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International Criminal Court To Investigate Nigeria Over “Crimes Against Humanity”

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has issued a preliminary determination to investigate Nigerian security forces over allegations of “crimes against humanity” and “war crimes”. The ICC Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda on Friday released a statement on the conclusion of the preliminary examination of the situation in Nigeria. The beginning of the statement read: Today, I announce…

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IGP Orders Investigation Into Federal Suit Seeking To Stop State Judicial Panels’ Probes

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, has directed immediate investigations into a suit purportedly challenging the legality of the States’ Judicial Panel of Inquiry, investigating allegations by citizens against officers of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). The IGP, who gave the order on the heels of trending reports in the media on Thursday…

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Maje Ayida Awarded N1 Million In Defamation Case Against Ex-Wife Toke Makinwa

The defamation lawsuit between media personality Toke Makinwa and her ex-husband Maje Ayida has finally come to an end. In February 20-17, the fitness expert had sued Makinwa after asking her to stop the promotion and sale of her memoir titled, On Becoming, where she revealed all that happened in their 13-year relationship and how he was involved in…

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Outrage As Court Documents Confirm CBN Froze Bank Accounts Of #EndSARS Frontliners

Nigerians woke up to another day of uncertainty Saturday after a two week-long demonstration calling for the end of the now-defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS)  and outrage over the shooting peaceful #EndSARS protesters in Lagos. During the early days of the protests, frontliners had accused Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) of targeting and freezing their bank accounts and now court documents…

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According To Reports, Cardi B Has Called Off Her Divorce From Offset

Cardi B has called off her divorce from Migos rapper Offset, TMZ reports. The 28-year-old superstar filed documents in Fulton County, Georgia to dismiss her complaint for divorce and other relief today  on Monday which she originally set into motion in September. At that time, Cardi explained that she was tired of the constant arguing and that she no longer…

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Update: US Court Suspends Hushpuppi’s Trial Suspended Until 2021

A district judge in California has reportedly suspended the trial of Nigerian Internet celebrity Hushpuppi, which was earlier scheduled to commence this month. According to local media, the suspension, released on September 23 and containing the orders of Judge Otis Wright was as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Hushpuppi, whose real name is Ramon Abass, is being tried on…

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Duoye Diri’s Election As Bayelsa State Governor Affirmed By Appeal Court

The election of Bayelsa Governor Douye Diri has been upheld by a five-man panel of the Appeal Court sitting in Abuja following the a ruling by the state election tribunal which nullified the electoral process. The three-member panel of the tribunal had on August 17, ruled that the November 16, 2019 election that saw Diri emerge…

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Senator Elisha Abbo Fined N50m For Violent Assualt On Sex Toy Shop Attendant

Adamawa-North lawmaker, Senator Elisha Abbo has reportedly been ordered to pay millions of Naira for attacking an Abuja sex-toy attendant back in 2019. Recall that an Abuja magistrate court had dismissed the assault case filed by the Nigerian Police against the senator for lack of diligent prosecution. This is despite a viral CCTV footage showing Mr Abbo savagely…

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Cardi B And Husband Offset Are Reportedly Divorcing After Their 3-Year Marriage

Cardi B has filed for divorce from her husband, ‘Migos’ rapper Offset after their three year marriage. According to Hollywood Unlocked, the legal records in Fulton County Superior Court stated that, Cardi B, whose real name Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar filed for dissolution of marriage asking the court to end her marriage. The news outlet also added that Georgia…

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