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Sterling Bank Staff Sent To Prison For N25.4m

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Some bankers who allegedly diverted funds belonging to their employers will be temporarily cooling their heels behind bars pending on when their case is concluded.

 
Two officers with the Ogba, Lagos branch of Sterling Bank Plc, James Oke, 28 and Moyosore Shofowora, 27 have been arrested and arraigned before a Lagos Magistrate Court for allegedly withdrawing the sum of N25,466,330 from the internal control accounts of the bank without authorisation and converted the money to their personal use.
The two bankers were arrested on the order of the Divisional Police Officer, DPO in charge of Lion Building Division, CSP Folashade Tanaruno following a complaint by the management of Sterling Bank through its Chief Security Officer, Mr Okodugha Sunday Evaristus.
The accused were arraigned before an Igbosere Magistrate Court, Lagos on a two-count charge of felony to wit, stealing.
Prosecuting Counsel, Abbass Abayomi informed the Court in Charge No/65/2017 that the accused persons committed the alleged offence between 22 September, 2016 and 28 July, 2017 during working hours at Sterling Bank Plc, Ogba Branch, Lagos.
Abayomi told the Court that the first accused, James Oke after withdrawing the sum of N9, 377,000 from the account of his employer, he used part of the money to procure travelling documents and ticket fares to escape to the United States of America, but that he was arrested inside a USA bound aircraft at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos before the plane could take off following a tip off.
Abayomi added that the police recovered the sum of USD2,150 from James Oke at the airport during a search. Abayomi said that the second accused, Shofowora stole N16,060,000 from the account of his employer and used part of the money to purchase a Toyota Camry Car valued at N2.5m and confessed that he used the balance to gamble.
Abayomi noted that the offences the accused committed were ppunishable under sections 411 and 287 (7) of the criminal Laws of Lagos State, 2015.
The accused persons, however, pleaded not guilty to the alleged crime and the Chief Magistrate, B.A Sonuga granted them bail in the sum of N5m each with two sureties each in Like sum.
Sonuga directed that one of the sureties must be a Bank Manager with Sterling Bank and the other must be a Bank Manager with Wema Bank Ple who must also own landed properties in Lagos.
Sonuga further directed that the two surrties must deposit the sum of N1m each in the Court registrar account and adjourned the case till 14 November.
The magistrate ordered that the defendants be remanded at the Ikoyi Prison,Lagos till they were able to fulfill the bail conditions.

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“Marriage requirement is very high in Igboland” – Lady says her brother spent less than N50K on traditional marriage items to marry his wife from Benue

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A facebook user, Munachimso says that marriage requirement is very high in Igboland and there has to be an adjustment.

She stated this when she shared the list of basic requirement for the traditional marriage between her brother and his Benue wife, which she said was not up to N50,000.

But las las our marriage requirement di very high na alaIgbo. See what my brother spent to marry wife from Otuko, Benue state. All no reach 50K. We need to adjust.” she wrote.

She added that her sister-in-law is a “complete package. Character, charisma and content. Nwanne, complete package,”  after a follower implied that Igbo girls are superior to others.

See her post and reply below.

"Marriage requirement is very high in Igboland" - Lady says her brother spent less than N50K on traditional marriage items to marry his wife from Benue"Marriage requirement is very high in Igboland" - Lady says her brother spent less than N50K on traditional marriage items to marry his wife from Benue

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Na Nokia 3310 We Fit Give You -Fans Replies DJ Cuppy As She Begs For iPhone 12

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DJ Cuppy begs Nigerians for an iPhone 12 as late birthday present.

Taking to her Twitter handle, she wrote;

“Who wants to get me an iPhone 12 as a late #CuppyDay birthday present?

Oh, you thought I didn’t know how to beg too abi?”

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“She would have been my spec even when I was 10” – Banky W says as he shares photos of his wife, Adesua, as a girl

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Popular Nigerian musician, Banky W took to his Instagram page to praise his wife by sharing childhood photos of Adesua and her cousin, Ozzy Etomi.

Banky W while appreciating Adesua’s beauty, said if he was 10 years old, she would have still been his spec.

”I hereby interrupt your day to let you know that Susu’s beauty is TIMELESS!!! She would have been my spec even when I was 10 years old!!! Just look at this supermodel!!!
Swipe to see that the cuteness actually runs in their family lol @adesuaetomi @ozzyetomi lol goodgenes.com” he wrote.

Reacting, Adesua wrote

”I love this washing. I’ve got a gift for you when you get home”

See the exchange below:

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