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Governor Abiodun’s Moneybag Bidemi Rufai Presents Yahoo Girl As Surety: FBI by Shukushaka: 7:21pm On May 22, 2021
Governor Abiodun’s moneybag Bidemi Rufai presents Yahoo girl as surety: FBI

Nekpen Soyemi’s ownership of a property in the U.S. could also not be verified, and two bank accounts traced to her had barely a fraction of the $300,000 bond.

HILLARY ESSIEN • MAY 22, 2021

Abidemi Rufai and Dapo Abiodun
Abidemi Rufai, charged in over N312 billion unemployment fraud in the United States, will not be released on bail after the FBI uncovered vagrant irregularities in the surety he presented before the court, court documents seen by Peoples Gazette said.

Mr Rufai was granted bail with a $300,000 bond that will be provided by Nekpen Soyemi, a nurse identified to be his friend. But while the bail papers were being prepared to speed up Mr Rufai’s release, the FBI conducted a background check on Ms Soyemi and discovered that she was once suspected of a business email compromise scam by the Bank of America. 

The FBI also said Ms Soyemi was once involved in a $134,000 fraud linked to a non-profit. It was not immediately clear whether Ms Soyemi was charged.

Detectives also said Ms Soyemi’s ownership of a property in the U.S. could not be verified, and two bank accounts traced to her only had $335 and $1,838, respectively, as their balances. The combined balance was far from the $300,000 bond imposed on the suspect.

Consequently, prosecutors advised the judge to rescind Mr Rufai’s bail and instead remand him in custody indefinitely, fearing that he was a flight risk. The judge will hear the bail arguments again on May 25, a court official told The Gazette. 

“The defendant presents an extreme risk of non-appearance that cannot be addressed,” prosecutors said. “We respectfully request that the Court order him detained pending his transfer to this district, at which point his status may be reconsidered.”

A lawyer for the suspect did not immediately return a request seeking comments from The Gazette on Saturday evening. 

Mr Rufai, Governor Dapo Abiodun’s long-time aide and business associate, was arrested last week in New York as he prepared to depart for Nigeria, U.S. authorities said. 

His brother was initially listed as a potential surety following his appearance in court. But Alaba Rufai said he could not raise the required $300,000 bond, alongside other criteria. 

As part of terms for Mr Rufai’s release, he agreed to electronic home monitoring and travel restrictions. But the conditions might be reexamined during next Tuesday’s hearing.

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Re: Governor Abiodun’s Moneybag Bidemi Rufai Presents Yahoo Girl As Surety: FBI by IgweOfNnewi: 7:24pm On May 22, 2021
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Re: Governor Abiodun’s Moneybag Bidemi Rufai Presents Yahoo Girl As Surety: FBI by DDDEnterprises: 7:28pm On May 22, 2021
Yahoo GIRL


Never heard of it before. angry
Re: Governor Abiodun’s Moneybag Bidemi Rufai Presents Yahoo Girl As Surety: FBI by Esseite: 7:39pm On May 22, 2021
The now nurse just destroyed her career with previous escapades..

She never knew she had already been profiled previously..
Re: Governor Abiodun’s Moneybag Bidemi Rufai Presents Yahoo Girl As Surety: FBI by SportsHD: 7:46pm On May 22, 2021
Free dem boyz on lock thou.
Come to think of it, if mandem wasnt arrested, he might be a governor or senator someday.

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Re: Governor Abiodun’s Moneybag Bidemi Rufai Presents Yahoo Girl As Surety: FBI by Mayng01(m): 8:05pm On May 22, 2021
The nurse mistress is now exposed. Double wahala
Re: Governor Abiodun’s Moneybag Bidemi Rufai Presents Yahoo Girl As Surety: FBI by Cholls(m): 8:08pm On May 22, 2021
My brothers get ready Gematria is in process

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