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JUST IN: Popular Nigerian Musician Bags 20 Years Imprisonment Over Internet Fraud

JUST IN: Popular Nigerian Musician Bags 20 Years Imprisonment Over Internet Fraud

Information reaching us has it that a popular singer and two others have bagged 20 years imprisonment over internet fraud,

Nigerian Musician
Nigerian Musician

A popular Lokoja-born musician, Onojah Emmanuel Samuel, and two others have been sentenced to 20 years imprisonment by the Federal High Court sitting in Ilorin, Kwara State for offences bordering on cybercrime.

Samuel was convicted on Monday, September 12, 2022, alongside Victor Atsumbe Kadiyamo and Jejelowo Segun, after pleading guilty to separate count charges, bordering on internet fraud.

According to EFCC’s spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, the convicts were arraigned by the Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

The charge against Samuel reads: “That you, Onojah Emmanuel Samuel, sometime in May 2022 at Lokoja, Kogi State within the jurisdiction of the Federal High Court fraudulently impersonated one, Richard Philips, via your Instagram account linked to your Gmail account: richardphilips6211@gmail.com with intent to obtain money from one Erika which you did obtain the sum of Eighty Pounds worth gift cards.

Popular Nigerian musician bags 20 years imprisonment over internet fraud.

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