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EFCC Docks Microfinance Bank’s Legal Adviser Over 4.2 Million Fraud Cheque

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday arraigned the Company Secretary of E-Barclays Micro Finance Bank Limited, Abuja, Oby Onwukeme before the Federal High Court, Abuja on a one-count charge of obstructing justice.

Mrs. Onwukeme was alleged to have willfully declined to furnish the Commission with account information of one of her customers, Paulinus Enendu of Pamadas and Sons Limited who was being investigated for obtaining money under false pretence and issuance of dud cheque to the tune of N4.2 million.

She had, despite repeated appeals and citing of Section 38 (2) (a) of the EFCC Establishment Act which relates to the crime of obstruction, maintained that her client’s lawyer wrote and informed her not to disclose the information to the Commission.

The charge reads; “that you Oby Onwukeme being the Legal Adviser and Company Secretary of E-Barclays Micro Finance Bank Limited on or about the 21st day of January, 2013, at Abuja, within the jurisdiction of the Federal High Court of Nigeria, did willfully obstruct the officers of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in the exercise of their powers to seek and receive information on Account Number 4010074168 belonging to Pamamdas & Sons Limited, and thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 38 (2) (a) and punishable under Section 38 (2) (b) of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (Establishment) Act 2004”.

efcc_1She, however, pleaded not guilty prompting the prosecution counsel, Maryam Ahmed to ask for a date for trial.

However, counsel to the accused person, C.O Achilike presented an oral bail application which was not opposed by the prosecution.

The judge, Adeniyi Adetokunbo, granted the accused person bail on self recognition, but stated that she must produce two passport photographs, an ID card and an undertaking signed by the Managing Director of E-Barclays Microfinance Bank, Kingsley Onuorah, to produce her when needed by the court.

The judge adjourned the case to July 8 and 9.

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“If I die, I die” – Actress Nazo Ekezie shoots her shot at Don Jazzy

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Nollywood actress, Nazo Ekezie has boldly declared interest in starting a relationship with Don Jazzy.

Nazo shared a photo of the Mavin records boss on Instagram and wrote: “I’m shooting my shot….. if I die… I die. @donjazzy I don’t know if you remember I met you the other day at imax lekki…… me I’m not slim… so I will never ever stress you about loosing weight…. I like you like this please let’s go on a date @donjazzy happy birthday my crush.”

Reacting to the post, Don Jazzy wrote “Kai Oya let’s set the date o. I will definitely love to. Thanks a lot ❤️”

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Reekado Banks Trashes His Song With Wizkid After He Called Him A Fool

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Recall that Wizkid lost his cool on Reekado Banks a few weeks ago after he took to his Twitter page to promote his song while the whole of Nigeria was protesting against the brutalities from the police.

Wizkid called Reekado a fool and ask him to pull the post down since it wasn’t the right time. Reekado on the other hand, out of anger, has trashed his song with Wizkid from his collections of songs.

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Nigerian man proposes to his girlfriend with fleets of drones (video)

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A Nigerian man has won the heart of his lovely girlfriend after proposing in a spectacular way.

Tolulope Fatunbi, the founder of Quadrev LLC made a grand proposal to the love of his life using a fleet of drones flying in the air with one carrying the ring to her.

The act has left many tongues wagging on social media.

Watch video below:

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