online fraud

Nigerians face US charges over online fraud worth ‘hundreds of millions’

US law enforcement is cracking down on a pair of alleged online fraudsters that appear to have been wildly successful. The United Arab Emirates has sent the US two Nigerian nationals, Ramon Olorunwa Abbas and Olakean Jacob Ponle, to face charges relating to large “business email compromise” scams. Abbas is accused of money laundering in schemes meant to pull in “hundreds of millions …

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Imo govt releases names of eight beneficiaries of N330m pension scam

The Imo State government on Saturday released its findings on the pension fraud in the state. The state government had in April set up a panel to investigate the alleged fraud in the pension system including the payment of N330 million to eight persons in the state. The state governor, Hope Uzodinma spoke on the findings during a meeting with the leadership …

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COVID-19: Benue SSG, COS, 32 others test positive

COVID-19: Benue SSG, COS, 32 others test positiv Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue said the Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Tony Ijohor and Chief of Staff, Mr Terwase Orbunde have tested positive to COVID-19. The governor disclosed this on Saturday while briefing newsmen in Makurdi. He further said that the State Head of Service, Mrs Veronica Onyeke also tested …

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BREAKING: Ebonyi NUJ chairman arrested

BREAKING: Ebonyi NUJ chairman arrested

Ogochukwu Anioke, Abakaliki The Chairman of Nigeria Union of Journalists(NUJ), Ebonyi State chapter, Comrade Tony Nwizi, has been reportedly arrested by the Police. Details of his arrest, which are still sketchy at the time of this report, indicated that he was allegedly arrested following directives issued by the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu. But reacting to the arrest, Police …

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Group gives President Buhari 7 days ultimatum to reverse fuel price hike

Nigeria Citizen Action Group, NCAG, has issued a 7-day ultimatum to President Muhammadu Buhari-led government to reverse the increase of fuel pump price from N143.8 to N123 per liter commencing from Saturday. The group warned that it would mobilize Nigerian youths in mass to shut down NNPC and PPPRA headquarters simultaneously if President Buhari refuses to reverse the pump. The …

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PDP disowns COVID- 19 fund in name of party, Funsho Williams

PDP disowns COVID- 19 fund in name of party, Funsho Williams

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Lagos State chapter, has disassociated itself from a purported COVID-19 Fund raised in the name of the party and its late stalwart, Engineer Funsho Williams.  The party said the fund is the handiwork of those it called “disingenuous persons and groups acting in conjunction with some of members and chieftains of the PDP to tarnish …

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Dave Umahi tested positive for COVID-19

BREAKING: Governor Umahi of Ebonyi tests positive for COVID-19

The Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi has tested positive for COVID-19. The Governor made the announcement in a statement he personally signed.ovid According to Channels TV, Umahi said he is asymptotic and has since isolated himself in line with protocols by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). Read also: Breaking: Video of Nigeria Army jubilating over the appointment of new …

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Edo 2020: Atiku congratulates Wike, Fintiri on new appointment

Atiku Abubakar has reacted to Governor Wike’s new appointment by the PDP – Ahead of the Edo governorship election scheduled for September, the party appointed Wike as the chairman of the campaign council – In his congratulatory message, Atiku said he was confident Wike and other members of the council will work hard to ensure Governor Obaseki wins the election …

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Jigawa cancels Judges

COVID-19: Jigawa cancels Judges long annual vacation

The Jigawa State Judiciary has canceled its long 2019/2020 annual Judges vacation scheduled to start 13th July 2020. This was contained in a legal notice No.5 of 2020, signed by the state chief of Judges and Chairman, Judicial Service Commission, Jigawa State Hon. Aminu Sabo Ringim and obtained by DAILY POST. He said the decision followed the prolonged stay at …

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