Month: October 2018

Missouri Man Scammed Love Interests Out of $878K Before Arrest at KCI Airport

A Missouri con artist scammed lovesick women and men he met on dating sites such as Christian Mingle with stories of sequestered gold, terrible luck and even an imaginary daughter, according to federal authorities. Kansas City resident Ronayerin Ogolor, 49, was part of what the FBI described as a “romance fraud scheme” that cost his …

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Corruption So Endemic In Africa That Only Generational Shift Can End It, Says US Ambassador

United States Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Tibor P. Nagy, says corruption will only end on the African continent when the younger generation is ready to stand against it. Nagy, who spoke with African journalists via a telephone press conference ahead of his visit to the continent, maintained that corruption is so endemic …

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Lagos Exam Board ‘Cannot Guarantee Authenticity’ Of Fake Certificate Obtained From SUBEB

The Lagos State Examination Board has said it cannot guarantee the authenticity of a First School Leaving Certificate obtained from the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB). The board’s response to a verification request sent by Civic Media Lab, a non-profit media foundation, came 10 weeks after the request was made. The request was part of …

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UNDERCOVER INVESTIGATION: Forgery, Bribery, Exam Malpractice Are Booming At Lagos Primary Schools

The sun was at its scorching best. It was a Saturday, a day when most people were either relaxing at home or attending function. However, parents clustered under a shade beside the black gate of Government College Victoria Island (GoCoVi) in Lagos — their faces a mix of excitement and exhaustion as they received their …

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