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    Rivers rerun: APC chieftain, Rivers commissioner kidnapped

    Few hours to the commencement of the Rivers rerun elections, a chieftain of All Progressives Congress, APC, Elyon Ntiro Elijah and the Rivers State Commissioner for Water Resources, Chief Ibibia Walter have been reportedly kidnapped by some unknown gunmen in Rivers State. Elijah who was a former leader of Andoni local Government legislative Assembly was

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    89 Boko Haram Members Sentenced To Death In Cameroon

    Cameroon has sentenced 89 members of Nigerian Islamist militant group, Boko Haram to death. They were convicted on terror charges by a military court for their roles in several attacks in Cameroon’s northern region which borders Nigeria. It will be recalled that Cameroon passed an anti-terror law in 2014 which introduced the death sentence. This

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    Arms scam: EFCC arrests military chief at airport

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested a serving senior officer of the Nigerian Air Force in connection with the $2.1bn arms purchase scandal. It was learnt that the officer, Air Vice Marshal R.A. Ojuawo, was arrested by operatives of the EFCC at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on his way out of

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    70-year old man, 2 others rape15-year-old girl

    ASABA- THE Police in Delta State have arrested three men, aged 70 years, 65 years and 58 years respectively for severally raping/defiling a 15-year-old girl. The mother of the girl reported the alleged crime involving the suspects, Kenneth, Ability and Ogwe at the Police Stations, Agbor. Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Celestina Kalu,

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    Senate calls for arrest of ‘absconded’ ex-EFCC boss, Ibrahim Lamorde

    The Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions, on Thursday, recommended the arrest of the former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Lamorde, for continuously snubbing the committee. Lamorde was invited by the committee for questioning over an alleged diversion of N1 trillion recovered during his tenure as chairman of

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    Former Aviation Minister, Stella Oduah must face trial – Court

    A federal High Court, sitting in Lagos, has thrown out former Aviation Minister, Stella Oduah’s bid to stop her trial, on the basis of a lack of jurisdiction. The suit, which Oduah had filed to stop her criminal prosecution by the EFCC, is a fundamental human right abuse lawsuit against the Attorney General of the

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    7-year-old potential bomber arrested before attack on IDP camp in Borno

    Civilian Joint Task Force in Gwange 3, Maiduguri, Borno State, has apprehended a seven-year-old boy suspected to be a member of insurgent group, Boko Haram. The potential child bomber was said to have been heading to attack an Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Dalori. According to the Sunnewsonline, the suspect, a mechanic apprentice, was

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    Court remands lawyer who killed husband in prison

    An Ibadan Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Iyaganku, in the Oyo State capital, on Friday ordered that Mrs. Yewande Oyeniran, who allegedly stabbed her husband to death in Akobo area of Ibadan should be kept in Agodi prison, despite the plea by her counsel that she should be kept in police custody. The deceased, Lowo

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    Amnesty Office spent N12.9bn on contracts, not N48bn – Paul Boroh

    The Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Paul Boroh has denied reports that the Amnesty office spent N48 billion in five months. Boroh, who is also the Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta, disclosed this in an interview on Thursday in Abuja. He described the reports as nothing but malicious and constructed on

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    Arms scam: EFCC detains Badeh, gets order to hold Amosu

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has detained the immediate past Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh (retd.), in connection with his alleged role in the $2.1bn arms purchase scam. Badeh, who was clad in a brown kaftan and a black cap, arrived at the EFCC office around 10am on Monday. The

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