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22-year old receptionist jailed for stealing employer’s cell phone

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A Minna Magistrates’ Court has sentenced a 22-year-old receptionist, Mustapha Husseini, to six months in prison for stealing his employer’s cell phone.   Husseini was docked on one-count charge of theft, contrary to Section 288 of the Penal Code. The Prosecutor, Insp. Muazu Abdullahi, told the court that the complainant, Joseph Onuche, …

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How desperate husband killed wife to take over her estate

16 hours ago CRIME, News 0

The sisters of a dead woman are claiming her husband orchestrated her death in order to gain access to her estate. Late Josephine Ibu and her three sisters agreed in 1999 to build a structure as a way of preserving their family name. They planned to build an imposing shopping complex in …

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Photo: Two fraudsters arrested for N31m scam

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have arrested two suspected fraudsters for defrauding a victim of N31, 000,000 (Thirty One Million Naira only) in the guise of making “money medicine” for him.   The suspects:  Balogun Olumide Ojo and Augustine Opaso were arrested in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.  They …

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PDP reacts to alleged assassination attempt on Governor Wike, vows not to leave anything to chance

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the outburst by the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government that it would have dragged in Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, but for his constitutional immunity, confirms the fears that government wants to silence the opposition. PDP condemns in very strong terms, the further …

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‘I would not intentionally make anyone feel uncomfortable or disrespected’ – Morgan Freeman reacts to reports of alleged sexual assault

Veteran Hollywood actor, Morgan Freeman has reacted to reports of sexual harassment by multiple women.   In an exclusive report by CNN that made the 80-year old actor the latest in the long line of popular men who have been accused in the wake of the #MeToo movement, the woman accused …

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Harvey Weinstein set to turn himself to New York Authorities tomorrow on sex crime charges

Disgraced movie mogul, Harvey Weinstein is expected to turn himself in to the NYPD on Friday to face sex assault charges Sources familiar with the investigation which was conducted by the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, told New York Daily News,  Weinstein will be charged with preying on Lucia Evans who told investigators that he forced her …

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Police declare eight wanted over bank fraud (photos)

The Nigerian Police have declared the following people wanted in connection with stealing and defrauding a new generation bank to the tune of hundreds of millions of naira.   The former bankers declared wanted are Akanaga Christian Chika, Juwon Faromoh, Linda Natufe Chekwube, Matthew Akpan Benny, Nelson Omuzaga, Ogunlaja Olasukanmi, Ganiyu, Oshiojum Chibuzor …

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‘I killed my rival and sold his palm for N5k’ – 27-year old cultist confesses

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 27-year-old suspected cultist, Kayode Oreneye, for allegedly killing a rival, Shakiru, and selling his two palms to a herbalist for N5000.   Oreneye, who was a member of Aiye cult group, told journalists that the late Shakiru belonged to a rival cult group, …

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Niger State Police parade 16 suspects for attack on Indian national, cattle rustling, car theft, illegal possession of firearms

The Niger State Police Command has paraded 16 suspects for attack on an Indian national, cattle rustling, car theft and illegal possession of firearms. The suspects were arrested through different intelligence led-operations carried out in the state. A statement issued on Wednesday, by the spokesperson for the command, ASP Muhammad Inna …

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77-year-old American woman conned out of $285,000 by online lover in Malaysia; two Nigerian men arrested

An elderly American woman recently went to Malaysia expecting to meet with a dashing construction tycoon she met online, only to discover that her internet romance was part of an elaborate scam. The 77-year-old unnamed victim, who travelled all the way from the U.S, said she met a man on social …

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