Customs Probes 440 Seized Rifles

Customs Probes 440 Seized Rifles

The Nigeria Customs Service, Tin Can Island Command, has transferred the recently intercepted  440 riffles and the suspect who was arrested in connection with the arms to the NCS, Federal Operations Unit, Zone A’ Ikeja,  for further investigation. This, according to the Public Relations Officer of the command, Uche Ejesieme, followed a directive from the […]

Former Barcelona President Sandro Rosell Arrested

Former Barcelona President Sandro Rosell Arrested

Former Barcelona president Sandro Rosell has been arrested as part of a money-laundering investigation. A number of other people were also held as police raided nine offices and homes in north-eastern Catalonia. The arrests are part of an investigation into rights sales relating to Brazil, police sources say. Rosell was Barca president from 2010 to […]

Suspend Sanusi’s Probe – Gov. Appeal To Kano Assembly

Suspend Sanusi’s Probe – Gov. Appeal To Kano Assembly

The decision to probe the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II. has been suspended by Kano State House of Assembly. The Speaker, Kabiru Alhassan Rurum, disclosed this yesterday during a session of the Assembly. According to him, Governor Abdullai Umar Ganduje wrote to the Assembly to halt the probe, following the intervention of well-meaning personalities. […]

South Korea: Trial Of Ex-President Park Geun-hye Begins

South Korea: Trial Of Ex-President Park Geun-hye Begins

South Korea’s former President Park Geun-hye has pleaded not guilty at her trial for corruption, the latest stage in her dramatic fall from grace. The ousted president faces charges including bribery, abusing state power and leaking state secrets. In her first appearance in public since her arrest in March, she arrived at court handcuffed in […]

A Supreme Court Judge Bundled By Federal Government

A Supreme Court Judge Bundled By Federal Government

On Tuesday, The federal government  re-arraigned a Supreme Court judge, Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, on a 13-count amended charge. The federal government had earlier arraigned him on a 16-count charge bordering on corruption, money laundering and other financial crimes But the federal government had on March 16 amended the charges to 12, before yesterday’s amendment, making […]

Former U.S. Representative Of Florida Found Guilty Of Fraud

Former U.S. Representative Of Florida Found Guilty Of Fraud

70-year-old Corrine Brown was convicted on 18 counts of participating in a conspiracy involving a fraudulent education charity, concealing material facts required on financial disclosure forms and filing false tax returns. Former U.S. Representative Corrine Brown of Florida was found guilty in federal court on Thursday of fraud for helping to raise $800,000 for a bogus […]

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