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Two Fake NIMC Officials Arrested In Niger For Enrolling Non-Nigerians In NIN

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Two Fake NIMC Officials Arrested In Niger For Enrolling Non-Nigerians In NIN

For allegedly enrolling non-Nigerians for National Identity Number (NIN), two suspected fake National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) officials have been arrested in Niger Republic.

This was disclosed by the Director of Defence Media Operations, Major General Musa Danmadami during the biweekly briefing at the Defence Headquarters where he highlighted the achievements recorded by the military between October the 6th and 20th, 2022.

The suspects had visited Gagamari IDP camp in Niger Republic to register non-Nigerians in the IDP camp.

Items recovered from the suspects include National Identification Number (NIN) registration machine, printing machine, laminating machine, a computer tracking machine and a generator set.

READ ALSO: Govt Blocks Millions Of Phone Lines For Failure To Register, Link NIN-SIM

During the weeks in focus, 31 suspected Boko Haram/Islamic State of West Africa Province members were neutralized, while 10 were arrested and 2 civilians rescued.

Furthermore, a total of 366 Boko Haram terrorists and their families comprised 23 adult males, 112 adult females and 231 children surrendered to troops at different locations within the theatre.

According to the military spokesman, all recovered items, arrested terrorists, logistics suppliers and rescued civilians have been handed over to the appropriate authority for further action while the surrendered Boko Haram/Islamic State of West Africa Province terrorists and their families are being profiled for further action.

Danmadami said during the period under review, thirty-one suspected Boko Haram and Islamic State of West Africa Province members were neutralized, ten were arrested and two civilians were rescued while a total of three hundred and sixty-six (360) Boko Haram terrorists and their families surrendered to troops at different locations.

 

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Breaking: Appeal Court Retains Adeleke As Osun Governor

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BREAKING: Adeleke Freezes Osun Accounts , Reverses Appointments After Swearing In As Governor
Governor Adeleke

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has vacated the tribunal judgement that nullified the election of Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun State.

The appellate court, in a unanimous decision by a three-member panel of Justices, on Friday held that the appeal Adeleke lodged to challenge his sack by the Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, was meritorious.

Aside from setting aside the judgement of the tribunal, the court, in its lead judgement that was delivered by Justice Mohammed Lawal, awarded N500, 000 cost against the All Progressive Congress, APC, and its candidate, Gboyega Oyetola

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BREAKING: PDP Suspends Anyim, Fayose

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Anyim and Fayose

Former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose; former president of the Senate, Pius Anyim; Prof Dennis Ityavyar and Aslam Aliyu were on Thursday suspended from the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP).

The PDP made the suspension on Thursday after an extensive review of the affairs of the party, pursuant to the provisions of the PDP Constitution (as amended in 2017).

The PDP also referred the Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, to the National Disciplinary Committee over his reported involvement in anti-party activities.

This was disclosed in a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Debo Ologunagba.

“The PDP urges all leaders, critical stakeholders and teeming members of our party across the country to remain united and focused at this critical time,” the statement added.

 

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BREAKING: Ekweremadu, Wife Found Guilty Of Organ-trafficking In UK

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Ekweremadu and his wife

A United Kingdom court has found former Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, 60, his wife Beatrice, 56, and Dr Obinna Obeta, 50,  guilty of an organ-trafficking plot, which saw them bring a 21-year-old man to the UK

They were convicted of conspiring to exploit the man from Lagos for his kidney, reports the BBC.

Prosecutors told the Old Bailey the organ was to be removed and given to the couple’s daughter, Sonia, aged 25.

She was cleared of the same charge.

The victim, a street trader from Lagos, was brought to the UK last year to provide a kidney in an £80,000 private transplant at the Royal Free Hospital in London.

They were later arrested at the airport while trying to leave the UK.

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