Mompha Arrives Court Ahead Of His Arraignment By EFCC For ‘Yahoo Yahoo’


Popular internet celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha, also known as Mompha has arrived the Lagos Federal High Court, ahead of his arraignment by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

Mompha is expected to be arraigned on a 14 counts charge bordering on cyber fraud and money laundering.

EFCC had arrested Mompha for alleged internet fraud and money laundering recently at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja.

The agency made the disclosure in a series of tweets on their official page, tagged with “Alleged Internet fraud, Money Laundering: EFCC Arrests Ismaila Mustapha, a.k.a Mompha.

Following the declaration in his arraignment, Mompha had on Thursday dragged EFCC before a High Court in Lagos State

It was reported recently that Mompha filed a lawsuit against EFCC for detaining him beyond the constitutionally stipulated days without charging him to court.

It was also said that the businessman is demanding the sum of N5m as damages from the anti-graft agency.

The self-acclaimed Bureau-De-Change operator also sought a court order directing the EFCC to release him unconditionally forthwith from its custody.

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