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29 Jul
United States authorities Wednesday said one of Nigeria's top policemen, Abba Kyari, allegedly worked with Ramon Abass, also known as Hushpuppi, to punish the latter's partner with whom he defrauded a Qatari of $1.1 million. Kyari is a decorated deputy commissioner in the Nigeria Police Force. The accusation came after Hushpuppi reportedly pleaded guilty to…
3 Jun
United States authorities have arrested a Nigerian for computer fraud in a scheme worth about $800,000 (₦328 million). US Department of Justice (DoJ) in a statement said the Nigerian named Charles Onus was arrested for charges in connection with a scheme to conduct cyber intrusions of multiple user accounts maintained by a company that provides…
21 Feb 2020
The United States is opposing plans by Nigeria to give $100 million from loots recovered from former Nigeria military dictator Sani Abacha to Kebbi State governor Atiku Bagudu. US Department of Justice said Bagudu was involved in corruption with the late Abacha who Transparency International (TI) said may have looted as much as $5 billion…
20 Nov 2019
A Nigerian woman based in the United States Temitope Olaiya has pleaded guilty to leading a conspiracy to import more than five kilograms of cocaine and a separate bank fraud scheme, a statement by US Department of Justice said. “Tammy Olaiya is a ‘triple threat’ of criminality – drug trafficker, a fraudster, and a liar,”…

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Entrepreneur and CEO of two of the world's largest companies, Elon Musk, is well on his way to becoming the world's first trillionaire. The Guardian reports that analysts at Morgan Stanley predict that the 50-year old CEO of Space X and Tesla could become the world's first trillionaire, largely thanks to his aerospace company SpaceX.…
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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says banks in the country have remained stable, robust and resilient in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic.