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Nigerian scam comes in many forms: 419 scam, when they offer to transfer millions of dollars into your bank account, or lottery scam, when they tell you that you've won something in some bogus lottery.
estimates that it is now at least twenty-one million, surpassing Cairo as Africa's largest city.
It is clear that whatever the size, and however the city is defined, Lagos is the center of one of the largest urban areas in the world.
Women are usually nurses, models, charity or UNICEF workers or antique dealers.
They pretend to be the foreign specialists working in Nigeria or Ghana (usually originally from US and UK, but it may also be Canada, Australia or any other European country).
Recently there are also Nigerian scams originating from Malaysia, China, India, Turkey, Spain, Cyprus, Egypt, as that's where Nigerians are located since they can easily get to these countries without visas or on the student visas.
Tax revenue now exceeds m per month, up from .7m per month in 1999.
Fashola says that tax rates have not increased--but clearly enforcement has.