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Italy Busts Nigerian Sex Traffickers

When  prosecutor Lina Trovato of Italy  first came across a sex trafficking suspect called “Mummy”, she sensed she was onto something especially sinister. The code name had appeared several times in wiretapped conversations between Nigerian gang members in Italy and their apparently female boss back in the West African state. …

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Nigerian To Be Executed For Drug Trafficking In Singapore

The execution of Nigerian national Chijioke Stephen Obioha has been set for 18 November. He was convicted of drug trafficking in Singapore and was given the mandatory death sentence. A new clemency application is pending before the President. The family of Chijioke Stephen Obioha, a Nigerian national convicted of and …

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Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia Fails To Show Properties She Claimed Her Mother Gave Her After Two Days Traveling With EFCC To Benin And Asaba

Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia took agents of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on a wild goose chase as she traveled with them from Lagos to Benin and Asaba in search of properties she claimed her late mother bequeathed to her. However, the search was futile as the judge was …

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APC’s Legal Adviser, Dr Banire, Steps Aside Over Bribery Scandal

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) National Legal Adviser, Dr. Muiz Banire (SAN), has stepped aside to answer questions concerning his alleged bribing of a judge at the National Industrial Court of Nigeria. In a letter dated November 8, 2016 which he reportedly addressed to the party leadership, he said …

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Budget Padding: Abdulmumin Jibrin Avoids Prosecution, Goes To Exile In London

Abuja – The suspended member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin, on Monday vowed never to return to Nigeria unless his safety is guaranteed. Jibrin made this known in a statement in Abuja. Jibrin, left Nigeria for London last week to receive an award and take his anti-corruption campaign …

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Customs Uncover 20 Containers of Cooking Oil Falsely Declared As AS Disodium Phosphate

In a renewed vigor and enthusiasm of the Tincan Island Port in blocking all flashpoint for Revenue leakages, the Command recently intercepted twenty (20) Containers of Vegetable Oil wrongly declared as Disodium Phosphate. This declaration was made by Bashir, Y. U, the Customs Area Controller while on a routine visit …

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EFCC Seizes International Passport Of APC Legal Adviser

Agents of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have finally interrogated Muiz Banire, the legal adviser of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Our source disclosed that Mr. Banire, who is a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), was questioned at the agency’s office in Lagos. Mr. Banire arrived at the EFCC’s office …

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The Confession Of A Millionaire Armed Robber Who Nearly Became Kogi State Chief Security Officer

At 30, Zakeri Isiaka is a millionaire and a frightening one. In political circles in Kogi State, Saturday PUNCHlearnt that a mere mention of his name sends shivers down the spines of those who are familiar with his activities. To Kogi State indigenes, Isiaka is a dreaded political thug, who killed …

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EFCC Freezes Billionaire Bola Shagaya’s N500m Account, As Patience Jonathan Tried To Withdraw $5 Million

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has frozen a bank account belonging to Mrs. Bola Shagaya, a businesswoman which Forbes Magazine described as one of the wealthiest in Africa. It was learnt that Shagaya, who is founder and Chief Executive Officer of Bolmus Group International – a diversified Nigerian conglomerate …

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