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Crisis brews in Senate over ‘job racketeering’

While some senators have been accused of benefitting from the racketeering, the leaders of the Senate have been fingered for getting about 100 slots, which they allegedly shared among themselves.
Police in Jersey City have been placing fake Amazon packages outside people’s homes to catch thieves

eBay sues three Amazon managers for allegedly poaching its sellers

Online retailer eBay has sued three Amazon managers for allegedly infiltrating eBay’s platform to poach sellers. The lawsuit, filed earlier this week in California, claims Amazon employees signed up for eBay under false names and pretenses. Then, they would allegedly send private messages inviting sellers to Amazon, actively circumventing eBay’s rules and filters.
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Mafia ‘super fugitive’ Marco Di Lauro arrested after 14 years on the run

A mafia "super fugitive" dubbed Italy's second most dangerous man has been arrested after 14 years on the run.
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PDP: Adams Oshiomhole has finally exposed President Buhari, APC

The Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organisation (PPCO) has said that the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has finally exposed President Muhammadu Buhari as a “patron of corruption” and his anti-corruption fight as “just a ruse.”
[file] Former South African president Jacob Zuma appears at the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Durban on April 6, 2018, during for a brief preliminary hearing on corruption charges linked to a multi-billion dollar 1990s arms deal./ AFP PHOTO / POOL / Nic BOTHMA

South Africa’s Jacob Zuma to release new struggle songs album

Former South African president Jacob Zuma has struck a recording deal and will release a full-length album of liberation struggle songs in April.
[file] Former South African president Jacob Zuma appears at the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Durban on April 6, 2018, during for a brief preliminary hearing on corruption charges linked to a multi-billion dollar 1990s arms deal./ AFP PHOTO / POOL / Nic BOTHMA

Court delays trial of South Africa’s Jacob Zuma by six months

Former South African Leader Jacob Zuma dubbed the “teflon president’’ because of his ability to weather scandal after scandal has again delayed his corruption trial, after his Lawyers submitted a permanent stay of prosecution.
[file] Former South African president Jacob Zuma appears at the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Durban on April 6, 2018, during for a brief preliminary hearing on corruption charges linked to a multi-billion dollar 1990s arms deal./ AFP PHOTO / POOL / Nic BOTHMA

South Africa’s Jacob Zuma seeks to have corruption case scrapped

South Africa's former president Jacob Zuma on Friday lodged a court application to try to have quashed $2.5-billion corruption case linked to a 1990s arms deal, state prosecutors said.

NSCDC arrest man for peddling fake dollars in Gombe

Gombe State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps on Wednesday said it arrested a suspect for peddling fake dollars in Gombe.
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Ex-Brazilian soccer chief jailed four years for fraud, money laundering

A former President of Brazil’s Soccer Federation was sentenced on Wednesday by a U.S. judge to four years in prison after being convicted on corruption charges related to the bribery scandal at FIFA, the sport’s governing body.

Official: 15,000 households receive federal government’s N5,000 monthly stipend in Niger

Fifteen thousand eight hundred households receive the Federal Government’s N5,000 monthly grant in Niger, according to Hajia Hadiza Shiru, Head of Conditional Cash Transfer programme in the state.

South Africa prosecutor turns down ex-President Zuma’s request

South Africa’s national prosecutor has turned down a request by former president Jacob Zuma to delay a hearing over a 2.5 billion dollars arms deal, a spokesman for the prosecutor said on Tuesday.

South Africa’s Jacob Zuma in court to face corruption charges

Former South African president Jacob Zuma appeared in court Friday to face corruption charges relating to a $2.5 billion arms deal, a scandal from the 1990s that has come back to haunt him within weeks of his fall from power.

Governor Okowa clears SSG of fraudulent allegations

Despite allegations of corrupt practices on the part of the Secretary to the Government of Delta State, Mr. Ovie Festus Agas, the state governor, has expressed implicit confidence in the scribe.

Thousands expected to march in support of South Africa’s Zuma at court appearance

Thousands of supporters of former South African President Jacob Zuma on Thursday are expected to march to the Durban High Court on Friday, where Zuma will face corruption charges related to a decades-old arms deal.

Jacob Zuma to appear in court on graft charges April 6

South Africa’s former president, Jacob Zuma, is due to appear in court on April 6 to face charges of corruption in a years-old 2.5 billion dollars arms deal, his lawyer said on Monday.

Visa racketeer defrauds applicant of N1.7 million

The Police on Tuesday arraigned a 31-year-old man, Innocent Augustine, in a Wuse Zone 2 Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, for allegedly defrauding one Onyebuchi Nnaji of N1.7m through visa racketeering.

South Africa’s Jacob Zuma is being victimised – son

The former South African President Jacob Zuma’s son, Edward, on Monday defended his father who is facing criminal charges, saying he is being victimised for calling for expropriation of land.

South Africa’s Jacob Zuma faces corruption trial

South Africa's former President, Jacob Zuma, is to face prosecution for 18 charges of corruption, the director of public prosecutions has confirmed.

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A portal of the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) that will integrate all insurance transactions in the insurance industry into a single hub will go live next year, its Acting Commissioner, Mr Sunday Thomas said on Thursday.
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