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US court sentences Invictus Obi to 10-year Jail Term For Fraud

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US court sentences Invictus Obi to 10-year Jail Term For Fraud

US court has sentenced Nigerian, Obinwanne Okeke, popularly known as ‘Invictus Obi’, a Nigerian entrepreneur and a Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 honoree to 10 years in prison by Chief District Judge, Rebecca Smith for his involvement in computer-based intrusion fraud scheme which caused over $11 million in losses to his victims.

Prior to his sentence, Obinwanne Okeke, who is 33 was the CEO of a certain group of companies known as Invictus Group.

He has a degree in International Studies and Forensic Criminology and Masters of International Relations and Counter-Terrorism Studies from Monash University in Australia, according to his official profile.

He was featured regularly in Nigerian and international media. Okeke also earned high praises from Nigerian politicians.

CNBCA likewise named Okeke as a finalist for Young Business Leader of the Year (West Africa).

He based in Nigeria and other parts of the world. It was mentioned that from 2015 to 2019, Okeke and other conspirators have been engaging in a conspiracy to conduct various computer-based frauds. They obtain and compile the credentials of hundreds of victims, which include includes victims of the Eastern District of Virginia. He had earlier pleaded guilty to the crimes in June.

“Through subterfuge and impersonation, Obinwanne Okeke engaged in a multi-year global business email and computer hacking scheme that caused a staggering $11 million in losses to his victims,” said Raj Parekh, Acting U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia.

“Today’s sentence further demonstrates EDVA’s and FBI’s worldwide reach in vigorously pursuing justice on behalf of American victims and others and holding international cybercriminals accountable, no matter where they commit their crimes.”

Brian Dugan, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI’s Norfolk Field Office stated that, “The FBI will not allow cyber criminals free reign in the digital world to prey on U.S. companies. This sentencing demonstrates the FBI’s commitment to working with our partners at the Department of Justice and our foreign counterparts to locate cyber criminals across the globe and bring them to the United States to be held accountable.”

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Share My Body Part If Am Killed In This Protest, Say A 19 year old Asian Lady

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Share My Body Part If Am Killed In This Protest, Say A 19 year old Asian Lady

This 19 year protestor was shot and killed by military thugs today in Mandalay. Her shirt says “Everything will be OK”. Coca-Cola bottle in her hand is to help to those who got hit by tear gas.

Share My Body Part If Am Killed In This Protest, Say A 19 year old Asian Lady Share My Body Part If Am Killed In This Protest, Say A 19 year old Asian Lady

She sacrificed her life to teach us there is a hope.

And she also left a letter saying “If I was wounded and couldn’t be back to good condition, please do not save me. I will give the left useful parts of my body to someone who needs it.” was shot at the head and dead in Mandalay today

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Northern Food Dealers Made U-turn Decision On Food Supply To the South

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Northern Food Dealers Made U-turn Decision On Food Supply To the South

Following the decision of the food dealers from the north to stop food supplies to the southern part of the country, the association guiding the activities of the body has reverse Their decision.

The leadership of Cattle and Foodstuff dealers under the aegis of the Amalgamated Union of Foodstuff and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria (AUFCDN) has agreed to end the blockade of supplies to the south.

They reached the agreement at an ongoing meeting with some governors in Abuja on Wednesday.

Abdullahi Tom, a youth leader of the cattle dealers in Lagos, told journalist Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State is among the leaders who appealed to them to end the industrial action.

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Njide Okonjo-Udochi, Sister To Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Becomes First Black Female As She Wins ‘Physician of the Year’ In The US

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Njide Okonjo-Udochi, Sister To Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Becomes First Black Female As She Wins 'Physician of the Year' In The US

Not too long after celebrating the victory of Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala who became the Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), her sister, Dr. Njide Okonjo-Udochi has additionally won Family Physician Of The Year 2021 in Maryland, the United States making her the first Black female to win the esteemed honor.

Njide Okonjo-Udochi, Sister To Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Becomes First Black Female As She Wins 'Physician of the Year' In The US

This honor was presented to Ms. Okonjo-Udochi by The Maryland Academy of Family Physicians (MDAFP).

Dr. Njide Okonjo-Udochi established Millennial Family Care in 2003. She was declared Baltimore Magazine Top Doctor in 2019. She is perceived as a top essential consideration specialist in Maryland and past and is highlighted as a clinical master on specialists’ meetings on CNN, FOX News, CNBC, and the sky is the limit from there.

Njide Okonjo-Udochi, Sister To Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Becomes First Black Female As She Wins 'Physician of the Year' In The US

The newly emerged World Trade Organization Director-General, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala congratulated her sister on Twitter.
She wrote, “Congratulations Dr Njideka Udochi, Maryland’s Family Physician Of The Year. Thank you for your care of COVID-19 patients and for saving so many lives. Proud of you my sister”.

Njide Okonjo-Udochi, Sister To Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Becomes First Black Female As She Wins 'Physician of the Year' In The US

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