FG to pay 24.3 million poor Nigerians N729bn – Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Sadiya Farouq reveals

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq, has announced plans by the Federal government to distribute N729 billion among 24.3 million poor Nigerians. Ms. Farouq who disclosed this at the inauguration of the Federal Government’s emergency intervention database for the urban poor, said each of the beneficiaries would get N5,000 each…

Nigerian man arrested in Thailand for bank fraud

A 44-year-old Nigerian national identified as Chuks has been arrested in Bangkok for allegedly committing banking fraud against three Thai victims, Immigration Police chief, Lieutenant General SompongChingduang said on Tuesday, January 19. The alleged scammer then reportedly used the given information to log into mobile banking applications before transferring all the money from the victim’s…

Man defrauds people by impersonating as Superintendent of Police, EFFCC operative

The Federal Capital Territory Police Command (FCT) have arrested a notorious fraudster, Mohammed Abdulrahman, who has been defrauding unsuspecting members of the public by impersonating as a Superintendent of Police and operative of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Spokesperson of the Command, AP Mariam Yusuf, who confirmed this in a statement on…

Herdsmen: ‘Your statement is very inimical to the corporate existence of Nigeria’- Ondo state govt hits back at Garba Shehu

The Ondo State Government has reacted to the statement issued by presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu, in which he condemned the state Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, for giving a seven-day ultimatum to herdsmen to leave forest reserves in the state. Garba in a statement released on Tuesday, January 19, kicked against the ultimatum and stated that the governor being a senior lawyer should…

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