The Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee, EFCC, Ibadan workplace, on Wednesday arraigned twenty 4 college students of Olabisi Onabanjo College and the Nationwide Open College of Nigeria who have been arrested for alleged involvement in varied cyber crimes.
Ten of the defendants: Agboola Taiwo, Adetayo Tade Ademiluyi, Rabiu Daniel, Sokoya Oluwaseyi, Fredrick Shaibu, Oshikoya Gbolahan, Adegbola Kazeem Aina, Ademosun Opeyemi, Tosin Awobona and Babarinde Jacob have been arraigned earlier than Hon. Justice Ibrahim Watilat of the Federal Excessive Court docket, sitting in Abeokuta, Ogun State.
Fourteen others, comprising of Adeleke Oluwamayowa, Banjo Femi, Towolawi Olanrewaju, Tijani Babatunde, Sarafadeen Abibullahi, Adebowale Abimbola, Osunkoya Korede, Mufutau Yusuf Akorede, Salisu Ajibola, Olamikan Oluwasiji, Oduwole Gbenga, Damilare Adelaja, Bakare Azeez Adebola and Edward Ayodeji have been arraigned earlier than Hon. Justice M. S. Abubakar of the Federal Excessive Court docket 1 sitting in Abeokuta, Ogun State.
The defendants have been all arraigned on separate prices bordering on acquiring cash by false pretences, impersonation and possession of fraudulent paperwork.
All of them pleaded not responsible to the fees most well-liked in opposition to them.
One of many counts in opposition to one of many accused individuals reads: “That you just, Rabiu Daniel (a.Okay.a. Agent Howard Corridor) on 23rd June, 2018 at Abeokuta inside the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court docket with intent to defraud, knowingly had in your possession paperwork containing false pretences to wit: an e-mail tackle, [email protected] whereby you represented your self as; Agent Howard Corridor, working for the Authorities/Fb Compensation Bonus and Poverty Eradication, and different false pretences, thereby dedicated an offence opposite to Part 6, and punishable underneath Part 1 (three) of the Advance Price Fraud and Different Fraud Associated Offences Act 2006”.