CBC News has been unable to confirm the charges with the court in Lagos, the African country's largest city.
In the video, posted online Thursday, the sisters admit to using the websites and — the domains of which have both expired — to solicit gossip.
Both the Vanguard and Politics Nigeria, which describes itself as an independent online newspaper, said the women were charged after trying to extort money from Nigerian businessman Femi Otedola, the chair of Forte Oil Plc.
The Matharoos apologized directly to Otedola and his family in the video shared on Instagram, though the video wasn't posted on their own accounts.
And if you are a Nigerian guy reading this article, please, do not feel bad, I am only trying to assist people (particularly innocent foreign ladies) to enjoy a happy loving relationship built on true love. Nigeria to start with, is a country located in the western region of Africa, with over 140,000,000 populations as at the last census.But for now, I am going to focus on assisting foreign ladies wishing or desiring to get married to a Nigerian man, or best, to assist foreign ladies already in a committed relationship with a Nigerian man, and are probably contemplating on settling down with him.Before I forge ahead, I would like to make a promise to all my readers (as usual) that whatever information I shall be revealing here, shall be based on zero partiality, prejudice or favoritism.According to two Nigerian newspapers, they were apprehended this week and charged with several offences for running a gossip website that included sexual content.The Vanguard newspaper said the women face four charges, including blackmail and cyberstalking.