Nigerians React to FBI’s tweet about Six Nigerians in their wanted list!

Nigerians lashed out on the Federal Bureau of Investigation, after they tweeted asking for help to find six Nigeians in their wanted list for defrauding over seventy businesses in America.

The tweet ” Help the FBI find six Nigerian Nationals wanted for their involvement in business email comprise (BEC) scheme resulting in over 6 million dollars in losses.”

The above tweet got some Nigerian’s angry, as most Nigerians believe that the agency wants to make Nigerians a subject of criticism because of some few bad eggs. Knowing fully that Nigeria has the least population in the released list. However a few other Nigerians seems to be okay with the FBI tweet, see reactions below.

A Nigeria twitter user called Ebuka- @king_miffy, he replied the tweet by asking why the FBI is more worried about the six Nigerians in a list of seventy-nine.

He tweeted “79 ontop di list yet you dey more worried about di 6 Nigerians? Wen all dis rubbish go stop? Shey e mean say you don find di rest pipo? Keep hating blacks for no reason.”

A lot of other Nigerians joined in condemning the tweet.

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While so many Nigerians are angry at the FBI, others are okay with their decision. see more tweets;

A lot of Nigerians in the diaspora have been arrested in the past by foreign authorities, as a result of cyber-crime, few days ago Nigerian socialite Ramoni Igbalode, popularly known as Hushpuppi was arrested by the Dubai police for the crimes related to internet frauds.

Mr. Obinwanne Okeke also known as Invictus Obi the CEO of Invictus group, is also awaiting sentences in the United States after pleading guilty to cyber-crimes.

The Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission Abike Dabiri-Erewa, was not left out in the tweet fight today, however she tweeted referring to Hushpuppi ” Committing crime and still having the audacity to show off. Ramoni Igbalode aka Hushpuppi. This is really denting to our image as a people, but like i always say, fraud does not represent who we are as Nigerians. Hardworking, Dedicated, Committed.


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