Eyimoga Moses, an officer with the Nigeria Correctional Services (NCS), Nasarawa, has been arraigned in court by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) over alleged job racketeering.
Eyimoga, a superintendent with the Nasarawa state command of NCS, was arraigned on a one-count charge of corruption before Justice Abdul Dogo of the federal high court in Makurdi, Benue state.
It was alleged that he “collected N800,000 from a couple for two vacancy slots at the Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa state, which Eyimoga knew was false and, therefore, committed an offence contrary to section 1(1) of Advance Fee Fraud and other related Offences Act, 2006”.
The senior prisons official pleaded not guilty to the charge and was admitted to bail. Justice Dogo ordered that he be remanded at the Nigeria Correctional Service, Makurdi, Benue until he meets the bail conditions.
The case was adjourned to June 20 for trial.