Holy Criminal Man of God arraigned by EFCC for N22.4M fraud

A man of God who dabbled into property sales has been remanded in prison for allegedly defrauding his business partner.

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Pastor Nimi White will spend time in jail for fraud play

Pastor Nimi White will spend time in jail for fraud

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A man of God, Pastor Nimi West, has been arraigned at the Federal High Court in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, for alleged fraud in the sum of N22.4 million.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), state that Pastor West alongside his company, Nimak & Company Nigeria Limited, was charged before Justice U.N. Agumoh on a four-count charge of obtaining money under false pretense.

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The man of God was alleged to have received the amount from one Emmanuel Dike at different times in 2013, for payment of a bungalow.

However, the complainant later discovered that the property had been sold to another person while his efforts to recover his money did not succeed.

The prosecution counsel, C.A. Okoli applied for a date for the commencement of trial while the defence counsel C.B. Osita made an oral application for bail of the accused to enable him attend to his health.

When the charges were read to him, Pastor West pleaded not guilty and Justice Agumoh granted him bail in the sum of N1m and two sureties in like sum.

Also Read: "In Lagos: Police arraign pastor for alleged N1.4m fraud"

The case was adjourned to January 17 and 18, 2017, for trial while he would be remanded in prison custody until he perfects his bail conditions.

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