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Appeal Court Sets Aside Conviction Of Companies Linked To Patience Jonathan

LAGOS MAY 15TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The Court of Appeal has set aside the conviction of four companies linked to Dame Patience Jonathan, the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan. A statement by the companies’ lawyer, Mike Ozekhome SAN, said the judgment was delivered today during a virtual (zoom) court session with attendance restricted to only parties and […]

Presidency Disowns Man Describe As Buhari’s In-Law Accused Of $65m Fraud

LAGOS MAY 15TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The Presidency says the person declared wanted by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) is not an inlaw to President Muhammadu Buhari as being claimed in some quarters. Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, confirmed this in a statement in Abuja on […]

Police Arrest Niger Republic Gun Runner Who Sells Over 450 Rifles To Bandits In Nigeria

LAGOS MAY 15TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Nigerian police have just nabbed four suspects from Niger Republic who have confessed to selling four hundred and fifty rifles and ammunitions to bandits in Nigeria. The suspects, whose leader identified himself as Shehu Alli from Niger Republic, were nabbed in Zamfara state and they have now confessed to supplying arms to […]

ICPC Declares Federal Lawmaker’s Daughter Wanted Over Alleged Certificate Forgery

LAGOS MAY 14TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Miss Deborah Ighiwiyisi Agbonayinma, daughter of a Member of the House of Representatives, has been declared wanted by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC). Deborah is wanted in connection with issues bordering on using fake degree certificates to gain employment with PenCom. Deborah Agbonayinma is the daughter of […]

Edo Lawyers Demand Removal Of Police Divisional Officer Over Alleged Extortion, Harassment

LAGOS MAY 14TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The Nigerian Bar Association, Benin Branch, Edo State has called for the immediate removal of the Divisional Police Officer, Etete Police Division Benin City, Adesuwa Omoruyi, and some other officers for alleged extortion and harassment of citizens in the area. The association accused the DPO of turning the station into a cash […]

Sallah Tragedy: Stray Bullets Kill Four As Customs, Smugglers Exchange Fire In Oyo

LAGOS MAY 14TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The joy of indigenes of Iseyin in Oke Ogun area of Oyo State who were celebrating the end of Ramadan was short-lived on Thursday as stray bullets allegedly killed four and injured one. According to an impeccable source in Iseyin, the persons were hit by bullets when men of the Nigeria Customs Service […]

NCC Chairman Akande Wants Death 19-Year-Old Undergraduate Daughter Investigated

LAGOS MAY 14TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The Chairman of the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC), Professor Adeolu Akande, has lost his daughter, Miss Feranmi Fasunle, who died at the age of 19. Miss Fasunle was a 200 student of Political Science at the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, and she was said to have died on Thursday at the […]

Police Deny Report Of Death Of Suspected Killer Of Slain Akwa Ibom Job-Seeker

LAGOS MAY 14TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The Akwa Ibom state command of the police has dismissed claims that Frank Akpan, the suspected killer of Iniubong Umoren, the job-seeker raped and killed last month, committed suicide. Dismissing the speculation, the police commissioner for the state,, Amiengheme Andrew, said Mr Akpan is alive and in custody. “It is a lie. […]

ICPC Declares Buhari’s Son-In-Law, Two Others Wanted Over Alleged $56m Fraud

LAGOS MAY 14TH (NEWSRANGERS)-President Muhammadu Buhari’s son-In-law, Gimba Yau Kumo has been declared wanted by the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission, ICPC, for stealing $56million from the National Housing Funds, NHF. Kumo, a former Managing Director of the Federal Mortgage Bank is married to Fatima, one of the daughters of President. ICPC’s spokesperson, Azuka C. Ogugua in a […]

Boxing:Joshua Vs Fury Unification Bout set For Aug. 14 – Hearn

LAGOS MAY 14TH (NEWSRANGERS)-British rivals Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua have agreed an Aug. 14 date for their world heavyweight unification title fight in Saudi Arabia, promoter Eddie Hearn said on Thursday. Hearn, who is Joshua’s promoter, did not provide details of the location but said local organisers planned to build a new stadium. He […]

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