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3,500 investors duped by siblings in forex scam

3,500 investors duped by siblings in forex scam

Siblings in forex scam as 3,500 investors demand N2bn deposits
Two Nigerians sentenced to US prison for email scam (photo)

Two Nigerians sentenced to US prison for email scam (photo)

Two Nigerians, Eneye Dania and Osariemen Isibor have been sentenced to a combined 31 months in prison over a email scheme seeking to steal personal information from Vermont state employees and file fraudulent tax returns.

Two Nigerians sentenced to US prison for email scam (photo)
US-based businessman reportedly loses N33m after sending his money to fraudsters

US-based businessman reportedly loses N33m after sending his money to fraudsters

Emerging reports claimed that some suspected fraudsters have allegedly defrauded a United States-based Nigerian businessman, James Okolo, of N33m who lamented that efforts to recover his funds had been abortive.

US-based businessman reportedly loses N33m after sending his money to fraudsters
Nigerian man and Indian girlfriend arrested for job fraud (photo)

Nigerian man and Indian girlfriend arrested for job fraud (photo)

A Nigerian man, Imasaun Henry Omorogby, and his Indian girlfriend, Sheela Dey, have been arrested for allegedly duping people on the pretext of providing them jobs abroad, according to a report by the Indian police.

Nigerian man and Indian girlfriend arrested for job fraud (photo)
N36m is a small money; Before you look left and right, it's finished - Huspuppi

N36m is a small money; Before you look left and right, it's finished - Huspuppi

According to the self-acclaimed Gucci Ambassador, Hushpuppi, N36 million is still maintain money in his world, because before you look left and right the money is all gone. Here's how he shared that his life is premium quality.

N36m is a small money; Before you look left and right, it's finished - Huspuppi
Just in: Senior auditor bags 2-year jail term, N100K fine for forging ICAN certificate

Just in: Senior auditor bags 2-year jail term, N100K fine for forging ICAN certificate

An Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Jabi on Friday, July 13, sentenced Lebi-Ayodele James, a staff of the Office of the Auditor General of the Federation to two years in prison for forging the ICAN certificate.

Just in: Senior auditor bags 2-year jail term, N100K fine for forging ICAN certificate
Adesoun's exemption certificate is fake - Former NYSC director alleges

Adesoun's exemption certificate is fake - Former NYSC director alleges

An ex-NYSC director said it was impossible for the NYSC to have issued a certificate of exemption to someone who graduated below the age of 30 as the individual would have been made to serve even if he or she was 60.

Adesoun's exemption certificate is fake - Former NYSC director alleges
2 Nigerians, 6 others nabbed for alleged theft of $15 million from US companies and citizens

2 Nigerians, 6 others nabbed for alleged theft of $15 million from US companies and citizens

Eight suspected internet fraudsters have been arrested for their roles in a widespread Africa-based cyber conspiracy that allegedly defrauded United States companies and citizens of approximately $15 million since at least 2012.

2 Nigerians, 6 others nabbed for alleged theft of $15 million from US companies and citizens
Police nab banker for hacking into customers' accounts to steal N3 million in Lagos (photo)

Police nab banker for hacking into customers' accounts to steal N3 million in Lagos (photo)

The Nigeria Police Force, Lagos state command has arrested a new generation bank worker, identified as Bunmi, for allegedly conniving with two others to hack into a customers' accounts and steal the sum of N3 million.

Police nab banker for hacking into customers' accounts to steal N3 million in Lagos (photo)
41-year-old cleric defrauds Bureau de change operator of N12m, gets N5m bail

41-year-old cleric defrauds Bureau de change operator of N12m, gets N5m bail

A 41-year-old cleric, Segun Oyeniyi, is facing trial at a magistrates’ court, Lagos, for allegedly defrauding a Bureau de change operator of N12 million. Oyeniyi pleaded innocence of the offences of conspiracy, fraud and theft.

41-year-old cleric defrauds Bureau de change operator of N12m, gets N5m bail
200 university students in trouble as Amnesty office uncovers education fraud in Niger Delta during verification

200 university students in trouble as Amnesty office uncovers education fraud in Niger Delta during verification

The Presidential Amnesty Office says on Tuesday, June 5, in Abuja that it has uncovered irregularities in the previous deployment of delegates for educational programmes at some universities in different parts of the country.

200 university students in trouble as Amnesty office uncovers education fraud in Niger Delta during verification
Student arrested for lavishing $1m mistakenly credited to her account (photos)

Student arrested for lavishing $1m mistakenly credited to her account (photos)

A Walter Sisulu University student, Sibongile Mani, 28, who spent more than $63,000 of $1.1 million that was mistakenly deposited into her account has appeared in court on theft charges on Tuesday, May 29, police said.

Student arrested for lavishing $1m mistakenly credited to her account (photos)
Former governorship aspirant in Edo, PDP chairman get N10 million bail

Former governorship aspirant in Edo, PDP chairman get N10 million bail

A Federal High Court in Benin on Thursday, May 24, granted the Edo chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Dan Orbih, and Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the 2016 governorship candidate, N10 million bail each for alleged N700 million fraud.

Former governorship aspirant in Edo, PDP chairman get N10 million bail
I felt ashamed of being a Nigerian - Lady schooling in UK declares, shares exam question paper about Yahoo-Yahoo scam

I felt ashamed of being a Nigerian - Lady schooling in UK declares, shares exam question paper about Yahoo-Yahoo scam

A Nigerian lady schooling in the United Kingdom identified as Fola Ogunsemo, has said she was ashamed of being a Nigerian after partaking in an examination where Nigeria was used as question about internet fraud.

I felt ashamed of being a Nigerian - Lady schooling in UK declares, shares exam question paper about Yahoo-Yahoo scam
Alleged $8.4m scam: Bamaiyi in court as Ajudua’s absence stalls trial

Alleged $8.4m scam: Bamaiyi in court as Ajudua’s absence stalls trial

The absence of Fred Ajudua, a lawyer turned businessman, at an Ikeja high court has stalled his criminal trial for allegedly defrauding retired Ishaya Bamaiyi, a former Chief of Army Staff of $8.4 million in 2004.

Alleged $8.4m scam: Bamaiyi in court as Ajudua’s absence stalls trial
2 sisters allegedly pay N389,000 for holy water to cure their bad luck

2 sisters allegedly pay N389,000 for holy water to cure their bad luck

Two sisters have been scammed of N389, 000 after they allegedly made payment to a middle-aged man who made them believe his holy water could rid them of their bad luck. Here's how they found out he was a scammer.

2 sisters allegedly pay N389,000 for holy water to cure their bad luck
Jide Omokore did not steal $3bn from NNPC - Lawyers

Jide Omokore did not steal $3bn from NNPC - Lawyers

One of the persons accused by the presidency of looting $3billion from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Jide Omokore, has denied that accusation, saying that the matter is already before the court.

Jide Omokore did not steal $3bn from NNPC - Lawyers
My resolve to recover looted funds is unshakable - Buhari

My resolve to recover looted funds is unshakable - Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari said in Bauchi on Thursday, April 26, that his resolve to ensure the recovery of looted resources was unshakable, saying his administration would also ensure the judicious utilisation of the funds.

My resolve to recover looted funds is unshakable - Buhari
Group drags Saraki, Melaye, others to court over N13.5m monthly allowance

Group drags Saraki, Melaye, others to court over N13.5m monthly allowance

A non-governmental group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has asked the Federal High Court in Lagos to order the Senate president Bukola Saraki, Senator Dino Melaye and 107 other senators to refund “illeg

Group drags Saraki, Melaye, others to court over N13.5m monthly allowance
My promotion is a tonic for ruthless anti-graft fight - Magu

My promotion is a tonic for ruthless anti-graft fight - Magu

I am delighted. The promotion is clear affirmation of the value of my work. To me, this a tonic to remain committed to the cause of fighting corruption and I am grateful to God and all those who made it possible.

My promotion is a tonic for ruthless anti-graft fight - Magu
Saraki reacts to N10bn fraud allegation

Saraki reacts to N10bn fraud allegation

Senate President Bukola Saraki, on Friday, April 20, has reacted to reports on some online media that he was involved in a N10billion fraud scandal. this was contained in a statement signed by his spokesperson, Yusuph Olaniyonu.

Saraki reacts to N10bn fraud allegation
34-year-old unemployed man bags 14 years imprisonment for defrauding 7 job seekers

34-year-old unemployed man bags 14 years imprisonment for defrauding 7 job seekers

A court in Lagos state on Friday, April 20 sentenced an unemployed 34-year-old man, who impersonated a deputy superintendent of police to defraud seven people in the guise of offering them jobs to 14 years imprisonment.

34-year-old unemployed man bags 14 years imprisonment for defrauding 7 job seekers
After Appeal Court froze his accounts, EFCC recovers 6 houses worth N1.7bn linked to Fayose

After Appeal Court froze his accounts, EFCC recovers 6 houses worth N1.7bn linked to Fayose

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has recovered four houses in Lagos and two in Abuja allegedly owned by Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state. An Appeal Court had on Thursday, April 19, frozen Fayose's two

After Appeal Court froze his accounts, EFCC recovers 6 houses worth N1.7bn linked to Fayose
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