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Tag: Extort

Dangote Says His Ex-Girlfriend Tried To Extort $5 Million From Him
Scandals and Rumours

Dangote Says His Ex-Girlfriend Tried To Extort $5 Million From Him

Africa’s richest man, Alike Dangote, has told a U.S. court how his former American girlfriend, who exposed a part of his body via a social media post, is trying to extort $5 million from him. PREMIUM TIMES exclusively obtained the documents of a civil suit he filed with a pseudonym against the lady identified as Autumn Spikes at a Miami-Dade County Court in Florida, United States of America. The wealthy businessman used the pseudonym, John Doe, with AD, that stands for the ‘acronym’ for his name, Aliko Dangote, as his alias. He seeks “excess of $30,000” in damages against Ms Spikes. One of the court documents filed by the plaintiff on January 22, is titled, ‘Complaint petition for declaratory judgment complaint for (about) extortion petition for injunctive relief’. The d...
Benzema to face trial for alleged involvement in attempted blackmail case
Sport

Benzema to face trial for alleged involvement in attempted blackmail case

  Real Madrid forward Benzema is accused of paying individuals to extort money from Mathieu Valbuena by threatening to make the video public in 2015. The 33-year-old French striker argues that a police officer used dishonest methods to draw him into the affair. He has not played for his country since it came to light. French prosecutors announced Benzema would face trial on Thursday, reported the AFP News Agency. AFP also quoted Benzema's lawyer, Sylvain Cormier, as saying he was not surprised the matter was going to trial, but that the decision was "as absurd as it was predictable". Benzema has scored 261 goals for Real since joining the Spanish side in 2009. He and Valbuena were international team-mates at the time of the affair and were in the France squad fo...
Teacher Fakes her Own Kidnap in Kwara to Extort N250, 000 From her Father
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Teacher Fakes her Own Kidnap in Kwara to Extort N250, 000 From her Father

The police in Kwara state have arrested a 24-year-old teacher, Medinat Ibrahim,  for allegedly faking her own kidnap just to extort N250, 000 from her father. Medinat, who was paraded alongside two other suspects identified as Amudalat Wahab (30) and Hammed Lekan (28) said she committed the crime to raise money to settle a debt which accrued from the monthly contribution at the private school where she serves as a teacher. She alleged she was maltreated by her stepmother who also caused friction between her and her father, adding that she decided to fake her own kidnap to get money to offset debts she incurred during COVID-19 lockdown.   I teach in a private school where I was paid N15,000. We organised monthly contribution which I collected and invested in a business, b...
Man Accuses SARS of Driving him and his Wife to an ATM and Asking them to Withdraw 500,000 Naira
News

Man Accuses SARS of Driving him and his Wife to an ATM and Asking them to Withdraw 500,000 Naira

A man has claimed that SARS tried to extort him and his wife of 500,000 Naira after they were seen outside past curfew. Bruce Bateman said the incident happened 2 weeks ago. He claims the SARS officials drove him and his wife from Lekki to Marina and asked them to withdraw 500K from the ATM. He said 250K was the fine levied on him and 250K on his wife. He made this revelation while discussing kidnapping and armed robbery. He insinuated that Nigerian policemen are kdinappers and armed robbers because of the way they arrest and extort civilians. He wrote: "We need Nigerian police to stop kidnappers and armed robbers. "SARS that drove my wife and I from Lekki to Marina and asked us to withdraw 500k from the ATM if we wanted to be released. Shey that one is not kidnap and armed...
China Will Extort The World If They Develop A COVID-19 Vaccine First, U.S National Security Officials Expresses Concern
Health

China Will Extort The World If They Develop A COVID-19 Vaccine First, U.S National Security Officials Expresses Concern

National Security officials of the United States are concerned China could hasten it’s development of a Coronavirus vaccine first, and use it to extort the world. The United States and China are locked in a race to develop a coronavirus vaccine as US security officials fear that the Asia country would use a successful vaccine as economic and diplomatic leverage. Coronavirus has sickened more than 3.3 million people worldwide, and experts believe ”whoever finds a workable vaccine right now basically rules the world. ” ‘They know that whoever finds a workable vaccine right now basically rules the world,’ a national security official told US media outlet Politico on condition of anonymity. Politico have published a report about the so-called vaccine war, describing fear among ...
Lockdown: We Will Deal With Officers Who Extort Money — Police AIG
News

Lockdown: We Will Deal With Officers Who Extort Money — Police AIG

The Nigeria police has issued a stern warning to its officers in the south-west region who use the opportunity of the lockdown to extort, dehumanize, brutalize and engage in unprofessional conduct. The Assistant Inspector-General of Police( AIG) in charge of Oyo, Osun, and Ondo State Mr. Bashir Makama during a tour of the region said any officer caught in any of these acts would be dealt with decisively. “Any officer caught in an uncivilised manner or other act of official misconduct will have to face disciplinary action from the police authority. ” lt had become imperative to all the officers manning the border town to shun act of indecency, brutality and unprofessional.
Two Brothers Arrested For Using EFCC’s Name To Extort Yahoo Boys
Crime

Two Brothers Arrested For Using EFCC’s Name To Extort Yahoo Boys

The EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, has arrested two blood brother for extorting internet fraudsters with promises to shield them from possible arrest by the Commission. . The siblings – Olatunji Joe Beyioku (35) and Oluwayomi Beyioku (37) - were arrested in Abeokuta, Ogun State, on Friday, November 15, 2019, during a sting operation. EFCC operatives had embarked on discreet investigations into the activities of the suspects when it was discovered that they are in the habit of the extorting ‘Yahoo Boys’ to help them evade arrest by the EFCC. . According to EFCC Statement, the suspects claimed to be spy police officers with the rank of Deputy Superintendent of Police, DSP, and have ‘assisted’ the Commission with information on the whereabouts of internet fraudsters within the town, ...
He Threatened To Shoot Me’ – Nigerian Rapper, CDQ Narrates Experience With SARS Operatives
Celebs

He Threatened To Shoot Me’ – Nigerian Rapper, CDQ Narrates Experience With SARS Operatives

Sodiq Abubakar Yusuf, Nigerian hip hop rapper better known as CDQ, has narrated how operatives of the Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS) threatened to shoot him in Lagos. The 34-year-old music star took to his Instagram page to recount how the security personnel also bragged that there won’t be any consequences for their actions. He also called for urgent reform of the anti-robbery unit. “The Head in-Charge should give proper training to these people. I had a terrible encounter with some illiterate Sars on Friday at Osapa London Lekki by the Shoprite Road threatening to shoot everyone in my convoy including Myself,” he wrote. “He openly said nothing will happen, that they don’t care about anybody scaring young girls and boys with guns. The incident still baffles me till now. I’ve ...
Customs Officer Kills Colleague While Trying to Extort Traveler
News

Customs Officer Kills Colleague While Trying to Extort Traveler

A Customs officer accidentally killed his colleague while trying to extort a traveler, today, along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway. According to, Derumours, the custom officer accidentally shot his colleague dead when he tried to shoot a civilian traveler. The victim of the extortion was said to be traveling down to the eastern region of Nigeria, when accosted by the Custom officers. He was asked to pay N300,000 which he refused, as he complained that it was way too much. Eyewitnesses disclosed that the argument got heated up, and the Customs officer accidentally killed his colleague while trying to shoot the civilian traveler. See what Derumours wrote below; This is happening now in Lagos Express way. A Nigerian man was stopped by Nigerian Custom on his way to the East. Was charge...
45-year Old Prophetess Posing As Police Officer, Arrested After 15 Years In The Business
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45-year Old Prophetess Posing As Police Officer, Arrested After 15 Years In The Business

A prophetess identified as Jumoke Mutairu, 45, and one Uzoma Johnson, 29, have been arrested by the Lagos State police for hiding under the pretext of being officers to extort money from the public. They were arrested on June 20 at the Alakara area of the state. The police said the suspects were arrested wearing black T-shirts with police crest and logo and black berets with police insignia. The Lagos police commissioner, Imohimi Edgal, said the police are still searching for the alleged leader of the group who is currently at large. According to the police, the suspects revealed they had been in the business for 15 years and were trained by their alleged leader, Pastor Johnson O. Oni, the founder of Chosen Ministry Church located at 24, Association Avenue in Ijeshatedo along the ...
Nigerian Man Calls Out Police Officer Who Allegedly Extorted Him, Shares Screenshot Of Bank Alert
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Nigerian Man Calls Out Police Officer Who Allegedly Extorted Him, Shares Screenshot Of Bank Alert

A Nigerian man simply identified as @the_eventguy on Instagram has called out a police officer who allegedly extorted N20,000 from him in Osun state on June 8th. Posting a screenshot of the bank alert from the bank transfer he did and the photo of the Police officer, the victim wrote: Let the Whole world know this criminals who call themselves police men, a member of IGP Squad, Osun State command, Osogbo… Young people who work so hard to make money are no longer safe as these guys now unofficially go around abducting people in the name of the hunt for Yahoo boys take you to strange places and make you pay for your release… I was able to take a photo of one of them as I was making a transfer to his account for my release. This happened on the 8th of june just around lameko in Osogbo. ...
Governor Ambode’s Wife Disowns Fake Aide
News

Governor Ambode’s Wife Disowns Fake Aide

Wife of the governor of Lagos State Mrs. Bolanle Ambode on Tuesday disowned a certain individual posing as her representative to extort money from the public. Mrs. Ambode, in a statement by her media aide, Folashade Kadiri, said the individual has been using social media to disguise as her representative to defraud people. The statement reads: “The attention of Mrs Ambode has been drawn to the criminal activities of a certain individual, masquerading as her representative, for the purpose of exhorting money from unsuspecting persons, using the social media platform. “Her Excellency wishes to state that she has no links with such fraudulent element, neither has she authorised anyone to act on her behalf in questionable circumstances.” She urged the public to be vigilant and avoi...
Dear Nigerian, If A Police Officer Tries To Extort Or Extorts You, Please Call These Numbers To Report
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Dear Nigerian, If A Police Officer Tries To Extort Or Extorts You, Please Call These Numbers To Report

If a police officer tries to extort you or extorts you, no need to be lamenting about how badly behaved police officers are, just call to complain about the officer who wronged you. Get his details and call the Police Public Complaint Rapid Response Unit. PCRRU is available 24/7 via the following channels; Phone Calls Only: 08057000001, 08057000002 | SMS/WhatsApp Only: 08057000003 | BBM:58A2B5DE
Rita Ibeni is a Blackmailer, Bishop Chris Kwakpovwe Is Innocent
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Rita Ibeni is a Blackmailer, Bishop Chris Kwakpovwe Is Innocent

A blackmailer who claims to be a journalist has landed in Kirikiri Maximum Prison attempting to extort money from a popular clergy in Lagos through blackmail. Ohio Ojeagbase, 38, walked into the net of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, after perfecting his extortion plot on Bishop (Dr.) Chris Kwakpovwe, the General Overseer of the Manna Prayer Mountain and publisher of the daily devotional, Our Daily Manna. He was arrested alongside a Lagos-based lawyer, Barr. Uche Iloani accused of working together with Mr. Ohio who owns Probiters Report. Trouble started for Ohio and his accomplice after they had planted a lady in Bishop Kwapovwe’s ministry to function as a staff whose job was to feed them with information that could facilitate their blackmail plans on the clergy. Rita I...
Lagos Police Commissioner Flare-up When Asked About Officers Who Extort Money From Transporters
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Lagos Police Commissioner Flare-up When Asked About Officers Who Extort Money From Transporters

The Lagos State Police Commissioner, Fatai Owoseni lost his cool when asked to address the incessant cases of police officers extorting money from road transporters which caused the rise in fares. From the clip shared on Instagram by Goldmyne TV, the top police official was thoroughly offended when confronted with that question. “Get it right: don’t exaggerate,” he flared up, “Nigerian police is not what you think. All of you come to say ‘corruption corruption’, [but] how many Nigerian police in this town have been arrested by EFCC?” He went on to challenge the journalist to mention officers who have been arraigned for building ‘all those mansions’. “You are exaggerating!” he continued, clearly pissed. “The fact that they increased transport fare is not for police (sic).”...

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