28th July, 2010
Two men, Samuel Olusola Adigun, 28 and Paul Akindele Fawole, 29 have been arraigned before the Ikeja Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, Nigeria for fraud and forgery.
The accused was alleged to have fraudulently obtained N1,666,6667 with fictitious names from a property belonging to Aims Assets Management Ltd., at 34-39, Adeniyi Jones Avenue, Ikeja.
The offence is punishable under Section 516 of the Criminal Code, Cap. C.17, Vol. II, Laws of Lagos State of Nigeria, 2003.
The accused were also alleged to have fraudulent obtained N2,547,475.37k with another fictitious name, Amoo Daniels.
It was discovered that on 13 April, 2010, a sum of N2,794,780,84k was collected with a fictitious name, Daramola Goke, on a property belonging to the same company, an offence punishable under Sections 467 (2) (b), 435 and 390 (6) (9) of the Criminal Code, Cap. C.17, Vol. II, Laws of Lagos State of Nigeria, 2003.
The accused pleaded not guilty to the five-count charge and were granted bail by Magistrate D. T. Olatokun in the sum of N500,000 with two sureties in like sum.
The sureties must tender three years tax payment receipts and swear an affidavit of means of livelihood. Home and office addresses must also be verified, she directed.
The case has been adjourned till 11 August, 2010 for trial.