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Kidnappers abduct 38-year-old man in Jigawa, demand N60m

The Jigawa State Police Command has declared the abduction of a 38-year-old man by gunmen in Kiyawa Local Government Area of the state.

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The Jigawa State Police Command has declared the abduction of a 38-year-old man by gunmen in Kiyawa Local Government Area of the state.

The spokesman of the Command, ASP Lawan Shiisu, confirmed the incident to newsmen on Wednesday.

Shiisu, who spoke in Dutse, said the suspects allegedly abducted the victim, identified as Lawan Zakar, at his residence at Dankoli quarters, on July 17.

He said: “On July 17, at about 5:50am, one Aliyu Zakar of Dankoli quarters in Kiyawa LGA came to the police station and reported that:

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“On the same date at about 3am, a gang of five criminals jumped into the house of his brother, one Lawal Zakar, aged 38, of the same address.

“The suspects demanded for N60 million from him, whereas it was N60,000 that was brought to him on the fateful night by his boy.”

Zakar explained that the suspects ransacked the whole house, seized the phone of the victim and those of his wives.

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The Police Public Relations Officer added that the suspects, who used a car, later took the victim away.

According to him, efforts were in top gear to rescue the victim as well as arrest the suspects.

The News Agency of Nigeria recalls that suspected gunmen had on July 14 kidnapped a 47-year-old housewife in Marke village, Kaugama Local Government Area of the state.

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Senator Peter Nwaoboshi jails for 7 years over money laundering charges

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A sitting senator, Peter Nwaoboshi, currently representing Delta North Senatorial District at the National Assembly, has been sentenced to 7 years imprisonment for money laundering by the Lagos division of the Court of Appeal.

The court which delivered the judgement on July 1, 2022, also ordered that his 2 companies, Golden Touch Construction Project Ltd and Suiming Electrical Ltd, be wound up in line with the provisions of Section 22 of the Money Laundering Prohibition Act 2021.

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The ruling by the Appellate Court followed the success of the appeal by challenging the judgment of Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of the Federal High Court which on June 18, 2021, 2018 discharged and acquitted the defendants of a 2 count charge of fraud and money laundering.

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This disclosure is contained in a series of tweet posts by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) on its official Twitter account.

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See video as three men sentence to death by hanging for killing Fasoranti’s daughter in Ondo

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A High Court sitting in Akure, Ondo State on Friday, June 10, sentenced three men to death by hanging for the murder of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, the daughter of Afenifere leader, Chief Reuben Fasoranti.

On July 12, 2019, while returning to Lagos from a visit to her father in Akure, Mrs Olakunrin was shot and killed by the convicts along the Ore/Ijebu Ode expressway.

Justice Williams Olamide found Mohammed Shehu Usman, Osagie Lawal, and Adamu Adamu guilty of conspiracy to murder, kidnapping, and armed robbery.

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The court discharged and acquitted the fourth suspect, Auwalu Abubakar, 25, who was charged with assisting and abetting the act.

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Why Rihanna’s Boyfriend, A$ap Rocky Is Arrested?

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A$AP Rocky, an American rapper has been arrested in connection with a shooting that occurred in November.

The star was caught at Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday while returning from a trip with his girlfriend, Rihanna.

LA Police are looking into the singer whose real name is, Rakim Mayers for his suspected participation in a non-fatal gunshot in Hollywood last year.

Connectley Naija News reports that he was released on $550,000 (£421,000) bail shortly after his arrest.

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According to the Los Angeles Police Department, the arrest was made in connection with an “argument between two acquaintances” that resulted in bullets being fired.

The victim later informed authorities that Mayers approached him on the street with a firearm while walking with two other people.

According to police reports acquired by NBC News, they claimed Mayers shot him three to four times and that one of the rounds grazed his left hand.

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The victim suffered a ” small injury, ” according to the LAPD, following which his assailants ” fled on foot. “

Alan Jackson, Mayers’ lawyer, confirmed that his client had been arrested but declined to speak further.

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