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Senator Abbo Must Not Go Unpunished, Nigerian Women Insist

Senator Abbo Must Not Go Unpunished, Nigerian Women Insist

Crime July 7, 2019 at 8:15 pm 0 comments

The National Council for Women Society (NCWS), FCT Chapter, has maintained that Senator Elisha Abbo must face the law to serve as a deterrent to other abusers.
The women group on Sunday said it rejected the apology of the Senator after he

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Corruption: Diezani Forfeits $40m Worth of Jewelry

Corruption: Diezani Forfeits $40m Worth of Jewelry

Crime July 5, 2019 at 5:00 pm 0 comments

Justice Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Friday, July 5, 2019, ordered the interim forfeiture of some pieces of jewelry and a customized gold iphone all valued at $40m belonging to Diezani Alison-Madueke, a former Minister of Petroleum Resources.
Justice Oweibo gave the order,

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Taraba Governor Signs Death Sentence For Kidnappers

Taraba Governor Signs Death Sentence For Kidnappers

Crime, News July 4, 2019 at 7:43 pm 0 comments

Darius Ishaku, governor of Taraba state has signed into law, anti kidnapping act which provides capital punishment for offenders.
The governor appended his signature on Wednesday in Jalingo after the state Assembly passed the act after its third reading.
Taraba state has experienced several high-profile kidnappings in recent times.
Hosea

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Corruption: FG Permanently Seizes $8.4m Found In Her Account

Corruption: FG Permanently Seizes $8.4m Found In Her Account

Crime July 1, 2019 at 12:58 pm 0 comments

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday ordered the permanent seizure by the Nigerian government of $8.4 million . (about N3billion) and N9.2 billion, belonging to Patience Jonathan, wife of former Nigerian leader, Goodluck Jonathan.
Justice Mojisola Olatoregun granted the application of the EFCC for the forfeiture and ruled

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Gunmen Kill Cop, Pregnant Woman In Early Morning Police Station Attack In Nigeria

Gunmen Kill Cop, Pregnant Woman In Early Morning Police Station Attack In Nigeria

Crime July 1, 2019 at 12:49 pm 0 comments

In an early morning attack on a police station in Bayelsa State, around 2 am, some gunmen killed a policeman and a pregnant woman.
The station is located at Aguduma Ekpetiama community, a suburb of Yenagoa, the state capital.
The incident occurred about 2 am eon Monday July 1, 2019.
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Corruption: UK Arrives Nigeria For Further Investigation on Allison Madueke Money Laundering Scandal

Corruption: UK Arrives Nigeria For Further Investigation on Allison Madueke Money Laundering Scandal

Crime June 29, 2019 at 1:10 pm 0 comments

Detectives from the United Kingdom have arrived in Nigeria for what appeared a final lap of investigation ahead of preparation for the trial of a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke.
 
The detectives, who met with the operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for

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