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Fraudsters Confess To Spending N20m To Hack JAMB Registration Portal

Some fraudsters have confessed to spending over N20m to construct a radio platform with which they hacked into the registration portal of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), The Punch reports. The suspects, who were arrested by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), were caught while perpetrating certain irregularities in the ongoing registration for the […]

South Africa-Based Nigerian Pastor Tim Omotoso Arraigned For Allegedly Molesting Over 30 Girls

It was a starling scene at a South African airport on Thursday as the nation’s police arrested a Nigerian pastor, Tim Omotoso, accused of sexually molesting over 30 girls in his congregation. The 58-year-old Omotosho, the senior pastor of the Jesus Dominion International, an interdenominational ministry, based in Durban, who was arrested inside the toilet […]

Massive Shake-Up In Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

In line with the ongoing reforms in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), the Management has announced the retirement of some staff and the deployment of others. The retired staff are: Mrs. Esther Nnamdi-Ogbue, Managing Director, NNPC Retail Ltd; Mr. Alpha P. Mamza, Executive Director, Operations, NNPC Retail Ltd; and Mr. Oluwa Kayode Erinoso, Manager, […]

Russia Bans Jehovah’s Witnesses As “Extremist”

Russia’s Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that Jehovah’s Witnesses were an “extremist” organization and must disband and hand over all property to the state, Reuters said. “The Supreme Court has ruled to sustain the claim of Russia’s ministry of justice and deem the ‘Administrative Centre of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia’ organisation extremist, eliminate it and ban its […]

Nigeria May Extend Whistleblowing Policy To Recovery Of Illegal Arms

The President Muhammadu Buhari led government is looking at suggestions to extend the whistleblowing policy to illegal weapons’ possession by powerful politicians and other public figures. Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said this in a statement made available to journalists on Wednesday, April 19, 2017. According to him, this is […]

Nigeria Out Of Recession – World Economics

World Economics on Tuesday declared that the Nigerian economy which recorded negative growth and crept into a recession months ago has gotten out of the doldrums and bounced back from the economic downturn. The London-based organisation which is dedicated to producing financial analysis, insight and data relating to questions of key importance to the world economy, […]