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The Comptroller-General of Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, has raised the alarm that fraudsters are using a fake NIS website to defraud Nigerians who are seeking employment.
Facebook and eBay pledged Wednesday to more aggressively tackle scammers trading fake and misleading product reviews in new agreements with British regulators.
So also has the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission invited foreign auctioneers to sell the jewelries seized from Nigeria’s former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Deziani Alison-Madueke.
In recent years, it has been home to a multibillion-dollar industry which, according to the Observatory of Economic Complexity, accounts for nearly half of the country's exports.
A five-member gang of serial real estate scammers, who were about to fraudulently lease out someone else’s duplex in Lekki Phase 2 to a house seeker for a sum of N4.5 million have been arrested by the operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) at the point of exchange of money and keys.
One of Nigeria’s major carriers, Air Peace, has warned citizens living in South Africa to be beware of scammers who are taking advantage of the xenophobic attacks by collecting money from Nigerians for their return to the country.
A romance scam in 2016 between a Japanese woman and a Nigerian who described himself as a US Army Captain stationed in Syria, led the FBI to the record crackdown on 80 Nigerian scammers, published documents revealed.
An IT expert, Onu Grace, has warned users of the online messaging app, WhatsApp, not to click on links in forwarded messages offering free internet.
Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, Peter Obi, has washed his hands off a fraudulent empowerment scheme advertised in the social media by scammers using a fake Peter Obi account.
No less than 400 Nigerian who were promised lucrative employment in Russia spent the night near the Nigerian Embassy in Mamontovsky Lane, Moscow, in the hope that they’ll get help with their return tickets.
The National Conscience Party (NCP), Lagos State chapter, has disowned Dr. Thomas-Wilson Ikubese, who claims to be a 2019 presidential aspirant under its platform, saying that he is not a functional member of the party.
A 90-year-old pensioner in western Germany mistook a policewoman for a fraudster and shot at her with a rifle, leaving her with blast trauma.
A Nigerian man was sentenced to three years and five months in prison by a U.S. judge on Thursday after he pleaded guilty to taking part in email scams to defraud thousands of victims around the world of millions of dollars, U.S. prosecutors said.
Sen. Emmanuel Bwacha, representing Taraba South Senatorial District and Senate Deputy Minority Leader, on Sunday, voiced his endorsement of ‘Operation Amotekun’ recently launched by governors in South-West zone.
Mrs Marian Onuoha, aka Mama Sure P, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has emerged the winner of rerun election for the Isiala Mbano/Okigwe/Onuimo Federal Constituency seat conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission on Saturday.
The Lagos State Government has arrested 14 illegal sand dredgers on the shoreline of Ikoyi-Lekki axis in Banana Island during a compliance enforcement exercise.
Nigerian professional football league side Akwa United has completed the signing of Chan Eagles defender Olisa Ndah.
Dakkada football club scored twice in the second half to beat Jigawa Golden Stars in the matchday 17 of the Nigeria professional football league game played at the Nest of Champions in Uyo on Saturday.
As expected they still lead the way in goal difference and have scored an incredible 62 goals to date. Since the shock 3-2 away loss to Wolves, they have also found their form and are on a five game winning run.
She is 63-year-old Ekaterini Sakellaropoulou, a senior judge with an expertise in environmental and constitutional law.
A civil society organisation, Centre for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency (CESJET), has prayed the Kaduna State High Court to stop the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) from publishing a book on its 2015 clash with the Nigerian Army.
After the arrival of Harry Maguire in the summer, the 29-year-old has found himself further down the pecking order in terms of centre backs at Old Trafford.
Isabel dos Santos, 46, the daughter of Angola’s long-running leader of 38 years, was mostly seen as untouchable in Luanda.