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The Federal High Court in Kaduna State on Thursday sentenced Obi Sobenna, an internet fraudster to one-year imprisonment and ordered him to forfeit N340,000 to the Federal Government.

Court sentences internet fraudster to one year imprisonment, orders forfeiture of N340,000

The Federal High Court in Kaduna State on Thursday sentenced Obi Sobenna, an internet fraudster to one-year imprisonment and ordered him to forfeit N340,000 to the Federal Government.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arraign three Celestial Church members over ‘inciting publication

Three members of Celestial Church of Christ (CCC) were, on Friday, 13 March, arraigned before a Federal High Court, Lagos, on 18 counts charge of cyber stalking and inciting publication against the Church’s treasurer, Pius Olanrewaju.

Nigeria loses N5.5 trillion to fraud, cyber crimes in 10 years – forensic auditors

The Chartered Institute of Forensic and Investigative Professionals of Nigeria, CIFIPN, said yesterday Nigeria has lost about N5.5 trillion to fraud, corruption and cyber crimes in the last 10 years.
Arrested with Dolapo are Atanda Femi Benjamin, Atoyebi Samson, Olapade Oladimeji Solomon, Amoo Saheed and Lawal Opeyemi Mubarak.

EFCC nabs wanted fraud suspect, five others

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested six internet fraud suspects that includes 22-year-old Sadiku Muniru Dolapo who has been on the Commission’s wanted list.
Akon Eyakenyi, a senator from Akwa Ibom State, has declared her stand against the controversial social media regulation and anti-hate speech bills in Nigeria.

Senator condemns anti-social media, hate speech bills in ‘strongest terms’

Akon Eyakenyi, a senator from Akwa Ibom State, has declared her stand against the controversial social media regulation and anti-hate speech bills in Nigeria.

Rights group issues 21-day ultimatum to Delta police chief

The Delta State branch of the Committee for Defense of Human Rights (CDHR) has issued Police Commissioner Adeyinka Adeleke a 21-day ultimatum to tackle the rise in cases of extortions by police officers on major high ways, or face a mass protest.
The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Monday ordered the remand in prison custody of hip hop artist, Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley.

Court to resume Naira Marley case tomorrow

Nigerian hip hop artist Azeez Fashola, a.k.a. Naira Marley, is due to be back at the Federal High Court in Lagos for a hearing on his alleged internet fraud case.
The State Security Service (SSS), self-styled as the Department of State Services (DSS), is the primary domestic intelligence agency of Nigeria.

Insecurity: DSS, SGF summon state, federal security administrators to Abuja

The Department of State Services (DSS) in collaboration with the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF) have summoned state and federal security administrators to Abuja to brainstorm on the measures to tackle the rising spate of insecurity across the country.

Anambra council chief admonishes youths to avoid vices

As the nation celebrated its 59 years of independence on Tuesday, Asha Raphael Nnabuife, the transitional chairman of Idemili North Local Government Area in Anambra state admonished Nigerian youths to shuns vices like cultism, drugs addiction, cyber crimes and criminalities.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

[email protected]: President Buhari begs Nigerians to change their attitude

President Muhammadu Buhari has on Tuesday, asked Nigerians to change their attitudes, noting that their behaviors and lawlessness fight against his blueprint for a change in the country.

Court convicts internet scammer, orders forfeiture of $1,980 to federal government

The Federal High Court on Wednesday convicted Chidera Ozirigbo, an internet fraudster and ordered him to forfeit 1,980 dollars recovered during investigation to the Federal Government.
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Police parade 100 suspected criminals in Kano

The Kano State Police Command on Friday paraded 100 suspects for various alleged offences in the ongoing Puff-Adder operations in the state.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

NYSC chief sad over corps member shot for ‘stealing’ handset

The Director-General, National Youth Service Corps, Brig-General Shauibu Ibrahim, has warned corps members against indulging in armed robbery, cybercrimes or any other crimes during their service year.
Ibrahim Magu

EFCC chief warns youth against internet fraud

The chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has admonished children and youths to shun internet fraud and cybercrimes.

NUPENG asks President Buhari to rejig economic team, prioritise security, infrastructure

Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, yesterday, pleaded with President Muhammadu Buhari to rejig his economic team and prioritise security as well as infrastructural development among others, as he begins his second term of four years as president of Nigeria.
The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Monday ordered the remand in prison custody of hip hop artist, Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley.

Naira Marley remanded in prison

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Monday ordered the remand in prison custody of hip hop artist, Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC investigation saves N5 billion for incoming administration in Imo

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said on Friday in Enugu that Imo state government is under its searchlight for alleged money laundering during the last gubernatorial election in the state.

NCC restates how internet users can be protected from cybercrime

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has again disclosed how the over 114 million Internet users in the country can be properly protected while online.

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