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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.
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has said that the anti-graft agency intervened in the recent general elections in Nigeria, in order to checkmate and prevent the moneybags from determining the emergence of leaders arising from the polls.
Nigerian High Commissioner to Ghana, Olufemi Abikoye, has expressed the Commission’s readiness to collaborate with Ghana Economic and Organized Crime Office, EOCO, on issues related to money laundering and cyber-crimes.
An Accra Circuit Court has granted bail to two Nigerians, Victor Manu Enameguno, Kingsley Odjegba and a Ghanaian, Fauziya Yussif, in the sum of GH¢930,000 (N68,184,506) with four sureties each.
A middle-aged man, Sylvester Isah, was on Saturday paraded at the Plateau State Police Command headquarters in Jos over the abduction and killing of a property owner, one Abacha Luguda, residing along Bauchi Road in Jos, the state capital
A non-governmental and non-partisan organization, ActionAid Nigeria, AAN, Saturday, decried poor relocation of almajiri children, comatose health facilities, insecurity, and gender-based violence, of extrajudicial killings, intimidation, harassment, brutality and other forms of misconduct, and others.
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The Delta State Taskforce on Environment on Thursday commenced the demolition of illegal structures as well as relocating traders displaying their goods along the Ogbe-Ijoh market road in Warri.
The Borno Police Command has arrested 71 suspects for alleged kidnap, rape and procession of marijuana in various parts of the state.
The Ogun Chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has called for a meeting between leaders of religious groups and the state government to discuss modalities for the reopening of worship centres.
One person was confirmed dead and several others injured in two separate accidents on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway on Sunday.
The four Warri, Delta State journalists who were arrested Tuesday by police detectives from Abuja have regained their freedom.
Dr Oyedun Rotimi, a consultant psychiatrist at the Federal Teaching Hospital, Gombe, has warned youths against abusing drugs and substances, to forestall mental health problems.
The Katsina State Government says it is investigating the causes of the unusual rise in deaths being recorded daily across the state.