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Cleric seeks ‘China treatment’ for corrupt officials

Prophet Julius Babatunde Kumoluyi, the General Overseer of the Word Bible Church, has advocated capital punishment for corrupt officials saying it was the only way to end the menace of graft in the country .

Man allegedly swindles another of N4.1 million in mineral deposit scam

An Ilorin Senior Magistrates’ Court on Thursday ordered that a 38-year-old man, Lawal Temitope, be remanded in Federal Prison for allegedly swindling a businessman of N4.1 million, being money to mine diatomite, a mineral deposit.
Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, has arrived the federal high court in Lagos where he is on trial for money laundering and abuse of office. 2

Witness: How three aircraft were used to move N1.2 billion to Ekiti for Ayodele...

Damola Otuyena, head of cash and transit services of Diamond Bank, says N1.2 billion was moved to Ekiti for Ayodele Fayose, ex-governor of the state, using three aircraft.

Judge sentences two police officers to death for murder

The decision is a fresh sign that authorities are getting tough on police brutality after years in which civilians and human rights groups accused the police of excessive force.

Surety fails to produce suspect, becomes accused

A 37-year-old man, Matthew Uduaka, who allegedly aided the escape of a suspect, Nancy Uduaka, was on Wednesday, docked by the Police at a Badagry Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State.

Court orders internet fraudster to pay N100.000 fine for defrauding American lady

Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of an Ikeja Special Offences Court, Lagos, has ordered an internet fraudster (aka yahoo yahoo boy), Abraham Sunday to pay the sum of N100,000 or risk spending one year in jail.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on October 1, 2009, Taoufiq Bouachrine,the then director of Morroccan daily Akhbar al-Youm, gestures as he exits the court at the end of a hearing in Casablanca. A Moroccan court has handed a 12 year prison sentence to the journalist accused of sexual assault, in a trial his lawyers said was politically motivated.STR / AFP

Dissident Moroccan publisher jailed on sexual assault charges

A Moroccan court has handed a 12 year prison sentence to a newspaper publisher charged with sexual assault, in a trial his lawyers said was politically motivated.
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APC ratifies expulsion of Sokoto zonal vice chairman

The Sokoto-North Local Government Executive Committee of the All Progressives Congress on Friday ratified the expulsion of the National Zonal Vice Chairman of the party in charge of the Northwest, Inuwa Abdulkadir.

Technician in court over alleged theft of bank laptops, accessories

The police on Friday docked a 38-year-old computer technician, Olusesan Orebajo in a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, over alleged theft of bank’s laptops and accessories valued at N4.8 million.

Court sentence police officer to die by hanging for extrajudicial killing

A Bayelsa state High Court VII sitting in Yenagoa on Friday sentenced Cpl. Vincent Olama to death by hanging for extrajudicial killing.

Police arraign man, who climbed telecom mast in Abuja

The Police on Wednesday arraigned Iliyasu Lawal, 28, Nura Iliyasu, 29, and Idris Suleiman, 28, in a Wuse Zone 2 Magistrates’ Court FCT for allegedly trespassing the premises of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Businessman in court over alleged N1.1 million fraud

A 47-year-old businessman, Francis Nwaka, was on Wednesday arraigned in a Wuse Zone 6 Chief Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, for allegedly obtaining N1.1 million from a customer under false pretext.

Man jailed 17 years for kidnapping Delta journalist

A Delta State High Court sitting in Asaba, the state capital, has sentenced the abductor of a Warri-based journalist, Chief Monday Whiskey, to 17 years in prison.
Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is serving a 10-year prison sentence, has been hospitalised after suffering heart problems. - Reuters

Jailed Pakistani ex-premier released for wife’s funeral

Former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif has been temporarily released from jail so that he can attend his wife’s funeral, officials and family members said Wednesday.
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Security guard jailed for removing APC bill boards

A Minna Magistrates’ Court in Niger has sentenced a security guard, Musa Isyaku, to three months imprisonment for removing APC bill boards in Minna.

Polygamist jailed for life over murder of man chatting with ex-girlfriend

A Kenyan man, Kalungasha Sena, has been sentenced to life in prison after he was convicted of killing a young man, who was chatting with his ex-girlfriend.
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South Korean court increases ex-president’s sentence to 25 years

A Seoul appeals court on Friday increased ex-president Park Geun-Hye’s sentence for corruption to 25 years and fined her 17.8 million dollars (20 billion won), the news agency Yonhap reported.

EFCC arraigns computer engineer for impersonation, fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday dragged a 24-year-old computer engineer, Ayodeji Folarin, before a Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja for allegedly defrauding three Americans of $8,500 in the process while posing as popular gospel artiste, Lara George.

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Nigeria’s downstream sector records $56 billion revenue yearly

Nigeria’s downstream sector records a yearly income of 56 billion dollars, Mr Abayomi Awobokun, Chief Executive Officer, Enyo Retail and Supply Limited, has said.
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David Seaman: Arsene Wenger would be ‘great’ as Chelsea boss

Former Arsenal goalkeeper David Seaman has suggested Arsene Wenger could be the ideal replacement for Maurizio Sarri at Chelsea.
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Beni Lar: My constituency under siege

A member of the National Assembly representing Langtang South/Langtang North Federal Constituency of Plateau State, Hon Beni Lar, has cried out that her constituency is under siege of political thugs ahead of the rescheduled presidential and National Assembly elections holding on Saturday.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Kailani Muhammad: Atiku Abubakar is desperate to be president

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), and strong ally of President Muhammadu Buhari, Engr. Kailani Muhammad, has said that, the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, is desperate to be president of Nigeria.

Suspected herdsmen kill 16, injure two in Benue

Suspected herdsmen on Wednesday killed 16 persons and injured two others during an invasion of Ebete community in Usha council ward of Agatu Local Government Area of Benue State.