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EFCC urges Nigerians to take ownership of anti-corruption war

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has challenged Nigerians to take ownership of the fight against corruption for a better society.
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres (C) talks during a press conference at the Kutupalong refugee camp after meeting with the Rohingya community in Bangladesh's southeastern border district of Cox's Bazar on July 2, 2018. UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said he heard "unimaginable" accounts of atrocities during a visit July 2 to vast camps in Bangladesh that are home to a million Rohingya refugees who fled violence in Myanmar. / AFP PHOTO / MUNIR UZ ZAMAN

2019: UN to activate Nigeria Peace Committee

As the 2019 general election draws near, the UN said there is the need to reactivate the National Peace Committee, which played critical roles in ensuring a peaceful 2015 presidential election.

General Babangida: Older generation must give way for younger ones

Former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, has called on the old generation to give up power and give the younger ones the opportunity to steer the affairs of the nation.

General Babangida urges youths to take over leadership of Nigeria

Former military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (rtd), has for the first time come out to corroborate the statement issued by his spokesman, Mr. Kassim Afegbua, which pitted him with the police high command in the country.

Aliko Dangote’s daughter weds ex-IGP MD Abubakar’s son in Kano

The Africa’s richest man and business mogul, Aliko Dangote, yesterday, gave out the hand of his daughter, Fatima in marriage to Jamil, son of former Inspector-General of police, Mohammed Abubakar.

How Tunde Ogbeha and wife begged General Babangida to create Kogi state

There have been claims and counter claims on how Kogi state was created. In the book titled, ‘A NOBLE PATH’, an authorized biography of Jonathan Tunde Ogbeha, by Mr. Innocent Nzeke Waniko, revealed how Kogi state was created.

Governor Wike donates N500 million to ex-Governor Odili’s PAMO University

The first private University of Medical Sciences officially owned by the former Governor of Rivers State, Dr Peter Odili officially kicked off in Port Harcourt on Saturday with donation of N500million grant by the Rivers state Governor Nyesom Wike and the installation of the Pro-Chancellor and the Chancellor.

Nigeria will benefit from Pamo University of Medical Sciences – General Abdulsalami

Former Nigerian Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, has declared that the establishment of Pamo University of Medical Sciences will help the country conserve foreign exchange as highly trained medical doctors will be educated locally.

PDP chairmanship: Raymond Dokpesi woos Edwin Clark, Babangida Aliyu, others

Raymond Dokpesi, the founder of Daar Communications, has intensified lobbies toward winning the support of key PDP leaders in his ambition to become the party’s National Chairman.

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US stocks weighed down by weak Netflix results

Wall Street stocks retreated in early trading on Tuesday as disappointing results from Netflix weighed on large technology shares.
WASHINGTON, DC - July 10: Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) speaks during a rally calling for criminal justice reform outside the U.S. Capitol July 10, 2018 in Washington, DC. Demonstrators and members are calling for the passage of the First Steps Act. Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images/AFP

Donald Trump thanks lone Republican for support on Vladimir Putin summit

President Donald Trump publicly thanked Senator Rand Paul on Tuesday for backing his stance towards Vladimir Putin at their inaugural summit -- the only high-profile lawmaker from his Republican party to have done so.

Liverpool make an offer for Roma goalkeeper Alisson

Roma are considering the bid, a world record for a keeper, but no deal has been agreed and the Italian side are said to want £66m.

Court order Attorney-General, Prisons to produce 32 MASSOB detainees

A Magistrate Court, in Enugu North Magisterial District, Tuesday, ordered the Attorney-General of Enugu State and the Nigeria Prisons Service to produce members of Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) incarcerated since May 24.
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Ex-Mauritius President arrives Nigeria for Murtala Muhammed Foundation’s Women Forum

The former President of Mauritius, Prof. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, is expected to arrive the country on Wednesday for the 3rd edition of the Murtala Muhammed Foundation (MMF) 2018 Women in Development Enterprise Across African Programme and Power Lunch.