Date
May 23, 2019

Man Sentenced To Prison For Hacking Instagram Accounts

A Federal High Court in Ibadan, on Thursday, sentenced an Ibadan- based internet fraudster, Opeyemi James, to four months imprisonment for hacking into people’s Instagram accounts. Justice P.I. Ajoku said the convict was sentenced based on his guilty plea to a charge of advanced free fraud and the plea bargain he entered into with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). “In consideration of the plea bargain agreement between the convict and EFCC and in line with the provision of Section 270 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA) 2015, James is hereby convicted. “All the exhibits found in his possession are forfeited to the Federal Government of Nigeria,” [Read]

Nigerian Caught With Drugs In Italy Bites Off Policeman’s Finger

A Nigerian who was caught with drugs in Turin on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, reportedly bit off Italian policeman’s ring finger after taken to the police station. The 23-year-old Nigerian man who had drugs in his pocket at the Di Vittorio gardens in the Mirafiori area on Tuesday, attacked the agent who was photographing him for processing and reportedly bit off the phalanx of the policeman’s left ring finger. Sharing the story on his Twitter handle to ramp up his anti-immigrant rhetoric, Italy’s far-right Interior Minister. Matteo Salvini wrote:- “No tolerance for the delinquents. I am happy that the Security Decree works. The Nigerian may be expelled thanks to the [Read]

Yahoo Yahoo: What EFCC Boss, Magu Told Nigerian Artistes, Comedians

Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has charged Nigerian artistes and comedians to join the anti-graft agency in the fight against corruption, particularly internet fraud. “You have a very wide reach, so lend us your voices, please let your works propagate and promote integrity and the right values,” he said passionately. Magu gave the charge on Wednesday during an interactive session with artists, comedians, and On-Air-Personalities (OAP), which held at the EFCC Headquarters, Jabi, Abuja. “I urge you to raise a collective slogan against all forms of criminality among our youths, condemn in strong terms, ostentatious living without credible sources of income, particularly [Read]

Thieves Rob Nigerian Man Of Phone, Stab Him & Update Attack On His Facebook Page

A gang of thieves, who robbed a Nigerian man in the early hours of today, have taken to his Facebook page to post updates on the attack. In a post seen on the profile of the man identified as Fadogba Sirkaylex Kehinde, the alleged thieves reportedly stabbed him on the chest and wrote on his page of their action. Read what they posted on his page below:-     [Read]