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Court orders EFCC to begin fresh N2 billion fraud trial of ex-Niger governor, others

The Federal High Court in Minna, Niger State, has relisted the N2 billion alleged fraud case against a former governor of the state, Babangida Aliyu, and his former Chief of Staff, Umar Nasko, for retrial.
In a demonstration to tackle the menace of ghost workers that has continue to drain the coffers of government, Bauchi State Governor, Sen Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed will hold a public parley with all the stakeholders involved in the payment of workers salaries in the state.

Four arrested over N21.5 million Bauchi pension scam

Five employees of the Local Government Pension Board, Bauchi State, have been arrested for alleged criminal conspiracy, breach of trust, misappropriation, forgery and fraud amounting to N21, 580,000.
Israeli lawmakers on Wednesday rejected a bill targeting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that sought to block candidates under indictment from forming a future government.

Israeli parliament rejects law targeting premier over indictment

Israeli lawmakers on Wednesday rejected a bill targeting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that sought to block candidates under indictment from forming a future government.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused the International Criminal Court of anti-Semitism on Sunday over its chief prosecutor’s plan to pursue a war crimes probe in the Palestinian Territories.

Police arrest 12 over anti-Netanyahu protest

Israeli police early, on Sunday, arrested 12 protesters, who refused to end a protest against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a spokesman said.
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PDP: President Buhari government frustrating war against corruption

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Wednesday, accused the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government of deliberate hoarding of relevant information from Nigerians on the extent of corruption in his administration.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Photographer docked for allegedly defrauding woman of N1.7 million

The police on Wednesday arraigned a photographer, Ayodeji Festus, 28, in a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Gwagwalada, FCT, for allegedly defrauding woman of N1.7 million.
Israeli police have arrested 12 people and used water cannon in Jerusalem before dawn on Sunday to disperse furious demonstrators protesting against the government's handling of the coronavirus crisis, police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said.

Many held in protests over Israeli government handling of coronavirus

Israeli police have arrested 12 people and used water cannon in Jerusalem before dawn on Sunday to disperse furious demonstrators protesting against the government's handling of the coronavirus crisis, police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused the International Criminal Court of anti-Semitism on Sunday over its chief prosecutor’s plan to pursue a war crimes probe in the Palestinian Territories.

Judge: Benjamin Netanyahu graft trial to start hearing evidence in January

An Israeli court will start hearing evidence in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's corruption trial in January, the judge presiding over the case ruled Sunday.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused the International Criminal Court of anti-Semitism on Sunday over its chief prosecutor’s plan to pursue a war crimes probe in the Palestinian Territories.

Benjamin Netanyahu drops request for immunity from corruption charges

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday has said he is withdrawing his bid for parliamentary immunity from prosecution on corruption charges, paving the way for a trial to begin.
N’Golo Kante has left Chelsea’s pre-season training base in Japan and returned to England for treatment on a knee injury.

Chelsea’s midfielder officially sues former agent for fraud

The Paris prosecutor’s office has said Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante has filed a lawsuit against his former image agent, citing fraud and breach of trust.
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NSCDC records 587 cases in Q3 in Jigawa

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Jigawa Command, says it recorded no fewer than 587 criminal and civil cases in the third quarter of 2019.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Driver bags two years imprisonment for breach of trust, cheating

An Upper Area Court, sitting in Kasuwan Nama, Jos, on Wednesday sentenced a 37 year-old driver, Abdullahi Adamu, to two years imprisonment for breach of trust, misappropriation and cheating.
Former South American football chief Nicolas Leoz, a key suspect in the huge FIFA corruption scandal investigated by the US Justice Department, has died aged 90 in Asuncion, medical sources said.

Former South American football chief passes on

Former South American football chief Nicolas Leoz, a key suspect in the huge FIFA corruption scandal investigated by the US Justice Department, has died aged 90 in Asuncion, medical sources said.

ICPC raids suspect’s house, frees 14 females in captivity

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission said its operatives freed 14 females locked in a room during a raid on a house belonging to the National Coordinator, Federal Civil Service Staff with Disabilities Multipurpose Cooperative Society, Iliasu Abdul-Rauf.
Sara Netanyahu at the Jerusalem Magistrate Court, June 16, 2019. Emil Salman

Israel premier’s wife convicted of misusing public funds

An Israeli court Sunday convicted the wife of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of fraudulently using state funds for meals, under a plea bargain which saw her admit to lesser charges.

Three NFF officials docked over alleged $9.5 million FIFA grant fraud

Three officials of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) were on Thursday docked in an FCT High Court at Maitama, accused of misappropriating 9.5 million Dollars and $1. 3 million.

Jigawa council chief suspended for misappropriating public fund

Dutse Local Government Chairman in Jigawa State, Mal. Awwalu Yakubu Bala Yargaba, has been suspended by the Jigawa State House of Assembly for six months.

Two teachers jailed over N3 million admission scam

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Kaduna on Wednesday sentenced two teachers, Adams Jibril, 28, and Mohammed Yusuf, 27, to combined 24 months imprisonment for defrauding a man of N3 million.

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg apologises with full-page newspaper ads

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg has for the second time apologized over a "breach of trust", taking out full-page advertisements in British newspapers.

South Korea’s ex-president Lee Myung Bak arrested on graft charges

A grim-faced Lee Myung-Bak was driven away from his home in southern Seoul for a detention facility late Thursday, becoming the fourth former South Korean president to be arrested on corruption charges.

Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu adamant despite police bribery allegations

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has hit back after police said he should be charged over alleged bribery cases.

NSCDC records 1,204 criminal, civil cases in Jigawa

The Jigawa Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) recorded 1,204 cases comprising 321 criminal and 883 civil matters in 2017.

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The communiqué, which was signed by NYCN President, Comrade Solomon Adodo and Secretary, Suleiman Musa, further called for support from youths and other stakeholders in the region for Buhari and Akpabio.

Niger Delta: President Buhari has surpassed all past presidents – NYCN

National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) on Sunday said that President Muhammadu Buhari has surpassed all past Presidents of the country in the development of the Niger Delta region.
Manchester United plan to keep Edinson Cavani at Old Trafford for the 2021-22 season by offering the striker a wage increase of £50,000, according to reports.

Edinson Cavani offered £50K pay rise to stay at Manchester United

Manchester United plan to keep Edinson Cavani at Old Trafford for the 2021-22 season by offering the striker a wage increase of £50,000, according to reports.

Federal pensioners pull out of pensions union

The crisis among pensioners on Sunday got messier as Federal Civil Service Pensioners (FCSP) finally opted out of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) over alleged denial of the branch’s rights and privileges.
David Moyes fears West Ham’s slim hopes of Champions League football could be affected further by Manchester United forced to field weakened teams.

David Moyes lashes out at Premier League chiefs over Manchester United decision

The Hammers boss – whose men were beaten by Everton – has called on the Premier League to explain the questions surrounding the integrity of the competition being affected with United’s 3-1 win at Aston Villa their first of three games in five games.
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APC needs credible candidate to win Anambra election – aspirant

Chief George Moghalu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant in Anambra, says electing a credible candidate is critical for the party to capture power in the state.

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Abia monarch: Banditry, terrorism will not take over Nigeria

The Chairman of Umuahia Traditional Council in Abia, Eze Nnamdi Ofoegbu said bandits and terrorism will not take over Nigeria.
The final of the Europa League in Gdnansk later this month can take place with up to 9,500 fans, European football ruling body UEFA said on Monday.

Fans to watch Europa League final in stadium

The final of the Europa League in Gdnansk later this month can take place with up to 9,500 fans, European football ruling body UEFA said on Monday.
Nigeria’s oil and gas industry has lost huge investments due to the non-passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has said.

Delta governor tasks ICAN, other professional bodies on national planning

Delta State Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has charged the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and other professional bodies to explore new corridors of national planning for the development of Nigeria’s economy.
Firefighters work at a damaged residential building in East London, Britain, May 7, 2021. REUTERS-Henry Nicholls

Firefighters tackle blaze at 19-storey London tower block

Firefighters in London were tackling a blaze at a 19-storey block of flats in the east of the city on Friday, with smoke emerging from parts of the 8th, 9th and 10th floors and ambulances treating people in the area.
Kaduna state government has said further checks in the wake of the attack by armed bandits on the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka, Igabi LGA indicated that 39 students are currently unaccounted for.

27 Kaduna college students released

The 27 students abducted by bandits from Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka, Kaduna State, have been released.g