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Australia announces move away from renewable energy

The Australian Government, on Tuesday, abandoned an energy plan that favoured a shift to renewable sources such as wind and solar power.

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This photo taken on August 23, 2018 shows the Google logo on display at the Smart China Expo at Chongqing International Expo Center in southwest China's Chongqing. - AFP PHOTO - STR - China OUT

Google offers Android users choices to satisfy EU

Google on Thursday said users of its hugely popular Android devices would be offered a choice of five browsers and search engines as part of the company’s effort to meet EU competition concerns.
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, has indicated his resolve to challenge a ruling by the Code of Conduct Tribunal, against his no-case-submission.

Code of Conduct tribunal sacks Justice Onnoghen, bars him from holding public office for...

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has found the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Walter Onnoghen, guilty of violation of the code of conduct for public officers.
Firefighters arrive at the Elysee palace before a meeting with French president on April 18, 2019 in Paris. (Photo by Christophe PETIT TESSON - POOL - AFP)

Paris honours ‘exemplary’ firefighters for saving Notre-Dame

French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday hailed as “exemplary” hundreds of firefighters who saved Notre-Dame in the devastating blaze, as efforts intensified to ensure there was no further damage to the still fragile cathedral.
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Court sentences ex-convict to 12 months in prison for stealing

A Dutse Grade I Area Court, Abuja on Thursday sentenced an ex-convict Usman Abdullahi, 22, to 12 months in prison for stealing three pumping machines valued at N150, 000.

Federal government tightens airports security over rising theft cases

Following rising cases of theft, including a recent robbery of a private jet waiting to take off after bandits accessed the airside of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, the federal government has reinforced the security apparatus at the nation’s airports.