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COVID-19: Naira Marley & His Manager Fined For Breaching Lockdown Directives

According to Channels TV, Naira Marley and his manager Seyi Awonuga have been “awarded a fine of one hundred thousand naira each“ for violating COVID-19 lockdown orders. The duo pleaded guilty to the case which was presided by the Magistrate of a Lagos State Special Offences (Mobile) Court in Oshodi, a police statement disclosed on Thursday.…

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Court Orders Diezani To Return For Alleged Money Laundering Trial

An ex-Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke has been summoned by a Federal High Court in Abuja for an arraignment on money laundering charges filed against her by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu made the order in a ruling on an ex parte application shortly after it was moved by the…

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Alleged Fraud: Social Media Star, Adeherself Released After Meeting Bail Conditions

Social media star, Adedamola Adewale, popularly known as Adeherself has regained freedom following her arraignment in court on a one-count charge of possession of fraudulent documents. Adeherself, who has been remanded in the custody of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) since July 7, recently met all her bail conditions after Justice Sherifat Solebo granted her N500,000 bail in a ruling…

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Alleged Fraud: US Court Dismisses Case Against Hushpuppi’s Co-Defendant, Woodberry

A U.S court has granted dismissal of the fraud case against Olalekan Ponle, popularly known as Woodberry who was arrested alongside Instagram celebrity, Ramon ‘Hushpuppi’ Abbas. Recall that Prosecutors accused Woodberry of tricking a Chicago company into sending wire transfers totalling $15.2 million. Also victims of the fraud were other companies based in Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, New York and…

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Akpabio Says Lawmakers Are Awarded Most Of NDDC Contracts

On Monday July 20, The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, accused National Assembly members of being awarded most contracts from the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The Minister made the claims during the ongoing public hearing held by members of the House of Representatives committee on NDDC’s financial misappropriation. Akpabio had been invited by the lawmakers…

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Trial Of Late Pilot, Tolulope Arotile’s Case To Be Handled By The Police

The trial of classmates of celebrated late, Tolulope Arotile who reportedly knocked her down with a vehicle that eventually led her death has been handed over to the Police, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) affirms. Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, the NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, announced the development while briefing the public on the…

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Update: Hushpuppi Set To Face Trial In California Over Alleged Fraud

Instagram celebrity, Ramoni Abbas Igbalode, popularly known as Hushpuppi has been transferred to California over his cybercrime allegations, weeks after hiring top Chicago lawyer, Gal Pissetzky as his attorney. Recall that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) accused Hushpuppi of funding his extravagant lifestyle from “hundreds of millions of dollars” from business email compromise frauds and other scams. Hushpuppi…

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Instagram Celebrity, Hushpuppi Charged To US Court Over Multiple Cyber Fraud

On Friday June 3, popular Nigerian social media star, Raymond Abass also known as Hushpuppi made his first appearance in court in Chicago after being arrested for cyber-crime in Dubai, the United States Department of Justice confirmed. According to the Department of Justice, the 37-year-old is expected to be transferred to Los Angeles in the coming weeks…

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Controversial Plastic Surgeon, Dr Anu Arrested & Charged To Court Over Alleged Failed Surgery

Nigerian cosmetic surgeon Dr Anuolauwapo Adepoju of MedContour Services Ltd. has been reportedly arrested and charged to court over an alleged failed surgery and failing to cooperate with investigation –Consumer Protection Agency. According to popular journalist, Fisayo Soyombo who shared her court’s documents on Twitter, Dr Anu was arraigned by the Federal High Court in Ikoyi for…

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