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IDP Camps Crisis: Government Officials Sexually Abusing Women and Girls

Women and girls of 16 sexually abused by officials Victims stigmatised, feel angry, dejected and suicidal (Abuja) – Government officials and other authorities in Nigeria have raped and sexually exploited women and girls displaced by the conflict with Boko Haram. The government is not doing enough to protect displaced women …

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Emails Scandal: FBI Gets Warrant To Investigate Hillary Clinton

Senate minority leader sends scathing letter to FBI chief. Comey charged with withholding information about Russian email hacks. Will Clinton lose the election because of the FBI email investigation? The FBI has acquired a warrant to investigate emails found on the laptop of a former aide to Hillary Clinton as …

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CNPP Calls For Mass Action Against Amendment Of CCB/CCT Act – Calls It Rape Of Democracy

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP), the umbrella body of registered political parties and associations in the country, has strongly condemned the amendment to the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) and the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) Act by the National Assembly (NASS) and called on President Muhammadu Buhari …

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Money Laundering: Patience Jonathan’s NGO Is Not Registered By The Corporate Affairs Commission

The Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), known as Union of Niger Delta Youth Organization for Equity, Justice and Good Governance, the surrogate fighter for Mrs Patience Jonathan, is unregistered and ‘unknown in law’. Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), which the group has sued on behalf of its principal, made the startling …

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Judge Sentences Married Man To 18 Months In Prison For Hacking Email Accounts

Hacker broke into at least 72 Gmail and 50 iCloud accounts A judge sentenced a Pennsylvania man tied to the so-called “Celebgate” scandal—in which nude pictures of celebrities like Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton were leaked to the Internet—to 18 months in federal prison on Wednesday. Ryan Collins, 36, admitted …

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War Against Corruption: Customs To Prosecute 46 Dismissed Officers

Palpable fear and tension have engulfed forty-six affected Senior officers of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) who were sacked last week by the board of the service for actions considered capable of compromising national economy and security. The dismissed will be  prosecuted in the court of law. The sacked officers …

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Judges To Declare Assets Before and After Judgement – NJC

The National Judicial Council, NJC, has directed that judges participating in “sensitive and highly visible trials such as election petition proceedings” must declare their personal assets before and after conclusion of such cases. To give effect to the directive, the council, yesterday, constituted a 10-man Judicial Ethics Committee with a …

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Court Of Appeal Strikes Out Bukola Saraki’s Appeal

The Court of Appeal, Abuja, has again affirmed the jurisdiction of the Code of Conduct Tribunal to try the Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki, on charges on false assets declaration. Delivering judgement on Friday in the appeal filed by Saraki, the Justice Abdul Aboki-led panel of the Appeal Court, affirmed …

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Money Laundering: Patience Jonathan’s Supporters Storm Court

Women numbering over 100 on Wednesday stormed the Federal High Court in Lagos, chanting solidarity songs on the freezing order placed on the bank accounts of ex-First Lady, Mrs Patience Jonathan. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had on September 22 …

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Can Nigeria Afford To Continue To Avoid Probing Goodluck Ebele Jonathan?

Report by Tabia Princewill Did the often quoted, often returned yet never accounted for “Abacha loot” only become public knowledge because the former military head of state, General Sani Abacha, is dead? Is the only reason we know about said “Abacha loot” connected to the fact that Abacha isn’t around …

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