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Nigerian woman pleads guilty to drug trafficking

A Nigerian woman pleaded guilty today to leading a conspiracy to import more than five kilograms of cocaine, as well as to her role in a separate bank fraud scheme, and to making false statements relating to fraudulent claims submitted to Medicaid for reimbursement.
Opeyemi Bamidele

Body of Benchers names Senator Bamidele as member

The Body of Benchers in Nigeria has named a member of the National Assembly, Senator Opeyemi Bamidele, as its member.
Olufolajimi Abegunde

Nigerian national jailed in US for role in international cyber-fraud

A citizen of Nigeria residing in Atlanta, Georgia, was sentenced to 78 months in prison Tuesday for his role in an international cyber fraud scheme, announced Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the...
An attorney representing families of passengers killed in a Boeing Co 737 MAX crash in Ethiopia said on Friday he will seek sworn evidence from a Boeing engineer who claims the company rejected a proposed safety upgrade to the 737 MAX because it was too costly.

Boeing crash victims’ lawyer to seek testimony from 737 MAX whistleblower

An attorney representing families of passengers killed in a Boeing Co 737 MAX crash in Ethiopia said on Friday he will seek sworn evidence from a Boeing engineer who claims the company rejected a proposed safety upgrade to the 737 MAX because it was too costly.
Three men were indicted Wednesday in connection with the death of rapper Mac Miller who overdosed on counterfeit fentanyl-laced pills at his home in California last year.

Three men indicted in connection with rapper Mac Miller’s death

Three men were indicted Wednesday in connection with the death of rapper Mac Miller who overdosed on counterfeit fentanyl-laced pills at his home in California last year.
The FBI has launched two investigations into the death of disgraced financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, who died of an apparent suicide in his jail cell in New York.

FBI launches investigations into Jeffrey Epstein’s death in prison

The FBI has launched two investigations into the death of disgraced financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, who died of an apparent suicide in his jail cell in New York.
FILE PHOTO- Actor Jussie Smollett leaves court after charges against him were dropped by state prosecutors in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. March 26, 2019. REUTERS-Kamil Krzaczynski

Police were told deal was in works with Jussie Smollett

New documents on the Jussie Smollett case released Thursday show that prosecutors told Chicago police detectives that a possible deal with the “Empire” actor was in the works a month before charges against him were dropped.

Uber not criminally liable in fatal autonomous car crash

Uber is not criminally liable in a March 2018 crash in Tempe, Arizona, in which one of the company’s self-driving cars struck and killed a pedestrian, prosecutors said on Tuesday.

Witness: How Emmanuel Nwude forged document to acquire, transfer forfeited property

The ongoing trial of Emmanuel Nwude and two others for alleged forgery continued on Friday before Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos State, with a prosecution witness, Idi Musa, revealing how the defendants forged a Power of Attorney to transfer a forfeited property to one Mankris Ventures Limited.

Two Nigerians arraigned in Ghana for alleged internet fraud

An Accra Circuit Court has granted bail to two Nigerians, Victor Manu Enameguno, Kingsley Odjegba and a Ghanaian, Fauziya Yussif, in the sum of GH¢930,000 (N68,184,506) with four sureties each.
Owolabi Salis

Owolabi Salis: Poverty, ethnic politics threat to national development

The gubernatorial candidate of the Alliance for Democracy (AD),in Lagos State, High Chief Owolabi Salis, has linked poverty, ethnic politics, godfatherism as major threats to national development.
Michael Cohen, longtime personal lawyer and confidante for President Donald Trump, exits the United States District Court Southern District of New York, April 16, 2018 in New York City. Drew Angerer - Getty Images

Donald Trump lashes ex-lawyer, says taping of client ‘perhaps illegal’

Donald Trump on Saturday said his ex-lawyer Michael Cohen may have acted illegally after it emerged he had secretly taped a discussion about payments to a former Playboy model who claims she had an affair with the US president.

US aviation agency begins audit of Nigeria’s aviation industry

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has commenced the assessment of Nigerian’s aviation sector with a visit to the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) yesterday.

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All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Bayelsa/Kogi guber: Stop spreading falsehood, face your imminent defeat – APC tells PDP

The All Progressives Congress Governorship Campaign Council has told the Kogi State Chapter Of the People’s Democratic Party to stop spreading fake news and face its imminent defeat in Saturday Governorship poll.

Kogi guber: Court adjourns suit challenging Yahaya Bello’s eligibility till November 21

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, adjourned continuation of hearing on the suit challenging whether Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi, is fit to contest in the Nov. 16 governorship election till Nov. 21.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Bayelsa guber: APC candidate alerts security agencies on movement of thugs, arms

The Bayelsa State Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Saturday’s election, Chief David Lyon, has called on security agencies in charge of the poll to stop the ongoing movement of thugs into the state.
More than one million people took to the streets in Chile Friday for the largest protests in a week of deadly demonstrations demanding economic reforms and the resignation of President Sebastian Pinera.

Political parties in Chile agree on path to new constitution

Political parties in Chile have agreed on a path to a new constitution, negotiators announced in Santiago de Chile, early Friday after weeks of protests.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said amendment to the Public Procurement Act 2007 by the National Assembly will guarantee successful implementation of the 2020 budget. 2

Senate President calls for synergy between national, state assemblies

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has called for synergy between the National Assembly and State Houses of Assembly in the discharge of their statutory responsibilities to the people.