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Niger Assembly enacts law to hang bandits, kidnappers, informants

Niger Assembly enacts law to hang bandits, kidnappers, informants

Members of the Niger State House of Assembly have passed a law that prescribes death penalty by hanging for bandits, kidnappers and their  informants located within the state. According to the Assembly, the punishment forms…

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Army replies Gumi, debunks claim of colluding with bandits

Army replies Gumi, debunks claim of colluding with bandits

The Nigerian Army has debunked an allegation credited to a popular Kaduna based Muslim cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Abubakar Gumi that its personnel are colluding with bandits ravaging some parts of the country. A statement issued…

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Gumi: Security forces working with bandits

Gumi: Security forces working with bandits

Sheik Ahmad Gumi, renowned Islamic cleric, has alleged that security operatives are working with the bandits who are wreaking havoc across the country. Speaking when he featured on Arise TV on Wednesday, Gumi accused some…

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Woman, 61 detained for using grand daughter as sex slave in Enugu

Woman, 61 detained for using grand daughter as sex slave in Enugu

A 61 year-old grandmother, Mrs. Queendaline Udoh has been remanded in the Enugu Correctional Centre for forcing her seven-year-old granddaughter to be sexually assaulted for a fee of N1500 on each assault. The woman was…

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Thai police arrest Nigerian, 41 for possessing cocaine

Thai police arrest Nigerian, 41 for possessing cocaine

Operatives of police in Thailand have arrested a 41-year-old Nigerian, Ejimadu Uchechukwu Benjamin for alleged possession of banned drug believed to be cocaine. The disclosure was made on Monday by the Secretary-General in the Office…

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EFCC traces N1b to personal account of Fashola’s perm sec.

EFCC traces N1b to personal account of Fashola’s perm sec.

The civil servant the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) recovered N1 billion from has been identified as a Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing. Babatunde Fashola is the Minister in…

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EFCC recovers $100m from port concessionaire, Intel, says Bawa

EFCC recovers $100m from port concessionaire, Intel, says Bawa

The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, has said the Commission has recovered $100 million from Integrated Logistics Services (INTELS) on behalf of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA). Bawa stated…

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Police burst criminal syndicate stealing rail tracks

Police burst criminal syndicate stealing rail tracks

Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force have arrested a criminal syndicate responsible for vandalizing rail tracks in some parts of North-West and North-Central of the country. A statement issued by the Force Public Relations Officer,…

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We’ve recovered $20 million cryptocurrency from fraudsters – EFCC chairman

We’ve recovered $20 million cryptocurrency from fraudsters – EFCC chairman

The Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, has revealed that the commission recovered about $20 million worth of cryptocurrency loot from cybercriminals. He also added that the loot has…

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Insecurity: Buhari orders increase in police salaries, allowances

Insecurity: Buhari orders increase in police salaries, allowances

President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed that he has directed the relevant authorities to upwardly review the salaries and benefits for police officers in the country. According to the President, the move forms part of his…