular movement.