EFCC Convicts Lagos Prince Oyekan, One Other

Justice Sikiru Oyinloye of Kwara state High Court, sitting in Ilorin, has sentenced a Lagos prince from Kosofe Local Government Area of the state, Abdulbaqqi Adedoyin Oyekan, to six month imprisonment over offences bordering on cybercrime.

Prince Oyekan, 25, was jailed alongside one Oni Stephen Oluwaferanmi from Ilesha, Osun State.

The duo, Prince Oyekan and Oni were prosecuted on separate charges by the Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

They pleaded guilty when the charges were read to them.

Following their pleas, counsel to the EFCC, Andrew Akoja, led witnesses to review the facts of the two cases.

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Delivering his Judgement Justice Sikiru Oyinloye said that the court had carefully evaluated all the material evidence placed before it, the plea of guilt and the uncontroverted testimonies of the prosecution witnesses.

The court held that the prosecution had proved its case beyond reasonable doubt

Justice Oyinloye sentenced Prince Oyekan to six months imprisonment with an option of fine of One Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira, (N150,000), While Oni was sentenced to one year imprisonment with an option of fine of Three Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira, (N350,000).

Wahab Akinlade

Akinlade I. WAHAB is a dedicated journalist and the proprietor of I-WAHAB Media. He embarked on his career at Murhi International TV (MiTV) and subsequently joined Radio Nigeria as a Judicial Correspondent.With a profound interest in legal reporting, he currently holds the positions of Chairman at the National Association of Judicial Correspondents (NAJUC), Ikeja Branch, and Chairman at the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Radio Nigeria Chapel.As the owner of I-WAHAB Media, he has successfully established Top Court News, a platform renowned for providing comprehensive coverage of court cases and legal developments, with the aim of promoting transparency within the judicial system.Akinlade's diligent work and unwavering commitment to ethical reporting have earned him immense respect within the Nigerian journalism community.

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