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60 year-old ‘Professor’ Jide Oni and others charged with fraud


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A sixty-year-old man, Charles Jide-Oni, who claimed to be a professor and lecturer at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State, was arraigned before a Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos State for allegedly obtaining money under false pretence and engaging in advance fee fraud.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, arraigned the ‘Professor’ and 12 other internet fraud suspects before Justice Nicholas Oweibo, the Federal High Court vacation judge for the Southwest zone, on Wednesday, September 4, 2019.

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Jide-Oni’s arraignment was the sequel to the EFCC’s damning findings of the activities of an illegal financial outfit he floated through which he allegedly swindled his victims of several millions of naira.

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Some of the victims had earlier written a petition to the Commission which led to the investigations that indicted him in the alleged fraud.

Adebowale Fadairo; docked

Adeleke Peter: docked

Among other 12 suspects equally arraigned are Olaleye Kolapo, Madukife Ifeanyi Azuka, Fatanmi Yinka Sunday, Adebayo Bolaji Adeyinka, Adeleke Peter and Adebowale Fadairo.

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Others are Oyewunmi Tolulope Michael, Bello Ayoade Jalal Arikalam, Owolabi Toheeb Toluope, Abdullahi Abdulazeez Oluwatobi, Temitope Fatolu and Adesina Adewale.

Fatolu (aka Gold Crumb), however, opted for a plea bargain and pleaded guilty to a one-count amended charge of fraudulent impersonation when he was presented before the court on Wednesday.

Olaleye Kolapo

Owolabi Toheeb Tolulope

He was subsequently sentenced to one-year imprisonment with effect from June 20, 2019, when he was arrested.

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‘Gold Crumb’ was also to refund $500, through the Federal Republic of Nigeria, to his victim, and to equally forfeit his iPhone 6, Nokia 103 and Hp Laptop to the Federal government of Nigeria, being part of the benefit he derived from his fraudulent act.

Justice Oweibo granted Jide-Oni bail to the tune of N10 million and two sureties in like sum.

Tolulope Oyewunmi Michael 

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