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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.
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 speaks during an Ohio Republican Party State Dinner in Columbus, Ohio. MADDIE MCGARVEY-BLOOMBERG

Jim Acosta: Donald Trump vows to walk out of briefings

U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to walk out of future press briefings if reporters do not act with “decorum.”
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White House bans CNN’s Jim Acosta

The White House has revoked the press badge of CNN’s Chief White House Correspondent, Jim Acosta, following heated exchange with President Donald Trump at a press conference on Thursday.
TAMPA, FL - OCTOBER 22: Former Vice President Joe Biden arrives on stage with Florida Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum and U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) during a campaign rally held at the University of South Florida Campus Recreation Building on October 22, 2018 in Tampa, Florida. The rally was held to support U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) and Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum as they run against their Republican opponents. Joe Raedle/Getty Images/AFP

Robert De Niro, Joe Biden latest suspected targets as Donald Trump slams media

The packages were sent in manila envelopes with bubble wrap, marked with computer-printed address labels. Each listed Debbie Wasserman Schultz, former chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, as the sender, including misspellings of her last name, the FBI said.

Reactions trail pipe bombs to Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, others

Reactions and condemnations have continued to trail the mailing of pipe bombs to former U.S. President Barack Obama, former First Lady Hillary Clinton, and a host of other political leaders in the U.S.

Man kills himself outside White House

There was perplexity in front of White House on Saturday after a man fatally shot himself in the head along the north fence of the U.S. president’s abode.

White House on lockdown after shots fired

The White House was placed on lockdown and the surrounding area cordoned off by emergency personnel Saturday after an apparent gunshot was heard.

Vehicle crashes into barrier near White House

The US Secret Service on Friday reported a vehicle rammed into a security barrier near the White House, and the driver has been apprehended.

US charges two men over ATM ‘jackpotting’

The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) has charged two men with bank fraud after they allegedly hacked ATM machines causing them to eject all their cash reserves like a Vegas slot machine.

Russian MP’s son pleads guilty to cybercrimes

The son of a Russian MP has pleaded guilty in the US to being part of a $50m cybercrime racket.

US Secret Service crunched by Trump and family’s travel

The US Secret Service said Monday it is facing a crunch in meeting overtime payments for agents, as it struggles with the cost of protecting President Donald Trump, his many homes and large family.

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Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has urged the Muslim Ummah to pray for peace, unity and security for meaningful development in the country.

Niger government to spend N260 million on youth empowerment

Niger State Governor, Abubakar Bello, said on Saturday that the state government would create a Seed Fund of N260 million for youth empowerment in the state.
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Wonderkid Fati: from African suburb to Barcelona’s Camp Nou

Ansu Fati has made a long trip from the fields of Guinea-Bissau, where he played as a child, to Barcelona’s Camp Nou stadium where the 16-year-old is playing with some of the biggest stars in the world.

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.