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10 May
Gambling has been a part of the Nigerian culture for many years. At first, it was heavily stigmatized, but the development of technologies and openness of borders made gambling one of the most popular ways of spending time and money.
15 Feb
Vice Chancellor of the Gregory University, Uturu (GUU) in Abia State, Prof. Augustine Uwakwe, has urged students of the university to eschew vices such as gambling, substance abuse and cultism, among others.
14 Dec 2021
A source at the presidency has disclosed that there is no provision in the 2022 Finance Bill before the National Assembly that requires Nigerians to have a tax identification number
12 Aug 2021
As the country joins the rest of the world to observe International Youth Day today, an increasing number of Nigerian youths continue to face economic uncertainty and social exclusion...
9 Jul 2021
A non-governmental organisation, Boys Mentoring Advocacy Network (BMAN), has announced steps to tackle the increasing number of boys growing up without positive focus and other vices and challenges associated with them.
4 Mar 2021
The West African country of Nigeria is the continent’s largest economy, primarily due to its petroleum production and export industries, and is well-known for its long-time love affair with gambling of all kinds. Many in the gambling industry believe that Nigeria has the potential to become the continent’s largest online betting market.
4 Nov 2020
In what is believed to be the biggest political bet ever, a British gambler has reportedly staked $5 million on President Donald Trump winning the 2020 US presidential election. The unnamed man who is a former banker used private bookies registered on the Caribbean island of Curacao for his risky gamble on Tuesday's election, the…
16 Sep 2020
One Fisayo Akibu, a trader, yesterday approached a customary court sitting in Mapo, Ibadan, seeking the dissolution of her 19-year-old marriage to her husband, Abiodun, over his addiction to gambling.
23 Jun 2020
A man in the United Kingdom has been jailed for throwing a five-month baby at a TV cabinet after losing a live football bet. Taylor Biggins, who is from Birstall, Leeds, was sentenced to two years and ten months for throwing the baby towards a TV cabinet causing him to crack his head, The Sun UK…
14 Jan 2020
Britain will from April ban the use of credit cards to pay for bets, its gambling regulator announced on Tuesday, the latest clampdown on the industry.
27 Dec 2019
A gambler is suing a casino in Canada after losing $260,000 (₦93,990,000) during two visits, claiming that the establishment should never have allowed him to place wagers in the first place. According to Fox News, Tarwinder Shokar alleges that Caesars Windsor in Ontario should have known about his compulsive gambling and alcohol addiction during two…
26 Dec 2019
    Most often things we do for fun might cross the line from just fun to addiction and it might be difficult to discover this. If you enjoy gambling, it isn’t always easy to tell where the line is between a hobby and a compulsion or addiction that has the potential to leave a…


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Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Abdulrasheed Bawa has handed over some military equipment and accouterment to the Nigerian Military High Command. Speaking at a brief ceremony at the Commission's Zonal Command in Abuja, Bawa commended the longstanding collaborative relationship between the Commission and the Nigerian Military. Represented by Head of Operations,…
47 mins ago
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Port Harcourt Zonal Command, in a joint operation with personnel of the 6 Division Garrison, Nigerian Army Port Harcourt have arrested 120 suspects for alleged illegal oil bunkering They were arrested on Saturday, August 13, 2022 at Ndoni, Rivers State where suspected illegally refined stolen petroleum…
49 mins ago
The human rights climate in Mali is "poisonous", the UN's expert said Monday after witnessing evidence of "atrocious, cruel and barbaric torture" by its security forces.
52 mins ago
Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny said Monday he had been placed in a punishment cell following his efforts to create a labour union in jail.
55 mins ago
Murders of women in Italy increased by nearly 16 percent over the past year, interior ministry data showed Monday, with nearly two-thirds of crimes committed by a partner or ex-partner.