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“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.
Hundreds of weary Bahamians, some carrying small bags of belongings and children on their hips, disembarked a cruise ship in south Florida after fleeing the catastrophic devastation left by Hurricane Dorian.

Hundreds of weary, hopeful Bahamas evacuees arrive in Florida by ship

Hundreds of weary Bahamians, some carrying small bags of belongings and children on their hips, disembarked a cruise ship in south Florida after fleeing the catastrophic devastation left by Hurricane Dorian.

US government to detain migrant’s children more than 20 days

The United States (US) government is expected on Wednesday to announce a new regulation that would allow for the detention of migrant families beyond the 20-day limit for holding children, two administration officials, according to a CNN report.

US immigration raids hundreds of undocumented migrants

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.

US cities brace for raids on illegal immigrants

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.
[FILE] US President Donald Trump chairs a Cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, DC, on January 2, 2019. – President Donald Trump warned Wednesday the US federal government may not reopen any time soon, as he stood firm on his demand for billions of dollars in funding for a border wall with Mexico.Addressing a cabinet meeting on the 12th day of the shutdown, Trump warned it “could be a long time” before the impasse is resolved.”It’s too important a subject to walk away from,” said the president, who was to meet later with Democratic and Republican lawmakers. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM / AFP)

Donald Trump: Deportations of undocumented migrants to begin after July 4

“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 speaks before a meeting between US and Chinese officials in the Oval Office of the White House January 31, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski - AFP)

Donald Trump set to deport ‘millions of illegal aliens’ next week

In a late-night tweet Monday, Trump said U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement would begin the removal process next week. He told his Twitter followers, “They will be removed as fast as they come in.”
Randolph Alles

White House: US secret service chief to resign

US Secret Service Director Randolph "Tex" Alles will leave his post shortly, the White House has said.

Donald Trump sacks homeland security chief Kirstjen Nielsen

US President Donald Trump on Sunday announced the departure of Homeland Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, underscoring his intent to toughen immigration policy amid a surge in illegal crossings along the southern border.
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Lawyer: Rapper 21 Savage granted immigration bond

Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage was granted bond for release Tuesday after spending more than a week in federal immigration custody, but he wasn’t freed right away, his lawyer said.
With Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell leading the way, President Donald Trump has been putting his imprint on the federal judiciary for generations to come - AP

Protesters taunt US Senator McConnell over migrant babies

Protesters confronted U.S Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell as he was leaving a restaurant in his home state on Saturday, The Hill and The Courier Journal have reported.
An immigrant girl sits with her family members at the border while they track down the keeper of the notebook. (Gina Ferazzi - Los Angeles Times)

Donald Trump administration to use DNA tests to reunite families separated at border

U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration is using DNA tests to reunite children and their migrant parents after they were separated at the U.S.-Mexico border, the Department of Health and Human Services says.
The policy slammed into a series of brick walls — insufficient space for incarcerating families crossing the border, strict legal limits on how children can be detained and backlash against separating them from their parents. Andres Leighton | AP Photo.jpg

US reunites 522 children removed under ‘zero tolerance’ immigration policy

The United States Homeland Security Department said late Saturday the government had reunited 522 children separated from adults as part of a “Zero Tolerance” initiative and plans to reunite another 16 children over the next 24 hours.
CoreCivic

Prison shares rise as US eyes more migrant family detention space

Shares in private prison operators CoreCivic Inc and Geo Group rose on Friday as investors bet on increasing demand for their services after U.S. authorities asked about available capacity for the detention of immigrant families.

US federal judge says DACA must resume after 90 days

A US federal judge ruled that the administration of President Donald Trump must continue the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme that protects young undocumented immigrants from deportation.

Donald Trump administration sues California over pro-immigrant laws

The US Justice Department has sued California Tuesday over its so-called sanctuary city laws, stepping up the Trump administration battle against cities and states offering protection to illegal immigrants.

The US Senate report that is Abubakar Atiku’s albatross

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar stirred anew issues about his being barred from entering the United States and his being once denied a visa.

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Presidency faults UN rapporteur’s report on violence

Garba Shehu, the senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, says the report of violence released by Agnes Callamard, the United Nations’ rapporteur after her visit to Nigeria left out important details.
Henry Onyekuru provided an assist for Islam Slimani to score Monaco’s opener in their 2-2 draw with Nimes in Sunday’s Ligue 1 game.

Monaco’s Henry Onyekuru seeks third start, first goal for at Reims

Nigerian international Henry Onyekuru will be targeting his 3rd start for his French Ligue 1 side, Monaco when they take on home side Reims tonight at the Stade Auguste-Dalaune in Reims.

Adamawa Assembly sets agenda for its operation

Adamawa State House of Assembly has formulated an agenda to serve as roadmap for its operations, Speaker of the House, Alhaji Aminu Iya-Abbas, said on Saturday.
Commonwealth champion Odunayo Adekuoroye has dedicated the bronze medal she won at the ongoing 2019 Senior Wrestling World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, to her late in-law, Remilekun Adekuoroye.

WWC: Odunayo Adekuoroye dedicates bronze medal to late in-law

Commonwealth champion Odunayo Adekuoroye has dedicated the bronze medal she won at the ongoing 2019 Senior Wrestling World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, to her late in-law, Remilekun Adekuoroye.
Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State said his administration will continue its industrialisation drive, giving priority to Ibom deep seaport and industrial city projects in his second term.

I won’t impose a successor – Akwa Ibom governor

The Governor cleared the air while interacting with the leadership and some members of Mboho Mkparawa Ibibio, foremost socio cultural organization of the Ibibio youths, that stormed Government House gate to herald his arrival following his victory at the Governorship petitions tribunal.