By Ron Chepesiuk
By Ron Chepesiuk
By Ikechukwu Azichukwu
June 1984: Nigeria’s ex-while delivery minister used to be abducted, drugged, and dumped in a diplomatic crate in remote London for onward shipment transit to Lagos.
April 1996: the main celebrated senator within the historical past of the Nigerian senate used to be blown into bits by means of a vehicle bomb after a vehement competition of a countrywide monetary invoice backed by way of the Mafia.
And now, for as soon as in his 4 years on the presidential place of work, the president of the main populous black state in the world prayed to listen to from the feared director of the omnipotent Kaduna Mafia concerning the upcoming presidential election. whilst he didn't, he used to be in panic. He feared the worst. And for a great reason!
No executive, army or civilian, got here to strength in Nigeria with out the blessing and backing of the Kaduna Mafia, and no executive lasted a month longer that had misplaced that blessing! Such have been the big powers of the Kaduna Mafia—the invisible government—the executive that governed each Nigerian executive because the sixties!
So what's its subsequent intrigue? and what's Operation Mafia Magic?
About the Author
Ikechukwu Azichukwu is a physician, a political observer, and a social commentator who has spent part his existence within the provider of the folk. He lives and works in Africa and writes approximately his roots. His different works nonetheless expecting book contain Message from the Shrine, The Prodigal Father, and Polygamy in Christianity.
By Ben Blum
A stressful and layered true-crime tale approximately an all-American soldier boy grew to become financial institution robber
Alex Blum used to be a clean-cut all-American child with one unshakeable aim in existence: to serve his kingdom within the army. He used to be permitted into the elite Rangers regiment, yet at the first day of his depart earlier than deployment to Iraq, Alex received into his automobile with fellow squaddies and strangers, drove to an area financial institution in Tacoma, and dedicated armed robbery.
The Blum relatives used to be devastated and mystified. How may possibly he have performed this type of thing?
Alex’s lawyer awarded a defence in response to the idea that trainee Rangers are indoctrinated on a degree comparable to the brainwashing in an severe non secular cult, and Alex insisted that he had believed the theft was once simply one other workout within the famously daunting Ranger software. yet Luke Elliot Sommer, the charismatic soldier at the back of the theft, maintained that Alex knew precisely what he was once doing, and had, actually, deliberate all of it with him.
Who was once mendacity? What had occurred to Alex in the course of these gruelling months of teaching? How liable was once he?
By Giuseppe Carlo Marino,Antonio Ingroia
By Marvin Clark,Senna Clark
By David Ellsworth
By Carl Sifakis
By J K LaMay
Hidden lower than the company Ladder offers a brutally sincere glance inside of a scandalous Fortune a hundred corporation. the tale happens in Dallas, Texas, within the mid Nineties, as instructed firsthand through an worker employed to paintings for a corporation's department situation to determine why its operation isn't really efficient. Jackie expects misconduct; even if, she reveals greater than she bargained for. whilst one of many perpetrators uncovers her venture and confides in her that he's in a Witness defense application with earlier Mob ties, he threatens to "do away" along with her if she stories any incorrect doing. the tale is compelling. absolute to preserve the reader riveted to every chapter's no-holds-barred description of scandal, deception, sexual misconduct, misappropriation of cash, discrimination, or even dying. Destined to have a profound influence, the tale is usually robust and retains the reader turning the pages because it info and describes misuse of administration in incredible and incomprehensible ways.
By John Russell Hughes
This rigorous exam of the court docket approach is gifted from a pragmatic, citizen-based standpoint and fueled by means of the firsthand anecdotes shared with the writer via a member of the Mafia in Chicago. Touching upon the background of mob effect, together with the dealings of notorious Al Capone, the e-book asserts either the positives and negatives of equipped crime individuals who're additionally functioning participants of the Chicago group. It makes claims concerning the ways that corruption can strengthen in a court docket process, and gives classes via instance on how deep corruption will be in Chicago in the course of numerous classes and what motivation and chance there's for voters to prevent such court docket corruption.
By Tim Newark
Drawing on mystery executive records from files in the United States and Europe, this myth-busting biography tells Luciano's genuine tale, from his early days as a most sensible hit guy for the mob to his exploits operating intercourse and narcotics empires and revelations approximately his journey to Nazi Germany to establish a medication uploading racket. His profession unexpectedly halted via imprisonment, Luciano's popularity was once greater via rumours that he was once supporting to win the second one global warfare for the Allies in Sicily and the Mediterranean. via painstaking examine, Newark exposes the reality approximately what Luciano particularly did throughout the war.
Expelled from the U.S. in 1946, Luciano lower back to Italy, the place he was once reputed to go an immense transatlantic narcotics community. In a fancy conspiracy, he turned a sufferer of the some distance higher powers round him, and Newark presents facts that, at one time, he used to be even operating as a chilly struggle agent, assisting the U.S. govt struggle Communism in Sicily. Lucky Luciano: Mafia Murderer and undercover agent turns approved Mafia background on its head with a rare tale that hasn't ever been advised before.