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I Didn’t Forge Oil Contract, Obasanjo’s in-Law Tells Court

  John Abebe, a businessman and brother-in-law of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Monday, before an Ikeja Special Offences Court, denied forging parts of an...

Couple Bags 40 Years Jail Term for N53m Fraud

  A couple, Ebiesuwa Abayomi Fredrick and his wife, Tinuola Idayat Oyegunle, have been sentenced to 40 years imprisonment each. Justice Joyce Abdulmalik of the...

Insecurity: North-West Governors meet NSA, Service Chiefs

  Governors of Nigeria’s North-West Zone on Monday pledged to explore all available means to ensure the security of lives and property. Governor Aminu Masari of...
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N39m Fraud: Court Grants Fake Contractor N20m Bail

Justice Fatun Riman of the Federal High Court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State on Thursday, February 11, granted bail to one Umoh Uko...

Corper,1 Other Jailed in Kwara Over Love Scam

Justice Adenike Akinpelu of the Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin on Thursday, February 11, convicted a serving Corps member, Sam Abiola and...

Security Guard Remanded for Beating 3-Year-Old Daughter to Death

  A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Yaba, Lagos, on Wednesday ordered that a 35-year-old security guard, Patrick Akpan, who allegedly beat his three-year-old daughter to...

Court Orders CBN to Unfreeze #EndSARS Protesters Accounts

  A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, has ordered the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to unfreeze the accounts of 20 #EndSARS protesters. The accounts...

Man Bags 5-Year Jail Term For Oil Theft

  Justice M.L Abubakar of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has convicted and sentenced Clinton Onye to five years imprisonment...

Man, 27, Bags Life Imprisonment for Rape in Ekiti

  An Ekiti State High Court in Ado Ekiti on Monday sentenced a 27-year- old man, Farotimi Samuel to life imprisonment for conspiracy and rape. In...

Kwara Lecturer Pleads Guilty of Love Scam, Gets Judgment February 23

The Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, February 8, 2021 arraigned one Opashola Abdullahi, a lecturer of...

Winners’ Pastor Convicted for Stealing Church’s $90,000, N4.5m

  A Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja has sentenced Afolabi Samuel, to three years' imprisonment for stealing $90,000 and N4.5m. Samuel, A pastor with...

Herbalist in Court for Defrauding Man of N3m

  A herbalist, Adetilayo Olayinka, on Friday appeared in a Grade I Area Court in Mpape, Abuja, for allegedly defrauding a man of N3 million. The...

Court Rejects Suit Seeking EFCC to Probe ex-Gov Yari for N900bn Fraud

  The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, dismissed suit seeking an order compelling the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate former Governor...
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Gov. Matawalle Charges President Buhari To Curtail Ethnic Attacks

Sani Muhammad Sani, Gusau In the light of ongoing wanton attacks and primitive violence on the Northern community in Ibadan, Governor Bello Muhammad has strongly...
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Govt Confirms Abduction of Passengers on Minna-Kontagora Road

  The Niger government has confirmed the abductions of persons on board the Niger State Transport Authority on Sunday on Minna- Kontagora road. The government announced...

I Didn’t Forge Oil Contract, Obasanjo’s in-Law Tells Court

  John Abebe, a businessman and brother-in-law of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Monday, before an Ikeja Special Offences Court, denied forging parts of an...

Couple Bags 40 Years Jail Term for N53m Fraud

  A couple, Ebiesuwa Abayomi Fredrick and his wife, Tinuola Idayat Oyegunle, have been sentenced to 40 years imprisonment each. Justice Joyce Abdulmalik of the...