Nigeria/June 14, 2019/Agency Reporter /No Comment/97 views /Featurednigeria Herbalist lands in court for promising South Korean NNPC license – Daily Post Nigeriashare on:FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancelThe Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, Ilorin Zonal Office has arraigned a 31-year-old herbalist, Jamiu Isiaka on a four-count charge in a Kwara State High Court, before Justice M. Abdulgafar. He was docked for impersonating the group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Dr Maikanti Baru and the special adviser to the president on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina and duping a Korean national in the process. The suspect, with others at large, allegedly used the names of the senior government officials to scam a South Korean national, Keun Sig Kim to the tune of N30million under a false pretence of securing for him an NNPC approval/marketing form and license certificate to buy crude oil in Nigeria. ALSO READ DG NYSC eulogises Oludolapo Ahile, buried amid tears – Latest News – Tribune OnlineAccording to Kim, “I transferred Four Thousand, Two Hundred and Eighty-five United States Dollars, Seventy-one cents only to the United Bank of Africa, UBA, account number 2107575870 in the name of one Jamiu Isiaka, an associate of Mr Shola Adeshina. It is noteworthy that this account particulars have been provided severally for me to make transfer to.” During interrogation with the officials of the Commission, Isiaka claimed that he used the money to conduct sacrifice for the petitioner. He further claimed to have bought a vulture, skin of elephant, elephant intestine, skull of a lion and liver of gorilla among others. ALSO READ Doctors unveil first child blast wound manual - Vanguard NewsCount one of the charge reads: “That you, Jamiu Isiaka (a.k.a Femi Adesina ) between the month of April and September 2018 in Ilorin, within the jurisdiction of this honourable court, with intent to defraud, did obtain the total sum of $88,521,041from a Korean national, Keun Sig Kim by false pretences that the monies was for the procurement of NNPC approval/marketing form and license certificate to buy crude oil in Nigeria, facts which you knew to be false and thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 1 of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Fraud Related Offences Act, 2006 and punishable under Section 1(3) of the same Act.” ALSO READ BBC Radio Presenter Sacked for 'Racist' Royal Baby Tweet | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World NewsThe defendant pleaded not guilty to all the charges. In view of his not guilty plea, the prosecuting counsel, Andrew Akoja asked the court for a trial date and prayed that he be remanded in prison custody. Justice Abdulgafar ordered the accused to be remanded in Mandala Prisons and adjourned the matter to June 19, 2019 for commencement of trial. Leave A Comment Below Related Tags:Featurednigeria share on: FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel previous articleSanwo-Olu to LASTMA: Spare none of my cabinet members who violates traffic rules – Latest News – Tribune Onlinenext articleAlleged N6.3bn fraud: Our evidence against Jang based on hearsay – EFCC tells court – Daily Post NigeriaRelated PostsNigeria/June 20, 2019 /No Comment Court frees Nigerian blogger accused of publishing defamatory claims against Akpabio – Premium Times Nigeria465 shares Egypt/June 20, 2019 /No Comment IDB continues expansion plan with opening of new branch downtown Cairo – Daily News EgyptUS market represents 3% of tourist arrivals to Egypt: Al-Mashat – Daily News EgyptFRA issues short-selling licenses to HSB, FBG, CIBC, AAIS – Daily News EgyptWorld awaits opening of GEM: UNWTO – Daily News EgyptInjected to blindness: Harrowing tale of 10 Eye Centre patientsRosatom to hold forum for suppliers, contractors of Dabaa nuclear plant in Egypt next October – Daily News EgyptEgypt condemns Kenya’s terrorist attack – Daily News EgyptTurkey orders arrest of 128 military personnel over suspected Gulen links – Daily News EgyptUS military to send 1,000 soldiers to Middle East, Russia calls for restraint – Daily News Egypt Leave a Response Cancel reply CommentName Email Sign me up for the newsletter! Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.