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Corps member bags two months for cybercrime | The Guardian Nigeria News

Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday, sentenced a member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC),  Ajayi Temitope Ayokunle to two months imprisonment without option of fine.
  
The 30-year old corps member, who posed as Dr. Joshua to defraud an American citizen, Maria, of $1,000 will in addition to his imprisonment, forfeit a cash sum of $500 found in his bank account and a sophisticated android telephone to the Federal Government.
  
Justice Ekwo, who expressed utter disgust at the embarrassing rate of cybercrime among Nigerian youths, turned down the plea bargain entered by the convict with

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Mechanic bags 3 months’ community service for stealing generator

A Sabo-Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State, on Thursday sentenced a 28-year-old mechanic, Rotimi Olowu, to three months of community service for stealing a Tiger power generator.

The Magistrate, Mrs O.Y. Adefope, handed down the sentence following Olowu’s guilty plea.

Adefope, who gave no option of fine, ordered that the convict should clean up the Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court premises every weekday for three months.

The convict, who resides at Gbagada, Lagos State, was arraigned on Sept. 20, on a count charge of stealing.

The prosecutor, Insp Magaji Haruna, had told the court that Olowu committed the offence on Sept.

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