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2020 UTME: South East states lead in malpractices – JAMB

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) said its preliminary records indicated that South East states of Imo, Anambra and Enugu top the list of states with high record of examination malpractices in just concluded 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

Imo, Anambra lead UTME malpractices list as JAMB arrests 149

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has said that it caught 149 candidates for various examination malpractices in the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination which ended on Sunday, March 22.
RRS chief Olatunji Disu this morning forced the management of Victorious Army International Church to comply with the Lagos State Government’s directive limiting gathering to 50 persons to prevent the spread of Coronavirus in the State 6

Lagos: RRS force church to comply with government restriction directive

Commander, Lagos State Rapid Response Squad (RRS0, DCP Olatunji Disu, this morning forced the management of Victorious Army International Church to comply with the Lagos State Government’s directive limiting gathering to 50 persons to prevent the spread of Coronavirus in the State.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC arrests 48 suspected internet fraudsters

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan Zonal Office, says it has arrested 48 suspected internet fraudsters in Abeokuta, the Ogun capital.
The suspects are- Daniel Archiobong, David Ikechukwu, Alex James, Williams Vincent, Sanni Lucas, Ichado Victor O, Ubah Henry, Anifowoshe Femi and Akinseye Dipo.

EFCC arrests nine ‘internet fraudsters’ in FCT

The Abuja Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on yesterday, arrested nine suspected Internet fraudsters at two different locations within the Abuja metropolis.
The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has arrested Nigerian entrepreneur, Obinwanne Okeke of conspiracy to commit fraud running into the sum of 12 million US dollars.

Invictus Obi accuses FBI of searching his phones, laptops illegally

Obinwanne Okeke, the 32-year-old Nigerian arrested in the United States last August, has accused the Federal Bureau of Investigation of accessing his mobile phones and laptops illegally, a development he said was enough ground for the charges against him to be dismissed.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 45-year-old man for attempting to murder his wife in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command is currently investigating a 45-year-old man Christopher Lament for attempting to murder his wife Comfort Christopher.
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, have arrested 10 suspected Internet fraudsters in Lagos.

EFCC arrests 10 suspected internet fraudsters in Lagos

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, have arrested 10 suspected Internet fraudsters in Lagos.
Arrested with Dolapo are Atanda Femi Benjamin, Atoyebi Samson, Olapade Oladimeji Solomon, Amoo Saheed and Lawal Opeyemi Mubarak.

EFCC nabs wanted fraud suspect, five others

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested six internet fraud suspects that includes 22-year-old Sadiku Muniru Dolapo who has been on the Commission’s wanted list.

Bangladesh shuts mobile network along India border

Bangladesh has cut services to millions of mobile phones along its border with India for “security” reasons amid fears a new citizenship law passed by its giant neighbour could prompt an influx of migrants.

CSOs clash in Abuja over Omoyele Sowore, others

Several civil society organisation, CSOs, on Monday clashed in Abuja over calls for the enforcement of the human rights of Omoyele Sowore, the convener of RevolutionNow Movement, and other citizens unlawfully detained by the Department of State Services, DSS.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC arrests ‘fraud kingpin’, 26 others in Lagos

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a suspected fraud kingpin and 26 other suspects in a hotel in Lagos.
The Jigawa Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is to depoy 285 of its staff to ensure free flow of traffic and carry out rescue operations in the state during the Eid-El-Kabir break.

FRSC clarifies use of Google Map while driving

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has clarified the ongoing trend that FCT Sector Commander, Mr Ayuba Gora said driving with the aid of Google map using mobile phones is a serious traffic offence.

FRSC: Use of google map while driving a serious traffic offence

The FCT Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Ayuba Gora, says driving with the aid of Google map using mobile phones is a serious traffic offence.
Officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission and election materials are yet to arrive at the polling units of the former president Goodluck Jonathan and the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Douye Diri. 6

Bayelsa guber: Four journalists in boat mishap

A boat conveying journalists across flooded parts of Sampou community on Nun River in Kolokuma Opokuma Local Government Area of Bayelsa capsized and threw the four occupants into the water.
The Independent National Electoral Commission says it has transported its ad hoc officials and non-sensitive electoral materials to Bayelsa for the Saturday, November 16 governorship election. 7

Bayelsa guber: Journalists rescued as boat capsizes in Nun River

A boat conveying journalists across flooded parts of Sampou community on Nun River in Kolokuma Opokuma Local Government Area of Bayelsa State capsized and threw the four occupants into the water.

Church protocol officer arrested for blackmailing girls with nude photos

A church protocol officer in the habit of luring church girls to hotels and taking their nude photographs subsequently using the photographs to blackmail them in exchange for money has been arrested in Lagos.
The Port Harcourt Zonal office of the Commission on Friday October 25, 2019 arrested a fake ‘IBRAHIM MAGU’ who has been using the name of the EFCC boss to harass and blackmail bigwigs at the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, for bribes to ‘Kill’ phantom corruption investigations.

EFCC arrests ‘impostor’ for using Ibrahim Magu’s name to blackmail NDDC directors

The Port Harcourt Zonal office of the Commission on Friday October 25, 2019 arrested a fake ‘IBRAHIM MAGU’ who has been using the name of the EFCC boss to harass and blackmail bigwigs at the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, for bribes to ‘Kill’ phantom corruption investigations.

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Facebook on Tuesday said the coronavirus pandemic has users flocking to its services while it undermines ad revenue on which the world’s biggest social network depends.

Facebook launches Quiet Mode for muting alerts and scheduling downtime

Facebook is rolling out a new feature today that allows users to mute all notifications from the social network. The new time management tool is called Quiet Mode, and it first reared its head as part of a pilot that was quietly launched last month. It’s officially rolling out for iOS users through the next month, and it will arrive for Android users starting in May.
Power returned to much of Argentina and two neighboring countries following a massive blackout that left tens of millions in the dark on Sunday.

DisCos: Federal government to pay for free electricity for two months

The Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors says the free energy to be supplied for two months is not free by the DisCos, but will be paid for by the Federal Government.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa making a State broadcast on Delta’s preparations against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Governor Okowa confirms death of second coronavirus case in Delta

Okowa on his verified Facebook handle on Thursday evening in a post, said the deceased had underlying ailment. He said the deceased tested positive to the pandemic.
Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu has been Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) since the 15th of August 2016.

Nigeria records 14 new cases of coronavirus, total now 288

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 14 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country, according to a statement on Thursday night, April 9th.

Former Oyo senator passes on

The lawmaker who represented Oyo North senatorial district between 2003 and 2007, Robert Koleoso, has passed on.