Two men remanded in prison over N465.7m fraud


Henry Ojelu

Justice Lateef Lawal-Akapo of the Lagos High Court, Ikeja, Wednesday remanded two men at the Kirikiri Maximum Prisons for defrauding two individuals to the tune of N465.7 million.
The defendants, Yerima Suleiman, 57 and Uwem Antia, 55, were taken into prison custody due to the severity of the fraud and following the request of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
The defendants who were arraigned on four-count charge bordering on conspiracy to obtain money by false pretence and forgery pleaded not guilty to the charges.
The presiding judge adjourned the matter till November 9 for trial, adding that the …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper