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Nigerians React As Obinwanne ‘Invictus Obi’ Okeke Gets 10-Year Jail Term For Fraud

Nigerians React As Obinwanne ‘Invictus Obi’ Okeke Gets 10-Year Jail Term For Fraud

Nigerians have taken to social media to react to the news of Obinwanne Okeke popularly known as Invictus Obi, a Nigerian entrepreneur and a Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 honoree, who has been sentenced to a 10-year jail term for computer and wire fraud by an American court.

He was found guilty of causing approximately $11 million in known losses to his victims between 2015 and 2019, a crime which he pleaded guilty to in June.

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Prior to the news of his crime, he was named on the Forbes Africa’s 30 Under 30 For 2016 and was featured on the magazine’s June 2016 cover. A year later, CNBCA named Okeke as a finalist for Young Business Leader of the Year (West Africa).

Also, his Invictus Group claims to have investments in oil and gas, construction, energy solutions, technology, and agriculture.

The news of his sentence has generated lots of reactions from Nigerians on social media, and below are some:

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