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SFU docks Italian over N700m fraud

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, yesterday, ordered the remand at Ikoyi Prisons of a 56 years old Italian, Piero Allan Franchillo, over alleged N717 million fraud.
The accused, a businessman, was arraigned by the Special Fraud Unit, SFU, of the Police, on a five-count charge bordering on advanced fee fraud, forgery and altering of documents.

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Sex in Nigeria

WHAT is the age when men and women can legally have sex in Nigeria? This is a round about way of asking what is the age of consent? A simple question; but an extra-ordinarily complicated one. The new Child rights Legislations stipulate that having carnal knowledge (sex) of a child below the age of 18 is a crime in twenty – four (24) States of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory. So would it mean that the age of consent is 18 in those States and the Federal Capital? Not so. For this purpose, Akwa Ibom and Kwara States specify 16years, whilst Jigawa State specifies 15 years.

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