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CRIME

Police arrest 2 people for slapping French President Macron in the face on public...

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French President Emmanuel Macron was today slapped in the face by a man in the crowd in Tain-l’Hermitage, BFM TV and RMC radio reported. Two people have been arrested in southeast France over the incident. A video clip circulating on Twitter shows a...

Nigeria man kills roommate, sells body’s organs for rituals

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A 34-year-old man, identified as Okpegboro Avwerosuo, has allegedly killed his roommate in Sagbama Town, Sagbama Local Government Area (SALGA) of Bayelsa. Okpegboro was alleged to have sold the deceased’s vital organs to a pastor in Port Harcourt, who is...

Nigeria Governor’s aide, Abidemi Rufai arrested in U.S. for $350,000 Fraud

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BY OLA MODUPE, (OGUN) The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has arrested Abidemi Rufai, the Senior Special Assistant to Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, over $350,000 employment fraud. Rufai was quizzed by the FBI on Friday evening at the John...

Sokoto police rescue 12 year-old-girl caged for 8 months

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By Ankeli Emmanuel (SOKOTO) - The Sokoto State Police Command have rescued an emaciated 12-year-old girl who was kept locked in a cage for eight months by her guardians in Sokoto State, North-West Nigeria. The State's Police Public Relations Officer, ASP...

Alleged $65m fraud: President Buhari’s son-in-law, 2 others declared wanted by ICPC

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Okpe Joy (ABUJA) A man who married President Muhammadu Buhari’s daughter in 2016 has been declared wanted by the Independent Corrupt Practices & Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC). The anti-corruption agency, in a notice posted to its website, said Yau Gimba...

Cameroon Court jails 2 transgender for ‘homosexuality’

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Two transgender Cameroonians were on Tuesday sentenced to five years in prison in Cameroon, where gay sex is illegal, for "attempting homosexuality", their lawyer told AFP. Loïc Djeukam, well-known on social media under the pseudonym Shakiro, and Roland Mouthe alias...

EFCC recovers $153m, 80 houses from ex-Petroleum Minister, Diezani Allison-Madueke

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The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa has disclosed that the commission has so far recovered $153 million from former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke. Mr. Bawa also added that 80 houses valued at $80 million...

Nigeria Govt. to prosecute 400 suspects for funding Boko Haram

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The Federal Government of Nigeria has said that it would prosecute 400 suspects arrested for allegedly funding Boko Haram insurgency bedeviling the country. This is according to the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, who stated this on Tuesday...

War Crimes: Ex-Ugandan guerilla warlord Dominic Ongwen to appeal 25-year sentence

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Former child soldier Dominic Ongwen is to appeal the 25-year sentence handed him by the International Criminal Court for war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in northern Uganda. The ICC, The Hague, Netherlands, had on May 6...

ICC sentences ex-Ugandan guerilla warlord Dominic Ongwen to 25 years of imprisonment

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 By Paul Adaji - The International Criminal Court (ICC), The Hague, Netherlands, has sentenced Dominic Ongwen to 25 years of imprisonment after finding him guilty for a total of 61 crimes comprising crimes against humanity and war crimes, committed...

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This is the time to invest in Nigeria, Udoma tells Investors...

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With economic policy initiatives yielding positive results coupled with a stable political climate, this is the right time to invest in Nigeria, Budget and...

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