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There was a massive turnout of voters in Ekiti as the accreditation and voting process got underway in Saturday’s governorship election

Ekiti guber: Resort to judiciary if in doubt over result – Businessman tells stakeholders

An Abuja-based businessman, Mr Premier Bello, has advised stakeholders in the just-concluded Ekiti governorship election in doubt of the outcome to revert to the judiciary.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar: We must reverse negative indices of APC

A former vice-president and frontline presidential aspirant, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, yesterday said that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) had recorded only negative indices in every aspect of Nigeria’s economic, social and political affairs and time had come to reverse the trend.
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Dead baby found at refuse dump in Lagos

Emotions were raised on Thursday as passers-by placed curses on an unknown mother, who dumped her dead baby in a refuse dump site in Lagos.

Man docked for alleged breach of trust, gets N200, 000 bail

A businessman, Bello Abubakar, was on Wednesday arraigned in a Sokoto Chief Magistrates’ Court for alleged breach of trust, but granted N200,000 bail.

Senegalese government accused of misusing courts to skew vote

The lawyers of two key Senegalese opposition figures sentenced for corruption have accused the government of misusing the courts to stop them from contesting next year's presidential election.

Man loses 10-year marriage for sleeping with maid

An Igando Customary Court in Lagos on Wednesday dissolved the 10-year marriage between Mrs Florence Anyasi and her husband, Stanley Anyasi, over infidelity.

Lawyer, six others arrested for allegedly attempting to defraud businessman

The police in Ogun State have arrested a lawyer, Kayode Oshiyemi, and six others for allegedly conniving to fraudulently extort N250 million from a businessman, Shakirudeen Olufowobi.

Businessman arraigned over alleged theft of N14.8 million cars

A Police source alleged that the accused was arrested on the order of the Assistant Inspector General of Police, AIG in charge of Zone 2 Command, Onikan, Lagos, Adamu Ibrahim, following a petition by Udeze and arraigned before an Igbosere Magistrate Court on a two-count charge of felony to wit, obtaining, conversion and stealing.
Nigeria's players react after during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group D football match between Croatia and Nigeria at the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad on June 16, 2018. | AFP PHOTO | OZAN KOSE

World Cup: A review of the performance of African teams so far

There have been exceptional performances at the ongoing 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia but the African teams have not particularly had a bright start to their campaign in the 21st edition of the Coupe de Mundial.

Businessman shot dead in Cross River

A businessman, simply identified as Mr. Aloysius Adiwge has been shot dead by an armed robbery gang that invaded his residence at Atabong by Eyo–Ita in Calabar South LGA of Cross River State.

Robert Mugabe’s stepson facing eviction over rent arrears

Former Zimbabwean ruler Robert Mugabe’s socialite stepson is facing eviction from a property over rental arrears dating back three years, court documents seen Wednesday by AFP showed.

Innoson admits making false claims on Supreme Court judgment against GTBank

This was followed by a statement by his spokesman Cornelius Osigwe in which Innoson walked back from his false declaration stating instead that “There have been a lot of misinterpretations on the Press Release published by Innoson Group on the decision of the Supreme Court”.

Businessman sent to prison for duping partner $70,000

A 51-year old businessman, Chidiebere Onuoha, has been arraigned before a Lagos Magistrates Court for allegedly obtaining $70,000 (N26,200,000) from his business partner, Austin Chukwudi with a promise to change the money to Naira equivalent for him, but instead converted the dolllars to his personal use.

Aston Villa put up for sale as club faces wind-up order

Aston Villa are facing the most important week in their 144-year history as owner Dr Tony Xia fights to keep the club out of the hands of administrators.

Victim: How Fred Ajudua duped me of $550,000

The trial of one-time Lagos socialite and businessman, Fred Ajudua, began Monday with the prosecution calling its first witness, Michael Kreamer, who was allegedly duped of $550,000 in 1993.

Kidnappers, cattle rustlers spread fear in Kaduna

A spate of kidnappings for ransom in the Birnin Gwari district of northern Nigeria’s Kaduna state has left residents afraid to even leave their homes.

Saudi Arabia reshuffles cabinet with eye on culture

Saudi Arabia announced another cabinet reshuffle on Saturday with a heavy focus on culture and religion, as the kingdom undergoes a major image overhaul.

Innoson boss appeals arrest order, wants stay of execution

A businessman, Innocent Chukwuma, has appealed the order of a Lagos High Court declaring him wanted.

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Another woman lynched in India after WhatsApp rumours

A mob lynched a woman in India after rumours circulated on WhatsApp about child kidnappers, police said Monday, days after the messaging firm said it was curbing the forwarding of messages.

NACCIMA urges President Buhari to sign AfCTFA

The Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) has called on the Federal Government to immediately sign the Africa Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCTFA) to make the economy more competitive.

2019: Ex-minister Edem Duke joins Cross River governorship race

A former Minister of Culture, Tourism and National Orientation in the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Chief Edem Duke, has declared his intention to join the next governorship race in Cross River State come 2019.
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Spain prosecutors want probe into Eric Abidal liver transplant reopened

Spanish public prosecutors said Monday they have asked that a probe into allegations FC Barcelona football club illegally bought a transplant liver for their cancer-stricken ex player Eric Abidal be reopened.
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2019: Stop shopping for members – APC tells PDP

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has told the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to "stop shopping around for supporters" and channel its energy on the forthcoming 2019 general elections.