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Court declines to stop probe of ex-Gov, Okorocha by EFCC, Imo state Govt

….adjourns case till July 14 By Ikechukwu Nnochiri The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Wednesday, declined a request by former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha for an interim injunction to stop the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and panel of inquiry that was set up by the state government, from […]

Imo female lawmaker survives alleged attack from colleague

Representative of Njaba Constituency in the Imo State House of Assembly, Uju Onwudiwe, has survived an attack by her Ahiazu Mbaise constituency colleague, Samuel Otuibe, who threw a bottle of wine and glass cup at her in a meeting. The incident took place during an emergency meeting of the lawmakers at the official quarters of […]

Dubai Police arrests another Nigerian for online scam

A 22 year-old Nigerian is on trial at the Dubai Court of First Instance after robbing a Turkish national of about $8,200. According to court records, the Nigerian lured his victim via a dating app, locked him inside a hotel apartment and stole his money. Aided by other suspects still at large, the Nigerian made […]

Redeemed Church sacks adulterous pastor, Gideon Bakare

  Pastor Gideon Bakare of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) in Akure, Ondo state capital, has been given the boot by the church after being caught while trying to have sex with a member’s wife. In a statement, RCCG spokesperson Olaitan Olubiyi said Bakare was sacked for attempted adultery and for putting the […]

Dubai job agency bars Nigerians

By Nimot Adetola Sulaimon A  Dubai job agency, Shirley Recruitment Consultants released a job advert online exempting Nigerian males and females from applying for the said position. According to the job details, a company is looking for “merchandisers” in Dubai, UAE. All other African citizens can apply for the job but not Nigerians. The exclusion […]

9.7m, £74,000 found in my house are gifts, ex-NNPC GMD, Yakubu, tells court

Mr. Andrew Yakubu ex GDM NNPC By Ikechukwu Nnochiri, ABUJA Former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mr. Andrew Yakubu, who is facing money laundering charge, on Wednesday, told the Federal High Court in Abuja that $9.7million and £74, 000.00 the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, found in his house […]

Canada makes it easier for parents to pass on Canadian citizenship

(NNP) The government of Canada on Thursday made it easier for parents whose children do not have a biological/genetic link to them in cases of surrogacy to pass on their citizenship to their children who were born outside of Canada. The Liberal government of Justin Trudeau updated the legal definition of “parent” that had for […]

Influential mayor of Seoul, South Korea, found dead

(NNP) The mayor of South Korea’s capital city and largest city, Seoul, has been found dead after he was reported missing by his daughter. The 64 year-old Park Won-Soon was a three-term mayor of the 1988 Olympic host city and was seen as a potential presidential candidate in the upcoming elections. Mr. Won-Soon had been […]

Sowore not leaving Kuje Prison quickly, court grants harsh bail conditions

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