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  • Convicted Nigerian fraudster James Ibori wins £1 from UK

    Convicted fraudster and former Nigerian state governor James Ibori has been awarded £1 ($1.30) for being unlawfully detained for 42 hours in the UK. Ibori was jailed in the UK for fraud totalling nearly £50m in 2012....

    • Posted June 6, 2017
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  • Indian Police Arrests Nigerian Man with 25kg dry ganga

    The mobile phone of a Nigerian ‘ganja’ or Indian hemp smuggler, has proven a hard nut for Indian police. Indian police in the city of Visakhapatnam, desirous of knowing the Nigerian contacts announced last night their frustration...

    • Posted May 2, 2017
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  • Elderly Nigerian man robs four banks in New York

    A United Nations employee was busted for robbing four Manhattan banks, all during his lunch hour, authorities said. Abdullahi Shuaibu, 53, was picked up by cops on Monday and hit with two counts of robbery and two...

    • Posted April 18, 2017
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  • Two Nigerians arrested at Cambodia Airport with drugs in their stomachs

    Two Nigerian men arrested for smuggling 1.27 kilograms of cocaine in one of the men’s stomachs have had their hearing postponed to seek evidence on whether they knew each other or had accidentally met at the airport....

    • Posted April 18, 2017
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  • Dr. Donald Okechukwu Ozumba, 44, faces sexual assault in Texas

    The Texas Medical Board on Friday temporarily suspended the license of a McKinney orthopedic surgeon arrested  on suspicion he sexually assaulted two female patients while they were under his care. Dr. Donald Okechukwu Ozumba, 44, faces two charges of sexual...

    • Posted April 8, 2017
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  • UK to open money laundering trial of ex-Nigerian oil minister in June

    The trial of a former Petroleum Minister of Nigeria, Diezani Alison-Madueke, has been scheduled for June this year, local media portals are reporting. The Minister is expected to be tried along with four other accomplices for alleged...

    • Posted February 8, 2017
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    A metro Atlanta dentist has pleaded guilty to defrauding the Georgia Medicaid program of nearly $1 million. Dr. Oluwatoyin Solarin, who had offices in Doraville and Duluth, had some employees of her Care Dental practice back-date claims...

    • Posted January 16, 2017
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  • Trump Appoints Nigerian, Ogunlesi, into Economic Team

    Nigerian business mogul, Adebayo Ogunlesi, has been named as one of those who will advise US President-elect Donald Trump on the American economy. The 63 year-old chairman of Global Infrastructure Partners, a private equity firm and a...

    • Posted December 6, 2016
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  • Concussion (2015 film) is a Nigerian

    How many Hollywood movies have been made about the lives and achievements of Nigerians who have made one impact or the other on the world stage, with big name actors like Will Smith taking the role of...

    • Posted October 22, 2016
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  • I went to Nigeria to meet the man who scammed me

    An internet romance scam took an unexpected turn, writes Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani. When Maria Grette first discovered that the 58-year-old Danish man with whom she had fallen in love was actually a 24-year-old Nigerian “419” internet scammer,...

    • Posted October 21, 2016
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