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Court adjourns N10bn fraud case against ex-Katsina governor

Olusola Elijah Justice Ibrahim Bako of Katsina State High Court on Monday adjourned further sitting to November 14, for continuation of defence in the trial of former governor Ibrahim Shema and three others. This is over the alleged misappropriation of the N10.8 billion belonging to the state chapter of ALGON between 2007 and 2015. The three other accused persons include Sani Makana…
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Naira Marley appears in court today

John Beloved A federal high court in Lagos has adjourned the trial of Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley, till Wednesday. The adjournment follows a petition by Olalekan Ojo, his lawyer, requesting the court to allow the Economic and Financial Crimes…
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Nigerians react to arrest of Instagram celebrity by EFCC

John Beloved The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed the arrest of Ismaila Mustapha, an Instagram celebrity better known as Mompha. EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren confirmed to his arrested on Tuesday afternoon. Mompha was apprehended by the anti-graft agency in the federal captial territory (FCT). “Yes, he has been arrested,” said Uwujaren. “He was…
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Police parade ‘fake officer’ for extortion

Olusola Elijah The FCT Police Command on Friday paraded an alleged fake Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), John Tarsoo, for extorting the public. The FCT Commissioner of Police, Bala Ciroma, who disclosed in Abuja, said Mr Tarsoo was one of the 49 arrested…
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EFCC arrests 94 suspected fraudsters in Osun

Olusola Elijah The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it has raided a night-club and arrested nearly a hundred suspected fraudsters in Osun State. The anti-graft agency said its operatives on Monday raided the Osogbo-based club which it said has been notorious for hosting parties for suspected internet fraudsters. The agency said in a statement the raid led to the arrest of 94…
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Buhari advocates stricter laws against sexual abuse

Olusola Elijah President Muhammadu Buhari has demanded stricter laws to prevent girls from being abused in our schools. The President made this urgent call through a statement by his Senior Special Assistant to the President, Garba Shehu. In his reaction to the…
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Army says five Boko Haram terrorists surrender to troops

Olusola Elijah The Nigerian Army has announced the surrender of five Boko Haram terrorists to troops of 3 Battalion stationed in Gamboru Ngala and Dikwa Local Government Areas of Borno. The Nigerian Army Operations Media Coordinator, Aminu Iliyasu, disclosed this in a…
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Police negotiate with abductors of school girls in Kaduna

Olusola Elijah The Kaduna State Police Command has on Wednesday disclosed that it was negotiating with abductors of the six female students, a teacher and a matron, taken from their school on October 3. The command also said it had arrested 50 suspects allegedly involved in various criminal activities across the state and recovered 27 guns. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Ali…
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