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Turkey's players celebrated their draw with France in Euro 2020 qualifying by making a military salute, despite already facing an investigation for a similar celebration in their previous match.

Turkey players celebrate France draw with controversial salute gesture

Turkey's players celebrated their draw with France in Euro 2020 qualifying by making a military salute, despite already facing an investigation for a similar celebration in their previous match.
An Ilorin, Kwara State lawyer Olarewaju Aluko and his client, Taiye Na’Allah, on Thursday sued the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) at a Kwara State High Court for alleged defamation of character.

Constituency project: Court orders interim forfeiture of N116 million

Justice A. Muhammad of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, granted an order for interim forfeiture of N116m alleged to be proceeds of crime linked to the non-execution of constituency projects awarded to Hamza Barau and Hamshakin Ventures Ltd.
Gender Mobile Initiative (GMI), an NGO, says it is partnering with the Ford Foundation to develop anti-sexual harassment policy and mobile application for confidential reporting and data generation.

Sexual harassment: NGO, Ford Foundation partner to develop report application

Gender Mobile Initiative (GMI), an NGO, says it is partnering with the Ford Foundation to develop anti-sexual harassment policy and mobile application for confidential reporting and data generation.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Troops capture wanted Boko Haram commander, nine others

The Nigerian Army on Saturday said ten Boko Haram key Commanders have been captured by troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole following the bombardment of criminal enclaves in Borno State.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC secures order to extend Abdulrasheed Maina, son’s detention over ‘N2.1 billion fraud’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has secured an order of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Bwari, to detain former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, Mr Abdulrasheed Maina and his son, Faisal, in its custody pending the conclusion of ongoing investigation.
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FBI declares Samuel Little the most prolific serial killer in US history

Five years after analysts with the FBI’s Violent Criminal Apprehension Program (ViCAP) began linking cases to convicted murderer Samuel Little—and nearly 18 months after a Texas Ranger began to elicit from him a breathtaking number of confessions—the FBI has confirmed Little to be the most prolific serial killer in U.S. history.
The Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Man arrested for defiling seven-year-old girl

One Olabowale Samuel has been arrested by men of the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly defiling a seven-year-old girl in the Shagamu area of the state.
The Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Airconditioner gas poisoning: Police rescue Uber driver, passenger

A police Patrol team from Bariga Division in Lagos has saved two persons, Abiodun Balogun, 32, and a lady Odisha Ginika, 21, from dying from airconditioner gas poisoning.

Bauchi governor committee accuses former governor of spending 2.3 billion alone on burial

The controversy surrounding the alleged N2.3 billion spent on burial by the immediate past governor of Bauchi State Mohammed Abubakar, as the figure is being brought to the front burner by Funds and Assets Recovery Committee constituted by the present administration.

20 LASTMA officers face sack over extortion

Twenty officers of the Lagos State Traffic Management Agency, LASTMA, are currently battling to retain their job as investigation has begun in their cases over allegation of extortion and bribery.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt Zonal office has arraigned Gladys Udia before Justice M. L Abubakar of the Federal High Court in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on a seven-count charge bordering on conspiracy, stealing, forgery and alteration to the tune of N3,476,700.

Bank staff arraigned for ‘stealing’ customer’s N3.47 million

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt Zonal office has arraigned Gladys Udia before Justice M. L. Abubakar of the Federal High Court in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on a seven-count charge bordering on conspiracy, stealing, forgery and alteration to the tune of N3,476,700.

Two fake soldiers arrested in Rivers

The Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.
Nigeria Police

‘Cultist’ nabbed for killing 15 persons in Ogun

A 28-year-old one-eyed suspected cultist, Sunday Paul, has been arrested by operatives of the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly killing over 15 residents of Ikenne area of the state.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest, detain four cops for extorting software developer

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested four policemen for allegedly extorting money from a software developer whom they accused of Internet fraud.
Nigeria Police

Police intercept truckload of Indian hemp in Ekiti

The Ekiti State Police Command have intercepted a vehicle fully loaded with bags of weeds suspected to be Indian hemp in Ise-Ekiti, the headquarters of Ise/Orun Local Government Areas of the state.

UK Judge: Nigeria must pay $200 million to stay execution of $9.6 billion judgment...

Reprieve came the way of Nigeria on Thursday as a UK Commercial Court granted a stay of execution of the $9.6 billion judgment debt made against the country over a botched gas contract.
Yemi Osinbajo

N90 billion allegation: You can’t waive immunity – lawyer tells vice-president

Effiong said this in a statement while reacting to Osinbajo’s vow to waive his constitutional immunity to pave the way for the “most robust adjudication” over an allegation that he took N90bn from the Federal Inland Revenue Service to fund the 2019 general elections.
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the agency will monitor campaign funds donated to political parties for the 2019 elections as well as donors’ identities.

EFCC: Ibrahim Magu did not allege corruption in NSIP

The anti-graft agency, EFCC, has released the statement below clarifying a statement attributed to its chairman, Ibrahim Magu.

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Edo government to buy 100 buses ahead of national sports festival

The Edo State Government said on Thursday that it would buy 100 buses to boost the fleet of buses under the State Transport Service, to ensure a seamless transport system during the 20th National Sports Festival (NSF) to be hosted in the state capital.
Babagana Kalli, an Executive Committee member of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), says the federation is gradually working towards moving into the online match reporting system in accordance with global best practices.

Babagana Kalli: NFF moving into online match reporting system

Babagana Kalli, an Executive Committee member of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), says the federation is gradually working towards moving into the online match reporting system in accordance with global best practices.