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Accountant fakes kidnap to steal company’s $50,000


Police in Lagos have arrested a 32-year-old employee of an oil company, Reuben Agboola for allegedly faking self-kidnapping so as to defraud his employer N19.5 million. Mr Fatai Owoseni, Commissioner of police in Lagos State told newsmen on Sunday that the suspect’s employer requested him to withdraw $50,000 (about N19.5 million) from a bank, but gave out part of the money to a friend. Owoseni said in attempt to defraud his employer, the suspect called his office that he had been kidnapped, informing the office that $15,000 had been collected from him by the robbers cum kidnappers. He said the suspect went into hiding pretending to be in the custody of suspected kidnappers.
The commissioner said after intensive search by the police, the suspect was finally arrested in Epe area of the state.
The suspect, Owoseni said, later confessed committing the crime. He said the police were doing everything possible to recover $15,000 out of the money. Speaking to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the sidelines of the briefing, Agboola said that his company sent him to withdraw $50,000 being the company’s accounting officer. Agboola who claimed to be into music, said one of his friends had a phone discussion with him while in the bank.
 The suspect claimed his friend then informed him of a need of $15,000 (about N5.8 million) to sort out his deportation problem, from being sent back home from London.

”Immediately he told me he needed $15,000 out of the money, I don’t know what came over me, I started counting the money from the $50,000 I came to withdraw. ”He promised to send someone to come and collect the money. After counting the $15,000, I left the banking hall and went to the spot where the person who wanted to collect the money was already waiting for me. ”Immediately I saw him, I handed over the money and my phone also. It was after he had gone that I regained my conscience; at that point I became confused I didn’t know where to search for the person. ”I don’t know what happened to me that fateful day, because that was not the first time I was sent to bank to withdraw money.

”I have withdrawn hundreds of thousands of dollars for the company before; I believe I was charmed,” he said The suspect claimed after giving the money out, he was scared to return to his office, he decided to go to a primary school in Bariga to hide the remaining $35,000. ” I don’t want to take the money home because my wife would query me where I got such huge amount of money from,” he said.
He said after keeping the money in the school premises, he boarded a taxi to Epe to commit suicide, but later changed his mind when he got to Epe. The suspect claimed he reported himself to the police about what happened in Epe, denying faking his kidnapping. “I only told the policemen that I went into hiding and nobody kidnapped me as I speak with you. I can’t fathom what really happened to me, because this is not the first time I would go to the bank,” he said.

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12-year-old boy kills landlady as condition to be initiated into a cult

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A 12-year-old boy, who allegedly robbed and killed his landlady at Abraka, Ethiope East Local Government Area, Delta State, yesterday, was among those paraded for various offences by the state Police Command, yesterday.


The state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Zanna Mohammed, who briefed reporters on the arrest of over 60 kidnappers, robbers, murderers, cultists and ritualists in the last three weeks, said the teenager confessed that he committed the act because a cult group told him that one of the conditions for initiation was that he must have been involved in a criminal act.

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Super Falcons striker, Asisat Oshoala, comes to Falz defence with regards to statement about glorifying fraudsters

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Nigerian professional footballer, Asisat Oshoala, who plays as a forward in the Chinese Women’s Super league for Dalian Quanjian F.C., took to her Instagram to express deep concern about how people are now proud to be fraudsters.



In Falz’ defense, she insisted fraudsters shouldn’t be glorified.

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Zimbabwean Church leader in s*x scandal as photos naked photos and sex acts with 33 girls is exposed

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A Zimbabwean church leader, Nyasha Light Nyatsungo is enmeshed in a sex scandal and might also be facing legal action, after his ex-girlfriend flooded social media with his nude photo.
It was gathered that the Nyatsungo allegedly sent a nude picture of his Cape Town based ex–side chick, Shingi Mavenge, to his other girlfriend only identified as Beula who later broadcasted it on social media.
According to H-Metro, in an apparent fit of rage, Mavenge posted a WhatsApp chat she had with Nyatsungo’s wife identified as Nyasha Nhahumbi as well as a group chat with some of her former lover’s concubines.
According to Mavenge, she has gotten information that Nyatsungo has at least 33 girlfriends and has ditched his wife of eight years.
She adds that Nyatsungo bedded a girl who was their neighbour as well.
Mavenge said that the church leader’s wife revealed that they even consulted their local pastor in Mutare who failed in his attempts to mend Nyatsungo’s ways.
According to H-Metro, Nyatsungo, a married father of two, has denied ever circulating the picture, labelling Mavenge as a bitter woman whom he just flirted with on Facebook and nothing more.
“This Nyasha guy must be stopped in his tracks. He is going to pay for all the damage that he has done to me. He was the only one who had that leaked picture and I am shocked why he would forward it to some other girl,” fumed Mavhenge who is working on taking legal action.
“I started dating this guy in 2015 and never knew he was married. He lied.”  fumed Mavenge yesterday.
“That guy is full of lies and at some point, we opened a group chat with his wife and some of his girlfriends. He normally targets single mothers” added Mavenge.
H-Metro was furnished with six other cellphone numbers of his girlfriend that include Fadzai, Mutsa, Essy, Juliana, Barbra among others. Mutsa confirmed she once had a relationship with Nyatsungo have since terminated it since she discovered he was married.
Mavenge confirmed they met once in Johannesburg when she had to fly from Cape Town to meet her man sometime in April.
“That night he didn’t even have money. I had to pay the R800 for the accommodation as he had no money. He wanted to have sex with me but I flatly refused. He even wanted it without protection and I said No. he looked terrible with clothes in a plastic shopping bag. I want to write a letter to Pastor Rex who is the head of (the church) in Harare so that this guy be stopped with his tricks and lies,” added Mavenge.
When contacted over the phone in Mutare Nyatsungo confirmed he knew Mavenge but never had a relationship with her.
“I know her and we once flirted on Facebook. We never had a relationship as she is alleging. I don’t know why she is bitter. I haven’t seen the nude pictures she is talking about but I heard about it from Beula. We live in a democratic country. She can go ahead and sue me if she feels her rights have been infringed upon. All the allegations she is making are false and I don’t know her motive in trying to tarnish my image,” said Nyatsungo.
He said he was still with his wife whose phone rang without response yesterday afternoon. Despite his denials, H-metro was furnished with pictures of Nyatsungo and Mavenge, the time they met in April.

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