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Lady who slept with 13-year-old boy wins bail application!!

26-year-old Precious Teya who was arrested for sleeping with a 13-year-old boy has been freed on $10,000 bail, following a successful bail appeal at the High Court on Friday March 5.  Teya who was initially denied bail when she appeared before Harare provincial magistrate Vongai Guwuriro on charges of indecent assault, won her bail application after High Court

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BREAKING: Notorious Fulani warlord Iskilu Wakili arrested in Oyo!!

Members of the Oodua Peoples Congress have arrested the notorious Fulani warlord terrorising Oyo communities, Iskilu Wakili. Kehinde Aderemi, Special Assistant on Media to Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Gani Adams Adams, confirmed this on Sunday. “Yes, he has been arrested by our team. You will get details later,” he said on the telephone. Meanwhile, the

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N7.1bn Fraud: Court suspends OUK’s retrial, says suit’s ‘double jeopardy’!!

Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday stopped the re-arraignnment of a former Abia State governor,  Orji Kalu, in an alleged N7.1bn money laundering charges. According to him, the trial should be put on hold pending the resolution of the legality of the charges of retrial against him. Delivering his

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Governor Umahi files a N1bn case against Peoples Gazette In Court!!

Ebonyi Governor David Umahi has sought N1 billion as “atonement” for Peoples Gazette’s exposé of his underhand dealings in public service. In a letter dated February 1, 2021, counsel to Mr. Umahi, Chukwuma-machukwu Ume, a senior lawyer, also demanded a retraction of the Gazette’s investigative report, while threatening to commence legal action if the proposed

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Cultism: Lagos to Punish parents for their Children’s crimes!!

The Lagos State House of Assembly has passed the Unlawful Societies and Cultism (Prohibition) Bill 2020 seeking to punish parents for their children’s crimes. The parliament passed the bill during a plenary session on Monday through a voice vote conducted by the Speaker, Mudashiru Obasa. Obasa said the state assembly had included punishment for parents

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N157m FRAUD: EFCC brings fresh Case against Mompha!!

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has named internet celebrity, Ismail Mustapha, alias Mompha, in its amended N157.1million fraud charge filed against an auto dealer, Sarumi Babafemi, alias 606. Mompha has since November 25, 2019 been facing a separate 14-count N32.9 billion money laundering charge before Justice Mohammed Liman of the Federal High Court (FHC)

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Kidnappers to face Death Sentence, Rapist, Life Imprisonment_Kebbi Governor!!

Kebbi Governor, Atiku Bagudu, has signed into law a bill making kidnapping a capital offence and rape attracts life imprisonment. A statement on Thursday by Rahmatu Gulma, the state’s Attorney-General and Commissioner of Justice, said, “Therefore, with the assent into law of the model penal code 202, punishment of Kidnapping in the state, under section

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These two sell kids for N100k, after luring them with Biscuits!!

A 19-year-old has been arrested in Anambra for child trafficking, along with his 10-year-old accomplice. The principal suspect, Chinecherem Odurukwe, from Ogboro Isiala village of Ihiala is said to use his 10-year-old accomplice, Chinedu Adom, from Umuozu village of Nwangele council area of Imo to lure children, according to police investigation. The pair operated in

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Court jails ex-FINbank MD, Okey Nwosu & 3 others over fraud allegations!!

Justice Lateefa A. Okunnu of the Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja, on Tuesday, January 5, 2021, convicted and sentenced Okey Nwosu, a former Managing Director, Finbank Plc, to three years imprisonment over 10m fraud. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, had arraigned Nwosu alongside Dayo Famuroti, Agnes Ebubedike and Danjuma Ocholi on

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Notorious bandit, Nasiru Kachalla and others killed in Kaduna!!

Security agencies in Kaduna state have killed a notorious bandit , Nasiru Kachalla, and others. A statement issued by the Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, said Kachalla, who has been on the run for masterminding several criminal acts, including kidnappings, killings, cattle rustling and banditry, was killed in a clash between

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Immigration officer, caught with 10 iPhones, stolen from Passengers!! (VIDEO)

An alleged immigration official has been arrested, for stealing passengers items from their luggage. The official was nabbed at the arrival hall and the luggage receiving centre, with stolen phones from passengers. In the now-viral video, the official was seen bringing out the stolen phones from his trouser and shoe, where he had kept them

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Court jails Poly Rector for defrauding student N1.1m!!

A Federal High Court sitting in Enugu has convicted a former Rector of Enugu Coal City Polytechnic, Dr Isidore Nwankwo. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission had in April 2019 arrested Nwankwo for allegedly obtaining N1,153,700.00 from students under false pretences. He was subsequently arraigned on six counts bordering on conspiracy and obtaining money under

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Two lawyers arraigned in Court, over alleged NBA Election fraud!!

Nigeria’s anti-graft agency has arraigned two legal practitioners, Sarah Omeigha Ajibola and John Ozovehe Demide for alleged electoral fraud. The duo were accused of conspiracy and forgery during the conduct of the 2018 general elections of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on May 5, 2020, filed a 14-count charge

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