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Kenyan governor arrested over $827,000 fuel fraud

The governor of Samburu, a locality in the Northern Part of Kenya has been arrested over a fuel supply fraud involving about $827,000.Governor Moses Kasaine was arrested...

Child survives after Ghanaian woman gives birth in USA restroom and abandons baby submerged in toilet

The baby boy is alive and well. But the circumstances of his birth on January 16 are still shocking.Her 23-year old mother,...

Trump administration chronicles chaos in Uganda, including attack on LGBTQ

The Trump administration has chronicled severe human rights violations taking place in the African country of Uganda, a constitutional republic led since 1986 by President Yoweri Museveni of the National Resistance...

EFCC arraigns 19 for illegal oil deal

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal Office, on Wednesday 27, 2019, arraigned 19 suspects before Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court, sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos on...

Alleged N3.9bn fraud: Badeh’s company to open defence March 4

Justice Okon Abang of a Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed March 4, 2019 for the company of late Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, Iyalikam Nigeria Limited, to open its defence.Iyalikam Nigeria...

Internet fraudsters, porn distributors jailed

The Nigerian Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office, on February 20, 2019, secured the conviction of Osikoya Gbolahan and Rabiu Daniel for offences bordering on impersonation and fraudulently sharing pornographic...

2 serial fraudsters arraigned in Nigeria

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned Aminat Musa, Chief Executive Officer, Rabahaska International Company Limited, and Adekoyejo Gbadebo, Director, El-Gafok Investment Nigeria Limited for defrauding 15 home-seekers in a N34 million...

Anger as Nigerian judge grants perpetual immunity to former pension reform taskforce boss accused of stealing billions

Anger has erupted in Nigeria after a judge granted perpetual immunity to the chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team, Malam Abudulrasheed Maina.Mr Maina who was...

Nigerian judge orders 11 oil thieves to pay $550 fine or spend 3 years in prison

Eleven Nigerian oil thieves have been found guilty, five years after they were arrested in Delta state, but none may set foot in prison after a judge gave them the option...

Missing Kenyan activist Caroline Mwatha found dead

Missing Kenyan activist, Caroline Mwatha, has been found dead, almost a week after she disappeared last Wednesday.Her sudden disappearance led to the creation of trending hashtag...
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Nigerians sweep Jack Ma Foundation’s $1 million awards to 10 African entrepreneurs

Nigerian Temie Giwa-Tubosun, founder and CEO of LifeBank company, on Saturday night won the first prize...
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I’m a patriot – Nigeria Senate President Ahmad Lawan

The President of the Nigerian Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said the ninth National Assembly has consciously chosen to unite in the...

Nigeria in such a bad shape activists write International Criminal Court to probe election violence in Kogi/Bayelsa

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the International Criminal Court (ICC) “to investigate whether the persistent crimes of corruption,...

Op-ed – Money politics and Nigeria’s delicate delicacy – Abiodun Komolafe

I have written a few weeks back about the lamentation of the 14th Emir of Kano, Alhaji Lamido Sanusi II. However,...

As Pompeo announces new U.S. military strategy in Africa, this is what I think -Scott Morgan

The current struggle against the Islamic State (IS) is shifting fronts. No longer will the major campaign take place against the...

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