Yahoo Biz: US jails 3 Nigerian fraudsters 235 years

Three Nigerian scammers who befriended many of their victims on dating sites have been slammed long prison sentences by a Mississippi court after making tens of millions of dollars from their schemes. Oladimeji Seun Ayelotan, 30, was sentenced to 95 years in prison; Rasaq Aderoju Raheem, 31, was given 115 years and Femi Alexander Mewase, 45, got 25 More...

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By Bar and Bench On Saturday, May 27th, 2017
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How my ex-staff,  Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia, deceitfully collected N18m from me—Witness

As Ajumogobia, Obla seek court’s permission to trave abroad for medical treatment By Temitope Stephen A Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja on Friday heard how the suspended Federal High Court Judge, Justice More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Daredevil gunmen storm Igbonla Lagos Model College again, abduct six students

Gunmen numbering about 15, on Thursday, stormed Lagos State Model College at the Igbonla area of Epe and abducted six of its students. The scary incident was the second in seven months. The victims were all males. More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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Collapsed Building: Lekki Gardens MD, 9 others docked for multiple manslaughter

Lagos State Government on Wednesday began the trial of 10 persons including the Managing Director of Lekki Garden Estate, Nyong Richard before a Lagos high court sitting at Igbosere over the collapse, last year, More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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$2.1bn Arms Scandal: EFCC goes after Dasuki’s associate, Alhaji Aliyu Usman, seizes 18 of his houses

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confiscated 18 houses in an estate allegedly belonging to Alhaji Aliyu Usman, over alleged diversion of N897m he purportedly received from the Office of National More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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Murder of our final year student gruesome, unfortunate—OAU

The authorities of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) on Tuesday described as gruesome and unfortunate the stabbing to death of one of its final year students with the Department of Dramatic Arts, Ayoola Ayorinde. Ayorinde More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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Nigerian pastor shot dead in US

Police in Indianapolis, capital of Indiana in the United States have launched a manhunt for the killer of a Nigerian pastor, Oluwadayomisi Epenusi. The 66-year-old Nigerian was shot dead at the weekend at apartment More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, May 21st, 2017
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JAMB: More than 10,000 candidates caught cheating in Anambra

The Joint Admissions Matriculation Board (JAMB) says more than 10,000 candidates caught for examination malpractices in the ongoing UTME in Anambra have been handed over to appropriate authority. Lynda Nwachukwu, More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, May 20th, 2017
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Court orders final forfeiture of abandoned N449.597m found at Bureau de Change to FG

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, on Friday, issued an order of final forfeiture of the sum of N449.597million abandoned in a Bureau de Change shop in Victoria Island, Lagos by the Economic and Financial Crimes More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, May 20th, 2017
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S’Africa deports 90 Nigerians

A total of 90 Nigerians were, on Friday, deported by the South African government to Nigeria. The victims were sent back home for allegedly committing immigration-related offences in the country. According to DSP More...