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“The Department of Justice has increased efforts in taking aggressive enforcement action against fraudsters who are targeting American citizens and their businesses in business email compromise schemes and other cyber-enabled financial crimes,” said Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen.

Operation Rewired: FBI announces arrest of 167 Nigerians

United States’ Federal authorities on Tuesday announced the arrest of 167 Nigerians in a wide scale effort to disrupt Business Email Compromise (BEC) schemes tagged used by fraudsters to intercept and hijack wire transfers from businesses and individuals, including many senior citizens through an investigation tagged ‘Operation reWired” conducted around the world.
Mohammed Wakili

Kano police chief vows to deal with drug abuse

Mr. Wakili Mohammed has assumed office as the new Commissioner of Police for Kano State Command, vowing to deal with drug and substance abuse in the state.

Donald Trump’s ex-campaign chief guilty on eight counts

US President Donald Trump has been dealt a double blow after developments in two separate cases involving his former close associates.
Donald Trump

Two Donald Trump lieutenants found guilty, president implicated

Donald Trump stood accused of conspiring to commit campaign finance fraud and two of his closest aides faced jail time Tuesday after court proceedings delivered a legal and political one-two punch to his embattled presidency.

Donald Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort found guilty of fraud

Paul Manafort, Chairman of President Donald Trump’s campaign, was found guilty on Tuesday of eight of the 18 charges he faced in a case of bank and tax fraud.
Michael Cohen exiting the United States District Court of the Southern District of New York on May 30, 2018. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez-Getty Images

Michael Cohen: I committed crimes with Donald Trump

Michael Cohen, Donald Trump’s longtime lawyer and fixer, implicated his former boss as he pleaded guilty on Tuesday to eight counts, including violations of campaign finance rules during the 2016 presidential race.

Rapper Sauce Kid released from US prison after serving time for fraud

Babalola Falemi, a rapper better known as Sauce Kid, has reportedly been released from a US prison after serving a two-year sentence for card fraud.

US charges two men over ATM ‘jackpotting’

The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) has charged two men with bank fraud after they allegedly hacked ATM machines causing them to eject all their cash reserves like a Vegas slot machine.

Bilateral legal accords with US losing validity – Turkey’s Recep Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday warned that bilateral legal accords with the U.S. were “losing validity”, lashing out at Washington over the conviction of a Turkish banker in a U.S. trial.

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Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr. Isah Pantami

FEC approves name change for Ministry of Communications

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the renaming of the Federal Ministry of Communications as Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, Wednesday approved funds to repay IAAF, for the excess fund the World Athletics body mistakenly transferred to Nigeria.

Sports minister approves fund to refund IAAF overpayments

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, Wednesday approved funds to repay IAAF, for the excess fund the World Athletics body mistakenly transferred to Nigeria.
The China Civil Engineering and Construction Company, contractors handling the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line, says it has made appreciable progress in Lagos section in spite of impediments.

Lagos-Ibadan rail: We’re overcoming impediments in Lagos section – CCECC

The China Civil Engineering and Construction Company, contractors handling the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line, says it has made appreciable progress in Lagos section in spite of impediments.

Police declare four cultists wanted in Lagos

This followed confessional statement of seven Eiye confraternity members who were recently charged to court after men of the Special Anti Robbery Squad, Iju base rounded them up.
Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau has admitted to wearing brownface makeup during a 2001 event at a school where he was teaching, saying it is something he “regret[s] deeply”.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau rules out coalition as he forms new Canadian government

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday ruled out forming a coalition government despite an election victory that left his Liberals short of a majority.