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A Nigerian born-woman Temitope Ayoni Olaiya, a.k.a Tammy Olaiya, faces on 28 February, 2020 a mandatory minimum sentence of 10 years in prison over the importation of 7kg of cocaine into the United States.
The charge reads: “That you, Soladoye Taofeek, in the year 2017 at Ibadan, Oyo State, within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court by means of fraudulent tricks that you are into auto buying and selling, obtained various sums of money from your victims (Jane and John Doe) and thereby committed an offence.”
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.
An Abuja-based music producer and photographer, Mr Nasiru Ali, popularly known as “Kozzographa”, on Sunday threatened to sue the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for wrongly calling him a fraudster (Yahoo boy).
The Cross River Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) says it has uncovered an alleged attempt by a fraudster to defraud it of N1.3 billion from UBE Matching Grant.
A 52-year-old suspected fraudster, Tayo Ogunmola, has been arrested by men of the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly attempting to swindle the state Commissioner of Police, Bashir Makama.
Retired General Ishaya Bamaiyi has told an Ikeja High Court that he could not recall how much he earned as salary as former Nigerian Chief of Army Staff.
A former Chief of Army Staff, General Ishaya Bamaiyi, has told a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja how an alleged fraudster, Fred Ajudua, collected millions of dollars from him totalling about $8.4m.
Seasoned journalist John Abayomi has threatened to sue the publisher of Linda Ikeji blog, Linda Ikeji for publishing false and malicious story about him.
More opposition parties in Lagos on Friday denied involvement in the endorsement of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Jide Sanwoolu for 2019.
Augustus Akpan, a 43-year-old multi-lingual native of Akwa Ibom State, was arrested in Lagos after police tracked the phone he used in sending the messages.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it has started work on a petition linking Abba Kyari, the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, to a contract scam.
Singer Kelly Hansome while wishing his friend, Awwalbiu, a happy birthday on his instagram wall, narrated how his friend stood by him both in times when music producer and artist, Don Jazzy, orchestrated his arrest.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, National Commissioner in charge of Election Operations and Logistics, Mrs. Amina Bala Zakari, has demanded an apology from Governor Ayodele Fayose over allegation that she compromise in the Ekiti election.
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Udinese defender William Troost-Ekong says he is enjoying the competition in the Super Eagles camp, ahead of other challenges in his club.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, adjourned till November 20 for the Police Service Commission to respond to the Attorney-General of the Federation’s counter-affidavit in a suit to stop the recruitment of 10, 000 police officers.
Russia's Embassy to Washington says it has lodged a formal diplomatic protest after Israel extradited a Russian national to the United States, where he is suspected of stealing more than $20 million from U.S. consumers through credit card fraud.
Bolivian ex-president Evo Morales jetted off to exile in Mexico Tuesday in a bizarre flight full of detours that traced the shifting political map of a Latin America racked by crises.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State has accused the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Natasha Akpoti, of faking the reported attack on her on Tuesday in Lokoja.
A Jigawa State magistrate court sitting in Babura local government area on Wednesday remanded a 35-year-old man identifed as ‘Chairman Dandanja’ for allegedly raping his friend’s wife.
2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) top scorer, Odion Ighalo, has warned the Eagles about threat the Squirrels of Benin Republic could pose to the Nigerians when both countries clash on Wednesday in Uyo in a Group L tie for the 2021 AFCON.
Former Green Eagles defender Kadiri Ikhana has called for financial support from Nigerians to enable him undergo three surgeries.
The Deputy Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Hon. Christopher Ochor Ochor, has described appeal court judgment in Benin City yesterday, as victory for people of Ukwuani and democracy.
The president of the electoral commission in Guinea announced on Saturday that the legislative elections, which have been delayed for months, will take place on 16 February 2020.