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VAIDS: Federal govt reviews data of 130,000 high net worth persons, companies

The data mining efforts of the Federal Government through the Federal Ministry of Finance has identified a new batch of over 130,000 high net worth individuals and companies that have potential tax underpayments.

Report: President Buhari writes UK fraud office, demands probe of Senators Saraki, Ekweremadu

President Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly written to the United Kingdom Serious Fraud Office (SFO) requesting that Senate President Bukola Saraki and Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, be investigated.

European Union denounces ‘shocking’ Paradise Papers revelations

The European Union on Monday denounced as “shocking” revelations on the way top companies and dignitaries, including Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, avoid taxes using offshore wealth hubs.

Pakistani court issues arrest warrant for ex-PM Nawaz Sharif – media

A Pakistani court issued an arrest warrant for ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif after he failed to appear before the court over anti-corruption allegations.

Ousted Pakistani premier appears before anti-corruption court

Ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has appeared before an anti-corruption court in the capital Islamabad, putting to rest the possibility of political unrest if he boycotted proceedings.

Hurricane-hit Dominica to get £5m in UK aid to assist recovery

The hurricane-hit island of Dominica is to receive £5m in UK aid to help the recovery effort, it has been announced.

Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands brace for Hurricane Maria

Hurricane Maria closed in on the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico Wednesday as forecasters warned of a "potentially catastrophic" storm that has already killed at least two people in the Caribbean.

Hurricane Maria wreaks devastation in Dominica

Hurricane Maria smashed into the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica on Tuesday (Sep 19), with its prime minister describing devastating damage as winds and rain from the powerful storm also hit territories still reeling from Irma.

Hurricane Maria bears down on battered Caribbean

Hurricane Maria strengthened Monday as it blasted towards the eastern Caribbean, a region already struggling to recover from megastorm Irma.

Trump to visit hurricane-hit Florida as agents probe nursing home deaths

President Donald Trump is to visit storm-ravaged Florida on Thursday as authorities investigate the deaths of eight residents of a nursing home that lost power when Hurricane Irma whipped through the region.

Europe steps up response to Hurricane Irma

European countries are boosting relief efforts in their Caribbean territories devastated by Hurricane Irma, amid criticism over the response.

Ronaldo ‘delighted’ to be staying at Real – Perez

Cristiano Ronaldo, hounded by allegations of tax evasion in Spain, is "delighted" to be staying at Real Madrid, according to club president Florentino Perez, who called claims that the Portuguese striker might leave the country exaggerated.

Britain sends £12m, ship to assist Irma victims

Britain is sending a military vessel to assist victims of Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean and is assigning £12 million ($15.7 million, 13 million euros) in aid, the government said Thursday.

Hurricane Irma hits Caribbean islands

Hurricane Irma slammed into the Caribbean islands of Saint Barthelemy and Saint Martin on Wednesday, the French weather office said, adding that it had caused major flooding in low-lying areas.


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Okoi Obono-Obla: Senator Ekweremadu’s allegations are childish

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Special Assistant on Prosecution, Okoi Obono-Obla, has denied allegations of theft and defamation raised against him by Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu.

Ocheme Edoh: El Kanemi Warriors back on track

Scorer of the only goal for El Kanemi Warriors Sunday against FC Ifeanyiubah, Ocheme Edoh, has said his team have clicked into top gear following a less than impressive start to the season.

Ex-French president Nicolas Sarkozy arrested over campaign financing

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy is being held in police custody over campaign financing, according to reports.

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The United Nations on Saturday threw its support behind new elections in Zimbabwe set for July and urged the government to kickstart the African nation's economy as an "urgent priority".

Senators Izunaso, Araraume, others storm out of APC stakeholders’ meeting

Top members of the All Progressives Congress in Imo State on Sunday stormed out of a stakeholders meeting of the party in the state.

Ministry: Kano-Maiduguri road dualisation attains 55% completion

The dualisation of Section 1 of the Kano-Maiduguri Road, a 101km stretch, situated in Kano and Kastina states in the Northwest has reached 55 per cent completion 12 years after it was awarded to the contractor.

Governor Wike plans to upgrade Ken Saro-Wiwa Polytechnic to University

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers says his administration plans to upgrade Ken Saro-Wiwa Polytechnic, Bori, to a University of Environment.

Bauchi government mourns death of Senator Ali Wakili

Bauchi state government has expressed shock at the death of Senator Ali Wakili who until his death in the morning of Saturday represented Bauchi South Senatorial District at the Senate.