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Nigerian UK Base Fraudster Weep As He is Jailed


A conman funded a playboy lifestyle by cheating pensioners out of their life savings.Godwin Nwaofor, 36, kept a ‘suckers list’ of potential victims to send bogus letters saying they had won the Australian Lottery. The Nigerian national received around £1million from the scam and blew the money on luxury cars, ...

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Cleaner arrested with $271, 135 at Lagos airport


Aviation security personnel of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, on Thursday, prevented the trafficking of $271,135 through the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Ikeja, Lagos State. The money was found on a worker with one of the cleaning contractors at the airport, Mr. Tijani Owolabi, during a pat down at one ...

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Double Suicide Attack Kills 30 In Cameroon

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Two bomb blasts hit a village in northern Cameroon yesterday that was attacked in February by Boko Haram fighters, military and local government officials said. The attacks targeted Kerawa in the Far North region of the country, where Cameroon’s army is struggling to contain the overflow of violence from Boko ...

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Pentagon: 6 Soldiers, Others Injured In Sinai Blast


Six soldiers, including four Americans, were injured in two blasts in northeast Sinai caused by improvised explosive devices, the Pentagon said. The soldiers involved in Thursday’s blast were part of The Multinational Force (MFO) and Observer peacekeepers. “They were evacuated by air to a medical facility where all are receiving ...

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Cult members bury motorist alive in Lagos


A war is brewing in the Mushin area of Lagos State after some suspected cultists dragged a motorist out of a commercial bus and buried him alive. PUNCH Metro learnt that the yet-to-be-identified victim was on his way to the Oyingbo area of the state. He was said to have ...

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Photo: Fake female medical doctor arrested in Abuja


The Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) has arrested the first female fake doctor in Nigeria. According to Daily Trust, the woman, Angela Njide Nwosu who had worked as a doctor for years using forged documents, was arrested on the first day of her new N280,000 a month job ...

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Five witnesses to testify against Dasuki


The Federal Government has proposed five witnesses to prove its case of illegal possession of firearms against a former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd). The ex-NSA was arraigned before the Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday. The five government witnesses, according to the prosecution’s list of witnesses, ...

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ICPC probes Fashola, Amaechi, Akpabio, others


The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission has set up a task force to probe eight former governors. A top operative of the commission, who confided in our correspondent on Wednesday, said that the task force was set up following petitions written against the former governors. It was ...

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Factory worker: I raped my daughter only six times


A 34-year-old factory worker, Mohammed Ahmed, on Wednesday said he raped his daughter six times. Ahmed, who was paraded by officials of the Osun State Command of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps said he started having sex with his 14-year-old daughter ( name withheld) in April, 2015. The distraught ...

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Nigerian blogger accused of defaming Fidelity Bank MD gets bail


A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has granted bail to Seun Oloketuyi, a blogger, who was remanded at Kirikiri Maximum Prison last week for publishing damning details of an alleged illicit affair of Fidelity Bank Managing Director, Nnamdi Okonkwo. Mr. Oloketuyi was accused of defaming the banker by publishing ...

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NDLEA arrest notorious drug baron in Ekiti


The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Ekiti, has arrested Shayo Oguntegbe, a notorious drug baron, popularly called Oritano. Mr Nnanna Nworisa, acting Commander of the NDLEA in Ekiti, made the disclosure on Wednesday in Ado-Ekiti in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). He said that ...

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Rivers arrests 67 for flouting sanitation laws


NO fewer than 67 persons were arrested by operatives of the Rivers State Police Command for flouting the state sanitation laws. The offenders were arrested on Saturday between the hours of 7.30am and 9.30am for disobeying the restriction of movement order by the state government. While some of those arrested ...

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