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Shia Massacre: All Officers Involved Must Face Immediate Prosecution at ICC–CSOs

•Says gross human rights violations committed under President Buhari, Army Chief Buratai Jude Johnson Coalition of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Nigeria have called to the Nigerian Government to respond with immediate effects to the International Criminal Court (ICC) concerning this gruesome crimeagainst humanity. The CSOs at a press Conference in Abuja

Hushpupi Arraigned in US Court for Conspiring to Defraud English Premier League Club $124m (see full charges)

•Also tried to scam foriegn bank $14.7m •The Nigerian national was brought to US to face charges of conspiring to launder hundreds of millions of dollars from cybercrime schemes •Download the charges here usa_v_abbas_complaint_0Download Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, 37, a.k.a. “Ray Hushpuppi” and “Hush,” a Nigerian national and Dubai resident, who flaunted his extravagant lifestyle on

NDDC: Court Adjourns to Oct 19 Definite Hearing for Suit Seeking Nullification of IMC

Jude Johnson A Federal High court sitting in Abuja on Friday, th adjourned to to October 19, 2020, for a suit filed by Lawyers for themselves and on behalf of Comrade Itoldem Deghware and Others vs Attorney General of the Federation and Others in suit No FHC/ABJ/CS/ 404/2020. The suit

Malabu Oil Deal: Eni, Shell Aware of Bribes in Nigeria Case–Italian Prosecutor

Oil majors Eni and Royal Dutch Shell were aware that most of the money they spent to buy a Nigerian oilfield in 2011 would go in corrupt payments to politicians and officials, an Italian prosecutor said on Thursday. “They were kickbacks. And Eni and Shell knew it,” Sergio Spadaro told judges

Dino Melaye Loses Bid to Stop House of Reps on Infectious Disease Bill

•Court Strikes Out Suit against Gbajabiamila, Reps Ayode Lawal A Federal High Court in Abuja yesterday struck out a suit instituted by former Senator Dino Melaye challenging the propriety of the Control of Infectious Disease Bill 2020. Melaye had challenged the bill initiated by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Honourable Femi

AcGF, Ahmed Idris, May Face Prosecution over Payment of N173bn Without Proper Records

Jude Johnson The Office of the Accountant General of the Federation (OAGF) may be forced to face prosecution after alleged financial infractions by making a total payment of N173 billion into various government accounts without details of what the funds were meant for. This allegations were made on Monday in a

Again, Nigerian Army Loses at the Court over Illegal Retirement of Own Officer

•As Court voids army captain’s compulsory retirement, awards him N75m Jude Johnson For the umpteenth time, the Nigerian Army has lost a court case over illegal retirement of its officers and personnel. Justice B.B Kanyip, President of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria in the latest case has nullified the compulsory retirement

How Nigerian Army Officer Helped Remove Kidnap Kingpin, Wadume’s Handcuffs with Spoon – Report

Jude Johnson A Nigerian Army Captain, Tijjani Balarabe, has reportedly admitted to helping Hamisu Bala (Wadume), a suspected kidnap kingpin, remove his handcuffs and helping him escape. On August 6, 2019, some soldiers attached to Battalion 93, Ibbi-Takum road, led by Balarabe, were reported to have set Wadume free and subsequently

ECOWAS Court Orders FG, Army to Pay 244 Dismissed Soldiers

Jude Johnson The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Court of Justice, has ordered the Federal Government and Nigerian Army to pay the arrears of the salaries of 244 soldiers who were dismissed from service in 2016. A summary of the verdict released by the court’s information department on Friday