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Gunmen kidnap 19 bus passengers in Rivers state

Gunmen kidnapped 19 bus passengers  in Rivers state, police said on Friday, in the latest of a series of abductions in recent weeks. Rivers state police spokesman Nnamdi Omoni said the attack happened on Thursday and that police had so...

Alleged corruption: SERAP asks Buhari to seek ICC arrest warrant for Diezani Alison-Madueke

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently “seek from the International Criminal Court an arrest warrant to bring Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke before the court on allegations of corruption against her, which the government...

Why suspended Babachir won’t return as SGF

President Muhammadu Buhari is set to announce that the administration is pursuing disciplinary action against suspended  secretary to the federal government Babachir Lawal. Per Second News gathered that the suspended SGF has been accused of recycling contracts worth millions of Naira,...

Court rejects deposed Lagos monarch’s bail application, to remain in prison with wife

An Ikeja High Court on Tuesday dismissed an application filed by the deposed Baale of Shangisha, Mutiu Ogundare, seeking to vary his bail conditions. Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode had on July 16 deposed Ogundare for faking his own kidnap in a...

Notorious kidnap kingpin, Evans, 5 others arraigned in Lagos, plead guilty, remanded in prison

Notorious multi-billionaire kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, a.k.a Evans and five others were on Wednesday arraigned at an Ikeja High Court in Lagos several months after he was arrested and detained by the Police. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports...

Former minister of petroleum Diezani loses N7.6b loot

The Federal High Court in Lagos Monday ordered the final forfeiture of N7.6billion allegedly stolen by former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke. “I’ve read the motion on notice seeking the final forfeiture of the sum of N7,646,700,000 reasonably...

N8B Frozen Account: Bola Shagaya Kicks, Says I Have Not Committed Any Crime

Billionaire business woman Bola Shagaya has described insinuation by the anti-graft agency that the funds in her bank accounts was proceeds of crime. She described the allegation as an invidious lie, vowing to use all legal means to defreeze the accounts. "...

NPF declares Senator Misau wanted for forgery

The Nigerian Police Force Sunday said that Senator Isah Hamma Misau, is a deserter from the  organisation and that he will be arrested for the crime and possible forgery of a retirement letter. According to the police, Misau  still exists on...

Bribe Allegation: Senator Misau Left Force Dubiously – Police

BY AMOS DUNIA The Nigeria Police Force on Thursday said the Senate Committee Chairman on Navy, Senator Isah Hamman Misau, was an ex-Police officer who left the Nigeria Police Force in controversial circumstances. The Police authority said the Senator, who left...

15-Year-Old Boy Who Was Brutally Stabbed, Left To Die By Father Makes Stunning Recovery

Police in Festac Town, Lagos, receive a desperate call from a good samaritan who rescued a 15-year-old boy savagely stabbed and left to die. David Etim was stabbed several times by his father and left to die on the side...
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