• Col. Umar to sue MTN over fraudulent deductions, unsolicited SMS

    Col. Umar to sue MTN over fraudulent deductions, unsolicited SMS

    Former military Governor of Kaduna State, Colonel Abubakar Dangiwa Umar (retd), has decided to sue MTN over unsolicited messages and fraudulent deductions by the telecoms giant.

    Speaking on Saturday, Umar said he has briefed his lawyers to file the suit against MTN after complaining over unsolicited messages and deductions to no avail.

    He said despite assurances that it will not happen again, he has started receiving unsolicited messages accompanied by deductions of money from his telephone line.

    He forwarded two of the latest […]

  • Edo guber: Obaseki’s victory fraudulent – Ikimi

    Edo guber: Obaseki’s victory fraudulent – Ikimi

    A former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chief Tom Ikimi, has rejected the outcome of the Edo State governorship election, claiming the result was manipulated in favour of the All Progressives Congress.

    The Peoples Democratic Party chief, who hails from Igueben Local Government Area in Edo Central Senatorial District of the state, insisted the APC didn’t deserve victory in the poll.

    APC’s Godwin Obaseki defeated the candidate of the PDP, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, by 319,483 to 253,173 votes.

    Ikimi, in an interview with newsmen on […]

  • CBN to place fraudulent bank customers on watch-list

    CBN to place fraudulent bank customers on watch-list

    The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday said it is working out regulatory framework that would enable it to either blacklist fraudulent bank customers, or at least, place them on watch-list across the banking industry.

    CBN Director, Banking and Payment Systems Department, ‘Dipo Fatokun who disclosed this at the Finance Correspondents Association of Nigeria (FICAN) Bi-Monthly Forum hosted by the apex bank in Lagos, said such feat can only be achieved with the help of the Bank Verification Number (BVN).

    He explained […]

  • I’ve never been involved in any fraudulent activity – Edo APC candidate, Obaseki

    I’ve never been involved in any fraudulent activity – Edo APC candidate, Obaseki

    The flag bearer of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the Edo state gubernatorial election, Mr. Godwin Obaseki says he has never been involved in any fraudulent activity, debunking reports in the social media that he was under investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

    Obaseki, in a chat with newsmen in Benin City, said issues raised by the late Humphrey Idisi family against a German firm have nothing to do with him, stressing that he is just a […]

  • CBN cautions bank customers against fraudulent SMS on debit cards

    CBN cautions bank customers against fraudulent SMS on debit cards

    The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has cautioned bank customers against disclosing their Debit (ATM) Card details to fraudsters who send out fake SMS messages.

    This is contained in a statement made available to Newsmen by the acting Director of Communications, CBN, Mr Isaac Okorafor on Thursday in Abuja.

    The statement warned customers not to reply text messages from individuals pretending to be Customer Care representatives of the CBN, asking for Personal Identification Numbers or Bank Verification Numbers.

    “Those messages and calls are […]

  • Okorocha blames poor finances on fraudulent political appointees

    Okorocha blames poor finances on fraudulent political appointees

    Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, has blamed the precarious financial health on the alleged fraudulent activities of political appointees, senior staff of ministries and parastatals, as well as local government workers. Chief Okorocha’s position was made known through a Government House press statement signed by the Governors’ Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Sam Onwuemeodo.
    “The internally generated revenue of the state government is about the least in Nigeria, as a result of fraudulent activities of the political appointees, senior staff of […]