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SEC commences verification of Dantata investors

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has started verifying claims of 4,160 unpaid investors of the illegal investment scheme organised by Dantata Success and Profitable Company.

Court restrains Governor Ganduje from taking action against Emir Sanusi

A Federal High Court sitting in Kano on Tuesday granted an order restraining Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, and the State Public Complaints and Anti Corruption Commission from acting on the preliminary report on alleged misappropriation of N3.4 billion by the Kano Emirate Council.
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INEC withdraws return certificate from President Buhari’s ex-aide

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday issued a Certificate of Return for the House of Representatives seat in Sumaila/Takai Federal Constituency of Kano to Shamsuddeen Dambazau, son of the Minister of Interior Abdulrahman Dambazau.
Foreign affairs minister Geoffrey Onyeama

Ministry: Silent diplomatic efforts aided Zainab Aliyu, Ibrahim Abubakar release by Saudi Arabia

Foreign Affairs Ministry says its silent diplomatic efforts in the past few weeks culminated in the release of Zainab Aliyu and Ibrahim Abubakar arrested by Saudi authority for drug related offence.

Federal government secures release of another Nigeria arrested in Saudi Arabia

Two days after the release of Maryam Aliyu from prison, the Federal Government on Thursday secured release of another Nigerian, Ibrahim Abubakar, who was accused of drug trafficking in Saudi Arabia.
Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport is an airport serving Kano, the capital city of Kano State of Nigeria

NDLEA uncovers airport cartel planting hard drugs in passengers’ luggage

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has uncovered a cartel, which specialised in planting illicit drugs in travellers’ luggage.

Abdullahi Ganduje sues Daily Nigerian publisher for libel

Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has instituted a N3 billion suit in a Federal High Court, Kano, against an online news platform, Daily Nigerian, and its publisher, Ja’afar Ja’afar, for defamation of character, slander, libel over publications and releases of video clips alleging that the plaintiff was involved in bribery.

Ibrahim Shekarau back in court over N900m money laundering charges

The Federal High Court sitting in Kano on Thursday adjourned the case of alleged money laundering against former governor of Kano State, Ibrahim Shekarau.

N950m Fraud: Court adjourns ex-Governor Shekarau, others case to October 18

A Federal High Court sitting in Kano on Tuesday adjourned the N950 million fraud suit involving a former governor of Kano State, Ibrahim Shekarau, a former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Aminu Wali, and former Director General, Goodluck Jonathan Campaign Organisation, Mansur Ahmed, till October 18, 2018.

Sporadic gunshots as court grants ex-Governor Shekarau, others bail

There was sporadic gunshots at a Kano Federal High Court as a Former Governor of Kano State Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau, Ambassador Aminu Wali and a former Commissioner Mansur Ibrahim were granted bail over their involvement in a N950million 2015 election campaigns funds.

EFCC set to arraign ex-minister Shekarau over 2015 campaign fund

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is set to arraign former Minister of Education, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau, on allegation of receiving campaign fund from the Peoples Democratic Party.

Ex-NNPC chief Andrew Yakubu didn’t declare over N3 billion we found in his house...

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, told the Federal High Court in Abuja that former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mr. Andrew Yakubu, did not declare the $9,772,800 and £74,000 that was recovered from his guest house in Kaduna.

Appeal Court: Andrew Yakubu’s $9.7 million stands forfeited to federal government

The Kaduna Division of the Court of Appeal today affirmed the decision of the Federal High Court Kano which ordered the interim forfeiture of the money found in a house in Kaduna belonging to former Group Managing Director of NNPC, Engineer Andrew Yakubu.

57-year-old man bags 10 years imprisonment for human trafficking

A Federal High Court sitting in Kano has sentenced one Yusuf Umar, 57, to 10 years imprisonment for human trafficking offences.

57-year-old man sentenced to 10 years in prison for rape

Justice Jude Dagat of Federal High Court sitting in Kano on Thursday sentenced Yusuf Umar, 57, to 10 years in prison for rape.

Chinese national convicted in Nigeria

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday secured the conviction of a Chinese National, Ma Yongbin and two others, Abdullahi Obaka and Rose Ayaele before Justice J.K. Daggard of the Federal High Court, Kano on one count of dealing in currency without authority.

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UN correspondents host new UNGA president

The United Nations Correspondents Association on Wednesday evening in New York hosted the new President of the General Assembly (PGA), Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande, to an informal interactive session.
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President Buhari sends Winifred Oyo-Ita on indefinite leave

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday directed the head of service Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita to proceed on an indefinite leave to allow conclusion of the investigation being carried out by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
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Algeria army chief orders clampdown on protesters

In his speech that was published by the Defense Ministry, Gaid Salah said that, for some people, coming into Algiers from other regions has become a ``pretext to justify dangerous behavior'' and a way to swell crowds.
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Emir Sanusi lauds President Buhari’s economic advisory council

The ‎Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammadu Sanusi II, ‎has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for constituting an Economic Advisory Council (EAC) comprising first-rate ‎professionals and academics.
Minister for Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has said that the Nigerian Government would use the Forum of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) to seek global support fighting terrorism and increasing Foreign Direct Investments (FDI).

Xenophobia: Foreign affairs minister didn’t disobey Hose of Reps – ministry

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has denied allegation credited to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, that the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, refused to appear before the House to respond to the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa.