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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 United States Southern District Court of New York delivered a landmark judgment in favour of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) against ESSO Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited and Shell Nigerian Exploration and Production Company Limited (Collectively, “ESSO”) over the weekend.
‘Those individuals are often members of transnational criminal organizations, which originated in Nigeria but have spread throughout the world. Fraudsters can rob people of their life’s savings in a matter of minutes’ the Federal Bureau of Investigation has said.
US President Donald Trump said on Friday that Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta is stepping down following criticism of his handling of a 2008 plea deal with wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein, who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls.
The Federal Government has extradited to the United States of America (USA) a Pakistani citizen indicted for drug dealing and money laundering, Muhammad Khalid Khan.
US President Donald Trump, along with his family and businesses, on Monday sued Deutsche Bank and Capital One in an attempt to stop them from complying with Congressional subpoenas issued as part of a probe into foreign political influence.
Nine Nigerians have been arrested in the United States of America for defrauding businesses and individuals of more than $3.5 million.
A woman from China has been arrested after attempting to gain access to Mar-a-Lago during one of the president’s weekend visits to his Florida resort.
Obinwanne Okeke, the 31-year-old Nigerian held by American authorities for alleged fraud, entered a plea of not guilty to two counts of wire and computer fraud at his first hearing on Monday.
Oby Ezekwesili, a former presidential candidate, on Tuesday, urged the newly constituted Economic Advisory Council to make it a priority to tell President Muhammadu Buhari, how he has allegedly mismanaged the economy.
A passenger train derailed during the morning rush hour in Hong Kong on Tuesday leaving eight people injured, authorities said.
Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun in Monday inaugurated eight newly renovated primary health care centres in the state.
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has insisted that security agents have been keeping watch at the country home of their leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, despite consistent denial by the authorities.
Prof. Mohammed Isah, Chairman, Code of Conduct Bureau, has called on media organisations in the country to enlighten and sensitise the public to the benefits of declaring assets.
Chelsea’s transfer ban was caused by Ivory Coast-born star teenage footballer Thierno Ballo after German Magazine Der Spiegel leaked information.
President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria stands in solidarity with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, following drone attacks on the country’s refinery plants at Khurais and Abqaiq.
Speaker of Kogi House of Assembly Matthew Kolawole has described the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal’s judgment of Wednesday as well deserved.
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he had asked John Bolton, his national security adviser, to resign, citing strong differences of opinion with his hawkish assistant.