Nigeria: Convicted Fraudster Pulls Off $1 Million Scam From Kirikiri Prison

[Premium Times] A convicted internet fraudster, Hope Olusegun Aroke, who is serving a 24-year jail term at the Kirikiri Maximum Prison in Lagos is again, the subject of an investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for being the alleged mastermind of a mega scam to the tune of over $1,000,000.

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Nigeria: 1.2 Million Civilians Trapped in Territories Controlled By Boko Haram – UN

[Premium Times] About 1.2 million civilians are trapped and have been denied access to humanitarian aid and services in two local government areas now largely under the control of Boko Haram, Edward Kallon, UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, said.

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Nigeria: Why Boko Haram Insurgency Persists – Minister

[Premium Times] The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, Sadiya Umar-Farouq, has blamed the failure to end the Boko Haram war on “poor management” of strategy on the part of the military and other international humanitarian agencies working in North-east Nigeria.

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