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EFCC amends corruption charges against Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Friday amended the 30-count charge against Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, a federal judge, by adding an additional count.

How Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia lied about being hopitalised – EFCC witness

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) witness, Abdullahi Lawal has told a Lagos High Court how Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia lied about being hospitalised.

How Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia lied about N8 million payment – EFCC

The corruption trial of Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia continued on Friday before the Lagos State High Court in Ikeja, with the prosecution highlighting a payment of N8m into her company’s account on February 4, 2015.

Police nab two armed robbery gangs, recover AK47 in Katsina

The Katsina Police Command has arrested two armed robbery gangs that had been terrorising the people of the state.

‘Strange’ disease kills 3 in Sokoto

The Sokoto State government has confirmed three deaths, including two students, following a strange illness that occurred in two neighbouring houses at Mabera in the state.

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Burundi’s President warns against coup plots

President Pierre Nkurunziza has warned that whoever attempts to overthrow democratic institutions in Burundi, will himself fall in the trap he would have laid.
Handout picture released by the Venezuelan Presidency showing President Nicolas Maduro presenting fresh currency in the framework of new economic measures, during the broadcasting of a television programme at the Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas on August 17, 2018. Venezuela will start issuing new banknotes on Monday after slashing five zeros off the crippled bolivar -- but analysts warn the measure will do nothing to arrest a worsening economic crisis. President Nicolas Maduro has described the move as a "great change" as the government attempts to halt spiraling hyperinflation that the International Monetary Fund predicts will hit a staggering one million percent this year./ AFP PHOTO / Venezuelan Presidency / HO /

Venezuela devalues currency by 96 percent

Venezuela has devalued its currency — the bolivar — by 96 percent under a new exchange rate announced by the central bank on Tuesday.