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Coca Cola buys Anheuser-Busch InBev’s stake in Coca Cola Beverages Africa

Anheuser-Busch InBev has sold its equity stake in Coca Cola Beverages Africa to Coca Cola at a price of $3.15 billion, Equities Focus reports.

Grace Mugabe ‘donates used underwear’ to ruling party supporters – report

Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe has reportedly drawn criticism from health and political activists after she allegedly donated used underwear to Zanu-PF party supporters in the eastern border city of Mutare.

Trump seeks new health chief after Price resignation

President Donald Trump is seeking a new health secretary to take the place of Tom Price, ousted after an outcry over flying on costly private charters for official travel.

Coca-Cola Nigeria to spend $600m on new products

Coca-Cola Company’s Nigerian operation will invest $600m by 2020 to boost sales, in line with a global strategy to extend the product range beyond its soft drinks.

Bayelsa gov urges Nigerians in Diaspora to close ranks

Bayelsa State Governor, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson, has called on all Nigerians to work together irrespective of tribe, religion or political affiliation to make Nigeria great again.

Emmy winners throw jabs at Trump

The Emmy awards show was peppered with political jokes and pointed speeches on Sunday, as host Stephen Colbert took shots at U.S. President Donald Trump, Sean Spicer made a surprise appearance and Trump won an Emmy – sort of.

‘Handmaid’s Tale’ sweeps Emmys

Television’s glittering Emmys placed politics front and center on Sunday, lavishing “The Handmaid’s Tale” with awards for its bleak portrait of an authoritarian America.

Donald Glover makes history, wins two Emmy Awards for ‘Atlanta’

‘Atlanta’ creator Donald Glover made history at the just concluded 2017 Emmy Awards as the first black man to win best directing in a comedy.

Air Peace gets IATA membership

Air Peace’s expansion drive has received a big boost with its admission as a member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Netflix taps Oscar-winner Damien Chazelle for musical series

Oscar-winning director Damien Chazelle is to bring an eight-episode musical drama set in Paris to Netflix, the internet streaming service announced on Friday.

Buhari deserves second term for his projects in Akwa Ibom – Enang

Former Senator and current Special Assistant to the President on Senate Matters, Ita Enang, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for fulfilling his promises to Akwa Ibom State.

Delta plans daily flight from Nigeria to US

Delta Airlines says it will be launching another three weekly nonstop flights from Lagos to New York-JFK, in addition to its existing four-times a week service to the United States.

Total solar eclipse begins on US West Coast

Emotional sky-gazers on the US West Coast cheered and applauded Monday as the Sun briefly vanished behind the Moon -- a rare total solar eclipse that will stretch across North America for the first time in nearly a century.

Nigerian Kazeem convicted over $7m fraud in US

A Nigerian, Emmanuel Oluwatosin Kazeem, accused of obtaining more than 125,000 stolen taxpayer identities from across the United States has been convicted in federal court in Oregon.

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Robert Mugabe’s WHO appointment ‘unacceptable’ – Canada’s Justin Trudeau

The appointment of Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador for the World Health Organization is "absolutely unacceptable" and "ridiculous", Canada's premier said Saturday.

Borussia Dortmund ‘must win’ with a two-goal lead – Peter Bosz

Peter Bosz had no excuses for Borussia Dortmund failing to bring a 2-0 lead over the line as his side settled for a 2-2 draw in a tricky match away to Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday.

Campaign launched to bring Gambia’s Yahya Jammeh to justice

Victims of the regime of former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh announced Saturday an "international campaign" to bring him to justice.

United States not a civilized country – Recep Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday said he would not call the United States “a civilized country” after detention warrants were issued for his bodyguards over a brawl during his visit in May.

Bayern Munich beat Hamburg to join Borussia Dortmund at top of Bundesliga

Bayern Munich drew level with Borussia Dortmund at the top of the Bundesliga with a 1-0 win at 10-man Hamburg.

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FCT’s N222 billion budget passes second reading in House of Reps

The House of Representatives on Tuesday passed N222.36 billion Appropriation Bill for the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, for its operations in 2017.

US dragged to court for not declaring Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB terrorists

One Nze Charles Ugwu, through his lawyer Simon Kanshio, has taken the US Embassy in Nigeria before a Federal High Court in Abuja, for saying it does not view the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, as terrorists.

President Buhari leaves Abuja for D-8 summit in Turkey

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Wednesday leave Abuja for Istanbul, Turkey, to participate in the ninth Summit of the Developing 8 (D-8) on Friday.

Five remanded in prison for allegedly trafficking two girls to Libya

Five persons, including two women, have been remanded in prison custody by an Oredo Magistrate’s Court for allegedly trafficking one Everlin Oghagbon and Mary Osarobo with a view to using them for prostitution abroad.

Why Diezani Alison-Madueke desperately wanted to face trial in Nigeria

Officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) are vowing to resist any attempt by the embattled ex-Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke to scuttle her impeding trial in the United Kingdom (UK).