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    EFCC: Wife of suspended NIA DG bought ‘Ikoyi flat of dollars’ for N360m

EFCC: Wife of suspended NIA DG bought ‘Ikoyi flat of dollars’ for N360m

The apartment in Ikoyi, Lagos, where $43.5million was found in April, was bought for N360million by a company owned by Folashade Oke, wife of the suspended director-general of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA). The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said this on Friday at a federal high court in Lagos. In an affidavit and exhibits tendered to support a prayer for [...]

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Gunmen abduct Rivers State lawmaker

Gunmen on Tuesday abducted Hon. Golden Chioma, a representative of Etche Constituency II in the Rivers State House of Assembly. The lawmaker, who is also the chairman of the house committee on Judiciary, was kidnapped at Diobu area of Port Harcourt, the state capital. Confirming the incident, spokesman of Rivers State Police Command, DSP Muhammad Ahmad, told the News Agency of Nigeria [...]

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    Congolese warlord, Katanga, sentenced to prison for 12 years

Congolese warlord, Katanga, sentenced to prison for 12 years

The International Criminal Court has sentenced ex-Congolese militia leader, Germain Katanga, to 12 years in prison for aiding and abetting war crimes. Katanga was found guilty in March, and he is only the second person to be convicted by the Netherlands-based court. He was behind the 2003 massacre of hundreds of villagers in the north-east of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The fighting [...]

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    Victim of Jos bombing ‘laughed a lot’

Victim of Jos bombing ‘laughed a lot’

Justice Akpan, a 30-year-old single mother who was one of at least 118 people killed in Monday’s bomb blasts in Jos, was a hearty woman who laughed a lot. According to Sam Rotji, one of her distraught colleagues, the late Akpan had a soft spot for the less-privileged and would go to any length to make them comfortable. “We were together yesterday,” [...]

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    Interpol nabs Ogwuche, the ‘Nyanya bomber’

Interpol nabs Ogwuche, the ‘Nyanya bomber’

The International Police (Interpol) has arrested one of the two suspected masterminds of Nyanya bombings, Aminu Sadiq Ogwuche, in Sudan. Mr Mike Omeri, the Coordinator, National Information Centre on the Rescue of the Abducted Chibok Girls, disclosed this at a joint news conference in Abuja on Wednesday. The news conference was attended by the Department of State Service (DSS), the Nigeria Police [...]

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February 04, 2019USDGBPEUR
INTERBANK306397354
LAGOS355444389
KANO354445370
PH355447412
ABUJA356454413
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