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President Julius Maad Bio of Sierra Leone has assured President of African Development Bank, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, of his support and that of his country.
“Onyema allegedly leveraged his status as a prominent business leader and airline executive while using falsified documents to commit fraud,” said U.S. Attorney Byung J. “BJay” Pak. “We will diligently protect the integrity our banking system from being corrupted by criminals, even when they disguise themselves in a cloak of international business.”
Allen Ifechukwu Athan Onyema, the chairman, CEO, and founder of Air Peace, a Nigerian airline, has been charged with bank fraud and money laundering for moving more than $20 million from Nigeria through United States bank accounts in a scheme involving false documents based on the purchase of airplanes.
‘Those individuals are often members of transnational criminal organizations, which originated in Nigeria but have spread throughout the world. Fraudsters can rob people of their life’s savings in a matter of minutes’ the Federal Bureau of Investigation has said.
United States Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Sunday he had been having frank, useful talks in China about exports, as Washington presses home its message to Beijing about structural economic changes amid a festering trade dispute.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed 12 state and national assembly bye-elections for October 31.
The Police in Badagry, Lagos, on Tuesday, said they had arrested three suspects, who allegedly robbed three fishermen of N1.6 million and other valuables at Gberefu beach in Badagry.
Zamfara State Governor, Mr. Bello Matawalle, has accused politicians of being responsible for the insecurity challenges bedeviling the country.
Los Angeles Lakers basketball star LeBron James sent personalised Liverpool jerseys to sports personalities in the United States.
Fulham are attempting a move for Arsenal defender Calum Chambers.
The Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project handling the clean-up of Ogoniland said it has restored five polluted sites out of the 21 it started in January 2019.
Former Senate Minority Leader Biodun Olujimi has denied speculations she was planning to dump the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressive Congress (APC).
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 457 new cases of the COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections to 44,890.
An officer of the Nigerian Customs reportedly shot an executive member of the proscribed National Union of Road Transport Workers, Lateef Aboki, in the chest on Friday at Iseyin-Moniya park in Iseyin, Iseyin Local Government Area of Oyo State.
The Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) has denounced reports its facilities spewed crude oil into the Orashi River in Rivers State.