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EFCC Arraigns 24 Yahoo Boys in Ibadan

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), Ibadan Command has arraigned 24 students of Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU) and the National Open University of Nigeria who were apprehended for alleged involvement in various internet frauds.

Ten of the defendants which include: Oshikoya Gbolahan, Adetayo Tade Ademiluyi, Agboola Taiwo, Rabiu Daniel, Babarinde Jacob Ademosun Opeyemi, Sokoya Oluwaseyi, Adegbola Kazeem Aina, Tosin Awobona and Fredrick Shaibu were arraigned Monday, 10th December, 2018 before Hon. Justice Ibrahim Watilat of the Federal High Court, sitting in Abeokuta, Ogun State.

Fourteen others, comprising of Sarafadeen Abibullahi, Adeleke Oluwamayowa, Banjo Femi, Towolawi Olanrewaju, Salisu Ajibola, Tijani Babatunde, Damilare Adelaja, Adebowale Abimbola, Osunkoya Korede, Mufutau Yusuf Akorede, Olamikan Oluwasiji, Oduwole Gbenga, Bakare Azeez Adebola and Edward Ayodeji were arraigned on Tuesday 11th December, 2018 before Hon. Justice M. S. Abubakar of the Federal High Court 1 sitting in Abeokuta, Ogun State.

The suspects were all arraigned on separate charges bordering on obtaining money by false pretences, impersonation and possession of fraudulent documents. They all pleaded not guilty to the charges levelled against them.

One of the counts against one of the defendants 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, howardhall900@gmail.com 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”.

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