The exposure of the identities of some loan application agents who defame and terrorize Nigerians has been making headlines for a week in major Nigerian media.
Exposed: The faces of some online loan app agents terrorizing and defaming Nigerians
Many Nigerians are said to struggle with high blood pressure due to the activities of unscrupulous online loan sharks taking advantage of the country’s economic situation.
These criminal loan sharks parading on Google Playstore have become experts in blackmail and blatant invasion of people’s privacy. They have been accused of employing different kinds of mannerless and cultureless characters as workers.
Online lending apps: List of two actions FG took against Sokoloan, NowCash and others
The Federal Government of Nigeria has finally launched a crackdown on online lending apps posing as lenders in Nigeria.
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According to the government, online lending companies have caused a lot of damage in the country by invading people’s privacy, breaking Nigerian data laws among others.
Online lending apps: Full list, profiles of 7 digital money lenders shut down by FG
On Friday, March 11, the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) raided at least seven digital lending companies operating in Lagos for “possible violation” of consumer rights.
The operation led by the boss of the commission, Babatunde Irukera, responded to several complaints of embezzlement on the part of lenders.
Bamise: how I escaped being attacked by the same BRT driver, another woman shares a touching story
Another victim of Andrew Nice, driver of the BRT bus boarded by Bamise Ayanwola, the 22-year-old fashion designer, has resurfaced.
Onyinyechi Anoke, a doctor, who recounted his encounter with Nice, said the incident happened during a week-long visit to Lagos in December 2021.
Huge win for EFCC: Property, over $228,000, N120m linked to ex-Air Force chief finally confiscated to FG
The doctor said she boarded a BRT bus driven from Nice at the axis of the Rasco bus stop along the Ikorodu road for its destination in Ketu at around 7:30 p.m. on December 29, 2021.
He Allegedly Committed N41.6 Billion Fraud: EFCC Arrests Prominent Nigerian on FBI Wanted List, US Responds
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Osondu Victor Igwilo, a suspect wanted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in the United States since 2018.
This was revealed in a statement released by anti-corruption agency spokesperson Wilson Uwujaren on Monday, March 14.
Nigerian Governor sacks all Commissioners, Chief of Staff, SSG, other political appointees and gives reason
Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has announced the dissolution of his cabinet members and the termination of all political appointments effective Wednesday, March 16, 2022.
The governor explained that it was a question of preparing for the taking office of the new government of Professor Charles Soludo on Thursday, March 17.
Online Loan Apps: List of Crimes Against Nigerians by Sokoloan, LCredit, etc.
Igbo youths call for arrest and prosecution of Obiano’s wife
The South East Young Leaders Coalition, COSEYL, has called for the immediate arrest and prosecution of Ebelechukwu Obiano, wife of former Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano.
COSEYL in a press release jointly signed by its national president, Goodluck Ibem; and Publicity Secretary Comrade Okey Nwaoru strongly condemned Ms Obiano’s action.