Daily Archives: April 30, 2021

Nigerian teen gets 19 scholarship offers from US and Canada

A Nigerian teenager, who scored straight As in WASSCE, has received 19 full-ride scholarship offers from universities across the United States and Canada. Victory Yinka-Banjo, a 17-year-old secondary school graduate, was offered more than $5 million dollars’ worth of scholarship money for an undergraduate program of study, according to admission documents and estimates of…

Bandits killed 323 people and abducted 949 people in three months – Kaduna Government

The Kaduna state government has announced that 323 people were killed by bandits in the State between January and March 2021. Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs in Kaduna, Samuel Aruwan disclosed this while presenting the first quarter security report at the State Security Council meeting on Friday April 30. He added that a total…

Nigerian man sentenced to 20 years imprisonment in South Africa for conning women out of over N26m in online dating scam

The Bellville Commercial Crimes Court Cape Town, has sentenced a Nigerian fraudster Chinonso Pascal Eze, who ran an online dating scam in which he duped unsuspecting women out of over R1 035 030 (N26m) Spokesperson for the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) Eric Ntabazalila said in a statement that Eze, 36, was on Thursday, April 29,…