Month: November 2021

US Court Jails Sulemon Arowokoko For 44 Months Over Wire Fraud, Identity Theft

A resident of Pittsburgh has been sentenced in federal court to 44 months in prison on his conviction of conspiracy, access device fraud, and aggravated identity theft, United States Attorney Cindy K. Chung announced today. United States District Judge J. Nicolas Ranjan imposed the sentence on Sulemon Arowokoko, 32, of Pittsburgh, Pa. According to information …

US Court Jails Sulemon Arowokoko For 44 Months Over Wire Fraud, Identity Theft Read More »

CYBERSECURITY, PROLIFERATION, CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS (A CASE STUDY OF THE NIGERIA STATE)

Abstract With increasing access to internet and online resources in Nigeria, an exponential increase is observed in the rate of cybercrimes in Nigeria. Cybercrime rates increase geometrically, hence, giving Nigeria notoriety as a nation with a highly insecure cyberspace. In this Seminar Paper as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) with over 19 years wealth of …

CYBERSECURITY, PROLIFERATION, CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS (A CASE STUDY OF THE NIGERIA STATE) Read More »

EFCC deepens Odili’s N100bn scam probe, NIS holds on to passport

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has deepened the investigation of a former Governor of Rivers State, Peter Odili, over alleged fraud to the tune of N100bn even as the Nigeria Immigration Service has continued to hold on to the former governor’s passport on the instruction of the EFCC. Odili, who is the husband of …

EFCC deepens Odili’s N100bn scam probe, NIS holds on to passport Read More »

Cyber Crime: The dangers of working from home

Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic pivoted organisations to activate online and virtual working modes, there has been a rapid spike in cybercrime. While the pandemic moved leadership of organisations to increasingly adopt the Internet of Things (IoT), technological innovations and digital communications capabilities to drive effective business operations, they also inevitably become exposed …

Cyber Crime: The dangers of working from home Read More »

Acquire skills, shun crime, ex-envoy urges youths

A former ambassador to Switzerland, Uche Odogwu, has advised the youth to shun land racketeering, other forms of crime and embrace skills acquisition. Odogwu, son of late philanthropist, late Chief Sonny Odogwu stated this at graduation of 40 Asaba youths in skill acquisitions organised by a non-governmental organisation,   Asaba Home-Diaspora Development Initiative. Odogwu said such …

Acquire skills, shun crime, ex-envoy urges youths Read More »

#EndSARS report: ‘Crimes against humanity happened at Lekki tollgate, major actors identified’, panel member reveals

A member of Lagos State Judicial Panel on #EndSARS, Ebun Adegboruwa, SAN, has given a hint on the content of the report submitted to the Lagos State Government on Monday The report was submitted in a brief ceremony at Government House, Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos, The PUNCH was told. The panel was inaugurated on October 19, …

#EndSARS report: ‘Crimes against humanity happened at Lekki tollgate, major actors identified’, panel member reveals Read More »

Cross-examination of EFCC chairman stalled in alleged N761 subsidy fraud

Cross-examination of the Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Abdulrasheed Bawa, in a case of N761 million fraud was stalled in Lagos on Monday due to the defendant’s absence. The defendant, Abubakar Peters, contracted Coronavirus and is in an isolation centre, according to his counsel, Mr E.O. Isiramen. The News Agency of …

Cross-examination of EFCC chairman stalled in alleged N761 subsidy fraud Read More »

Banker defrauds bank of N219 million to build houses, invest in Ponzi scheme

A banker has been convicted by the Enugu State High Court, Enugu on a 32-count charge bordering on forgery and stealing to the tune of N219 million. Oliver Anidiobi was a former manager with Sterling Bank who duped OHHA Microfinance Bank in 2019 while serving as its Account Relationship Officer. The convict convinced the microfinance …

Banker defrauds bank of N219 million to build houses, invest in Ponzi scheme Read More »