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Benue govt petitions EFCC, ICPC, to investigate Buhari’s Minister, Akume over alleged N4.56b fraud, others

The Benue State Government has asked the anti graft agencies in the country to investigate the Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, George Akume over alleged financial impropriety amounting to about N4,556,899,632.9 billion naira when he served as Governor. The petition alleged financial fraud which ranges from misappropriation of public funds, approvals above limit, […]

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NDLEA arrests Liberia-based drug trafficker with 9.30kg cocaine in Abuja

A 32-year-old man, Maduabuchi Chinedu, was at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, apprehended by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency operatives with 9.30 kilogrammes of cocaine estimated at over N2.7 billion. Maduabuchi hails from Obaha Okigwe village in the Okigwe Local Government Area of Imo State but lives in Liberia, where he works as […]

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BREAKING: Bandits release one Kaduna Baptist student after 150 days in captivity

After over 150 days in captivity, bandits have freed one of the remaining four Bethel Baptist High school students in Kaduna. According to the President, Baptist Conference, who is also the proprietor of the school, Rev. Ishaya Jangado, thestudents numbering 121 were kidnapped by bandits in the early hours of July 5, 2021, at the school […]

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Nigerian court declares bandits as terrorists

Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja, has declared the activities of bandits in Nigeria as acts of terrorism. In a landmark judgment on Thursday, the court said “Yan Bindiga group”, “Yan Ta’adda group” and others alike are active terrorists. M. B. Abubakar, Director of Public Prosecution (DPP), Federal Ministry of Justice, filed […]

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BREAKING: Diezani loses bid to recover $40m jewellery seized by Nigerian govt

The Court of Appeal has dismissed an application by former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, to overturn the forfeiture of her $40 million worth of jewellery seized by the Nigerian government. The Lagos Division of the appellate court on Friday ruled that her suit, against the July 19, 2019 judgment of the Federal High Court, lacks […]

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