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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.
Michael weakened to a tropical storm Thursday after wreaking havoc along Florida's Gulf Coast, flooding homes and streets, ripping away roofs and snapping trees and power lines as it roared ashore as a raging Category 4 hurricane.
Hurricane Florence, growing in size despite its weakening winds on Wednesday, crept closer to the U.S. East Coast as disaster mobilizations expanded south from the Carolinas into Georgia to counter the deadly threat of high seas and floods.
People fleeing North and South Carolina clogged coastal highways early Wednesday as Hurricane Florence, a monster Category 4 storm, bore down on the US east coast for a direct hit in a low-lying region dense with beachfront vacation homes.
Democratic Republic of Congo-born rapper, Maître Gims and South African singer, Shekhinah, each received seven nominations to emerge the highest nominated artistes.
The globally-anticipated Nominees List for the 5th All Africa Music Awards has been unveiled by the African Union Commission and the International Jury of AFRIMA during a World Media announcement held on August 14, 2018, at the Eko Hotels & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.
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.
President Donald Trump turned his Twitter torment on the Democrat in the room where immigration talks with lawmakers took a famously coarse turn, saying Sen. Dick Durbin misrepresented what he had said about African nations and Haiti and, in the process, undermined the trust needed to make a deal.
Eight people at a Florida nursing home that was left without power for days after Hurricane Irma have died.
The Commandant, Sokoto State Hisbah Commission, Dr Adamu Kasarawa, said the commission has recorded 606 rape cases across the state in 2019.
Coach of NPFL leading side Plateau United, Abdul Maikaba, has expressed satisfaction at the turn of event at the Aper Aku Stadium after the visiting Plateau United side settled for a share of the spoil playing out a scoreless draw against host team Lobi Stars.
Amnesty International has asked the federal government and Cross River government to drop treason and other charges against Nigerian journalist, Agba Jalingo.
Erling Haaland has emerged as a potential candidate for Real Madrid with the Spanish giants having doubts over long-term target Kylian Mbappé.
The House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts has summoned the management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to appear before it on Feb. 25, to give reasons for its unaudited accounts.
The Presidency, on Friday, said that all the repatriated funds to the country have been earmarked for identified critical projects across the country in accordance with the agreement.
No fewer than 43 buildings under construction collapsed in Nigeria in 2019, according to the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB).
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, barred the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from deregistering 31 political parties.
An Abuja High Court yesterday finally declined to join the names of President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick and the General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, to a case of financial misappropriation brought before it by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
The Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, is seeking the cooperation of the Lagos Inland Revenue Service, LIRS, to realise its N8.5 trillion revenue target to fund the 2020 budget.