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Donald Trump sharpens attacks on Russia probe

President Donald Trump Sunday intensified his attacks on Robert Mueller's Russia investigation as biased against him, but stopped just short of targeting the special counsel -- whose ouster lawmakers warned would cross a "massive red line."

South Korean ex-president Lee Myung-bak admits taking $100,000 from spy agency

Former South Korean president Lee Myung-bak has admitted receiving $100,000 from the state spy agency while still in office, reports said Thursday, after he faced a marathon interrogation by prosecutors over corruption allegations.

Eni and Shell go on trial over Nigeria kickback scandal

Oil giants Eni and Shell go on trial in Milan on Monday, charged with bribery and corruption in the purchase of an offshore oilfield in Nigeria.

Prosecutors seek 30 years jail for ousted South Korea president

South Korean prosecutors on Tuesday demanded a 30-year-jail sentence for former president Park Geun-hye for corruption and abuse of power.

New woes for Benjamin Netanyahu as associates probed in fresh graft cases

Israeli police said on Tuesday that two associates of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu were suspected of offering a judge promotion in return for closing a criminal case against the premier's wife.

Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu rejects calls to resign after police seek indictment

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected calls to step down Wednesday after police recommended his indictment for corruption, the biggest challenge yet to the right-wing premier’s long tenure in power.

Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu adamant despite police bribery allegations

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has hit back after police said he should be charged over alleged bribery cases.

Bribery: Court dismisses Rickey Tarfa’s no-case submission, N520m claims

Justice Adedayo Akintoye of an Igbosere High Court in Lagos on Friday dismissed the no-case submission by a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Rickey Tarfa.

Federal universities covering up corruption, sexual harassment – SERAP

The report titled “Stealing the future”: How federal universities in Nigeria have been stripped apart by corruption says, “impunity for corruption in the university system has negatively affected the governance of federal universities and the quality of education received by the students.”

Maldives judges arrested over ruling

The Maldives opposition leader and two senior judges have been arrested after a state of emergency was declared.

Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong released from prison on appeal

Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong, also known as Jay Y. Lee in the West, has been released from prison after a successful appeal.

EFCC drags Stallion Motors, MD to court over alleged N1.275bn ‘gift’ to PDP

The Economic and Financial CrimesCommission (EFCC) has filed charges at the Federal Capital Territory High Court against Stallion Motors Limited and its Managing Director, Hapreet Singh, for allegedly offering a gratification of N1.275 billion to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2015 polls.

NGO seeks probe of Addax Petroleum for bribery, corruption

The Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA) resource centre has asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate the bribery and corruption allegation against Addax Petroleum.

Saudi Arabia bans expatriates from 12 job types

Saudi Arabia has banned the kingdom's expatriates from working in 12 occupational domains, making them available to Saudi nationals only.


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SDP begins mass registration drive in Adamawa

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