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EFCC seeks final seizure of Aluko’s 19 assets

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) detectives are searching for a Bombardier jet believed to have been bought with cash from the $1.5 billion oil slush funds by some business associates of a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke.

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.

Boris stirs up Brexit debate ahead of PM’s big speech

In setting out his own vision for Brexit, Boris Johnson has stirred up colleagues and increased the pressure on British Prime Minister Theresa May ahead of her big speech on Europe later this week.

Pray for Osinbajo – FIRS chief

The Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, Tunde Fowler, has urged Nigerians to continue to pray for Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, saying the VP has an uneasy task on his hands.

Closure of US embassy in Cuba ‘under review’ – Tillerson

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday that Washington is considering the possibility of closing its embassy in Havana in the wake of a mysterious "sonic attack" that left several of its staff with brain injuries and hearing loss.

Equifax announces CEO, CIO have left

Equifax said on Friday that it made changes in its top management as part of its review of a massive data breach, with two technology and security executives leaving the company “effective immediately.”

Ebi backs Falconets to beat Tanzania in U-20 Women’s World Cup Qualifier

Super Falcons defender, Onome Ebi, expects Nigeria’s U-20 Women’s national team the Falconets to get all three points in their U-20 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Tanzania.

Canada seeks partnership with EFCC on war against corruption

The Canadian government has sought partnership with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) with the aim of expanding inter-agency collaboration and exchange of information between the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and the anti-graft agency.

Senator Aisha, El-Rufai and Chibok girls

When my good friend Dr. Benjamin tagged me to the link, having earlier seen Churchill Umoren’s gleeful post on the same matter, I simply ‘waka pass’ because I just knew it was implausible that the minister did indeed said so.

Tanzanian opposition figure recovering in Kenyan hospital

Tanzanian politician Tundu Lissu, an outspoken government critic who was shot and wounded this week in an attack that shocked the country, is recovering in a Kenyan hospital, his party said Friday.

Dangote mulls offer for South Africa’s largest cement factory

Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote is reportedly considering counter-offers for PPC Group Ltd. that could signal a bidding contest for South Africa’s largest cement maker, according to people familiar with the matter, according to reports by Bloomberg.

41 cities bid to host 2026 World Cup games

Forty-one cities in Canada, Mexico and the United States have submitted bids to serve as host cities for the 2026 World Cup, officials said Thursday.

Nigeria third contributor of research in ‘bogus’ journals – study

Nigeria is among the top three countries globally to get low-quality research published in ‘predatory’ journals, a research as shown.

Einstein Foundation names Ezekwesili, Adichie among ’100 visionaries of our time’

The Albert Einstein Foundation has selected Oby Ezekwesili, former minister of education, and Chimamanda Adichie, literary icon, among “the leading visionaries of our time”.

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Buhari praises UN for support against Boko Haram

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday at the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly in New York, urged the world to strive for peace and decent living for all people.

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.

Labour threatens to disgrace govs owing salaries

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has threatened to name and shame state governors, who refused to pay complete salaries to workers in the country after receiving bailout funds.

Nigerian Air Force joins military operation in Southeast

Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has deployed some of its air assets, including the Alpha Jet, to its 115 Special Operations Group in Port Harcourt, to support the ongoing Nigerian Army’s Exercise EGWU EKE II (PYTHON DANCE II).

Oando Foundation supports ‘girl child’ education in Nigeria

The Foundation was selected as the first beneficiary from Africa to receive proceeds fromThe Dream: Fall 2017 Benefit Fashion Show and Silent Auction where it successfully raised N43,800,000  for the girl child education.

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Telecom masts don’t cause cancer, other diseases – NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission has allayed fears that telecommunication masts cause cancer and other health problems.

Alhassan attends FEC meeting with Buhari

Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan, was at Wednesday’s meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC).

Prices of food fall in Asaba

Prices of staple food, including garri, yam and potatoes, have decreased in Asaba and environs, a market survey by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has shown.

Bayelsa PDP storms Abuja on solidarity visit to Makarfi

The Bayelsa State Executive Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has stormed the national secretariat of the PDP in Abuja for a solidarity visit to Senator Ahmed Makarfi led leadership.

Lionel Messi playing under new Barcelona contract – Bartomeu

Lionel Messi is already playing under a five-year contract signed on behalf of the player by his dad, according to Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu.