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In Lagos, a luxury tower collapses, trapping 100 people inside the wreckage and killing at least three people. A luxurious 25-story tower fell in an elite neighborhood of Nigeria’s largest metropolis, killing three people. A hundred individuals are said to be trapped in the wreckage of a Lagos apartment building that collapsed about 1.30 p.m. today. Many workers were trapped inside the building when it collapsed, according to rescue officials, though they could not determine the exact number of those trapped inside. Soldiers repelled a swarm of people who had gathered near the collapse site to watch the rescue operation.…

A romance scam that preyed on victims in online dating sites has resulted in the arrest of eight Nigerian men. The eight men have already been charged in a South African court after their arrest in the country. Their arrest follows an international operation that involved the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Interpol. Most of the alleged victims of the romance scam live in the United States. It has been alleged that the eight arrested men are members of a crime syndicate called Black Axe. Romance Scam Leads to Arrest A romance scam that took place on online dating…