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George Ormond arriving at Newcastle crown court. Owen Humphreys-PA

Ex-Newcastle coach guilty of 36 sexual abuse charges

Former Newcastle United youth team coach George Ormond was on Tuesday found guilty of 36 sexual offences against young men and boys between the mid-1970s and the mid-1990s.
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Court restrains EFCC, AGF from halting Aiteo’s operations

A federal high court in Abuja has ruled a stay of action in the case brought against Benedict Peters, founder and chief executive officer of Aiteo Group.
Dr Jane Barton worked at the hospital for 12 years. Photograph = Chris Ison | PA

Prescribed painkillers kill 456 in UK hospital

More than 450 patients died after being given powerful painkillers inappropriately at Gosport War Memorial Hospital, United Kingdom, a report has found.

Helicopter drugs gang jailed in Britain

Two members of a drug smuggling gang who used a helicopter to fly millions of pounds of cocaine into Britain were handed lengthy prison sentences on Monday.

Ex-Governor Ibori shows evidence of corruption case against London police

As the case between the London Metropolitan Police and Chief James Onanefe Ibori and associates entered the second day at the Court of Appeal on Thursday, March 22, 2018 in London, Ibori’s legal team has showed overwhelming evidence of police corruption.

Iraqi asylum seeker guilty of London Tube bombing

An 18-year-old Iraqi asylum seeker was on Friday found guilty of attempted murder over the botched bombing of a rush-hour London Underground train that injured 30 people.

London mosque attacker bags 43 years jail term

A 48-year-old man convicted of driving a van into pedestrians near a mosque in north London’s Finsbury Park area was sentenced to a minimum of 43 years in prison on Friday.

EFCC has only recovered 15% of Diezani loot – Magu

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, on Thursday, said only about 15 per cent of funds allegedly misappropriated by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, had been recovered.

Blind man arraigned for perusing child pornography

A 44-year-old British man was summoned to court on charges of perusing the “worst variety” of child pornography, despite the fact that he’s actually blind.

UK to treat online hate crimes as seriously as offline offences

Online abuse will be treated as seriously as offline offences, Britain’s prosecution service said on Monday in new guidance on handling hate crimes.

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Group calls for revival of moribund industries

Mr Livingstone Wechie, the founder of The Integrity Group (TIG) on Friday called for revival of moribund industries to grow and develop the economy.
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Brighton sign South African striker Percy Tau

Premier League side Brighton & Hove Albion have announced the signing of forward Percy Tau from South African champions Mamelodi Sundowns.
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Senegal’s World Cup referee Malang Diedhiou retires

Senegalese referee Malang Diedhiou is hanging up his whistle after a career that has seen him take charge at the Fifa World Cup, Confederations Cup and the Olympics.
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Pep Guardiola wants Manchester City stars rested and ready

Pep Guardiola fears his preparations for Manchester City’s Premier League title defence have been affected by the World Cup.

Accidents kill 130 in Ogun in six months

No fewer than 130 people were killed, while 439 sustained various degrees of injury in road accidents across Ogun in the first six months of 2018.