Tag: scam

Alexander OnukwueMay 6, 2019

A Twitter user reviewed the 2019 budget, calling it a scam and we are still in shock

On April 30, 2019, the Senate passed the 2019 budget of N8.916trn, presented by Senator Danjuma Goje. And although the ...

YNaija NewsRoomMay 21, 2018

#YNaijaEssays: Robbery and Fraud – Nigeria’s favourite side hustle

Last weekend, the internet went crazy about Yahoo boys, after information surfaced on the internet that some suspected yahoo boys ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 13, 2017

Senate set to publish names of companies involved in alleged N30trn scam

The Nigerian Senate says it will publish names of companies found liable in the investigation into alleged N30 trillion revenue ...

AzeezSeptember 11, 2017

Stop peddling falsehood | Alhassan blasts Fani-Kayode

Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan has attacked former minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode for ‘peddling falsehood’. In a series ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 29, 2017

The Thread: His only wrong was helping a stranger — and he became a victim of fraud

Living as a Nigerian in Nigeria means that staying woke comes with the territory. Otherwise, you’ll become the quintessential maga ...

AzeezAugust 10, 2017

Group defrauding entrepreneurs with loan empowerment scam – FG

The Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment on Thursday said a faceless group was defrauding entrepreneurs under the guise ...

EditorAugust 3, 2017

The return of MMM: Could this be yet another scam?

by Wareez Odunayo Russian world’s largest Ponzi schemes of all time Mavrodi Mundial Moneybox, MMM participants have reason to smile ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 29, 2017

John Fashanu imprisoned for alleged scam

Former England football star, John Fashanu was last week locked up in an Abuja prison over alleged involvement in a ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 24, 2017

Man impersonates Ooni of Ife

by Dolapo Adelana The Ogun State Police Command has arrested Abiodun Joseph, 26, for allegedly impersonating the Ooni of Ife, ...

AzeezApril 17, 2017

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories you should monitor today. Why I will not apologise to Saraki – Ndume Former ...

AzeezFebruary 24, 2017

“No one knows how many STDs I treated” | Tonto Dikeh says her marriage was a scam

by Azeez Adeniyi Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh has said her marriage to embattled husband, Oladunni Churchill was based on what ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 19, 2016

How undergraduate duped 33 men via Instagram

No fewer than 33 men have been duped by a 100-level part-time student of a journalism institute, The Punch reports. The ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 21, 2016

The Thread: How guys get engaged to side-chics by accident

Hilarious read. @kwamedracula is explaining how men find themselves in relationships they did not set out to get involved in ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 21, 2016

Why I went to Nigeria to meet the man who scammed me

by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani. When Maria Grette first discovered that the 58-year-old Danish man with whom she had fallen in ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 19, 2016

Opinion: Is the Federal Civil Service Commission recruitment exercise a scam?

by Ibironke Oluwatobi The level of unemployment in the country has made recruitment news seem like an oasis in the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 6, 2016

Cross River uncovers N650m ghost workers’ scam

The Cross River State Government has uncovered about N650 million from 3,000 ghost workers for the months of June and July, ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 23, 2016

EFCC arrests 2 internet fraudsters

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested two men Egbedayo Semilore, 26 and Elijah Jeremiah, 29 for alleged ...

AzeezSeptember 10, 2016

Chibok girls’ kidnap is a scam – Christian Women group

The Women’s Wing of the Christian Council of Nigeria on Friday has said the Chibok girls abduction saga was a ‘big ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 18, 2016

How ‘Dr. Justified’ tricked woman into giving him N6.7million (PHOTO)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested one Chike Nnaemeka, aka Dr. Justified Isioma Nnaemeka Emerald, for conspiracy ...

Isime EseneAugust 14, 2016

I made a mistake calling #SaveMayowa a scam – Linda Ikeji apologizes

A day after the Police confirmed that the #SaveMayowa initiative is as legit as legit can be, popular blogger, Linda ...

Isime EseneJuly 28, 2016

Y! Exclusive: ‘How we found out it was a scam’ – NGO behind #SaveMayowa initiative [LISTEN]

Following our exclusive story on the status of the #SaveMayowa initiative, YNaija has an audio recording of actress, Toyin Aimakhu‘s ...

Isime EseneJuly 28, 2016

Y! Exclusive: How Mayowa Ahmed’s family scammed me – Toyin Aimakhu cries out

by Ore Peters Following a story by an online news platform that the #SaveMayowa initiative may have been a ruse ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 9, 2016

AGF gave ex-convict FG contract, fired him and now DSS has arrested him

The owner of Public Alerts Security Systems, George Uboh has been arrested and detained by operatives of the Department of ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 12, 2016

Someone investigated the looting of subsidy funds under Jonathan, and we noted these 12 points

Even as different reactions trail the removal of the subsidy placed on petrol by the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, ...

Oreoluwa PetersApril 23, 2016

‘Nothing happened to me’ | Actor, Nonso Diobi never had an accident

A few days ago, an Instagram post from an an account @NonsiDiobi1 claimed that Nollywoood actor, Nonso Diobi was involved ...

Adebayo EmuleomoApril 19, 2016

American scams two Nigerians of $2.3m

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has charged an American businessman, Marco Ramirez and his companies USA Now LLC and ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMarch 17, 2016

30 vehicles seized from directors of SURE-P, accounts frozen

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission has commenced the probe of directors and senior officials of the ...

Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 24, 2016

‘Purchase of 25 exotic cars’ | Why EFCC arrested PDP chieftain, Uche Secondus

Deputy National Chairman of the PDP, Elder Uche Secondus who has been in the custody of the Economic and Financial ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 5, 2016

Salary payment scam: 23,306 ghost workers discovered on FG payroll [DETAILS]

About 23,306 names ghost workers have been discovered to be on the payroll of the Federal Government of Nigeria, in ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJanuary 11, 2016

‘Yahoo boys cost Nigeria N78 billion yearly’ | Minister cries out

The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu has revealed that Nigeria loses about N78 billion yearly to cyber crimes. The minister ...

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