N17.5billion discovered in accounts of Military chiefs’ wives

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has discovered N17.5 billion in the accounts of wives of three Airforce chiefs. Impeccable sources told New Telegraph that the monies were scattered in various banks accounts. It was learnt that huge amount of money has also been traced to the accounts of children of some indicted serving… Read More N17.5billion discovered in accounts of Military chiefs’ wives

Six dead as Boko Haram insurgents torch village in Borno

Six people were reportedly killed while one person sustained gunshot injury when suspected members of Boko Haram sect invaded Goniambari village in Kaga Local Government Area of Borno state. The insurgents, according to sources also burnt down some houses and vehicles using Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and petrol bombs before looting foodstuffs and livestock. The… Read More Six dead as Boko Haram insurgents torch village in Borno

Recent execution brings Saudi Arabia’s 2016 execution count to 57

Saudi Arabia executed one of its citizens on Tuesday, for the fatal shooting of another Saudi, bringing the number of convicts put to death this year at 57. Mosaid al-Shahrani had been tried and found guilty of killing Hamad al-Shahrani with an automatic weapon after an argument, an interior ministry statement said. It did not… Read More Recent execution brings Saudi Arabia’s 2016 execution count to 57

Corruption, if unchecked, may lose 30% of GDP by 2030- Report

A new study by professional services firm, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, PwC has shown that Nigeria will lose 30 per cent of its GDP to corruption by 2030. Country and Regional Senior Partner, West Market Area, PwC, Mr. Uyi Akpata disclosed this when he led a PwC team to submit the report to the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo… Read More Corruption, if unchecked, may lose 30% of GDP by 2030- Report

Chinese officials punished for wrong judgement passed on teenager

Twenty-seven Chinese officials have been penalised for the wrongful execution of a teenager, state news agency Xinhua said. Huugjilt was 18 when he was convicted of the rape and murder of a woman in a factory’s public toilet in 1996. A serial rapist confessed to the crime in 2005 and Huugjilt was formally exonerated in… Read More Chinese officials punished for wrong judgement passed on teenager