Organ harvesting: Ekweremadu sentenced to nine years jail term in UK

Former deputy senate president, Ike Ekweremadu has been sentenced to nine years and eight months imprisonment by a UK court for plotting to harvest a man’s kidney for his sick daughter. Meanwhile, Ekweremadu’s wife Beatrice was handed four years, six months sentence while Obinna Obeta, a medical doctor got a 10 years’ sentence for the same offence. The trio of Ekweremadu, Beatrice and Obeta were convicted of conspiracy to arrange the travel of a young Nigerian man who was identified as David Nwamini to Britain in order to exploit him…

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Suspended Adamawa REC gets administrative bail

The recently suspended Adamawa State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) Hudu Yunusa-Ari, who is under police probe, has been granted bail. Two of the commissioners and officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) undergoing interrogation at the Police Headquarters in connection with the Adamawa Governorship Election fiasco were freed to go. They were released on administrative bail and with conditions. But, they must deposit their travel passports; and their movement is restricted within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). It was learnt that a senator stood surety for Yunusa-Ari after he…

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