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Nigerian fraudster gets four-year jail term for hacking American agency’s email

Justice Ogunsanya sentenced the convict to two years imprisonment without any option of fine on each of the count charges

EFCC witness tells court how pension accountant, Garba, others stole N514.9million pension funds

Mr. Garba is being prosecuted by the EFCC over a 23-count charge of fraud to the tune of N514.9million

Pierre Nkurunziza, Burundi President

Falana drags Burundi to African Commission over killing of protesters

The Lagos lawyer as Burundi to refrain from any action that resulting in loss of life or violation of other human rights

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As Garba Shehu moves to presidency, Atiku appoints new spokesperson

The former vice president restates his commitment to the Buhari government and enjoined Nigerians to also support him.

Ex-Abiola aide, Akerele, asks Buhari to honour late boss with highest national award

Mr. Akerele renews his annual call for a day to be set aside to commemorate Mr. Abiola’s passage.

APC will shock those behind National Assembly crisis — Rep

Those who masterminded the crisis will not benefit from it politically, Mr. Zorro says.

Boko Haram: Nigeria, Chad, Niger, others to forward military requirements to G-7 nations

President Buhari says Nigeria is compiling its own list.

USAID, UN sign $10.5m grant deal to assist IDPs

The grant is meant to improve access to health care services for affected populations in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states.

FRSC warns against recruitment scams

The FRSC says fraudsters are extorting money from unsuspecting individuals.

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva.

Former Governor Sylva vindicated – Aide

The governor says at last justice has been served.

NDLEA arrests Nigerians travelling to China, Turkey, others, with illicit drugs

One man travelling to China was found with Cannabis hidden in garri.

Buhari with Chadian president, Idris Deby

Summit on Boko Haram holds in Abuja

The African leaders are expected to discuss the security challenges affecting their countries.

APC in Kwara, Lagos clash over call for sanctions against Saraki, Dogara

The party in Kwara described the call as “uninformed”.

Leader of Goodluck Support Group remanded

Mr. Abubakar is being accused of blackmail.

Marwa, supporters return to APC

Mr. Marwa urged all elected and appointed officials across the country to support President Muhammadu Buhari.

South Africa’s ruling ANC shields football administrators from bribery enquiry

South Africa’s Hawks elite crime-fighting unit has launched a preliminary investigation into the allegations.

Accountant General’s office staff standing trial for fraud get bail

Two officials from the office of the AGF were accused of complicity in the Economic Reform and Governance Project contract fraud.

FRSC to work with drivers, NUPENG to end petrol tanker crashes

Accidents involving have increased in the last few weeks.

Two arrested over Gombe Motor park bombing – Nigerian military

One of the suspects was injured in a shoot-out between the military and suspects of terrorism.

Jonathan’s men returning stolen money – El-Rufai

Mr. El-Rufai refused to disclose the identity of those returning the money.

G7 nations pledge to support Nigeria, Buhari

President Buhari attended the G7 meeting that held in Germany.

Nigeria’s defence chief, Badeh, to meet colleagues from Chad, Niger, others

The meeting will take place in Abuja on Tuesday.

IGP directs arraignment of suspected cult leaders

Bianca Ojukwu donates data capturing machine to the police.

N19.2bn Fraud: Ex-Governor Sylva’s Case Adjourned Till June 10

The prosecution intends to amend the charges against the former governor.

From left: chairman, police service commission (psc), Mike Okiro; commissioner for media, south-east zone, Comfort Obi and Commissioner for women affairs, Aisha Tukur, at a news conference on the alleged N275 million election-monitoring fund's fraud rocking the PSC in Abuja

Ex-Police IG, Okiro, denies stealing N275m; says own aide set him up

Mr. Okiro says he was being blackmailed.