Nigerian man bags one year jail term for sharing pornographic images

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, on Friday, July 5, 2019 secured the conviction of one Ismail Yunus over involvement in internet-related fraud.

Justice Joyce Abdulmalik of the Federal High Court, Ibadan Division, found Yunus guilty of sending pornographic and indecent pictures through the e-mail:, to defraud people, The News reports.

The offense is contrary to Section 24 (1) (a) and punishable under Section 24 (1) (b) of the Cyber Crimes (Prohibition, Prevention Etc) Act, 2015.

The defendant had earlier pleaded guilty to the one-count amended charge, which was a product of a plea bargain agreement between him and the Commission.

Upon the review of facts and exhibits tendered against him, the court convicted and sentenced him to one year in prison. Justice Abdulmalik also ordered him to make restitution of $410 to his victim.

He is also to forfeit to the Federal Government of Nigeria items recovered from him in the course of investigation into his fraudulent activities.



– PMNews

About Delia Innoma

Delia Innoma is a prolific writer, promoter, artist manager with full professional proficiency in English, German and Igbo languages. She studied accounting and computer programming at the Institute of Management and Technology Enugu and Germany respectively. Delia is also a devoted mother of two and she founded the Diamond Celebrities Magazine. Her sense of responsibility and commitment to the Christian faith are essential forces driving her daily activities.

One Response to “Nigerian man bags one year jail term for sharing pornographic images”

  1. And here in the past Ive had a few ask me to send them nudes. Glad this wasnt one of mine he was caught with😉

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