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December 13, 2018 10:37 AM Pope Francis demotes two cardinals over sexual abuse

Pope Francis has demoted two cardinals over sexual abuse allegations, the BBC reports. The Vatican was said to have identified the Cardinals as: Australia’s George Pell and Chile’s Francisco Javier Errazuriz, were removed from the Pope’s inner circle and will no longer sit on the Council of Cardinals, set up by the pope as an international advisory body. Both demoted 26

December 5, 2018 3:23 PM Man gets seven-year jail term for impersonating Superintendent of Police

A Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos has sentenced a 47-year-old man, identified as Augustine Opone, to seven years imprisonment for impersonating a Superintendent of Police (SP) at Federal SARS Force. The Chief Magistrate, Peter Ojo, sentenced Opone to three years imprisonment on counts one to three, and seven years imprisonment on count five, with no option 29

December 4, 2018 12:48 PM EFCC set to arraign ex-Kebbi Gov Dakingari

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, will on December 6, 2018, arraign a former governor of Kebbi State, Usman Saidu Dakingari before a Federal High Court, Birnin-Kebbi, on a 13-count charge of conspiracy and money laundering. Dakingari will be arraigned along with Sunday Dogonyaro and Garba Rabiu Kamba for allegedly conniving to collect 32

November 19, 2018 1:23 PM Police arraign 8 suspected cultists in Lagos

An Ogudu Magistrates’ Court has arraigned eight suspected cultists terrorising members of the public in the Oke-Iranle area of Ajah, in Lagos State. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, the suspects were identified as, Olarigbe Olanrewaju, 22; Moses Ademola, 23; Evans Ezikiel, 20; Taiwo Oluwasegun, 19; Ganiyu Bashiru, 21; Wasiu Balogun, 29; Sunday 38

November 16, 2018 12:06 PM Court reduces ex-Gov, Senator Dariye’s jail term

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has reduced the 14-year sentence against Senator Joshua Dariye, a former governor of Plateau State, to 10 years. The presiding judge of the court, Justice Stephen Adah, gave the ruling on Friday. He reduced the charges in the counts to 10 years, while the terms with two years are reduced to one year each. The sentences 30

November 16, 2018 6:01 AM Shittes: Why El-Zakzaky can’t be released – Gov. El-Rufai

The Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El- Rufai has provided reasons detained leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, also known as Shittes, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, cannot be set free. El-Rufai said that El-Zakzaky was not being held illegally as widely reported. Recall that the Shittes leader was arrested in 2015, after a confrontation 31

November 14, 2018 10:22 AM APC crisis: Drop your governorship ambition, quit politics now – Okorocha charges Uzodinma

The Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha has stated that the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC in the State, Senator Hope Uzodinma should be advised to drop his intention of becoming the governor of the party for now. Okorocha, also said that Uzodinma should quit politics to enable him attend to the criminal charges against 29

November 9, 2018 6:45 PM APC: Fani-Kayode reacts to Oshiomhole’s trip abroad amid DSS ordeal

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has mocked the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, for travelling out the country. In his reaction, the former presidential aide wondered why Oshiomhole, who according to him have been acting like he was untouchable, rushed out of Nigeria. Fani-Kayode tweeted: “I thought 30

November 9, 2018 3:54 PM Police arraign businessman for allegedly stealing beer worth N304,000 in Delta

The Police at the ‘A’ division police station in Asaba, Delta State, on Friday, arraigned a 35-year-old businessman, John Simon, at the Asaba magistrate court for allegedly stealing creates of beer worth N304,000 belonging to one James Uwadoka on October 21, 2018 around Nnebisi road Asaba Delta State. In a two-count charge of conspiracy and stealing 38

November 1, 2018 6:03 AM FG drags Imo APC guber candidate, Uzodinma, Senator Oduah to court

The Federal Government has dragged the factional governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma to court. The Federal Government also slammed criminal charges against Senator Stella Oduah from Anambra State. This is following their alleged refusal to declare their respective assets. The lawmakers are to appear 33