Crime & Corruption

By IndepthAfrica
In Crime & Corruption
Feb 14th, 2012
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Abuja – Nigeria’s corrupt police force acts on the whims of the highest bidder and officers carry out extra-judicial killings and torture, the acting inspector general of police said. President Goodluck Jonathan has ordered a complete overhaul of the police and sacked the former inspector...
By IndepthAfrica
In Crime & Corruption
Jan 25th, 2012
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34-year-old woman’s death late Monday night has left members of Winnipeg’s Eritrean community stunned. Emergency officials rushed to a suite at Palmer House, at 372 Assiniboine Ave., at about 10:10 p.m., Monday after an assault was reported. The woman was taken by ambulance in critical co...
By IndepthAfrica
In Crime & Corruption
Jan 23rd, 2012
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He was unemployed and receiving welfare, but Adekunle Adetiloye was somehow living lavishly, complete with a Range Rover, extended trips to England and an expensive condominium. Adekunle Adetiloye was sentenced Jan. 23, 2012, for his role in what authorities call one of the largest credit card fraud ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Central Africa
Dec 17th, 2011
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A Rwandan rebel leader sent to the International Criminal Court to face charges including murder, rape and torture in the Democratic Republic of Congo must be freed because of lack of evidence, judges ruled on Friday. Callixte Mbarushimana, described as a senior leader in the FDLR, a rebel group wide...
By benim
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Nov 4th, 2011
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Living in fear: Genet Kidane had begged police to protect her An illegal immigrant who murdered his ex-lover by pushing her 30ft from a bridge had already been deported from Britain three times. Younas Beraki shoved mother-of-one Genet Kidane on to a busy dual carriageway because he could not accept ...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Oct 7th, 2011
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Abuja – Nigeria’s anti-corruption agency said it has arrested three former state governors on allegations of abuse of office and fraud totalling $615m. State governors are among the most powerful politicians in Nigeria, wielding influence over national policy and in some cases controlling...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Oct 3rd, 2011
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Nigeria’s government says Islamic militants in northern states are linked to al-Qaida-affiliated terrorists in the Sahel and in Somalia. Definitively proving that link has brought more international attention to Nigerian terrorism, but may be overshadowing its domestic causes. Nigeria’s S...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Oct 3rd, 2011
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A U.S. judge has sentenced a Somali man to life in prison for his role in the hijacking of a yacht that left all four Americans on board dead. Muhidin Salad Omar is the third of 11 men to be sentenced who have pleaded guilty to piracy in the case. The owners of the SV […]...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Oct 3rd, 2011
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BANGALORE: The sleuths of Women and Narcotic Squad of the Central Crime Branch (CCB) arrested a Nigerian national for allegedly trying to sell cocaine. The police have seized 114 grams of cocaine worth Rs. 6 lakh, a cash of Rs. 2,300 cash and two mobile phones from the accused. The accused has been i...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Sep 25th, 2011
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ABOUT 130 heroin pellets were allegedly found in the intestines of a Malaysian woman after she got off a flight at Sydney Airport. A 25-year-old Nigerian man, who was waiting to collect the drugs, was arrested outside a restaurant in Kings Cross, the Australian Federal Police, said in a statement. Th...