Year: 2020

Testimony of a Scammed Nigerian

A popular scam going on in Nigeria now is the Bitcoin scam. It majorly happens on an app called “Telegram”. So many Nigerians have fallen victim to this type of scam. In this video, a Nigerian lady recounts how she was scammed on the telegram app.

54gene tackles imitation of COVID test results, creates validation portal

Later that day, over the phone with him, as I introduce myself, he goes, “it is N40,000”; barely allowing me to finish as if he has been waiting for my call. Like his colleague at the airport, he is not going to collect N10,000, saying it is “too small”, but not without a note of …

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New CBN Circular: CBN confirms only Banks can pay IMTO dollars

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has issued an update to its recent circular on the management of remittances from diaspora Nigerians. In a circular posted on its website, the apex bank instructed banks to transfer all diaspora remittances to the domiciliary accounts of the beneficiaries or pay the customers in foreign currency. On payment …

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*The Internet Demons on Nigerian University Campuses* Akin Fadeyi wrote:

The Internet Demons on Nigerian University Campuses Akin Fadeyi wrote: On May 27, 2020, while COVID-19 was ravaging the world, I received a call from Dr. Princess Betty. She was linked to us through Betty Abah, a longtime friend. Betty informed me one girl was about to commit suicide because one guy was threatening to …

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Ex Bank manager, Adam jailed for N11m ATM fraud

The Maiduguri Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has secured the conviction Adam kaka Adam, a former banker, who was sentenced to one year imprisonment by Justice Ibrahim Jauro of the Yobe State High Court sitting in Damaturu. The convict was prosecuted on one-count of theft to the tune of N11, …

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