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By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Jan 13th, 2011
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Nigeria’s anti-graft agency said on Thursday it had arrested 12 oil executives from firms including Noble Corp, Tidewater and Transocean over an alleged $100 million bribery scheme. It said the executives were arrested in a series of raids over the past three days and were being held for questi...
By benim
In News
Jan 4th, 2011
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ABUJA — A Nigerian opposition party on Tuesday chose former military dictator General Muhammadu Buhari as its candidate for presidential polls in April. Buhari, the candidate the for Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), ruled Nigeria with an iron hand when he was military leader from January 1984 t...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Dec 29th, 2010
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Lawyers and media pundits in Nigeria are accusing the government of acting illegally by agreeing to settle criminal bribery charges against Dick Cheney out of court. Nigeria charged Cheney and applied for an Interpol arrest warrant earlier this month in connection with a $180-million bribery case. Ch...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Dec 21st, 2010
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LAGOS — US oil services group Halliburton agreed to pay Nigeria 35 million dollars to settle a bribery dispute which led to charges being filed against former US vice president Dick Cheney, it said Tuesday. Nigeria had on December 7 filed an indictment against nine people and entities, including Chen...
By benim
In Europe
Dec 21st, 2010
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Relatives say murder allegations are flawed Relatives of Shrien Dewani have revealed how he has been robbed of the love of his life by the murder of his wife Anni while in SA on honeymoon. RELATIVES and close friends of Shrien Dewani, accused of plotting to kill his wife while they were on honeymoon ...
By benim
In Europe
Dec 20th, 2010
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At Max Clifford Associates in ­Mayfair, the lights are burning late this Christmas. The PR man is busy defending the reputation of a highly controversial new client, the British bridegroom accused of arranging the murder of his bride on honeymoon in South Africa. Clifford, who became Shrien Dewani’s ...
By benim
In Article
Dec 19th, 2010
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Anni Dewani, the bride murdered on her honeymoon, was shot dead accidentally by her abductor as he tried to rape her, according to expert evidence commissioned by her husband’s legal team. Lawyers will argue that the analysis helps to disprove the theory that Mrs Dewani was executed by hitmen hired b...
By benim
In Europe
Dec 16th, 2010
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THIS is the gay escort who claims honeymoon murder husband Shrien Dewani paid him for kinky sex. The burly shaven-headed man, posing in leather gear and puffing a cigar, calls himself The German Master. He called cops alleging he recognised millionaire care home tycoon Dewani, 30, as a client when he...
By benim
In News
Dec 14th, 2010
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Lusaka – Zambia has invited Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir to a regional summit even though he faces a 2009 international war crimes warrant, and says he will not be arrested if he attends. “Zambia is a member of the African Union and the AU says he has not been found guilty. So he wil...
By benim
In Uncategorized
Dec 14th, 2010
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London – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will appear in a British court on Tuesday in a second attempt to win bail after he was arrested over allegations of sex crimes in Sweden. The 39-year-old Australian makes his second appearance at court in London since his detention one week ago under an...