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Supreme Court affirms conviction of ex-Kogi lawmaker for N1.4bn fraud

The Supreme Court on Friday affirmed the conviction and sentencing of a former member of the Kogi State House of Assembly and ex-Caretaker Chairman, Ogori/Magongo Local Government Area of the state, Gabriel Daudu, for N1.4bn fraud.

Man bags two years in prison for trafficking 16-year-old girl

A Calabar Division of the Federal High Court has sentenced one Ifeanyi Okorogu, an indigene of Imo State, to two years imprisonment for human trafficking and attempting to sell a child.

Man sentenced to 2 year jail term for attempting to sell 3-day-old baby

The Federal High Court sitting in Calabar yesterday sentenced one Ifeanyi Kelvin Okorogu, 31, to two years in prison with no option of fine for attempting to sell a three day old baby in December 2017.

Court orders Nigerian Navy to pay N75m to bricklayer

A Federal High Court sitting in Calabar has ordered the Nigerian Navy to pay the sum of N75 million to a 39-year-old man, Mr. Etim Asuquo Akpan, as damages for illegally shooting, torturing, and holding him hostage sometime in 2012.

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British student ‘sentenced to life in prison in UAE for spying’

British student Matthew Hedges has been sentenced to life in prison in the United Arab Emirates for spying, according to Reuters.

Road accident claims two lives in Ondo

Two people were confirmed dead and five injured in a road traffic accident involving a tanker conveying petroleum product and two other vehicles at Shasha Market along Akure-Owo Expressway.

NBS: Inflation rate drops to 11.26% in October

The National Bureau of Statistics on Wednesday released the Consumer Price Index Report which measures inflation with inflation rate dropping from 11.28 per cent in September to 11.26 per cent in October.
This picture taken on November 10, 2018 shows a rally of the main opposition Kuomintang (KMT) for Taipei mayor candidate Ting Shou-chung during the elections campaign in Taipei. - When Taiwan goes to the polls on November 24, 2018 in local elections, it will not only be a test for President Tsai Ing-wen's embattled government but a crucial vote on divisive issues that could rile China. (Photo by SAM YEH / AFP) / TO GO WITH STORY: Taiwan-China-vote-referendum-politics, ADVANCER by Amber WANG

Divided Taiwan to vote in key test for ruling party

When Taiwan goes to the polls Saturday in local elections, it will not only be a test for President Tsai Ing-wen's embattled government but a crucial vote on divisive issues that could rile China.
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Man killed by plane taking off from Russia’s main airport

A man was killed on the runway at Moscow's largest airport when he was hit by a plane that was taking off, Russian investigators said Wednesday.