The Ilorin zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has secured the conviction of one Kolade Emmanuel Balogun, who was charged to court for offences bordering on internet fraud.

The charge against the suspect read;

“THAT YOU, KOLADE BALOGUN (A.K.A WILLAM DAVIS, ALIAS BEHEMOTH) SOMETIME IN MARCH 2020 OR THEREABOUT AT ILORIN, KWARA STATE WITHIN THE JURISDICTION OF THIS HONOURABLE COURT ATTEMPTED TO COMMIT AN OFFENCE OF CHEATING BY IMPERSONATION, PRETENDING AND REPRESENTING YOURSELF TO BE A WHITE MAN CALLED WILLAM DAVIS, ALIAS BEHEMOTH TO AN UNSUSPECTED WHITE WOMAN ON DATING SITE CALLED SEEKINGARRANGEMENT AS IT IS CONTAINED IN YOUR GMAIL ACCOUNT: [EMAIL PROTECTED] AND THEREBY COMMITTED AN OFFENCE CONTRARY TO AND PUNISHABLE UNDER SECTION 95 OF THE PENAL CODE LAW OF NORTHERN NIGERIA.”

Balogun was found guilty of the charges against him after being arraigned before Justice Sikiru Oyinloye of Kwara State High Court sitting in…