Might be that dude from African Press International.
Hmm, not a bad theory!
And by the way, I just went into the message header details, and I find that it came via a server with the domain name “yu.edu” — which is Yeshiva University in New York!
So I guess a bunch of Nigerian. Ghanaian and Kenyan scam artists have left Africa and now are ensconced in Manhattan, studying the Hebrew Torah!