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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC arrests Atiku Abubakar’s associate over alleged laundering of $4 million

The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) is reported to have arrested an associate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, over alleged laundering of $4 million.
INEC Card Reader

31 stolen INEC’s card readers recovered from Rivers’ bush

Operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in Rivers State have recovered 31 Electronic Card Readers (ECRs) believed to have been stolen from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Police to investigate stampede at APC rally in Port Harcourt

Police in Rivers said it would investigate the stampede at Adokiye Amesiemeka Stadium, Port Harcourt, during All Progressives Congress (APC) rally on Tuesday.

NBA condemns Qur’an desecration in Zamfara

Zamfara State Chapter of Nigerian Bar Association has condemned the reported desecration of the Muslim Holy Book, The Qur’an, in Gusau, and called for thorough investigation to unravel the perpetrators.
Tunisia

Jihadists get life sentence for 2015 Tunisia attacks on tourists

A Tunisian court has sentenced seven jihadists to life in prison over attacks at a museum and on a beach in 2015 that killed 60 people, many of them British tourists, prosecutors said on Saturday.
the helicopter carrying VP Osinbajo after crash landing in Kabba, Kogi state

VP Osinbajo: AIB concludes investigation on crashed helicopter

Seventy-two hours after an Agusta AW 139 helicopter flying Vice President Yemi Osibanjo crashed in Kabba, Kogi State, aviation agencies, led by the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) have concluded investigations on the accident.
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Police arrest football fans who allegedly attacked referee

Two of the four hoodlums who attacked centre referee, Sam Agba, after the Nigeria Professional Football League match between Plateau United Football Club of Jos and Ifeanyi Uba of Nnewi at the new Jos Stadium, have been arrested by the police.
Undercover journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas prays with others for his slain colleague Ahmed Hussein-Suale, an investigative journalist who was killed by gunmen on Wednesday, at Madina Central Mosque in Accra, Ghana January 18, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Kokoroko

Ghana parliament summons lawmaker over journalist’s death

Ghana’s parliament on Wednesday summoned an MP before its ethics body over the shooting death two weeks ago of an investigative journalist who helped to expose African football graft in an explosive documentary last June.

SERAP gives NJC five days to take over Justice Onnoghen’s case

The organization asked the NJC to: “consider the issue of appointment of Justice Muhammed with a view to ensuring strict compliance with constitutional provisions. The NJC should take the recommended action within 5 days of the receipt and/or publication of this letter, failing which SERAP will take appropriate legal action to compel the NJC to take action on the case.”
Mojisola Christianah Adeyeye

NAFDAC advises Nigerians to stop using chemicals to lighten skin

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has advised Nigerians against the use of bleaching or “skin whitening” chemicals because they could lead to cancer and kidney malfunction.
Kennedy Agyapong

Ghana police quiz lawmaker after reporter’s death

A Ghanaian politician who promised to pay anyone who attacked an undercover reporter has been questioned as part of the investigation into his death, police have announced.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

N300 million duplex, two Buggati and several slick cars recovered from suspected internet fraudster

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have arrested six suspected internet fraudsters in separate raids carried out in Abuja.

Tricycle operator nabbed for allegedly defiling 10-year-old girl

A tricycle operator, one Edet Edem, is currently in police custody for allegedly defiling a 10-year-old girl (name withheld) in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

Federal government, women traders begin campaign against illegal food importation, chemicals

The Federal Government in collaboration with the National Association of Nigerian Traders have commenced a campaign to discourage illegal importation of food and indiscriminate use of chemicals on food items.

Police arrest 2, 551 suspects, recover N408m stolen properties in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command on Wednesday said it arrested 2, 551 suspected criminals in the state in 2018, out of which 2, 229 were arraigned.

Justice Onnoghen: Industrial court issues restraining order against CCT

The National Industrial Court has issued a restraining order against the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) stopping it from proceeding with the trial of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen.
Cristiano Ronaldo

Police request Cristiano Ronaldo’s DNA in alleged rape case

Las Vegas police have asked soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo to submit a DNA sample as part of their investigation into rape allegations made against him.

Housewife arrested for allegedly masterminding own kidnap

The police in Niger State have arrested a 20-year-old housewife, Habiba Usman, for being the mastermind of her own kidnap.

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Rivers APC asks INEC to enlist its candidates for 2019 poll

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers state has written to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) demanding the enlistment of its candidates for the 2019 general elections in view of the ruling of the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court ordering the stay of execution of the judgement of the Federal High Court in Port Harcourt which disqualified the party from fielding candidates in the election.
Banky W

Election: Celebrities seeking elective offices

Some Nigerian celebrities including Olubankole ‘Banky W’ Wellington, Emeka Ike, Desmond Elliot, Freedom ‘Mr Jollof’ Atsekpoyi and Shina Peller are vying for several elective positions as the 2019 polls close in.
Cowbellpedia Secondary School Mathematics TV Quiz Show

56,000 students write Cowbellpedia maths first stage exam

About 56,000 students have demonstrated their desire to become the Cowbellpedia Maths champion, as they participate in the qualifying examination of the 2019 Cowbellpedia Secondary School Mathematics TV Quiz Show, sponsored by Cowbell, the flagship brand of Promasidor Nigeria Limited.

Travel agency reduces local flight fare over election postponement

A travel agency, Travelstart Nigeria, Tuesday announced a discount of 25% on all local flights booked on its platform from 19-21 February 2019.

China central bank announces bill swaps to support banks’ perpetual issuance

PBOC’s Vice Governor, Pan Gongsheng, said on Tuesday that China would provide further support for banks’ perpetual bond issuance, including examining ways to broaden the investor base for such bonds, to help boost lending in the economy.