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JAMB loses over N10m to fraudsters – registrar

Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, the Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) said the board lost over N10 million in 2020.

2 fraudsters convicted, forfeit luxury cars in Abeokuta

Justice Mohammed Abubakar of the Federal High Court, sitting in Abeokuta, on Wednesday, March 3, 2021, convicted Komolafe Ololade Olajide and Olaniyi Joshua Omobolaji for fraudulent impersonation.

Coronavirus: WHO issues alert on fraudsters cashing in on epidemic

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that fraudsters are taking advantage of the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) to steal money or sensitive information.

Two suspected fraudsters arraigned in Ibadan

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibadan zonal office has arraigned two persons for allegedly defrauding one Akinbuluma Mobolade Dele, a lecturer and doctoral student in the Department of Crop Protection and Environmental Biology, University of Ibadan.

Results: JAMB warns UTME candidates against fraudsters

The Joint Admissions Matriculation Board (JAMB) has warned its 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) candidates awaiting their results against fraudsters who deploy various...

U.S. vows to clampdown on fraudsters in its international education industry

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement says it is working towards unveiling new tools to clampdown fraudulent activities in the...

Fraudsters arrested for swindling people in Dapo Abiodun’s name

The Police in Ogun State have arrested two members of a syndicate, Hassan Jimoh and Taiwo Edun who have been using the name of Ogun State governor-elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun to defraud unsuspecting members of the public under pretence that the governor-elect asked them to form a task force with the name “Keep Ogun State Clean Corps” which they advertised as “Dapo Abiodun Environmental Task Force.”

NSCDC arrest 2 for allegedly defrauding Dutse farmers

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Jigawa Command, has arrested two suspected fraudsters who allegedly defrauded unsuspecting farmers.

4 suspected fraudsters remanded for duping Bureau De Change agent $20,000

The Police at the Lion Building Division, Lagos Island, have arrested four suspected fraudsters for allegedly defrauding a female Bureau de Change agent, Taiwo Tawa Shehu of the sum of $20,000 at the Union bank PLC located at 11, Broad Street, Lagos Island, Lagos.

2019 UTME: JAMB warns candidates against fraudsters

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has called on prospective candidates to disregard advertisements in the social media announcing sales of registration documents...

Social Investment Programme: 2 nabbed for extorting N40,000 each from Nigerians

The National Social Investment Programme says two fraudsters have been arrested and handed over to the Department of State Security Service (DSS) in Yola,...

Hajj 2018: Beware of fraudsters, NAHCON cautions pilgrims

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) on Sunday cautioned Nigerians performing this year’s Hajj in Saudi Arabia against fraudsters on the prowl at...

Multichoice loses N200 million to suspected fraudsters

Three suspected fraudsters have been arrested and arraigned before a Lagos Magistrate Court for allegedly hacking into DSTV, GOTV computer network data belonging to the Management of Multichoice Nigeria Limited.

Finance minister alerts tax payers against fraudsters

Finance Minister, Mrs Kemi Adeosun has advised tax payers to demand for written notice when they receive phone calls from tax officials for payment purposes in order not to fall victim to fraudsters.

How fraudsters attempted to dupe LASG N50m, Clone Ambode’s phone number – Witnesses

Two young men, Rilwanu Jamiu and Balogun Oyewole have been arraigned at the Lagos High Court, Igbosere for attempting to dupe Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to the tune of N50 million by cloning his official telephone number.

Fraudsters using my name to solicit funds on social media – Obaseki

The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has warned members of the public against fraudsters using his name to solicit for funds on social media.

RRS arrests four fraudsters

The operatives of the Rapid Response Squad, RRS  of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested four members of two fraud syndicates operating in Ikeja, Maryland, Ojodu-Berger, Agege and Oshodi parts of the metropolis.

Fraudsters open Facebook Account in my name – Kumuyi

The General Superintendent, Deeper Christian Life Ministry, Pastor William Kumuyi has lamented that fraudsters have opened a Facebook account in his name, soliciting for donation for the ministry.

Fraudsters swindle Lagos House Speaker

The police in Lagos have arraigned three men before a Federal High Court, Lagos, for allegedly defrauding the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa of the sum of N9, 188,100.

Business woman loses N4 million to fraudsters

A Business woman, Patience Danatie has dragged four suspected fraudsters before a Lagos Magistrate Court for allegedly using her business partner's voice to collect the sum of N4 million from her under false pretence.

Customs warns fraudsters to stay off e-auction platform – Official

The Nigeria Customs Services (NCS) is warning fraudulent bidders involved in making unrealistic bids to stay off its e-auction platform or risk prosecution.

NIS cautions applicants against fraudsters

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has warned prospective applicants seeking employment into the service not to pay any money to any person or group of persons.

JAMB to roll out new registration process for 2018 UTME

Prof.Is-haq Oloyede, registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), says the board may introduce a new mode of registration in 2018 to checkmate fraudsters.

WAEC Warns Candidates Against Patronising Fraudsters

The West African Examinations Council on Wednesday warned candidates against patronising fraudsters in the ongoing 2017 May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).

Police arrest 5 suspected fraudsters in Kaduna

The Nigeria Police Force says it has arrested 4 suspected fraudsters who specialised in impersonating public office holders and prominent personalities.

2 more JAMB form fraudsters arrested

Barely two days after the arrest of a syndicate of four men who specialized in printing and selling of fake UTME forms to prospective...

Convicted fuel subsidy fraudster collapses in court

An oil subsidy fraudster, Mrs Ada Ugo-Ngali, the Managing Director of Ontario Oil and Gas Limited, fainted in the dock on Friday.Ugo-Ngadi fainted as...

4 Suspected fraudsters arrested in Lagos

Kazeem UgbodagaThe operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of Lagos State police Command have arrested four suspects for allegedly swindling members of the...

EFCC warns fraudsters dropping Magu’s name

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has warned fraudsters to stop dropping the name of its chairman, Ibrahim Magu, to extort money from...

Court adjourns case against property fraudsters

An FCT High Court in Wuse Zone 2, Abuja, has adjourned the case of Henry Ogbolue and Lawrence Pepple, aides to Kingsley Kuku, till...

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