30 C
Friday, October 30, 2020
- Advertisement -

EFCC Arraigns Man For Fraud


#EndSARS Protest: A Fundamental Lesson in Democratic Governance – By Bola Ahmed Tinubu

I heavily grieve for those who have lost their lives or been injured during the period of these protests. My deepest sympathies...

#EndSARS Protests: Nigeria’s President Could Have Prevented Escalation of Violence but Poured Oil on the Fire Through His Silence – By Chidi Anselm Odinkalu...

Located in the central regions of Nigeria’s Delta State, Ughelli is a sleepy city in the Western Niger Delta and the unlikely...

We Must Get Children Back to Learning – But Business As Usual is Not an Option By Jutta Urpilainen and Henrietta Fore

A global joint op-ed by the EU and UNICEF on education for children “One child, one teacher, one book,...

Subjecting Anti-SARS Agitation to Political Interpretation is Jejune Partisan Stimulus By Chris Okotie

Chairman Mao once posited that if the people no longer fear your power, it is because another power is on its way....

The Kaduna Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arraigned one Hassan Umar Isa before Justice Z.B. Abubakar on one-count charge of obtaining by false pretence to the tune of N650,000.00 (Six Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira).

The charge read: “That you Hassan Umar Isa, trading under the name and style as AL- ARD Big Limited, on or about the 21st of January, 2014, in Kaduna, within the Judicial Division of this honourable court, with intent to defraud, obtained the sum of N650 00 (Six Hundred And Fifty Thousand Naira) only from Sanusi Abdullahi for a purported sale of land, situated at No, G18 Hayin Damina, Rigasa, Kaduna, a pretence you knew to be false and you thereby committed an offence contrary to 1(1) (a) of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Fraud Related Offence Act, 2006 and punishable under Section 1(3) of the same Act.”

The defendant pleaded not guilty, following which prosecuting counsel, J. A. Ojogbane, asked the court for a trial date and for the defendant to remanded in a Nigerian Correctional Service, facility.

Counsel to the defendant, Sule Shuaibu, however, pleaded with the court to grant his client bail to enable him prepare for his trial.

Justice Abubakar granted the defendant bail in the sum of N500,000.00 (Five Hundred Thousand Naira), and one surety in like sum, who must be a reputable person, resident within the jurisdiction of the court, must have a landed property which has to be verified by the state’s Land Registry.

The judge further ordered that the defendant be remanded in EFCC custody pending perfection of his bail conditions and adjourned the case till September 21, 2020 for commencement of trial.

Hassan ran into trouble for selling a land, situated at No. G18 Hayin Damina, Rigasa Kaduna, which does not belong to him to one Sanusi Abdullahi in the sum of N650,000.00 (Six Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira) Naira), and resisted all efforts to make him refund the money.

- Advertisement -


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisement -

Business Profiles

Theresa Ekong

Theresa Ekong is the Acting Head of Compliance at Providus Bank. She has over 18 years industry experience cutting across banking Operations,...

Mark Oguh

Mark has 22 years experience in the Banking industry covering Operations, Audit and Financial Control. He is also a...

Aina Amah

Aina Amah is a graduate of Economics from the University of Lagos and an MBA from the University of Nicosia, Cyprus. She...

Uyi Osagie

Uyi Osagie is the Chief Financial Officer of Allianz Nigeria. He joined Allianz as Financial Controller from 2014 and rose through the...

Usen Udoh

Usen Udoh is the Group Chief Human Resources Officer of the Dangote Group where he oversees a team of busines unit human...