Nigerian Singer, Tuesday Cruise bags jail sentence over ‘yahoo yahoo’


A 25-year-old Port Harcourt based singer, Gagiyouwe ThankGod a.k.a Tuesday Cruise has bagged a six months jail sentence after being arraigned before Justice A.T. Mohammed of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on a one count charge.
The charge against the singer arrested by operatives of the Uyo Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, reads;
“That you, Gagiyouwe Pal Thankgod (alias Chris Henry) on or about the 11th day of July 2019, in Nigeria within the jurisdiction of this honorable Court, fraudulently impersonated one Chris Henry by using his email
addresscchrishenry560@gmail.comwith the intent to obtain money, property or any advantage from one John Smith and other unsuspecting persons, the pretence you knew to be false and thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 22 (2 ) (b) (ii) & (iii) of Cyber Crimes (provision, prevention, etc) Act, 2015 and punishable under Section 22 (2) (b) (iv) of the same Act.”
Tuesday Cruise was convicted and sentenced him to six months imprisonment with an option of fine of N200,000 (Two Hundred Thousand Naira) only, after he pleaded guilty to the charge. A statement from the EFCC reads in part;
“Thankgod, a 25-year-old entertainer with the stage name “Tuesday Cruise” was arraigned on July 24, 2019, by the Uyo Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on a one-count charge.

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