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Lagos-Based Clearing & Forwarding Agent Taiwo Orerere Charged For Duping Client Of N3.5Million

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Lagos-Based Clearing & Forwarding Agent Taiwo Orerere Charged For Duping Client Of N3.5Million

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August 30, 2016 – Lagos-Based Clearing & Forwarding Agent Taiwo Orerere In Trouble For Duping Client Of N3.5Million

A clearing and forwarding agent, Taiwo Orerere, was today docked at an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court over an alleged N3.5million fraud.
34-year-old Orerere faced a two-count charge of stealing and fraud.

The Prosecutor, Insp. Gbemileke Agoi told the court that Orerere had fraudulently obtained the sum of N1.2 million from one Yemi Arannilewa on June 10, at Apapa.

He said that Arannilewa had given Orerere the sum of N1.2million to help him clear two containers of vehicles valued at N2.3million, but had failed to do so.

The offences committed contravened Sections 285 and 409 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011, according to Agoi.

The accused had pleaded not guilty when the charge was read to him.
The Magistrate, Mrs A.O. Ajibade granted him bail in the sum of N350, 000 with two sureties in like sum.

She adjourned the case till Sept. 22, for hearing.




  1. Maryf

    August 30, 2016 at 3:35 PM

    Stealing by tricks is becoming a trend in Nigeria. God, what will people like us be doing.

  2. fifelomo

    August 30, 2016 at 4:00 PM

    Too bad, no one to be trusted.

  3. venerable

    August 30, 2016 at 4:35 PM

    Not guilty??? Chai! There is God ooooo. (3.5m duped) bail with 350th

  4. D Hunter

    August 30, 2016 at 4:50 PM

    Too many bad eggs in public service.

  5. Big Aunty Koks

    August 30, 2016 at 5:46 PM

    Dubious character, clearing and forwarding another person’s N3.5 million into his own pocket. Even his photograph is featured twice to show his two faced nature. Chai !!!

  6. huchennar

    August 30, 2016 at 7:06 PM

    @maryf did you just write “becoming”.. it is already a trend no doubt since there is no harsh judgement credited to it but bail out…


  7. Truce

    August 30, 2016 at 7:52 PM

    He is a clearing agent what do u expect. He decided to clear d money as well.

  8. sola olaniyi

    August 31, 2016 at 10:05 AM

    why can’t the client go through a licensed clearing agent company

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