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Biometric-based SIM swap to end e-fraud

Biometric-based SIM swap to end e-fraud

Telecom subscribers who want to swap their subscriber identification module (SIM) cards will need to secure bank approval that will include biometric verification, it was learnt at the weekend. It is all part of a new regulation initiated by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) to tackle SIM-swap related

Massive fire breaks out at Dubai’s 1,105ft Torch tower

This is the building’s second major blaze since opening in 2011 A massive fire has broken out at Dubai’s 1,105ft tall Torch Tower. The blaze was thought to have started at around 1am local time on Thursday (10pm Wednesday BST) before shooting up one side of the 86-storey building. Video footage from the scene showed the flames

Boko Haram: Trump okays $600m bombers for Nigeria

Nigeria has got the green light to acquire some American attack planes to fight Boko Haram, officials of the Trump administration have said. The deal, which is about $600 million, will strengthen Nigeria’s fire power against Boko Haram and other extremists, AP reported. The approval is despite U.S. concerns about human rights abuses by Nigerian

PANDEF Has Called Off 90-Day Ultimatum Issued To FG, Says Edwin Clark

Leaders of the Niger Delta region under the aegis of Pan Niger Delta Elders Forum, PANDEF, Thursday night withdrew the ultimatum issued to the Federal Government on some of the contentious issues.   Briefing journalists after the meeting minister of State for Petroleum Ibe Kachikwu said all the contentious issues were resolved.   According to

NDLEA announces Jonah Achema as new Spokesperson

The Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), retired Col. Muhammad Abdallah, has appointed Mr Jonah Achema as the new Spokesperson of the anti-narcotics Agency. Achema is to take over from Ofoyeju Mitchell who has been redeployed to the Edo Command. Ofoyeju, the out-going spokesperson, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday.‎ ‎

BBOG Demands Rescue Of Remaining Chibok Girls

Members of the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) group have demanded the rescue of the remaining over 100 girls that were abducted by Boko Haram terrorist group in Chibok community of Borno State. The BBOG members who took to the streets of Abuja in a peaceful march on Tuesday were received by a team of government