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FRAUD: FBI Arrests Many Nigerian Fraudsters in US

Those individuals are often members of transnational criminal organizations, which originated in Nigeria but have spread throughout the world. Fraudsters can rob people of their life’s savings in a matter of minutes’ the Federal Bureau of Investigation has said.

The FBI in a statement in the investigation led by the FBI and the assistance of the IRS Criminal Investigation, Gloria Okolie and Paul Aisosa, both Nigerian nationals residing in Dallas, Texas, were charged in an indictment filed on June 6 in the Southern District of Georgia. Also, the FBI has arrested the Chief Executive Officer of Invictus Group, Obinwanne Okeke, for conspiracy to commit computer fraud. Read More

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KIDNAPPING: Female Kidnap Suspect, Others Arrested in Kebbi

Frequent acts of violent crime have grown to form a major threat to Nigeria’s national security. These include instances of militancy, insurgency and banditry. Banditry includes cattle rustling, armed robbery and kidnapping for ransom.

Kidnapping may be done to demand for ransom in exchange for releasing the victim, or for other illegal purposes. Kidnapping can be accompanied by bodily injury which elevates the crime to aggravated kidnapping. Read More

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KIDNAPPING: Gunmen Kidnap Health Worker in Kaduna, Demand N10m

Frequent acts of violent crime have grown to form a major threat to Nigeria’s national security. These include instances of militancy, insurgency and banditry. Banditry includes cattle rustling, armed robbery and kidnapping for ransom.

Kidnapping has remained the most virulent form of banditry in Nigeria. It has become the most pervasive and intractable violent crime in the country.
Kidnapping can be targeted at individuals or at groups. School children have been kidnapped in groups in various parts of Nigeria. Usually, the prime targets of kidnapping for ransom are those considered to be wealthy enough to pay a fee in exchange for being freed. The present penalty for kidnapping ranges from one to 20 years in prison, with the possibility of life imprisonment for extreme cases involving, for instance, murder. Read More

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KIDNAPPING: Soldiers Aided My escape From Police, Wadume Says

The alleged kidnap kingpin Hamisu Bala Wadume has said that soldiers aided his escape after he was arrested by the police in Ibi, Taraba State. Wadume narrated in Hausa language how he escaped in a video released yesterday after he was rearrested.

I am Hamisu Bala, also known as Wadume. Policemen came to Ibi and arrested me; they were taking me away when soldiers chased them and opened fire, leading to the death of some policemen. Read More

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CULTISM: Cultists Kill Man in Gwagwa

One of the social ills combatting the society is the problem of cultism. It has spread across nooks and crannies of the society particularly among the youths.

Cultism and cultist groups are created to provide some source of security. Some youths join this group to become known, dreaded and wealthy. The crime rate noticeably increases as the cultists are ready to use any means to achieve their goals, even if they are contrary to the law. Read More

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BUNKERING: NSCDC Parades 12 Suspects in Rivers

Bunkering is the supplying of fuel for use by ships, and includes the shipboard logistics of loading fuel and distributing it among available bunker tanks.

Bunkering procedure is one such operation on a ship which has been the reason for several accidents in the past. Bunkering on a ship can be of fuel oil, sludge, diesel oil, cargo etc. Bunkering of fuel or diesel oil requires utmost care and alertness to prevent any kind of fire accident or oil spill. Hence, bunker fuel or bunker oil on a vessel are marine fuel/ lube oils which are carried on separate storage tanks, popularly known as bunker tanks for consumption in ship’s machinery. Read More

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CULTISM: Police Arrest ‘chief Executioner’ on His Way to kill Rival – cultist

Cultism is an act of experiencing of religious practice. Cultists usually share the common ideas and cause. They are unknown to the public and some true intentions of cult leaders are unknown for the members. cultism definition as a ritual practice that involved into the group of people, their policies, rituals and admission are kept secret from the general public. Therefore, it`s possible to distinguish several characteristics of cultism.

Cultism activities usually have negative consequences on themselves and non-members. A great percentage of them die before they get to 40 years old. In most cases the result of their activities is negative: Innocent people die during the violent clashes. Read More

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KIDNAPPING: Gunmen Kill Pastor, Abduct Wife in Kaduna

Kidnapping has remained the most virulent form of banditry in Nigeria. It has become the most pervasive and intractable violent crime in the country. Kidnapping can also be false imprisonment by means of abduction, both of which are separate crimes that when committed simultaneously upon the same people merge as the single crime of kidnapping. Kidnapping may be done to demand for ransom in exchange for releasing the victim, or for other illegal purposes. Read More

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CULTISM: Suspected Cultist ‘Hacks Man to Death

One of the social ills combatting the society is the problem of cultism. It has spread across nooks and crannies of the society particularly among the youths.

An average Nigerian youth battles three social negative influences of drug abuse, cybercrime and cultism. The Centre for Counter Fraud Awareness (CCFA) is committed to raising awareness through its Preventive Programme for Schools Initiative where schools are visited and children and youths are exposed to the dangers associated with cultism. Read More

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REPORT: Yahoo – Yahoo’ Boys Are Armed Robbers – Clergy

Over the years, the alarming growth of the internet and its wide acceptance has led to increase in security threats.

In Nigeria today, several internet assisted crimes known as cybercrimes are committed daily in various forms such as fraudulent electronic mails, pornography, identity theft, hacking, cyber harassment, spamming, Automated Teller Machine spoofing, piracy and phishing. Cybercrimes is an  Offence that are committed against individuals or groups of individuals with a criminal motive to intentionally harm the reputation of the victim or cause physical or mental harm, or loss, to the victim directly or indirectly, using modern telecommunication networks such as Internet (networks including chat rooms, emails, notice boards and groups) and mobile phones. The impact of this kind of crime can be felt on the lives, economy and international reputation of a nation.… Read More

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CULTISM: Police Arrest 32 Suspected Cultists, Recover Arms in Lagos

Cultism and cultist groups are created to provide some source of security. Some youths join this group to become known, dreaded and wealthy. The crime rate noticeably increases as the cultists are ready to use any means to achieve their goals, even if they are contrary to the law.

The activities of the cults are a huge danger for all members of society. Centre for Counter Fraud Awareness (CCFA) is committed to raising awareness through its Preventive Programme for Schools Initiative where schools are visited and children and youths are exposed to the dangers associated with cultism. Read More

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RAPE: 3 Men Arrested for Raping, Beheading 3-Year-Old Girl

Rape is unlawful sexual activity and usually sexual intercourse carried out forcibly or under threat of injury against a person’s will or with a person who is beneath a certain age or incapable of valid consent because of mental illness, mental deficiency, intoxication, unconsciousness, or deception Read More

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FRAUD: UK Jails Nigerian Adideji Atitebi, Three Others For Swindling 100 People

Fraud takes place when a person deliberately practices deception in order to gain something unlawfully or unfairly. While fraud is most commonly committed to obtain benefits of value, it sometimes occurs solely for the purpose of deceiving another person or entity. Some of the most commonly committed types of fraud include: Check Fraud, Internet sales, Website misdirection, identity theft, advance fee fraud, pyramid schemes, amongst others. Read More

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CULTISM: Cultists Kill Two, Injure Pregnant Woman In Lagos

Cultism in Nigeria has been a long-stand enemy that provides negative impacts on people. Cultism and cultist groups are created to provide some source of security. Some youths join this group to become known, dreaded and wealthy. The crime rate noticeably increases as the cultists are ready to use any means to achieve their goals, even if they are contrary to the law. The activities of the cults are a huge danger for all members of society. Center for Counter Fraud Awareness (CCFA) is committed to raising awareness through its Preventive Programme for Schools Initiative where schools are visited and children and youths are exposed to the dangers associated with cultism. Read More

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CYBERCRIME: Yahoo-Yahoo Training School Principal Remanded in Ikoyi Prison

Over the years, the alarming growth of the internet and its wide acceptance has led to increase in security threats. In Nigeria today, several internet assisted crimes known as cybercrimes are committed daily in various forms such as fraudulent electronic mails, pornography, identity theft, hacking, cyber harassment, spamming, Automated Teller Machine spoofing, piracy and phishing. Cybercrime is a threat against various institutions and people who are connected to the internet either through their computers or mobile technologies. The exponential increase of this crime in the society has become a strong issue that should not be overlooked. The impact of this kind of crime can be felt on the lives, economy and international reputation of a nation.… Read More

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CULTISM: Cultists Kill Two Friends Injure Pregnant Woman in Lagos

One of the social ills combatting the society is the problem of cultism. It has spread acroos nooks and crannies of the society particularly among the youths. An average Nigerian youth battles three social negative influences of drug abuse, cybercrime and cultism. The Center for Counter Fraud Awareness (CCFA) is committed to raising awareness through its Preventive Programme for Schools Initiative where schools are visited and children and youths are exposed to the dangers associated with cultism. Read More

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EMPLOYMENT SCAM: Two Men Remanded For Defrauding Jobseeker

Jobs and employment scams trick you into handing over your money by offering you a ‘guaranteed’ way to make fast money or a high-paying job for little effort. Be suspicious of unsolicited ‘work from home’ opportunities or job offers, particularly those that offer a ‘guaranteed income’ or require you to pay an upfront fee. Do not deal with an employer or company that does not have a street address, they can be difficult to contact or trace later on. Read More

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