Fidelity bank card banner Camano banner
First Bank manager arraigned for allegedly stealing N52.6m

By News Express on 19/06/2019

Views: 343

•First Bank Plc Customer Relations Manager  Kehinde Adewuyi
•First Bank Plc Customer Relations Manager Kehinde Adewuyi

A Customer Relations Manager with the First Bank Plc headquarters, Kehinde Adewuyi, 36, has been arraigned before a Lagos Magistrate Court for allegedly stealing N52,628,000 from his employer’s account.

It would be recalled that a businesswoman, Wuraola Folashade Oluloye, had also been arraigned for hacking a First Bank Plc account and stealing a customer’s N16.2million.

Adewuyi was arrested by the police at the Lion Building Division, Lagos, following a complaint by the management of First Bank Plc through the Head of the Forensic Auditors, Solomon Akhanolu, PM News reports.

The fraud was uncovered when First Bank audited their account books.

The financial institution reported the matter to the DPO in charge of Lion Building Division, who deployed his team led by Inspector Chibuzor Okoro to arrest the accused.

Adewuyi, a resident of Onyema Close, Madira Estate, Gbagada, Lagos, was charged before the Igbosere Magistrate Court on a three-count charge of stealing.

Police Counsel, Reuben Solomon, told the court in charge No H/28/2019 that the accused committed the alleged crime with two others at large between February and March 2019 at First Bank Plc headquarters, Lagos during working hours.

Solomon informed the court that the accused forged the signatures of the Relationship Manager, Mobolaji Sunmoni and the Group Head, Ademola Adegbusi, to fraudulently withdraw the money from the account of his employers

He said the offences, the accused committed were punishable under section 411, 365 (1) and 287 (7) of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the alleged offence in the open court and Magistrate M. A. Davies granted him bail in the sum of N250,000 with two sureties in like sum.

Davies adjourned the case till 25 June, 2019 for mention and ordered that the defendant be kept at the Ikoyi Prison, Lagos till bail conditions are met. (Agency report)


Source News Express

Posted 19/06/2019 7:23:32 PM





You may also like...
Ship heading for Nigeria with arms held in...

Imo Freedom Day: Celebrating Okorocha’s enslavement

Abia Governor moves to keep promise, flags off...

Nigeria set to host international security summit

US Marines train Nigerian soldiers in amphibious warfare...

BREAKING NEWS: Soldiers escort dreaded Boko Haram convicts...

Airtel Nigeria names Gbenga Rotimi Legal Director

Abuja comes under siege from criminals

NANS threatens to occupy Customs if IDPs food...

254 firms scramble for Nigerian crude

Anambra PDP to conduct re-run congresses in 6...

Ogun Poly, Ipokia gets Rector, Governing Council •Amosun...


Latest News Special Force detects location of missing aid workers, arrests Boko Haram Informants Okowa greets Ondo Governor Akeredolu at 63 Four killed over witchcraft allegations Pastor beaten in church by members COZA saga: Why we invited Timi, Busola Dakolo – Police Oyegun slams Oshiomhole: Stop disgracing APC, Edo NYSC to involve ICPC in mobilisation of Corps members Buhari shuns Aso Rock hospital Nigerian Army trains 259 officers on counter-terrorism operations Ministerial nomination in Akwa Ibom set to hit stalemate Buhari condemns killing of 37 villagers by cattle thieves Declare your assets too before dipping hands into LG funds – Suspended chairmen tell Gov. Dapo


Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (510,929 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (431,820 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (373,882 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (316,993 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (282,772 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (247,391 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (239,604 views) 10 cars more expensive than Jets (224,503 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (221,469 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (209,036 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (188,584 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (187,169 views)


NLNG Job Vacancy

CBN banner advert

UBA Wise Savers Promo


Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (97) Business & Economy (4,359) Business Verdict (76) Columnists (1,075) Complaints & Requests (95) Enterprise & Opportunities (211) Entertainment (636) Features (781) Global Business Monitor (396) ICT Monitor (54) International (3,734) Interview (194) Live Commentary (30) Love Matters (164) Maggie's Blog (342) News (48,904) Opinion (1,293) Pidgin (17) Politics (11,177) Religion (1,052) Sports (2,106) Stock Watch (39) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update






APO Group Partner




GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member



Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera