Nigeria Correctional Service Superintendent Arraigned For Job Racketeering
A Superintendent with the Nigeria Correctional Service, Lafia, Nasarawa State, Mr. Eyimoga Moses, has been arraigned in Court for a fraudulent act of job racketeering.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) arraigned the defendant before Hon. Justice Abdul Dogo of the Federal High Court, Makurdi, on a one-count charge of corruption, on Thursday.
According to ICPC counsel, Barr. Bako Alongs, the defendant collected eight hundred thousand naira (N800,000:00) from a couple for two vacancy slots at the Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State, which he knew was false.
The prosecution counsel said the offence was contrary to Section 1(1) of Advance Fee Fraud and Other Related Offences Act 2006.
The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charge and was admitted to bail.
The judge held that the defendant be remanded at the Nigeria Correctional Service, Makurdi, Benue State, until he meets the bail conditions.
The case was adjourned to June 20, 2023, for trial.