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US Court sentences Nigerian national to jail for fraud

U.S. District Judge has sentenced a Nigerian internet fraudster Hammed Akinola and his American accomplice, James Campbell, to about 23 years in imprisonment for defrauding about 45 victims the sum of a $10million.

Ex-Donald Trump adviser Michael Flynn to be sentenced for lying to FBI

He is to be sentenced for lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation in a case stemming from the investigation into possible collusion between President Donald Trump’s campaign team and Russia in 2016 election-run-up.

Texas judge rules Obamacare illegal

A U.S. federal judge in Texas ruled Friday that the health care law known as Obamacare is unconstitutional — a ruling that excited President Donald Trump, but which opposition Democrats vowed to appeal.
Clement Onuama

Nigerian national gets 45 months in jail for $850,000 fraud in US

A Nigerian man, Clement Onuama, 53, has been sentenced to 45 months in jail for taking part in schemes that defrauded people from the US and other countries of over $850,000.
Jose Maria Marin

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.
Donald Trump

Two Donald Trump lieutenants found guilty, president implicated

Donald Trump stood accused of conspiring to commit campaign finance fraud and two of his closest aides faced jail time Tuesday after court proceedings delivered a legal and political one-two punch to his embattled presidency.
Michael Cohen exiting the United States District Court of the Southern District of New York on May 30, 2018. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez-Getty Images

Michael Cohen: I committed crimes with Donald Trump

Michael Cohen, Donald Trump’s longtime lawyer and fixer, implicated his former boss as he pleaded guilty on Tuesday to eight counts, including violations of campaign finance rules during the 2016 presidential race.
A Honduran child plays at the Catholic Charities Humanitarian Respite Center, after recently crossing the U.S., Mexico border with his father, in McAllen, Texas on June 21, 2018. Spencer Platt - Getty Images

US judge: Progress to reunite migrant families ‘unacceptable’

A US judge called the Trump administration's efforts to reunite migrant parents and their detained children "unacceptable", adding the government - not non-governmental organisations - is responsible for bringing them back together.

Uber sued over non-payment of ‘fraudulent’ mobile ads

A British mobile advertising agency has sued Uber to force the ride-hailing company to pay millions of dollars of bills that Uber had refused to pay after claiming that ads being generated were fraudulent.

Two migrants in US win permission to have abortions

Two young undocumented migrant women have won a court battle to be able to have abortions in the United States.

Court jails ex-USA Gymnastics doctor 60 years for child porn

Former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced to 60 years in prison on Thursday for child pornography, the Lansing State Journal reported.

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Senate to partner NCC on copyright matters

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W. Stuart Symington, United States Ambassador to Nigeria

US partners Akwa Ibom government to fight HIV/AIDs, other diseases

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Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri diagnosed with pneumonia

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