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Jaafar Jaafar
Jaafar Jaafar is a graduate of Mass Communication from Bayero University, Kano. He was a reporter at Daily Trust, an assistant editor at Premium Times and now the editor-in-chief of Daily Nigerian.
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A suspected fraudster, Yasir Salihu Abdullahi, has been arrested at Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, MAKIA, with 848 ATM cards.

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In December 2015, a 29-year old man, Yahaya Saifullahi, was arrested at the same airport with 870 ATM cards and two devices meant for electronic banking transactions.

In a similar operation, the agents of the presidential taskforce on money laundering and illegal movement of currency nabbed Mr Abdullahi while planning to board Egypt Air flight to Dubai.

DAILY NIGERIAN gathered that the cards comprise 490 GTbank ATMs, 289 Access Bank ATMs, while the rest belong to various Nigerian banks.

Mr Abdullahi was handed over to EFCC for further investigation.

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