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University Don, Others Arraigned, Remanded Over Fraud

 

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EFCC Officials. Photo: Sahara Reporters

Prof. Charles Jide Oni, 60 years of age, would claimed to be an academic staff at the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), was arraigned before a Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos State for allegedly obtaining money under false pretence and engaging in Advance Fee Fraud.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan zonal office, arraigned Oni and twelve other internet fraud suspects before Justice Nicholas Oweibo, the Federal High Court vacation judge for the South-West zone.

Oni’s arraignment was sequel to the EFCC’s damning findings about the activities of an illegal financial outfit he floated through which he allegedly swindled his victims of several millions of naira.

Earlier, some of the victims had written a petition to EFCC which led to the investigations that indicted him in the alleged fraudulent act.

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