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$82,570 internet fraud: Mother, son jailed 3 years each

      Trapped in the quicksand of internet fraud, a mother and son are to spend 12 years in jail each for duping an American of $82,570. The partners in crime -- Mrs Damilola Ahmed Adeyeri and her son, Alaba Kareem Adeyeri...

VIDEO: Maryam Sanda sentenced to death for killing husband

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Ex-Kogi Commissioner bags 19 years in jail for N20m fraud

   For stealing about N20 million naira while in office, a former Kogi State Commissioner for Agriculture, Zachaeus Atte, has been jailed for 19 years. A Kogi State High Court sitting in Okene, gave the judgment after Atte was convicted of...

Man, 37, faces trial in court for noise-making at police station

A 37-year-old businessman, Lawrence Atikekeresola, got more than what he bargained for allegedly making a noise at a police station in Lagos. He is facing a three-count charge bordering on breach of peace and misdemeanor at an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’...

Corruption: Transparency International ranks Nigeria 146 out of 180

No Evidence to Back up claim, FG Reacts   Nigeria has been ranked the 146th most corrupt country out of 180 countries on the 2019 corruption perception index, published by transparency international. According to the report released on Thursday, Nigeria dropped two...

Altar-ready FRCN journalist abducted, hacked to death in Adamawa

    A renewed wave of armed banditry and kidnappings in Adamawa, Northeastern Nigeria has claimed the life of a journalist, Mr Maxwell Nashan, who was preparing for his wedding.   Nashan, who was abducted from his home in Yola, the state capital...

Driver disappears with boss’ SUV after dropping him at hospital 

  For allegedly bolting with his employer’s  Toyota Highlander worth N2.6 million, 39-year-old driver, Suleiman Tony, has been caught and brought to justice in Lagos. He is facing charges at a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court on Lagos Island. A resident of 22, Samora St.,...

Housewife settles old scores throwing her rival with strapped baby headlong into death-well

    An overwhelming festering grudge has pushed a jealous housewife to the fatal decision of throwing her rival in the house and her baby into a deep well in Kano State.   The older wife identified as Hauwa Lawal had dispatched rival...

Money rituals:I was hired to slaughter LASU student for just N210, 000, says devilish“pastor’’

A self-styled village pastor at Ikoyi-Ile, Osun State, 42-year-old Segun Philips, has owned up to collecting just N210,000 to kill a final year student of the Lagos State University, Favour Daley-Oladele, for money-making  rituals. He told reporters at the Ogun...

Breaking: Alledged extortion: Shehu Sani arrested by EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Sen. Shehu Sani over alleged extortion of $20,000 from the owner of ASD Motors. Shehu Sani represented Kaduna Central Senatorial District in the National Assembly from 2015 to 2019. According to source,...
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Continental Reinsurance firm Honours Top African Journalists at Virtual Awards Ceremony

  By Ajuma Edwina Ogiri A Leading Pan African Reinsurance firm, Continental Reinsurance Plc, has honoured winners of its 2020 Pan African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards at...

Alleged corruption at AfDB : I’m unperturbed, innocent, says Dr Adesina

        In spite of spirited efforts in some quarters to tarnish his reputation and prejudice the bank’s governance procedures, the President of the African Development...