50-year-old child trafficker arraigned in court in Lagos

A 50-year-old man, Luku Labi, who allegedly trafficked 10 children from Benin Republic into Nigeria, was yesterday charged before a Yaba Chief Magistrate’s Court in Lagos. The accused, whose address was not given, is facing a three-count charge of conspiracy, unlawful import and confining children. The prosecutor, Inspector Rita Momah, told the court that the… Read More 50-year-old child trafficker arraigned in court in Lagos

Man, with firearms and ammunition, arrested at Disneyland hotel in Paris

A man who had luggage containing two firearms and ammunition was arrested on Thursday at the entrance to a hotel near Disneyland Paris, and investigators are looking for a woman who was with him, police said. The 28-year-old Paris man was arrested as he tried to go through security at Disney’s Hotel New York, just… Read More Man, with firearms and ammunition, arrested at Disneyland hotel in Paris

Nigeria sells crude oil at $5/barrel as oil sales continue crashing

As oil prices continue on the downward slide, Nigerian oil firms may be producing at up to $5/barrel loss, as average production costs for independent and marginal field producers is between $30 and $35/barrel. Oil prices has continued a free fall, with Brent crude, similar to Nigeria’s sweet crude grade, falling 2.6 per cent to… Read More Nigeria sells crude oil at $5/barrel as oil sales continue crashing