Africa: ‘I opened Facebook account to lure ladies to bed’

Detectives attached to the Festac Police Station, Amuwo-Odofin, Lagos State, have arrested a man, who opened a Facebook account, solely to lure ladies into bed and defraud them of their valuables. The suspect, Faloseyi Oluwole, 30, also used to pose as bank manager, working in Abuja, to hoodwink his victims. He claimed on his Facebook profile, that he studied at […]

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GBEREFU: From slaves’ ‘Point of No Return’ to Africa’s biggest deep sea port

For almost 400 years, little has changed about Gberefu Island in Badagry area of Lagos State. The vast land is sparsely populated as the communities located on it are few and far between, reports OKORIE UGURU. A stretch of sandy soil runs into miles. The beach has little activities except by some white garment worshippers whose churches are located there. […]

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Volatility: West African markets reject naira transactions- Investigations


By Tola Adenubi Investigations have revealed that some markets in the West African sub-region have started rejecting transactions in Naira following the free fall of the currency against the Dollars in the international market. When the Nigerian Tribune visited Topa market in Cotonou and Benin market in Seme, both in Benin Republic, it was discovered that many of the traders […]

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