Friday, 8 March 2013

Nigeria’s football Legend, Kanu Nwankwo Loses N1.4 Billion To Fraudsters

Nigeria’s football Legend, Nwankwo Kanu has lost N1.4 billion in his hotel business and the Managing Director of the hotel, Mr. Ayoola Gam Ikon, 49, has been arrested and charged to court for the alleged fraud.

Ayoola Gam Ikon, was also alleged to have forged a special resolution purportedly made by the board of directors of Hardley Suites Limited to obtain loans of N187 million, N50 million and N493 million from Skye Bank Plc without authorization.The offences, the accused allegedly committed, according to the prosecutor A.M. Animashaun, contravenes sections 8 (a) 1 (a) of the advanced fee fraud and other fraud related offences Act 2006 as applicable in Lagos State.The accused pleaded not guilty to all the charges.

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The defendants have however been moved to Ikoyi Prison, Lagos pending when they would fulfil the bail conditions.
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