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Court Sentence 66 Suspected Internet Fraudsters (See Names)

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Court Sentence 66 Suspected Internet Fraudsters (See Names)

An Oyo State High Court has sentenced sixty-six (66) suspected internet fraudsters to various jail terms and community services.

The presiding judge, found them guilty of a one-count charge, bordering on cyber crimes, as disclosed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in a statement.

“An Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan has convicted and sentenced sixty-six, 66, internet fraudsters to various jail terms, ranging from two weeks, four months, and six months of community service to ten months imprisonment.

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“The convicts were prosecuted by the Ibadan Zonal Command of the EFCC and arraigned before Justices Olusola Adetujoye, Bayo Taiwo, and Ladiran Akintola on a separate one-count charge, bordering on cyber crimes, between Monday, September 5, 2022, and Wednesday, September 21, 2022,” the statement read.

Below are the names of each of the internet fraudsters, who all pleaded “guilty” to the charges read to them;

  • Lawal Ismaila Adebola
  • Dazumi Azeez Jayeola
  • Morakinyo Abiodun Michael
  • Kehinde Samuel Olatunbosun
  • Yusuf Olawale Raji
  • Abass Akintayo Waliu
  • Kolawole Blessing Oluwafemi
  • Ajibade Habib Olakunle
  • Adedun Olajide Temidire
  • Dapo Ajayi Temitope Faith
  • Lamidi Olumide Samuel
  • Patrick Simon Olaide
  • Opeyemi Nurudeen
  • Obaloluwa Enoch Bolaji
  • Oladimeji Olamide Abdulrahan
  • Damilola Mubarak Muritala
  • Adedayo Wahab Abdullahi
  • Olotu Oluwadamilola Ayomikun
  • Aderibigbe Ibrahim Olamilekan
  • Sekoni Oluwatimilehin James
  • Dazumi Abdulrazak
  • Salami Ayo Wisdom
  • Ifeoluwa Joseph Olabiyi
  • Mubarak Salaudeen Opeyemi
  • Toriola Samuel Oluwadamilola
  • Abisoye Israel Olamilekan
  • Adebayo Babatunde Teslim
  • Onipede Damilola
  • Oladotun Tijani Kunle
  • Adeshina Opeyemi Akanni
  • Eniola Johnson Olorunsola
  • Adebowale Samuel Amusan
  • Ayinde Babalola Quadri
  • Obioma Honour Nmaduabuchi
  • Afolabi Pelumi Tomiwa
  • Salau Opeyemi Saheed
  • Adekunle Hammed
  • Abioye Oluwatobiloba Alex
  • Ajadi Hezekiah Oluwatobi
  • Kayode Donald Adubu
  • Olamilekan Gabriel Ebedi
  • Adediran Qudus Wale
  • Adams Ojo Segun
  • Ogundayo Usman Oladayo
  • Olamide Yusuf Ishola
  • Kolawole Fuad Abiodun
  • Adekoya Tobiloba
  • Giwa Babatunde David
  • Abdulfatahi Dolapo Oderinde
  • Akinwale Israel Bunmi
  • Alex Okhiria Chibueze
  • Gabriel Ikyeleve
  • Paul Uche Obinna
  • Udeh Emeka Moses
  • Alase Ayodele Philip
  • Afeez Sode Gbolahan
  • Abayomi Babatunde Adejuyigbe
  • Haruna Adedoyin Kayode
  • Adejuyigbe Oluwatobiloba Joshua
  • Gbadamosi Samson Iyanu
  • Olatunbosun Mojeeb Olanrewaju
  • Oduwaye Oluwale Kelvin
  • Adesokan Afeez Afolabi
  • Emmanuel Oluwatobi Ajala
  • Olamilekan Michael Ayegbusi
  • Adurota Emmanuel Oluwatosin

The judges also ask that all recovered items be forfeited to the Federal Government of Nigeria.

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NITDA Commences Application For Digital Economy Employability Program

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NITDA Commences Application For Digital Economy Employability Program

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has announced its ongoing application for Digital Economy Employability Program.

The public service institution disclosed this in an official statement released on its social media, with the theme of the program tagged “Driving inclusive digital adoption, optimization and connecting participants to deeper opportunities in the digital economy.”

How to apply?

To apply for the Digital Economy Employability Program, qualified candidates is expected to visit https://deep.nitda.gov.ng/. You are to proceed by clicking of the ‘eligibility and registration’ button.

A form is provided, and you are to fill in the necessary details and submit the application.

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Know the Eligibility Criteria:

Below is a listed eligibility criterion for the NITDA employability program.

  • Beginner in the Digital Economy with NO prior IT skills
  • Have an interest in IT skill development
  • Available for training in your State of Residence.
  • Ready to dedicate 2 hours daily for self-paced certification.

Application closing date:

The Application is ongoing, which kicked off on Thursday, the 24th of November 2022, and it is expected to close on Wednesday, the 30th of November, 2022.

Training date for the program?

Training begins on 5th December 2022.

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EFCC Partners NDA To Fight Cyber Threat

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EFCC Partners NDA To Fight Cyber Threat

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has announced a partnership with Nigerian Defence Academy to fight national cyber threats.

Abdulrasheed Bawa, Executive Chairman of the law enforcement agency reiterated the collaboration when he was visited by the academy Commandant, Major Gen. I.M Yusufat in Abuja.

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“The Executive Chairman of the EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa, on Wednesday, 23 November 2022 restated the desire of the Commission to intensify its training collaboration with the Nigerian Defence Academy, NDA, especially in the area of cybersecurity to tackle emerging threats.

“He (Abdulrasheed Bawa) stated this when he received Major Gen. I.M Yusuf, Commandant NDA at the Commission`s headquarters, Abuja.

“While expressing gratitude to the NDA for coming to the aid of the Commission in 2016 and 2017 in training the highest number of cadets ever assembled for a course in the EFCC, Bawa commended NDA’s interest in Cybersecurity,” the commission wrote.

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How FG Can Tackle Revenue Funding For Universities -Fashola

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How FG Can Tackle Revenue Funding For Universities -Fashola

Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Works and Housing, has stated that alternative funding would be very helpful in the Federal Government’s (FG) pursuit to tackle the revenue challenges for universities.

In a statement signed by the Ministry’s Director of Press, Blessing Adams-Lere, Fashola noted that a printing press, consultancy services, and poll results are credible funding proposals for tertiary institutions.

According to the minister, collective funding of education is needed by various levels of government and is not exclusive to the federal government as commonly insinuated.

University consultancy services, data provision, poll results, value data and printing press are value proposals of alternative for tertiary Institutions.

“Tertiary education is on the concurrent list, meaning that states and federal governments can fund education in the country,” the statement quoted Fashola as saying.

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