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Indian billionaire flees to Britain, seeks asylum

Indian billionaire flees to Britain, seeks asylum

Indian billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi, wanted over an alleged massive bank fraud, has fled to Britain where he is seeking asylum, according to a report Monday. Modi, whose celebrity clients have included actress Naomi Watts and Kate Winslet, is accused of involvement in a $1.8 billion scam against Punjab National Bank (PNB), India’s second-largest state-run

Dieziani’s ally and Ex PPMC boss Momoh reports to London police station

Former Managing Director of the Pipelines and Product Marketing Company (PPMC), Haruna Momoh, reported to the metropolitan police station at Charring Cross, London, on Monday as the identities of those arrested with Diezani Alison-Madueke are now being revealed. A BBC correspondent Sam Piranty revealed this through his twitter handle @sampiranty on Monday morning. He said:

Family confirms Alison-Madueke arrest in London

The reported arrest of immediate past Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, has been confirmed by a member of her family. An online newspaper had reported that Alison-Madueke was arrested on Friday morning in London by officials of the London Metropolitan Police alongside four other individuals whose ages range between 21-60 years. The former minister,

Former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, arrested in London

Former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, was on Friday arrested in the UK National Crime Agency. According to a report by Premium Times, the former minister, who was one of the most powerful officials of the President Goodluck Jonathan administration, was arrested Friday morning alongside four other people by the British law enforcement agency.

Buhari, Cameron hold talks in London

Nigeria’s President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, has held talks with British Prime Minister David Cameron at his official residence at 10, Downing Street, London. It was gathered that Buhari and Cameron discussed the threat posed by militant group Boko Haram ahead of the inauguration of the President-elect on May 29, among other issues. A statement released by

PDP, APC members in London task western media on balanced reporting

Barley two weeks to the general elections in Nigeria, a group of concerned Nigerians in London has advocated for a fair and balanced coverage by the international media. The group, which comprises members and supporters of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressives Congress (APC) converged in central London on Monday to embark on a

Text of General Buhari’s Chatham House, London speech

TEXT OF GEN MUHAMMADU BUHARI’S SPEECH AT CHATHAM HOUSE, LONDON, THURSDAY 26th FEBRUARY, 2015 TITLE: Prospects for Democratic Consolidation in Africa: Nigeria’s Transition Permit me to start by thanking Chatham House for the invitation to talk about this important topic at this crucial time. The 2015 general election in Nigeria is generating a lot of