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NYSC Bars Eight Foreign Trained Graduates from Service

On Monday, Coordinator Laden Baba, of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Kano state disclosed that eight foreign trained Nigerian graduates were denied access to registeration, due to their inability to defend their degrees with consistent and complete documents.  He also stated that a number of the graduates were lacked basic speaking skills and clearly had not even recieved an ...Read more
2019-09-10
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  • NYSC, Education

Military Apprehends Boko Haram Suppliers

  As part of a reenergized effort to curtail the funds and activites of the Boko Haram, The Nigerian army arrested four suppliers to the insurgents along the Maiduguri road on Tuesday. Among the items siezed wer: diesel disguised as palm oil, bread, grain, motorcycle spare parts, and marterials to be used in the manufacturing of Improvised Explosive Devices. These items, along with t ...Read more
2019-09-05
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  • Crime

Leaders meet to discuss xenophobia and violence in South Africa

Rampant looting and destruction of of foreign-owned businesses in Johannesburg Nigerian government to take action to protect its citizens in Nigeria  In the wake of the recent string of attacks on immigrants from other African countries, South Africa prepares to host leaders from across the continent For the World Economic Forum in Cape Town on September 4th. Also upcoming for South ...Read more
2019-09-03
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Ifeanyi Agwuegbo Granted N27m Bail By US Court

One of the 80 Nigerians on the publicized FBI list who were arrested by the United States authorities last month has been granted bail of $75,000 (₦27, 000,000). Ifeanyi Agwuegbo was one of the main suspects among the at least 77 Nigerian indicted by the FBI on the 22nd of August.  Some among the 77 Nigerians on the list have been arrested while the FBI and EFCC in a joint operation ...Read more
2019-09-02
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Military panel probes Wadume’s confession, invites police

The Joint Investigative Panel set up by the Defence Headquarters, Abuja, to probe the killing of three police in Ibi, Taraba State, has opened an investigation into the video showing arrested kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Wadume, indicting soldiers over his escape. This is just as the DHQ on Wednesday invited the police,  air force, Department of State Services and other security agencies for ...Read more
2019-08-24
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  • Politics
  • Crime

FBI, EFCC Arrest 16 Fraudsters As Magu Says Nigeria's 'Yahoo Boys' Relocating To Ghana

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in collaboration with the United States' Federal Bureau of Investigation has arrested 16 cybercrime suspects since the joint operation code-named, Operation Wire Wire, was launched. Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman of the EFCC, said this on Friday while hosting the Chairman, Nigerians in the Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, in his off ...Read more
2019-08-24
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$11 Million Fraud: Obinwanne Okeke hires Nigerian lawyer to lead trial

Obinwanne Okeke, the Abuja-based businessman arrested earlier this month for Internet fraud in the United States, has hired a new lawyer to help fight off the criminal charges levelled against him by American authorities. Mr Okeke hired John Iweanoge, a Washington D.C.-based attorney of Nigerian origin, to take over from Rahul Sharma, a public defender, PREMIUM TIMES learnt from court docume ...Read more
2019-08-24
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