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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 US has reportedly arrested 74 people including nearly 30 in Nigeria, as part of an effort to combat email scam artists.
Two US agencies, along with the Federal Bureau of Investigation have warned potential donors wishing to aid victims of Hurricane Harvey that unscrupulous scammers may set up shop in the storm’s wake.
A Financial analyst and the chairman board of trustees of Chartered institute of Development and Social Studies, Mr Shae Bebeyi, has called on the federal government to shelve the idea of borrowing the proposed $22.7 billion saying it will at the long run create more hardships for Nigerians.
Business experts and microfinance directors have identified lack of integrity and corporate governance as part of reasons why many small and medium businesses (SMEs) struggle to survive in the present economic situation.
The House of Representatives has set up an inquiry into allegations that the management of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) pilfered N2.3billion of workers’ funds. The motion to probe the agency was sponsored by Rep. Francis Ejiroghene Waive.
A Non Governmental Organisation known as Mercy Corps Nigeria (MCN) has revealed through research that no less than 13.2 million Nigerian children are out of school in the country.
The regulatory body represented on the National Frequency Management Council (NFMC), in conjunction with the National Broadcast Commission, (NBC) has been charged with the responsibility to propose subsidiary legislation to support existing Act for enhanced efficiency and fairness to consumers. It is also to ensure that consumers are not been exploited by Satellite Television station providers.
No fewer than 2,000 runners, including 30 elite athletes, have confirmed participation in the Ikogosi Marathon race billed for Ikogosi-Ekiti on Saturday, the organisers have revealed, even as Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has assured participants in the race of adequate security and conducive environment for a hitch-free competition.
The Senate on Wednesday began the confirmation process of Mohammad Mamman Nami as the Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS.
An Algerian court sentenced two former prime ministers to long jail terms Tuesday in the first of a string of high-profile corruption trials launched after longtime president Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigned in the face of mass protests in April.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Sunday advanced reasons why the ninth Senate is in a hurry to deliver on some of the targets set in its legislative agenda. Lawan said the Senate is conscious of the need to act very fast before the 2023 politics start to slow down governance.
Anthony Joshua’s net worth is set to double after regaining the IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO heavyweight belts from Andy Ruiz Jnr in Saudi Arabia on Saturday night.