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African-American Woman Defrauded By Nigerian Flown Back To US

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The African-American lady, Vonapolouis Moss, who was allegedly swindled by a suspected internet fraudster, Awoleye Joshua Oluwatofunmi, is back in the United States of America.

Awoleye Joshua, who claimed to be an HND 1 student of the Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, a claim dismissed by the institution’s management, allegedly defrauded the lady of thousands of dollars under a fake relationship which collapsed on her arrival to Nigeria.

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The Kwara State Police Commissioner, Paul Odama, disclosed this to newsmen while parading suspected criminals, including kidnap suspects, at the state police command headquarters in Ilorin on Monday.

He said, as promised by the police command recently, concerned authorities were reached to ensure the safe return of the African-American lady to her country.

“The lady has been flown back to the US, she is safe in the US now, while the suspect, Awoleye Joshua, has been charged to court and remanded, the case will continue,” the police commissioner stated.

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Recall that Vonapolouis Moss of Indiana, United States of America, was lured by Awoleye Joshua to Nigeria under a suspicious and questionable romantic relationship.

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Vonapolouis, in a chat with journalists in Ilorin before her return to the US, had said after her bitter experience that ” I just want to go back home” amid tears, “I think it is a lesson learnt.”

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She said, “I have been helping people and would not want anything bad to happen to him.

“I don’t know what else to say, besides I see Nigeria as a beautiful place, I have never lived in a place with a lot of black people, I see so many beautiful black people living in one place.”

“The hospitality of the people is so amazing, it is a beautiful place and I would love to come back with my family,” she added.

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Hoodlums Vandalise Police Station, Bank Over Scarcity Of Naira Notes, Petrol In Ibadan [VIDEO]

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Hoodlums, on Friday, vandalised a police station in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.

According to DAILY POST, a Wema Bank branch opposite the police station was also vandalised.

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The police station, located at Agodi Gate area, was vandalised during a protest in Ibadan.

Recall  that some angry Nigerians protested the ongoing scarcity of new naira notes and petrol.

Some of the areas where protests were staged included Agodi Gate, Idi Ape and Iwo Road.

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READ ALSO: JUST IN: Youths Protest Naira, Fuel Scarcity In Oyo

There were also pockets of protests in areas like Olodo, Monatan and Iyana Church.

DAILY POST learnt from multiple sources that hoodlums took advantage of the protests to vandalise the police station and the bank at Agodi Gate.

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Tension In Delta As Protests Rock Warri

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Warri, Delta State, was under tension as protests rocked the city forcing banks to abruptly shut down operations.

The protesters besieged the entrance of the United Bank for Africa and Union Bank for Africa located near Main Market, Warri, as they burnt tyres along the ever-busy roads to register their frustration, causing heavy gridlock.

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The protesters, mainly market women, youths and elders had barricaded major roads in protest over the hardship caused by the scarcity of the new naira notes as well as the hike in petrol prices.

Some of the roads barricaded include the Warri-Sapele Road and NPA Expressway. The protesters marched to the Delta State Rainbow Television, Edjeba, to register their grievances.

READ ALSO: New Naira: Two Arrested For Transacting Counterfeit Notes In Enugu

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The peaceful protesters, bearing placards and chanting “our fish dey spoil, our food dey rotten,” said they found it difficult to make withdrawals from their bank accounts.

They said they were unable to sell their goods in the past few days due to the cashless policy of the Central Bank of Nigeria and the scarcity of the redesigned naira notes.

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Man Dies Inside Bank In Delta

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A customer slumped and died after standing in a queue for long hours at a bank in Agbor, Delta State.

READ ALSO: New Naira: Two Arrested For Transacting Counterfeit Notes In Enugu

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According to the Tribune on Friday, the yet-to-be-identified man died after waiting for hours on end to collect his Automated Teller Machine (ATM) card at the bank’s branch in Ika South Local Government Area, Delta State.

Confirming his death, the state’s Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe, said, “He was not trying to withdraw cash as claimed; however, he came to the said bank to collect his ATM card.”

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