Justice Adeniyi Onigbanjo of the Lagos High Court on Monday February 25, 2013 ordered N. O. Fagbemi, counsel to Wale Babalakin to harmonise the two applications seeking to quash the charge against his client.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned Seven internet fraudsters: Philip Agbodobri (alias Daniel Karlssom) Peter Sunday (alias Richmon), Nnamdi Obinna, Amegor Ovenseri, Eloghosa Ocikiabor (alias Kristopher Kole), Osagie Aghedo Bliss, Idehen Obabueki Bleek before Justice P.I Ajoku of the Federal High Court 2, Benin on separate charges bordering on conspiracy to commit felony to wit: obtaining money under false pretence respectively. The suspected internet fraudsters were arraigned at different dates between Monday 18th, 21st and 22nd of February, 2013. They all pleaded not guilty to the charges.
Justice Dije Abdu Aboki on February 21, 2013 convicted and sentenced Funsho Olayele and Ayoade Peter Abiola to two years imprisonment with option of N410, 000 (Four Hundred and Ten Thousand Naira) fine each. The first accused was ordered to pay a compensation of N700, 000, while the second accused had already restituted the victim in the course of investigation.