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US jails ex-Guinea minister over China bribes

A former Guinean cabinet minister was sentenced to seven years in a US prison on Friday and ordered to pay back $8.5m for laundering bribes from a Chinese conglomerate in exchange for mining rights.


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We are still on strike – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has said the ongoing strike is still on, ahead of a crucial meeting with the federal government, today, Monday.

Diezani: EFCC traces $1.5bn to Swiss bank

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has traced about $1.5billion, believed to be proceeds of crime to a Swiss account, as part of investigations involving former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke.

EFCC applies for forfeiture of Diezani’s N7bn Dubai properties

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have visited two mansions in Dubai allegedly belonging to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke.

Treasury looters, disgruntled politicians sponsoring Kanu, IPOB – FG

The Federal Government has said politically-disgruntled individuals and treasury looters are sponsoring secession agitators, the Indigenous People of Biafra, to destabilise the country.

Ibadan Mogajis urge Olubadan to install new chiefs

The Council of Authentic Ibadan Mogajis on Sunday visited the Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji, in his palace, where they implored him to put the crisis surrounding the installation of 21 new Ibadan kings by the state government behind him and perform his traditional duty of installation of new Mogajis (family heads).

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Bayelsa SSG Dokubo-Spiff steps aside

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, yesterday, announced the formal disengagement of the Secretary to the State Government, HRH Chief Serena Dokubo-Spiff, to enable him return to his private legal practice.

$700m raised to address humanitarian crisis in Lake Chad region

Foreign Affairs Minister Geoffrey Onyeama on Monday said that about 700 million dollars had been realised from the pledges made by donors to address the humanitarian crisis in Lake Chad basin region.

Trump attacks Clinton, calls her ‘crooked’

United States President Donald Trump has attacked Hillary Clinton, his opponent in the 2016 presidential election over her new book and her recent public appearances where she made comments about the election.

Mourinho snubbed Stoke’s Hughes twice after Man United draw

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho twice snubbed Mark Hughes when the Stoke boss tried to shake his hand after Saturday's 2-2 draw at the Bet365 Stadium.

Biafra: South-east govs should resolve IPOB agitation, not army – Fayose

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti, says south-east governors are in the best position to resolve the clamour for Biafra being championed by the Nnamdi Kanu-led Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).