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Proprietor Of “Yahoo-Yahoo Training School” Remanded In Ikoyi Prison

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The Ikeja special Offences Court yesterday remanded the proprietor of a ‘Yahoo-Yahoo’ training school in Lagos, Chinedu Frank, in prison custody.

Frank is standing trial before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo over an alleged $20,000 fraud.

He is facing a seven-count charge of obtaining money by false pretence and possession of fraudulent documents
brought against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, where he pleaded not guilty.

EFCC prosecuting counsel, Samuel Daji thereafter asked the court for a trial date.

Justice Taiwo granted his request and adjourned the matter till September 17 , She also ordered the defendant to be remanded in Ikoyi Prisons custody.

Earlier, Daji, had told the court that the defendant committed the offences sometime in 2018 and on May 24, in Lagos.

The EFCC alleged that Frank fraudulently obtained the sum of $20, 000 property of Han-Yong Ja on the representation that he is a United States Army officer stationed in iraq.

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Frank was also alleged to have in his possession several fraudulent documents : “3rd Billing Flight; Certificate of Retirement” and ‘Replacement Format”.

The defendant was also alleged to have falsely represented himself as a Major-General Davis Lucas of the American
Army.

Recall that the EFCC had apprehended Mr chinedu alongside eight of his students identified as Ahmed Musa 24, Desmond Eze 29, Preye
Kingsley 23, Benjamin Irabor 21,  Benjamin Opah 19, Akapo Prosper 22, Innocent Paul 20, and Olamide Edun 20, who were been trained at the location.

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