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Nigerians react to arrest of 80 nationals by FBI for internet fraud

Nigerians have been reacting with mixed feelings after the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in the United States announced the arrest of some 80 Nigerians over internet fraud. The FBI revealed the names and aliases of the Nigerian-born fraudsters who were arrested during a bust of an 80-man Internet crime syndicate across the United States. According to American officials two Nigerians run a money-laundering network used for the transfer of stolen funds. They run a group of fraudsters, numbering 80 who undertake several internet frauds. They were alleged to have…

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Two Nigerians arrested in U.S. over $40mln internet fraud

American officials have arrested two Nigerian men over multi-million dollar internet fraud. They were alleged to have attempted to swindle unsuspecting victims of $40m. According to American officials the two Nigerians run a money-laundering network used for the transfer of stolen funds. They run a group of fraudsters, numbering 80 who undertake several internet frauds. Valentine Iro, 33, and Chukwudi Christogunus Igbokwe, 38 were both arrested alongside 78 others. Indictment charges relate to at least $6m in fraudulently obtained funds transferred to the Nigerians. The two Nigerians and their accomplices…

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Forty Ghanaians deported from the United States

Forty Ghanaians have been deported from the United States of America (USA) for various offences. Aged between 21-70 those deported arrived in Accra on board a chartered flight, Omni Air International Boeing 777 – OAE 328. Made up of 38 males and two females the Ghanaians arrived in the capital city on Monday, according to immigration officials. A spokesperson for Ghana’s Immigration Service (GIS) Barbara Sam said in a statement that deportees engaged in various offences. Some of those deported were accused of engaging in drug possession, larceny, assault, theft,…

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Egypt’s Military is the most powerful in Africa

Egypt’s Military has been ranked the most powerful in Africa, placing 12th most powerful military in the world. The new list of military rankings was released by Globalfirepower. The Egyptian Armed Forces had a Power Index score of 0.2283. Algeria’s military came second (27th in the world) while that of South Africa placed third (32nd in the world). The Nigerian Armed Forces however ranked as the fourth most powerful military on the African continent and placed 44th in the global ranking. The fifth most powerful military in Africa was that…

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U.S. says Osama Bin Laden’s son Hamza is dead

US intelligence has received information that Al-Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden’s son Hamza has died, NBC News reported Wednesday. NBC said three US officials had confirmed they had information of Hamza bin Laden’s death, but gave no details of the date or place, and did not indicate if they had confirmed the information. Questioned by reporters in the Oval Office, President Donald Trump did not confirm or deny the report. “I don’t want to comment on it,” he said. In February the US government put a $1 million bounty on…

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Former US President Reagan called Africans “monkeys”

Former US President Ronald Reagan is reported to have called Africans at UN conference “monkeys” for opposing the USA during a vote. The late Reagan according to newly released tapes published by a US magazine made the comment in a conversation with then-President Richard Nixon. The comments were made in a 1971 telephone call between the two leaders. Reagan said “To see those… monkeys from those African countries – damn them, they’re still uncomfortable wearing shoes!” Mr Nixon, who quit as president in 1974, can then be heard laughing. Mr…

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U.S. imposes visa restrictions on Nigerian officials

The United States government on Tuesday announced that it has imposed visa restrictions on some Nigerian officials. The U.S. Department of state said the visa restrictions affect Nigerians officials alleged to have been involved in attempts to rig the 2019 presidential and local elections. These individuals whose names were not mentioned were deemed according to the US to have undermined democracy in the elections. President Muhammadu Buhari won a second term in office in February this year, an election whose results are still being challenged in court by the losing…

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Africa’s War Lord Queen; The Bloodstained Career of Liberia’s Eleanor Sirleaf Johnson

If all you know about Liberian President Eleanor Sirleaf Johnson is what you read in the U.S. corporate media, you probably think she is a Nobel Prize-winning reformer. In fact, Sirleaf is a U.S. imperial puppet whose hands are steeped in blood, the “right hand woman“ of deposed warlord Charles Taylor, and a servant of multinational banks. “The lords of war under Charles Taylor now rule much of the Liberian economy and critical government departments.” Eleanor Sirleaf Johnson is the Harvard educated, Nobel Prize winning President of Liberia with a…

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Nigerian Prophet TB Joshua Speaks Again On North Korea

Nigerian Prophet T.B. Joshua reminded his teeming followers on Facebook today about a prophetic message he released almost two weeks ago about the volatile nation of North Korea.  On Sunday April 16th 2017, Joshua thanked his congregants and viewers for their prayers, referring to a previous prophetic message he gave about mounting tensions between the super-power nations. During his message, the cleric then referred to the missile test conducted by North Korea, adding that their leader Kim Jong-Un would not relent in testing such weapons in order to show his…

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Malawian Immigration Lawyer in US: Trump’s threats on immigration are likely to apply to foreigners with criminal convictions

Trump’s threats on immigration are likely to apply to foreigners with criminal convictions. DUI is not a criminal conviction but 3 DUI carries the same risks of deportation as a criminal conviction.   Every person who has been in the USA for more than 1 year has to appear before a judge before being deported or removed. Please follow and like us:

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