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Adesanya Prince is wanted in Harris County, Texas, where he pleaded guilty to a charge of “promotion of child pornography” on Feb. 23, 2018, but fled to Canada before he was sentenced.

Nigerian fights extradition to US from Canada

A Nigerian wanted in the United States for a child pornography offence is appealing his extradition from Canada to the U.S. on the grounds he should be considered a refugee.
“The Department of Justice has increased efforts in taking aggressive enforcement action against fraudsters who are targeting American citizens and their businesses in business email compromise schemes and other cyber-enabled financial crimes,” said Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen.

Operation Rewired: FBI announces arrest of 167 Nigerians

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.
Alex Jude Akpan

US police arrest Nigerian after body of strangled woman was found in his room

A Nigerian man, Alex Jude Akpan, 24, has been arrested and will be charged to a Houston court for tampering with evidence after the body of a strangled woman was found in the recycling bin in his bedroom.

Texas flood toll mounts amid chemical blast fears

New proof of the devastation wrought by monster storm Harvey emerged Wednesday as the bodies of six family members were plucked from receding waters in Texas and flooding triggered fears of a chemical explosion near Houston.

Flood-hit Houston imposes curfew in bid to stop robbery, looting

The US city of Houston has declared a night-time curfew as it battles the impact of Hurricane Harvey.

Donald Trump to visit storm-ravaged Texas

Donald Trump is expected to arrive in Texas on Tuesday, aiming to show unity in the face of what he called the “terrible tragedy” wrought by monster storm Harvey’s devastating rains.

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Thai court says anti-abortion laws unconstitutional

Thailand’s Constitutional Court has ruled that existing laws criminalising abortion are unconstitutional and ordered them to be amended, paving the way for clearer regulation for reproductive rights.