The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Office has arraigned twenty four faculty college students of Olabisi Onabanjo University and the National Open University of Nigeria who’ve been arrested for alleged involvement in diverse cyber crimes.
Ten of the defendants which embody: 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 Monday, 10th December, 2018 sooner than Hon. Justice Ibrahim Watilat of the Federal High Court, 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 on Tuesday 11th December, 2018 sooner than Hon. Justice M. S. Abubakar of the Federal High Court 1 sitting in Abeokuta, Ogun State.
The defendants have been all arraigned on separate bills bordering on buying money by false pretences, impersonation and possession of fraudulent paperwork.
They all pleaded not accountable to the prices most popular in the direction of them.
One of the counts in the direction of certainly one of many accused people reads: “That you, Rabiu Daniel (a.K.a. Agent Howard Hall) on 23rd June, 2018 at Abeokuta within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court with intent to defraud, knowingly had in your possession documents containing false pretences to wit: an e-mail address, [email protected] wherein you represented yourself as; Agent Howard Hall, working for the Government/Facebook Compensation Bonus and Poverty Eradication, and other false pretences, thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 6, and punishable under Section 1 (3) of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Fraud Related Offences Act 2006”.