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September 23, 2017 5:36 AM How APC is desperately trying to reclaim the debate on restructuring

The country’s ruling party is running against time in a bid to reclaim the debate on power devolution after the agitation initially caused confused its top leadership. If anything had embarrassed the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC since it came to power, it was unarguably the party’s dithering procrastination on restructuring. For a party parading 16

September 23, 2017 12:38 AM Septuagenarian arrested for raping girl, 6, for three years

A 70-year-old man, Simon Alobu, has been arrested by the Ebonyi State Police Command, for allegedly raping a six-year-old girl in Akpoha Community, Afikpo North Local Government Area of Ebonyi State over the course of three years. The arrest of the suspect was sequel to a petition written to the police by officials of the Ebonyi State Family Law Centre 7

September 21, 2017 3:26 PM The Lava Jato investigationsThe parting shots of Brazil’s chief prosecutor

Rodrigo Janot’s departure comes at a pivotal moment for the crusade against corruption LIKE a sheriff in one last gunfight, Rodrigo Janot hoped to end his career in a blaze of glory. On September 14th, three days before the end of his term as Brazil’s chief prosecutor, he accused the country’s president, Michel Temer, of obstructing justice and of racketeering 19

September 21, 2017 2:03 PM EFCC denies blocking Diezani's attempt to return to Nigeria for trial

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday, September 21, denied blocking an attempt by embattled former petroleum minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, to return to Nigeria to face trial. NAIJ.com gathered that the former minister is facing multiple corruption and money laundering allegations during her tenure as minister. She is also being 11

September 21, 2017 9:19 AM You must return all salaries, allowances received

A member of the House of Representatives Herman Hembe has been asked to return all salaries and allowances he earned since June 2015. In its ruling, the Supreme Court on Wednesday, September 20, while ruling on appeal by the lawmaker to refer his case back to the lower court, the court said Hembe remains sacked. The apex court in its ruling directed 13

September 21, 2017 9:04 AM EFCC blocks Alison-Madueke’s offer to return for trial in Nigeria

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has on Wednesday, September 20, blocked an attempt by Diezani Alison-Madueke, former petroleum minister to return from London and face trial in Nigeria. Alison-Madueke left Nigeria and fled to London after she left office in May 2015. She became an object of interest to the UK National Crime Agency 13

September 20, 2017 5:31 PM Alleged $1.6bn Oil Scam: Court strikes out charge against Diezani

ABUJA – The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Wednesday, struck out a charge that indicted the former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison-Madueke to the illegal diversion of about $1.6billion from proceeds of sales of petroleum products belonging to the Federal Government. Justice Nnamdi Dimgba struck out the allegation contained 11

September 20, 2017 1:40 PM Driver, 38, charged with defiling employer’s 7-year-old daughter

For allegedly defiling his employer’s seven-year-old daughter, 38-year-old driver, John Chidiebere, was on Wednesday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court. He was, however, released on a N500, 000 bail with two sureties as part of the bail condition. The Chief Magistrate, Mrs B.O. Osunsanmi, who gave the ruling, said one of the sureties should 17

September 20, 2017 1:31 PM Insurgency: Jordan donates 200 armoured fighting vehicles to Nigeria

President Buhari said that the kind gesture “reflects true concern for Nigeria’s security situation and genuine goodwill towards a friendly nation.” President Buhari according to a statement signed by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina also reassured King Abdullah of Nigeria’s commitment towards the proposed Aqaba Process with countries 21

September 20, 2017 12:45 PM Supreme Court confirms past verdict, sacks Hembe from House of Reps

The Supreme Court has confirmed its past verdict which sacked lawmaker, Herman Hembe, representing Vandeikiya/Konshisha federal constituency of Benue state from the House of Representatives. The court also demanded that the ousted lawmaker returned all monies he earned in the House of Representatives since 2015. But the lawmaker approached the Supreme 13