Wednesday, May 29, 2019


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) was on May 28, 2019 charged two suspected Internet fraudsters popularly known as Yahoo boys to Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin. 

The suspects were identified as Johnson Okuselu and Akande Saheed faced two different charges which one of them was stated as thus:

“That you, Johnson Opeyemi Okuselu (a.k.a Blessed Saviour) sometime in April 2019, or thereabout at Ilorin, Kwara State within the jurisdiction of this honourable court attempted to commit an offence by pretending to be one Blessed Saviour, representing yourself to be a white Woman who is capable of providing job in the United States of America to one Omni Guzman as contained in your email conversation done through your Gmail account, contrary to Section 95 and 321 of the Penal Code and punishable under Section 322 of the same law.”

Both pleaded guilty to the charges levelled against them. 

Justice Oyinloye gave the suspects a date to get witness to review the fact of the case. So the case was adjourned to June 8, 2019. 

The defendants expected to remind in EFCC custody to date.

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