The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in Kano arraigned an officer of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) , Joshua Dan-Daura, for job racketeering.
Dan-Daura, who is said to be a Deputy Superintendent in the NSCDC, appeared before Justice Dije Aboki of the state High Court on a one-count charge of obtaining by false pretense, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
The accused is alleged to have obtained N145,000 from one Yahaya Musa under the guise of securing a job for him in the corps.
He denied the charge.
According to the prosecutor, Dan-Daura committed the alleged offence sometime in March 2013 contrary to section 320 of the Penal Code and punishable under section 322 of the same Law.