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UNILORIN, Kwara Poly Students Sentenced For Internet Fraud

University of Ilorin, Kwara state Polytechnic students Jailed for internet fraud. #connectleynews Naija news 247

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Justice Mahmood Abdulgafar of the Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin on Thursday, convicted one Ganiyy Rasaq Olarewaju, a 300Level student of University of Ilorin and one Olakunle Adebisi, an ND II student of Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin accused of love scam by the Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

The anti-graft agency had on Monday, June 28, 2021, arraigned Ganiyy and Adebisi on one separate charge, to which they pleaded guilty.

Upon their pleas, counsel to the EFCC, Sesan Ola called two witnesses – Dagogo Urowayino and Shetima Yusuf against Rasak and Adebisi, respectively to review the facts of the case.

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The two witnesses narrated how the defendants were arrested and tendered several fraudulent messages printed from their emails. The documents and the defendants’ phones were later admitted in evidence, following which the judge adjourned until today for judgment.

In a separate judgment on the two cases today, Justice Abdulgafar while relying on the evidence placed before the court, the testimonies of the prosecution witnesses and the plea of the defendants pronounced the defendants guilty and sentenced them accordingly.

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While Adebisi was sentenced to six months, Ganiyy bagged one-month imprisonment, to be observed at Mandala Correctional Centre, Ilorin.

However, the judgement allowed the suspension of the sentencing for the two convicts. According to the judge, Adebisi would commence serving his term after two years when he must have graduated from the Kwara State Polytechnic, while Ganiyy sentencing would commence after one year when he must have finished his studies in the University of Ilorin.

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The sentence is without option of fine for the two convicts.

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Senator Peter Nwaoboshi jails for 7 years over money laundering charges

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A sitting senator, Peter Nwaoboshi, currently representing Delta North Senatorial District at the National Assembly, has been sentenced to 7 years imprisonment for money laundering by the Lagos division of the Court of Appeal.

The court which delivered the judgement on July 1, 2022, also ordered that his 2 companies, Golden Touch Construction Project Ltd and Suiming Electrical Ltd, be wound up in line with the provisions of Section 22 of the Money Laundering Prohibition Act 2021.

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The ruling by the Appellate Court followed the success of the appeal by challenging the judgment of Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of the Federal High Court which on June 18, 2021, 2018 discharged and acquitted the defendants of a 2 count charge of fraud and money laundering.

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This disclosure is contained in a series of tweet posts by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) on its official Twitter account.

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See video as three men sentence to death by hanging for killing Fasoranti’s daughter in Ondo

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A High Court sitting in Akure, Ondo State on Friday, June 10, sentenced three men to death by hanging for the murder of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, the daughter of Afenifere leader, Chief Reuben Fasoranti.

On July 12, 2019, while returning to Lagos from a visit to her father in Akure, Mrs Olakunrin was shot and killed by the convicts along the Ore/Ijebu Ode expressway.

Justice Williams Olamide found Mohammed Shehu Usman, Osagie Lawal, and Adamu Adamu guilty of conspiracy to murder, kidnapping, and armed robbery.

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The court discharged and acquitted the fourth suspect, Auwalu Abubakar, 25, who was charged with assisting and abetting the act.

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Why Rihanna’s Boyfriend, A$ap Rocky Is Arrested?

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A$AP Rocky, an American rapper has been arrested in connection with a shooting that occurred in November.

The star was caught at Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday while returning from a trip with his girlfriend, Rihanna.

LA Police are looking into the singer whose real name is, Rakim Mayers for his suspected participation in a non-fatal gunshot in Hollywood last year.

Connectley Naija News reports that he was released on $550,000 (£421,000) bail shortly after his arrest.

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According to the Los Angeles Police Department, the arrest was made in connection with an “argument between two acquaintances” that resulted in bullets being fired.

The victim later informed authorities that Mayers approached him on the street with a firearm while walking with two other people.

According to police reports acquired by NBC News, they claimed Mayers shot him three to four times and that one of the rounds grazed his left hand.

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The victim suffered a ” small injury, ” according to the LAPD, following which his assailants ” fled on foot. “

Alan Jackson, Mayers’ lawyer, confirmed that his client had been arrested but declined to speak further.

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