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N1.4 billion fraud: I won’t quit as NBA president – Paul Usoro

Nigerian Bar Association President Paul Usoro says he will not resign despite the N1.4 billion fraud allegation against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission
Real Madrid's Croatian midfielder Luka Modric looks on during the UEFA Champions League group G football match between Real Madrid CF and AS Roma at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on September 19, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - GABRIEL BOUYS

Court confirms Luka Modric perjury charges dropped

Perjury charges against Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder Luka Modric have been dropped, a Croatian court has confirmed.
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Kidnapper sentenced to 42 years in jail

After six years of trial, an Ikeja High Court yesterday sentenced a kidnapper, Emeka Obasim, to 42 years imprisonment for the kidnap of Jude Ugoje and Miss Piriye Ogogo.
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Kenyan central bank fines five banks over alleged theft of funds

Kenya’s central bank on Wednesday said it had fined five commercial banks a total of 392.5 million shillings (3.89 million dollars) over alleged theft of funds at the National Youth Agency (NYS).
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Nigerian convicted of hacking in US, to be sentenced Oct 22

In a press release on Monday, the prosecutors said that 34-year-old Olayinka Olaniyi and his accomplice, 29-year-old Damilola Solomon Ibiwoye ran several phishing scams targeting employees at US colleges and universities, including Georgia Tech and the University of Virginia, reports US’ Ledger Enquirer.
Stephanie Clifford in May. Ms. Clifford, who is known by the stage name Stormy Daniels, was arrested while onstage at an Ohio strip club. Robyn Beck/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

Stormy Daniels freed, charges dropped

Charges were dropped against adult film star Stormy Daniels on Thursday after an Ohio strip club arrest that her lawyer slammed as a “politically motivated” setup against the woman suing President Donald Trump.

Robbery: Court frees one suspect, grants 6 others bail

An Asaba Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday discharged and acquitted Mr. Okechukwu Okeke, one of the seven persons allegedly involved in December 2017 robbery attack on a bullion van in Asaba.

Nigeria suspends biometric visa-on-arrival over payment controversies

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has suspended the issuance of biometric visa-on-arrival to foreigners arriving into the country indefinitely.

NBA rejects Lagos government’s 50% reduction of land use charge

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ikeja Branch, has rejected the 50 percent reduction of the Land Use Charge recently reviewed by the Lagos State Government.

South African police probe officer in pupils assault’s scandal

Police have begun investigation into allegations of against a forensic police investigators alleged to have assaulted two pupils at a Soweto primary school.

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Police arrest four over alleged murder, cultism

The Ekiti State Police Command has arrested four persons for alleged cultism and murder.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

CDD cautions IGP Adamu against redeployment of CPs few days to election

The Centre for Democracy and Development has cautioned the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, against re-deployment of state Commissioners of Police few days to election.

Itse Sagay: If ballot box snatchers or election disrupters are armed, they are a...

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Council Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has listed instances in which a law enforcement officer is allowed to gun down a ballot box snatcher.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Elections: VP Osinbajo canvasses votes for APC in Ilorin

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday urged Nigerians not to be discouraged by the earlier postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections.

APC warns INEC to enlist its candidates or risk repeating national assembly election in...

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has warned that the February 23 National Assembly elections might be repeated in the state if the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) fails to relist its candidates on the ballot.