Day: August 24, 2019

Rape Scandal: Why Fatoyinbo Boycotted PFN’s Panel

The Executive Senior Assistant to Senior Pastor, Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Mr. Ademola Adetuberu has said that his principal, Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo did not  honour the invitation of the probe panel set up by the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) due to the ongoing Police investigation into the rape allegation against him. In a statement issued by Adetuberu yesterday, the pastor said he was advised by his lawyers not to honour such invitation until the legal proceedings are over. The statement reads:  “We recall that when Pastor Fatoyinbo was invited by a phone call few days ago by...

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14-year-old Kosisochukwu fakes kidnap to see boyfriend

A 14-year-old girl Kosisochukwu Anioma has confessed to the Police Command in Enugu State that she faked her kidnap to be with her boyfriend in Imo State. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Ebere Amaraizu, said in a statement on Saturday in Enugu. He said Kosisochukwu’s father Frank Anioma took to the social media to announce his daughter’s kidnap as well as reported to the police. Amaraizu said that the fake kidnap alarm was raised on August 22 and the police operatives of the Anti-Kidnap Unit immediately swung into action. He said that contrary to the fake social media...

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Magu Says Nigeria’s ‘Yahoo Boys’ Relocating To Ghana As FBI, EFCC Arrest 16 Fraudsters

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in collaboration with the United States’ Federal Bureau of Investigation has arrested 16 cybercrime suspects since the joint operation code-named, Operation Wire Wire, was launched. Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman of the EFCC, said this on Friday while hosting the Chairman, Nigerians in the Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, in his office in Abuja. He vowed to identify and bring the suspects to justice, adding that following the onslaught and intensified raids on their hideouts by the EFCC, they relocated to Ghana. He said: “It is very sad. It’s like the era of these...

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Fatunmbi (Nigerian) Gets 46 Months Jail Term in US for $8.3m Healthcare Fraud

47-year-old Nigerian, Ayodeji Fatunmbi has been sentenced to 46 months in prison by a United States court for defrauding the US government over $8million Medicare charges. This was revealed in a statement from the US Department of Justice. According to the statement, Fatunmbi was sentenced for his role in a Durable Medical Equipment (DME) scheme in which the money was fraudulently billed for DME that was not medically necessary. In her ruling, US District Judge Christina Snyder of the Central District of California sentenced Fatunmbi and ordered him to pay $1,076,893.15 in restitution. Fatunmbi had on May 8 pleaded...

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