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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.
US officials said that some 680 undocumented migrants were detained in a major series of raids Wednesday at food processing plants in the southeastern United States, part of President Donald Trump’s announced crackdown on illegal immigration.
The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement authorities – known as ICE – is expected to focus on large cities such as Los Angeles, New York, Chicago and Houston and will seek to pick up migrants who have received final orders of removal from an immigration judge.
“We will be removing large numbers of people… starting sometime after July 4,” Trump said, having earlier noted that the deportations would begin “unless we do something pretty miraculous.”
US President Donald Trump said in a tweet that US immigration agents are planning to make mass arrests starting “next week,” an apparent reference to a plan in preparation for months that aims to round up thousands of migrant parents and children in a blitz operation across major US cities.
A Nigerian national, Adili Chibuike Ejike, who has been on death row in Singapore for drug smuggling was palpably relieved after the appeal court acquitted him on Monday.
An Ethiopian, Mergia Negussie Habteyes, who naturalized to become a U.S. citizen in 2008 has been sentenced to 37 months in prison for having fraudulently obtained U.S. citizenship.
The year 2019 continues to favor Oando PLC, Nigeria’s leading indigenous energy solutions provider. At the end of March the company published its FYE 2018 results with the announcement of a third consecutive year of profits. The company continues to wax strong posting results for the first quarter of 2019 (Q1
Against the backdrop of the recent suspension of the 2019 governorship election in Rivers State, halfway through the process, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said on Saturday in Port Harcourt that no fresh elections would be held in the state.
Nigeria’s crude oil production including condensate has taken a dip, falling to 1.999 million barrels per day in January from 2.081 million bpd in December, figures from the Ministry of Petroleum Resources has revealed.
Rapper 21 Savage, who has long said he is from the US state of Georgia, was detained on Sunday by US immigration officers who say he is actually British and overstayed his visa.
India has said it is closely monitoring the detention of Indian students arrested in a sting operation in the United States, and has urged authorities there to not deport them against their will.
A powerful winter storm has already hammered parts of the western US with heavy snow and will continue tracking east, bringing more snow, ice and wind into the midwest, Ohio River Valley and northeast this holiday weekend.
U.S. president Donald Trump has predicted that year 2019 would be a “complicated but great” year.
US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has ordered medical checks on every child in its custody after an eight-year-old boy from Guatemala died, marking the second death of a child in the agency's care this month.
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“It is understandable to say that the office of the First Lady has nothing to do with the epileptic supply of electricity to students’ environment,” a statement by the NYCN read, “but it would have been wise and safer if she had taken time to address and appease the agitating students.”
Minister of Power Alhaji Sale Mamman says that the Buhari administration is determined to provide and ensure that Nigerian universities enjoy reliable and uninterrupted power supply throughout the academic calendar.
A 34-year-old man identified as Innocent Ifunayachi has been arrested by the Lagos police for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl after putting drug in her food.
The Edo Government has said that only 30,000 Certificate of Occupancy (CofOs), were issued by it in 50 years, which includes the period of Midwest State, Bendel State and the present Edo.
Tunisian giants, Esperance, will today know if their ‘victory’ over Wydad Athletic Club of Morocco on May 31 ‘controversial’ CAF Champions League final will be upheld or upturned by the Appeals Board led by Nigeria’s Abdulhakeem Mustapha (SAN).
Mark Schwarzer has warned David de Gea that Manchester United may choose to let him go if they decide his value is less than what he's asking for in the ongoing contract negotiations.
Bale has scored three goals in three games for Real Madrid this season. He is expected to stay out of action when Los Blancos host Levante at the Santiago Bernabeu in their next La Liga game due to suspension, after he was shown a red card in their last time out.
Popular musician, Johnson Oyindamola, popularly known as Dammy Krane, is set to be arraigned by the police on Monday.
Justice Mojisola Dada of the Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja, has convicted one Lawrence Maduagwu to 10 years imprisonment for $179,000 fraud.
The Tadawul All-Shares Index, which tracks the Arab world’s largest capital market, sank three per cent, shedding some 200 points in the first few minutes before regaining some of the losses.