Court Remands Man For Alleged N-POWER Stipend Fraud

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An Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court has ordered remand of a 33-year-old man, Baderinwa Waheed, who allegedly stole an N-Power beneficiary’s five months stipend.

The defendant, whose address was not provided, is charged with forgery, stealing and fraud.

According to the prosecutor, Mr Olaolu Olayinka, the defendant committed the offences sometime in March 2021 in Ado-Ekiti.

Olayinka alleged that the defendant conspired with one Tiamiyu Salimot to commit a computer-related forgery and log into one Adeola Olofin’s N-POWER dashboard to defraud her. 

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He alleged that the defendant and Salimot changed Olofin’s password, name and account number, thereby causing her to lose five months’ N-POWER stipend calculated at N150,000.

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