Former Finance Minister To Be Extradited To US, 30 Nigerians Die In Ghastly Motor Accident

Former Finance Minister To Be Extradited To US

The Gauteng high court on Wednesday ruled that Mozambique’s former finance minister Manuel Chang, who has been in jail in SA since 2018, be extradited to the US.

Justice and correctional services ministry spokesperson Chrispin Phiri confirmed the ruling, saying the department will study the judgment.

“The ministry will study the written judgment as soon as it is made available and communicate a way forward in due course,” he said.

Chang has been in prison since December 2018 after being arrested in SA at the request of the US, which charged him for his alleged involvement in fraudulent loans worth billions to Mozambican state firms.

Chang was intercepted and arrested at OR Tambo International Airport, where he was bound for Dubai.

Both the US and Mozambique applied for Chang’s extradition in early 2019.

After initially deciding to extradite Chang to Mozambique in May 2019, SA suspended its decision the next month.
Source – Sowetan Live

30 Die In Ghastly Motor Accident Along Adamawa/Gombe Road

No fewer than thirty persons have been killed in a ghastly head-on collision, involving two vehicles along Gombe/Yola road.

The accident happened on Wednesday evening.

An eyewitness told SaharaReporters that the vehicles belong to the fleet of Adamawa Sunshine Express transport and Gombe Line.

He said the two vehicles collided while trying to dodge potholes.
Source – Sahara Reporters