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US govt locks Payza down for crypto criminal offenses

Digital payment processor Payza has been charged by the U.S. government with running an unlicensed money services business. One of the founders of the firm, Ferhan Patel, has been arrested, while his brother, co-founder Firoz Patel, remains at large. On Tuesday, the Department of Justice unveiled the … Read more

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Nigeria: ICC to investigate invasion of Abia state community

The International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague has indicated that it will investigate the September 2017 invasion of a community in Abia State, Nigeria by soldiers of the Nigeria Army during a military exercise codenamed Operation Python Dance. This was contained in a letter from the office of the prosecutor in response to a […]

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NSCDC arrests teacher who takes exam illegally in place of his child

Timothy Samuel, a school teacher has been arrested by officers of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in the Gwagwalada area of Abuja for impersonating his sibling, Samson Samuel, in the ongoing 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination. The school teacher was reportedly caught at the Air Mass Computer Institute in the Madalla area of Niger […]

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Lecturer Dismissed For Exposing Corruption In Yabatech

The African Centre for Media and Information Literacy (AFRICMIL), has called on the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, to urgently intervene and void the sack of a lecturer, Mr Joseph Akeju, whose appointment was terminated by the governing council of Yaba College of Technology (Yabatech), Lagos, for exposing corrupt practices at the institution. Mr. Akeju, […]

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Illegal registration centre discovered in Kwara – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has uncovered an illegal voter registration centre in Offa, Kwara State. INEC Administrative SecretarySecretary in Kwara, Mr Paul Atser, made this known in a statement in Ilorin on Friday. “It has come to the notice of Independent National Electoral Commission, Kwara State that some unscrupulous persons are […]

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Girl brutalized with blade in Delta state

A 12-year-old girl identified as Kehinde who stays with her uncle at the, Oguwanja axis of Sapele, Delta State – has been left seriously injured after being brutalized by her cousin. The primary 4 pupil of Mission Academy narrated how her uncle’s son mutilated her body with razor blade and poured hot water on her,for […]

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Nigeria host to rising numbers of fake marriages

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has said that a lot of “fake marriages’’ are taking place between Nigerians and foreigners in the country. Mr Muhammad Babandede, Comptroller General of the agency stated this on Wednesday in Abuja, saying that male foreigners were mostly involved in the act. Read more

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NAFDAC seize 33 containers of tramadol

The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has disclosed that its operatives intercepted and seized 33 containers of Tramadol which were being conveyed to a yet-to-be-ascertained location in Nigeria. The disclosure was made by the NAFDAC Director-General, Prof Christiana Adeyeye, in Abuja while speaking at the National Chemical Security Training Conference. She […]

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Benue on rampage: Police kills okada rider

Angry residents in Naka town in Makurdi, Benue state went on rampage and set some areas on fire after the tragic death of a motorcyclist popularly known as Okada rider who was allegedly killed by the police. According to an eyewitness report, trouble started after the police seized a motorbike from the Okada rider which […]

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N-Power 2018 scam

There is a new attempt by some scammers to rip off some Nigerians. Here’s a post that helps us to avoid the scam. It appeared on Nairaland.

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Girl, 11, kills boy 5 in Lagos

An 11-year-old girl has been arrested for the death of a 5-year-old boy left in her care at a home in Okoloko street, Abule-Ado Shoba, Lagos state. Ojiugo Ifechukwu Duru allegedly strangled Chikamso after the child’s mother left her with him and his younger brother while she went to her place of business which was […]

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Nigeria: Head ND amnesty programme sacked

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari sacked the head of an amnesty programme for former militants in the country’s oil and gas-producing heartland, amid allegations of graft. Funding of the former Niger Delta militants under the 2009 amnesty has been key to maintaining relative stability in the southern region and preventing attacks on energy facilities in Africa’s […]

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23 year old man marries his sister in Anambra

Abomination!! What!!! so this kain tin still dey happen for obodo Nigeria?

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16 Ukrainians arrested in Nigeria for oil theft

Sixteen Ukrainians suspected to be oil thieves, are now being investigated by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The foreigners are being investigated alongside a vessel: MT SAN PADRE PIO, with registration number IMO 9610339 NT 2444, handed over to it by the Nigerian Navy’s Forward Operations […]

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Borno women accuse Nigerian soldiers of making them exchange sex for food

About 1300 displaced Borno women have, in a letter to Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, accused the Nigerian military of ‘wrongly’ arresting their husbands and children, as Boko Haram suspects, after which they were raped and made to trade sex for food in camps. “We were not allowed to leave the camp (managed by soldiers) and […]

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O.J Simpsons confesses to murder: Case closed

After 24 years any mystery surrounding the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman is over … because O.J. Simpson confessed. Fox aired “O.J. Simpson: The Lost Confession?” Sunday night and Simpson walked author Judith Regan through what happened on June 12, 1994.  He starts out adamant — he was just talking hypothetically, which is weird, […]

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Ogbeh defrauds a Pakistani up to Rs35 million

A Nigerian identified as Lamido Ogbeh, has been arrested on Sunday, by Kohsar police for allegedly defrauding a Pakistani man of Rs35 million (almost N194million), in Islamabad. Pakistantoday, reports that Ogbeh was arrested after the victim lodged a complaint against him on Saturday. The victim in his statement revealed how he was scammed by Ogbeh […]

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Prostitute den demolished in Imo state

Popular red light district and shanties where cheap sex and booze in okigwe, a city in Imo State has been destroyed by youths that wanted sanity in the city. In a move that can be likened to the 18th century moralistic set up. In a “see no evil or hear no evil” the New Ghetto […]

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Prophet Mbaka catches his imposter, exposes him in Church

Popular priest Fr Mbaka has exposed a man who has been using his name to scam people. The man from Imo state, an ex-seminarian has been scamming people in Awka with Father Mbaka’s name until he was caught.Father Mbaka brought him to his Adoration Ministry Enugu ground and exposed him completely, describing him as a […]

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Video: Nigerians speak about slavery in India

In Libya, some migrants say they are used as slaves, a good number among them are Nigerians.

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Woman almost beaten to death in front of kids

A woman based New Castle, PA, United States who suffered domestic violence took to her Facebook timeline to share the injuries she sustained from the beating she got from her fiancé. According to her, she pleaded for her life in front of her kids and bestfriend but the man insists on beating her to death. […]

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FG makes fresh moves against corruption: Starts with ex-governors, senates….

Posted By: Yusuf Alli, The Federal Government yesterday launched fresh moves to seize looted funds and suspicious assets traced to some former governors, ministers and senators in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The Attorney-General of the Federation, Mallam Abubakar Malami (SAN), and the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, […]

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Areas you may be robbed at night in Lagos, Nigeria

Driving in Lagos can be fun and at the same time can be so frustrating, if you are lucky to know some major parts of the city, you can always consider yourself lucky. It is one thing to know the major routes and it’s another thing to stay safe from been robbed, with the economic […]

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18-yr-old housemaid beats boss, steals money, property…

Samson Folarin Doctors at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital , Ikeja , are battling to save the life of a civil servant in the state , identified only as Mistura, after she was allegedly attacked by her maid in the Ejigbo area . PUNCH Metro learnt that Mistura had been in a coma since […]

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FG encourages insurgency by paying bribes to criminals – Fayose

The Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has accused the federal government of fueling the menace of insurgency in the country with its interest to pay ransom to insurgents rather than killing or arresting them. The governor alleged that the continued insurgents’ activities in the country is a manifestation of internal aggression and not […]

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Kidnap Kingpin nabbed with 35 stolen cars

The Nigeria Police Force on Wednesday paraded a kidnap kingpin, Maitarari Isa Saidu arrested with 35 stolen vehicles. Saidu was paraded in Minna, Niger State by the Force Public Relations Officer (FPPRO) Jimoh Moshood in Minna along with 48 suspects including two of his children. The 63 years old father of 29 children and three […]

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EFCC RE-Arraigns Nwosu On Gratification Charges

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday re-arraigned a former Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Administrative Secretary in Kwara State, Mr Christian Nwosu on charges of accepting gratification. Nwosu was charged alongside Tijani Bashir, as well as former Minister of Petroleum, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke who is still at large and one Yisa […]

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FG discovers hidden properties linked to Ekweremadu In The US, UK And UAE

The Nigerian government has written to the authorities of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), United Kingdom and the United States of America after discovering hidden assets owned in the three countries by Nigerian Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu. In the letters written to the UAE and USA, Mr. Fowler is relying on the Automatic Exchange […]

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Charles Okah gets life imprisonment for crime commited 2010

Charles Okah has been sentenced to life imprisonment for his role in the 2010 Independence Day bombing in Abuja. More

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Nigeria: Man gets jail for 2010 car bombing

A Nigerian court on Wednesday sentenced the brother of a suspected militant leader to life imprisonment for treason for his involvement in twin car bombings in the capital, Abuja, in 2010. The blasts, which killed at least 10 people near an independence day parade, were claimed by the Movement of the Emancipation of the Niger […]

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