Thursday, 28th September 2023

Internet fraud

26 Mar 2021
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) Lagos Zonal Office, have arrested Ibeh Theophilus Uche, Chief Executive Officer, CEO, 10 Kobo Wine Place, Ikotun, Lagos alongside his mother for their alleged involvement in computer-related fraud to the tune of about N50million in Lagos. The 28-year-old suspect was arrested recently in his room in…
12 Mar 2021
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC), Ibadan Zonal Office has arrested 57 suspected internet fraudsters at their hotel hideouts in Ilaro area of Ogun State.
19 Feb 2021
Operatives of the Abuja Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have uncovered another ‘academy’ for the grooming of internet fraudsters. EFCC spokesman Wilson Uwujaren said the ‘academy’ located in Arab Contractors Area of Mpape Hills, a suburb of Abuja, was discovered when operatives, acting on intelligence, stormed the base on Thursday…
14 Feb 2021
Renowned accountant and financial expert, Vera Augustine, yesterday urged Nigerian youths to engage themselves in meaningful ventures to earn a living, rather than involve themselves
12 Jun 2020
A newly wedded man, Azeez Bamidele, was, on Wednesday, sentenced to six months in prison by an Ikeja Special Offences Court in Lagos State for internet frauds.
Zlatan Ibile
5 May 2020
Nigerian music star Zlatan Ibile in an Instagram Live video session has disclosed that frustration almost made him consider taking to fraud. Chatting with a friend on the live chat, he said: "I almost carried laptop, I almost carried laptop, I was frustrated, thank God sha." The "Zanku" hitmaker whose real name is Omoniyi Temidayo…
30 Jan 2020
When the Internet was founded decades ago, the innovator had a vision, which is to connect the world and bridge all communications gaps. But many adults, including university students, have abused this great concept and relieve to humanity, as far as information and communications are concerned.
29 Jan 2020
Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos, yesterday convicted Damilola Ahmed Adeyeri and his mother, Alaba Kareem Adeyeri, on a four-count charge of conspiracy...
6 Oct 2019
Modernity encompasses improved, innovative, and recent changes that occur in society, as opposed to technological atrophy.
26 Sep 2019
No self-respecting and patriotic Nigerian would be happy at the present blighted image of the country all over the world. Some of us who are on the University of Ibadan Staff Club Whatsapp platform was recently bombarded with authentic..
19 Sep 2019
Two separate but similar reports that left me lost in the maze of high voltage confusion in the past few weeks or thereabout are; the FBI’s release of the names of eighty suspects involved in internet fraud-related cases, with 77 of them Nigerians.
3 Jul 2019
Nigerian dance queen, Kafayat Oluwatoyin Shafau better known as  Kaffy has taken to Instagram to rubbish the new trending dance, 'soapy dance' popularised by Nigerian singer, Naira Marley. The Guinness World Record holder is of the opinion that the dance move should be banned for its disgusting, graphic and immoral nature which she said is not…


If the 1555 book, Les Propheties, by the French Astrologer, Apothecary and Physician, Michel De Nostredame, popularly known as Nostradamus is to be recreated or adopted in the light of the present times, the documentary would probably be titled ‘The Man who saw Today’ instead of the dramatic premiering as a Man who saw Tomorrow.…
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Ambassador of Ireland to Nigeria, Peter Ryan, has said Nigeria and his country will continue to strengthen existing relations. He disclosed this during the Very Reverend Father Dennis Slattery Memorial Lecture, organised by St. Finbarr’s College Old Boys Association, in Victoria Island, Lagos. Ryan said Ireland and Nigeria had cordial relations before he came to…
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Lax PIA implementation bites hard • Mergers of regulators, boards of NNPCL, slack workforce worry stakeholders • Oil sector remains vulnerable as implementation of host community fragment lingers • Operators face tougher environment amidst challenging economic outlook  The projected gains expected from Nigeria’s oil and gas sector following the passage of the Petroleum Industry Act…
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Following indications that the Federal Government might have returned subsidy payment on Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) due to the fluctuations of foreign exchange and crude oil price, stakeholders in the sector have said the N169.4 billion reported to have been paid for subsidy on PMS as a means to stop the hike in the pump price of petrol is inaccurate.
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•Group tells Aiyedatiwa to respond to allegations Ondo State House of Assembly has vowed to go ahead with the impeachment proceedings against the Deputy Governor of the state, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, despite the lawsuit he filed to stop the move. Aiyedatiwa had asked an Akure High Court to stop the House of Assembly from proceeding with…