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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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Police after me for refusing to transfer $10m – Ecobank chief Charles Kie

Managing Director of Ecobank Nigeria Limited, Mr. Charles Kie, has filed a fundamental rights enforcement suit before the Federal High Court in Lagos, seeking protection from police harassment.

Turkey’s Tayyip Erdogan calls on developing countries to trade in local currencies

Countries from the so-called “D-8” group of developing nations should trade with each other in their local currencies, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday, to alleviate the forex pressure inherent in dollar-based trade.

Babatunde Fashola calls for support to end Apapa gridlock, port congestions

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, on Thursday in Lagos called for the collaboration of all stakeholders to tackle traffick gridlock, port congestion and other problems in Apapa and its environs.

Insured losses from hurricanes, Mexico quakes $95bn – Swiss Re

Total insured market losses from hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria and two earthquakes in Mexico this year came to around $95 billion, reinsurance group Swiss Re announced Friday.

Rosatom advocates sustainable energy mix for Nigeria

A Russian State Nuclear Energy Corporation, Rosatom, has shared its best practices with participants of the annual Powering Africa Nigeria summit held in Abuja, Nigeria.

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Fed govt acquire technologies to fight Boko Haram – COAS Tukur Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. General Tukur Buratai, said on Tuesday that the Federal Government (FG) is currently into acquisition, installation and application of modern technologies in the fight against the Boko Haram terrorist group in the country.

World Food Day: FCTA urges residents to embrace farming

The Secretary, Agricultural and Rural Development Secretariat in the FCT, Mr Stanley Nzekwe, has urged residents to be actively involved in agriculture activities to ensure food security.

15,000 young children die each day despite health progress – UN

The number of children who die before their fifth birthday globally has more than halved since 1990, but the current death count of 15,000 children daily is far too high, the UN said, on Thursday.

Bubonic plague kills 50 in Madagascar

At the airport, in the banks, and elsewhere in public, people are wearing protective masks. Gatherings are forbidden and schools remain closed.

What does it mean to believe in Jesus?

The Jews asked Jesus: “What shall we do, that we may work the works of God?” He said to them: “This is the work of God, that you believe in him whom he sent.” (John 6:28-29).