Professor arraigned for alleged N1.4bn fraud

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has accused Professor Uche Chigozie Edwin for an alleged fraud of N1.4bn at the Federal High Court in Lagos.

Edwin was arraigned alongside two of his firms.

This was disclosed in a statement issued via the commission’s official Twitter handle on Thursday.

According to the statement, Edwin was arraigned in Court on an 11-count charge bordering on conspiracy, retention and conversion of funds.

The statement reads: “The Lagos Zonal Command of the EFCC, on March 16, 2023, arraigned one Prof. Uche Chigozie Edwin for an alleged N1.4bn fraud before Justice Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos.

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“Edwin was arraigned alongside his companies, Visionary Integrated Consulting Limited, NEMAD Associates Limited and Revamp Global Enterprise on an 11-count charge bordering on conspiracy, retention and conversion of funds to the tune of N1,473,367,046.04.”

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