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British premier Theresa May completes cabinet reshuffle amid criticism

Just one big change to her front-row team saw former Education Secretary Justine Greening resigning from the cabinet.

British premier Theresa May set to reshuffle her cabinet Monday

British Prime Minister Theresa May is set to reshuffle her cabinet on Monday, with several senior ministers expected to be axed, according to media reports on Sunday.

Terrorism: UK threatens Facebook, Google with new taxes

Britain may impose new taxes on tech giants like Google and Facebook unless they do more to combat online extremism by taking down material aimed at radicalizing people or helping them to prepare attacks, the country’s security minister said.

UK parliament sleaze row ‘clearing out’ bad behaviour

British interior minister Amber Rudd declared Sunday that a scandal over sexual harassment rocking the country's political circles was a "watershed moment" that was "clearing out" inappropriate behaviour.

Web giants vow to remove online extremist content within hours

Tech companies including Google, Facebook and Twitter will work with G7 countries to block the spread of extremist content online.

Ghost of Margaret Thatcher haunts Theresa May as she fights ouster plot

A devastating election and a high-profile speech strewn with mishaps have ignited a leadership crisis for British Prime Minister Theresa May at a critical time as Brexit negotiators push for a deal in Brussels.

WhatsApp reportedly refused to build a backdoor for the UK govt

Messaging service WhatsApp rejected a UK Government request to create a way to access encrypted messages earlier this year, reports Sky News, citing an anonymous security source.

Twitter removed 299,649 accounts tied to terrorism in the first half of 2017

Twitter Inc said that its internal controls were allowing it to weed out accounts being used for the “promotion of terrorism” earlier rather than responding to government requests to close them down.

Boris stirs up Brexit debate ahead of PM’s big speech

In setting out his own vision for Brexit, Boris Johnson has stirred up colleagues and increased the pressure on British Prime Minister Theresa May ahead of her big speech on Europe later this week.

Ibori fighting hard to stall confiscation of his assets – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says James Ibori, former governor of Delta state, is “fighting tooth and nail” to stall the confiscation of his assets in the United Kingdom.

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Federal govt sues JP Morgan for $875 million over Malabu oil deal

Nigeria has filed a claim against JP Morgan Chase for more than $875 million, accusing it of negligence in transferring funds from a disputed 2011 oilfield deal to a company controlled by the country’s former oil minister.

JAMB directs all institutions to end 2017 admissions by January 25

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has directed all tertiary institutions to end their 2017 admission by January 25.

Katsina govt increases corps members’ welfare package by 200 percent

The Katsina State Government has increased the welfare budget for National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) members deployed to the state by about 200 per cent.

Suspected armed robbers attack Katsina supermarket, kill policeman

Gunmen suspected to be armed robbers on Wednesday night attacked a supermarket in Katsina, killing a police officer, Ibrahim Batsari.

​​National Economic Council approves 10-member committee on herdsmen/farmers conflicts

The National Economic Council (NEC) presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday approved 10-member working committee on the herdsmen/farmers conflicts in the country.

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Nigerian Army takes delivery of Innoson vehicles

To make good on its promise, the Nigerian Army has started taking delivery of some of the vehicles it has ordered from Innoson Motor Manufacturing Company, a local vehicle manufacturer, which the Army has configured fit for deployment for its counterterrorism Operation Lafiya Dole.

Mary J. Blige gets a star in Hall of Fame

Grammy-winning soul singer Mary J. Blige — who has earned critical acclaim and award nominations for her acting debut in last year’s “Mudbound” — celebrated her 47th birthday Thursday by getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

PDP lawmakers stop Ebonyi Senator from defecting to APC

Senator representing Ebonyi south, Sonni Ogbuoji, was stopped from defecting to the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday.

I’m going to be Everton’s new Romelu Lukaku – Cenk Tosun

Everton striker Cenk Tosun has pledged that he will become the Goodison Park side’s new Romelu Lukaku.

Opera launches AI-powered news app in Africa

Opera Software has launched Artificial Intelligent powered-app which enables people to access their favourite news articles and hottest trending videos.