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Uber apologises over London mistakes, vows to appeal

The head of Uber apologised Monday for “mistakes” made by the US ride-sharing app after London authorities refused to renew its licence, but still vowed to appeal the decision.

British actor Fiennes given Serbian passport

Award-winning British actor and director Ralph Fiennes, who portrayed Lord Voldemort in the "Harry Potter" series, was given a Serbian passport on Sunday for "promoting" the Balkan country.

600,000 sign petition to overturn London Uber ban

More than 600,000 people had by Sunday signed a petition asking London transport authorities to reverse their decision not to renew Uber's licence when it expires.

Wenger foresees transfer shake-up

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes there will be a radical overhaul of the transfer market within the next year following the stratospheric spending of the close-season trading period.

Puerto Rico faces more floods after Maria ‘obliteration’

Puerto Rico was on Friday battling dangerous flooding after Hurricane Maria ravaged the island, knocking out the entire electricity grid, as the storm death toll topped 15 in the tiny Caribbean island of Dominica.

Nigeria look to woo England starlet Abraham

Nigerian Football Federation chief Amaju Pinnick said on Wednesday he has had "a positive meeting" with Tammy Abraham as he tries to persuade the England Under-21 starlet to switch allegiance to the Super Eagles.

Third suspect arrested over London train attack

British police on Tuesday arrested a third suspect over the bombing of a packed London Underground train which injured 30 people last week.

Five things to know about hurricane-hit Dominica

The Caribbean island of Dominica, battered by Hurricane Maria Tuesday, was also struck by severe storms in 2015 and 1979.

Britain’s May downplays notion of party divisions over Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May said Monday she still holds control of her government and is steering Brexit negotiations after divisions in her ruling party surfaced over Britain's split with Europe.

‘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.

Qatar agrees to buy 24 jet fighters from UK

Qatar on Sunday signed an agreement to buy 24 Typhoon fighter jets from Britain, a second major defence deal signed by Doha during its lengthening diplomatic dispute with its neighbours.

EU ministers make push for Google, Facebook tax

Google and Facebook may face higher tax bills in Europe as the EU rushed Saturday to change rules so that more of Silicon Valley’s mega profits fall into public coffers.

IPOB: Buhari should meet with Kanu – Obasanjo

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari must meet with Biafran secessionist leader Nnamdi Kanu before violence between the army and separatists escalates into a full-blown conflict, according to Nigeria’s former President Olusegun Obasanjo.

London train attackers known to police – Trump

US President Donald Trump on Friday blasted the “loser terrorists” behind the train attack in London, blaming perpetrators that he said had been “in the sights of Scotland Yard.”

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Benue gov donates 16 Hilux vans to security operatives

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has charged security agencies in the state to step up the fight against crime and criminality.

PDP chairmanship: Why I am in the race – Adedoja

Prof. Taoheed Adedoja, a chairmanship candidate in Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday said that he had all that was required to lead the party and reposition it to greatness.

Judicial reform: CJN calls for officers’ discipline

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Samuel Onnoghen, has expressed the need for judicial officers to imbibe the culture of discipline if the ongoing reforms in the judiciary must achieve success.

You’re the ‘rogue elephant’ – APC replies Sagay

The ruling All Progressives Congress on Monday reacted angrily to the interview granted The Nation Newspaper of Sunday by the Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-corruption (PACAC), Professor Itse Sagay (SAN).

Nigeria increasingly losing bread winners to road accidents – FRSC

Nigerian families are increasingly losing bread winners to road accidents, according to a monthly `Road Traffic Crash (RTC) Report’ released by the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC).

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Trump ‘international shouting magnate’ – Pyongyang

U.S. President Donald Trump’s threat to totally destroy North Korea has been dismissed by a North Korean organ as an ‘impotent’ threat.

Some Nigerians in the Diaspora remit funds to support IPOB – report

Intelligence reports by the Federal Government as revealed by top security source have led to the discovery of an account in Paris into which some Nigerians in the Diaspora remit funds in support of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

We’ve cut IPOB down to size – FG

The Federal Government says the secessionist group, Indigenous People of Biafra, has been cut down to size, adding that with its proscription by the South-East governors, the group is already running out of oxygen.

Betis stun Real Madrid on Ronaldo’s return

Antonio Sanabria struck deep into stoppage time to hand Real Betis a shock 1-0 win away to Real Madrid on Wednesday as the European champions failed to score for the first time in 74 matches.

Anambra guber: Chidoka picks running mate

Chief Osita Chidoka, United Progressive Party (UPP) flag bearer for the Nov. 18 governorship election in Anambra, has picked Chief Mercel Okeke as his running mate.