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Nigerian Customs Service Fined N5m, Ordered To Refund Illegal Duty Paid On Personal Effects

The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has been ordered on Wednesday to pay N5 million exemplary damages and barred from demanding or receiving import duties on personal effects and baggage. A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja Judicial Division, made the ruling while delivering judgment to a Nigerian lady, Kehinde Ogunwumiju. NCS was also ordered to refund an illegal duty…

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Ex-Abia State Governor Orji Kalu To Face Immediate Retrial, EFCC Reveals

Orji Kalu, former Abia state governor, will face immediate retrial for money laundering., according to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Recall that the Kalu made headlines earlier today after the supreme court voided his conviction on Friday. He had been sentenced to 12 years in jail by a federal high court before the apex court nullified…

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Just In: Lagos State Drops Charge Against Naira Marley, Gbadamosi And Others

The Lagos State government has withdrawn the charges against former governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) in Lagos State, Babatunde Gbadamosi, his wife Folasade, and popular singer Naira Marley. This was granted after the defendants accepted to tender written apologies to the Lagos State Government, as well as to issue undertakings to comply…

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Everyone Who Attended Funke Akindele Bello’s Party To Appear In Court

According to NAN, Lagos State Government will prosecute all those who attended Saturday’s birthday party hosted by Nollywood star, Funke Akindele Bello. The state Attorney-General, Mr Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN) has confirmed this on Monday that they would be prosecuted for flouting social distancing regulation of the state. He made the disclosure in an interview with…

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NIMC Director Dragged To Court For Allegedly Raping A Two-Year-Old Girl In Imo

According to multiple online reports, the police have arraigned Ikenna Unegbu, Director of National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) in Imo for allegedly raping  a two-year-old girl. According to mother of the victim, Chinonye Obioma, the incident happened on February 5 in Owerri, the capital of Imo State. Obioma told the court that the suspect took her…

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Jussie Smollett Reportedly Pleads Not Guilty To New Criminal Charges

Jussie Smollett returned to court Monday morning in Chicago to enter not guilty pleas to new felony charges accusing him of lying to Chicago police about being the victim of a racist and homophobic attack last year. The actor appeared at the Cook County courthouse with his family members and lawyer Tina Glandian, who entered…

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Miley Cyrus And Liam Hemsworth Finalize Divorce Officially

Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth are confirmed to be legally single after finalizing their divorce, TMZ reports. They claim that the duo worked out all the details of their divorce back in December 2019, and their lawyers quietly worked through stumbling blocks to submit the paperwork to the judge. According to their sources, “It’s a pretty quick divorce. Miley…

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Maryam Sanda Sentenced To Death By Hanging For Killing Husband, Bilyaminu Bello

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court has sentenced Maryam Sanda to death by hanging for killing her husband, Bilyaminu Bello Justice Yusuf Halilu gave the sentence on Monday in Abuja while delivering judgment on the protracted trial of Sanda who was convicted for stabbing late Bilyaminu to death, son of former National Chairman of the…

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