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EFCC Sets to Re-Arraigned Orji Uzo Kalu

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Few hours after the Supreme court of Nigeria said the trail of the former governor of Abia state should be retrial,a ruling that most people considered favorably to the embattling senator who had spent the last five months in prison.

However, the Economic And Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has said that the Senator will be re-arraigned again and that the judgement has now exonerated the former governor. EFCC made this know through a statement of her social media handle.

The statement reads in part:

The attention of the Economic And Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has been drawn to the judgment of

the Supreme Court nullifying the trial of a former governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu , his firm, Slok Nigeria Limited and Jones Udeogu, a former Director of Finance and Account of Abia State Government and ordering their fresh trial at the lower court.

The apex court based its verdict on the grounds that Justice Mohammed Idris, who convicted Kalu and others had been elevated to the Court of Appeal before the judgment and returned to the lower court to deliver the judgment which it considered as illegal.

The EFCC considers the judgment of the apex court as quite unfortunate . It is a technical ambush against the trial of the former governor. The Commission is prepared for a fresh and immediate trial of the case because its evidences against Kalu and others are overwhelming.

The corruption charges against Kalu still subsist because the Supreme Court did not acquit him of them. The entire prosecutorial machinery of the EFCC would be launched in a fresh trial where justice is bound to be served in due course.





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EFCC Arrests 16 Suspected Yahoo Guys

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NAIJA NEWS: EFCC Arrests 16 Suspected Yahoo Guys [New Naija News] » Naijacrawl
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After an intelligent report concerning the activities of some set of people who has professionalized themselves in internet defrauding, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has now arrested 16 young men suspected to be internet fraudster both in Victoria Island Lagos and Ota Ogun State.

The 5 that were arrested during the raid in Ota, Ogun State, were Adeshina Michael, Ayeni Emiloju, Odenigbo Anthony, Afolabi Gbenga and Oyibogbola David Seun.

While the 11 that were arrested at Victoria Island in Lagos State were Onothebor Edmond, Suuru Blessing, Ifedapo Opeyemi, Samson Samuel, Oguntade Idowu, Emmanuel Akinyemi, Seyi Kazeem, Sulaiman Taoheed, Oduwale Oluwasesan, Adewoye Oluwasesan and Alex Abiodun.

The suspected internet fraudsters arrested in Ota were picked inside a building of six flats while those arrested in Victoria Island were picked up inside a two-wing duplex.

The EFCC said in the statement that various items recovered from the suspects include different brands of cars allegedly acquired from the proceeds of fraudulent activities, while it added that they would be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.



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EFCC NABBED TWITTER INFLUNCER ADEHERSELF FOR FRAUD

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NAIJA NEWS: EFCC NABBED TWITTER INFLUNCER ADEHERSELF FOR FRAUD [New Naija News] » Naijacrawl
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Popular comedy skit maker, Instagram and Twitter influencer, who how's by the username Adeherself, has been nabbed by the EFCC with members who are involved in internet fraudsters.


Adeherself was said to have been a "Picker" that is, scamming men with her sexuality, in conjunction with other suspects who were paraded as the mastermind.


It was gathered that they operate an Instagram account in the name of Adeherself, to lure men and collect money.


 
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Four Suspects arrested for defrauding an american lady and forging EFCC documents

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NEWS: Four Suspects arrested for defrauding an american lady and forging EFCC documents [New Naija News] » Naijacrawl
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‘Hon.’ Oladipupo Adebayo, Bimbo Bilewu, Ibrahim Odunayo and Oyeleye Oluwatosi are currently in EFCC custody after being implicated in the scam of one Prof Godwin Ekhaguere, A retired professor of Mathematics, from the University of Ibadan who started a petition that stated that the gang defrauded him of sums totalling N565,500 (Five Hundred and Sixty-Five Thousand, Five Hundred Naira) and made him part with MTN recharge vouchers worth N36,000 (Thirty-Six Thousand Naira).


The gang’s patterns of operation involved one of them calling their would-be victim with the impression that he was an old-time friend, now based abroad. He would claim that he has a gift to be sent through someone who is allegedly coming home for an event. The victim would then be handed over to the ‘home-bound’ member. He would be the one to make all sorts of requests ostensibly to clear some obstacles to delivering the 'gift' from the foreign-based ‘relation’ or ‘friend’.


The professor only realised that he had been scammed after he managed to reach his friends on the phone, who denied sending anyone to him.

The suspects who are only part of the gang as the rest are still at learge have owned up to the allegation and are now helping the EFCC in their investigation

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