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The divorce announcement of world’s billionaire couple, Bill and Melinda Gates is probably the most shocking news of the year.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Wednesday, arraigned the trio of Abdulmumin Ohikwo, Usaini Shehu and Rilwanu Abdullahi before Justice Tukur Muazu of the Kaduna State High Court, Kaduna, on a 10-count charge of obtaining by false pretense.
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Monday arraigned a suspected drug baron, Victor Chidi Olife before a Federal High Court in Lagos for allegedly trafficking 7.5 kilograms of heroine 10 years after the alleged crime was committed.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned a fake Chevron Nigeria staff, Uguru Ozoemena Justus, before Justice Phoebe Msuan Ayua of the Federal High Court, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Wednesday re-arraigned embattled Judge of the Federal High Court Lagos, Rita Ajumogobia, for alleged money laundering before Justice Mohammed Liman.
The Federal High Court sitting, Abuja, on Tuesday, granted an ex-parte order to paste hearing notices on former speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, in his office.
Justice Agatha Okeke of the Federal High Court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, has remanded one Vincent Harrison Chukwuemeka, an alleged serial Facebook hacker, in the custody of the Nigerian Correctional Service following his arraignment on one count charge of fraud to the tune of N407, 000 fraud.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), Abuja Zone on Wednesday, arraigned three suspects for allegedly counterfeiting seven $100 notes (One Hundred United State Dollars), totalling $700 (Seven Hundred Dollars).
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arraigned a serving Deputy Comptroller of Nigerian Correctional Service, Abubakar Sani, for an alleged employment scam.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Enugu Zonal Office on November 26, 2020, arraigned Prince Lasberry Okafor Anyanwu before Justice E.F Njemanze of the Imo State High Court for alleged fraud.
The Lagos Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, November 12, 2020, arraigned a lawyer, Taiwo Oreagba, before Justice Sherifah Solebo of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos on a two-count charge bordering on alleged corrupt demand and obtaining by false pretence to the tune of N4,000,000.00 (Four Million Naira).
The EFCC, on Monday, re-arraigned a former Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Haruna Jauro, in a Federal High Court in Lagos for alleged N156.4 million money laundering.
One of the most disconsolately heart-rending sports news from last year was the sudden passing away of Kobe Bryant, the American professional basketball player, the shooting guard, who spent his entire 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
No fewer than 25 rape cases were recorded in Enugu State from January to March 2021, the Centre Manager, Tamar Sexual Assault Referral Centre (Tamar SARC), Mrs Evelyn Onah, said.
A 70 year old man, Micheal Omolayo, suspected to be a ritualist has been arrested in Akure, the Ondo State capital for allegedly packing human hair in large quantity at a barber’s shop.
The United Nations’ Secretary-General, António Guterres, has urged all parties involved in the escalating violence in Gaza to halt further hostilities.
The Jigawa State Governor Alhaji Muhammadu Badaru Abubakar has given pardon to 17 convicted persons based on the recommendation of the State Committee on Prerogative of Mercy under the leadership of Dr Aisha Warshu Haruna (Mrs.)
A petition calling for the cancellation of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games due to the COVID-19 pandemic has received more than 200,000 signatures in two days.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and chairman of the Presidential Steering Committee, (PSC) on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha, has clarified misrepresentation in the briefing of the PSC on Monday.
As the UEFA Champions League finalists Chelsea and Manchester United, both from the English Premier League, continue their preparations ahead of the third meeting in their season-long trilogy at home and in Europe, plans are afoot to decide on the venue for the final as Istanbul, which was scheduled to host this year’s UCL last match, comes under COVID-19 scrutiny.
Palestinian militants fired rocket barrages into Israel from Gaza for a second day on Tuesday and Israeli warplanes struck the enclave in a deepening conflict in which at least 26 people in Gaza and two in Israel have been killed.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ekiti Command, on Friday paraded 11 suspects for alleged theft, burglary, cyber bullying, rape and conspiracy.