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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as said that its staff in Jos Branch, on Tuesday averted what would have been another major fire disaster in the country.

Banks implement new CBN guidelines on debt recovery

Deposit Money Banks on August 1 commenced the implementation of the Central Bank of Nigeria’s Global Standing Instruction which allows them to recover outstanding debts of debtors from other banks.
Ex-telecom minister Moussa Benhamadi, once close to ex-president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, contracted the novel coronavirus earlier this month and died on Friday, said his brother Hocine Benhamadi. He was 67.

Jailed Algerian ex-minister dies of coronavirus

A former Algerian cabinet minister detained in a corruption case has died from the COVID-19 illness, a news website reported on Saturday, quoting his brother.
Nollywood actor, Chiwetalu Agu, says sexual harassment is not limited to only Nollywood. He says it is prevalent in all sectors.

Chiwetalu Agu: Sexual harassment is widespread

“Sexual abuse happens in every profession, whether it is medicine or law. We have also heard of lecturers who demand for sex from their students in order to award them high scores. Even in government circles, it happens. It affects all strata of society. It is not peculiar to Nollywood at all,” he told a national daily.

Kenya receives relief food from China

The government has received 55,000 tonnes of relief food from China, Devolution Cabinet Secretary Mwangi Kiunjuri has said.
That '70s Show actor Danny Masterson has been charged with raping three women in separate incidents which occurred between 2001 and 2003.

US actor charged with raping three women

“That 70s Show” actor Danny Masterson has been charged with raping three women in separate incidents in 2001 and 2003, the Los Angeles District Attorney’s office said on Wednesday night.
Ibrahim Magu

EFCC chief asks Nigerians in Diaspora to pressurise UK to turn in former oil...

The Acting Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, has asked Nigerians in Diaspora to put pressure on the United Kingdom to release former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, to face trial over alleged corruption in Nigeria.

Newcastle United £300 million takeover approved

The Premier League will give the green light for Amanda Staveley’s Saudi-backed consortium to take charge of the St James’ Park club — when the transfer of funds are sorted.
With the coronavirus pandemic emptying the streets of Madrid, life has become even more precarious for sex workers Evelyn, Alenca and Beyonce under the lockdown.

Spain sex workers left to fend for themselves under lockdown

With the coronavirus pandemic emptying the streets of Madrid, life has become even more precarious for sex workers Evelyn, Alenca and Beyonce under the lockdown.
The new emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero, has reacted to the mass deaths recorded in Kano State.

Emir of Kano breaks silence on strange deaths

Recall that scores of people, including elites and prominent sons of the state, have died in Dala, Fagge, Tarauni, Nasarawa, Gwale and Kano Municipal.

Another Kano university professor dies

A professor of mass communication at the Bayero University, Kano, Balarabe Maikaba, has reportedly died on Sunday.
Nigeria has confirmed 12 new casesof coronavirus with total number of cases in the country rising to 151.

Coronavirus: Why number is still low in Nigeria – Delta monarch

The traditional ruler of Umiaghwa-Abraka kingdom in Ethiope East local government area of Delta State, HRM Avwaeke I, has given reasons why the number of cases of the Corona Virus in Nigeria is still low at the moment in the country adding that the state and the federal government should be blamed for the number of cases recorded so far.
The Member, representing Ado/Okpokwu/Ogbadibo Federal Constituency, Benue State, in the House of Representatives, Dr Francis Ottah Agbo, has called on the Federal and state governments, to immediately set up Price Control Units to check ‘crazy’ hikes in prices of goods and services as Nigeria take giant steps to curb the spread of COVID-19.

Benue Reps member calls for price control of goods, services

The Member, representing Ado/Okpokwu/Ogbadibo Federal Constituency, Benue State, in the House of Representatives, Dr Francis Ottah Agbo, has called on the Federal and state governments, to immediately set up Price Control Units to check ‘crazy’ hikes in prices of goods and services as Nigeria take giant steps to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Former minister of Aviation, Osita Chidoka, has decried the standard of living in Onitsha, proposing that the creation of an Area Planning Commission will help make the city a modern one comparable to Kigali, Cape Town and Johannesburg.

Former minister urges politicians to take the lead in fight against coronavirus

A Former Minister of Aviation, Chief Osita Chidoka, has called on politicians (irrespective of party affiliation) to use their campaign structures to spread awareness about the dreaded novel coronavirus as part of efforts to prevent the pandemic from spreading to our villages and local communities.
Republican senator from North Carolina, Richard Burr, also in February, warned members of The Tar Heel Club, an exclusive group of North Carolina businessmen.

US Senator dumps stocks before market plunge

According to reports from NPR and The Washington Post, Richard Burr, a Republican senator from North Carolina, also in February, warned members of The Tar Heel Club, an exclusive group of North Carolina businessmen, about the impending chaos the virus would wreak on the stock market.
A handout picture provided by the Saudi Royal Palace on November 19, 2018, shows Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz giving a salute with his hand as he arrives to address the Shura council, a top advisory body, in the capital Riyadh. (Photo by Bandar AL-JALOUD / Saudi Royal Palace / AFP) /

Alleged coup plot forces Saudi Arabia to release king’s photos

Saudi Arabia released images of King Salman carrying out his royal duties on Sunday, after a stunning purge of at least three princes including his brother and nephew for allegedly plotting a coup.

China to increase number of visas for Nigerian businessmen

The People’s Republic of China has pledged to increase the number of Chinese visas issued to Nigerian businessmen willing to travel to China as the country intensifies efforts to contain COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
The Akarigbo of Remoland, Oba Babatunde Adewale Ajayi, yesterday, gave royal blessing to the 50-kilometre Value Jet Airlines Remo Ultra Race.

Ogun monarch berates killing of Remo Stars player

The paramount ruler of Remoland, Oba Babatunde Adewale, has reacted to the death of the slain footballer, Tiamiyu Kazeem, popularly called Kaka, on Tuesday in his palace.
A new Chinese coronavirus, a cousin of the SARS virus, has infected hundreds since the outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December.

Coronavirus: Group declares Nigeria high risk country

Nigerian Thoracic Society has declared Nigeria a high risk country for Coronavirus epidemic ravaging some parts of China.

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Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta says he is making efforts to keep Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang “happy” with clouds still hanging over his future.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang emerges Arsenal Player of the Season

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been voted Arsenal’s 2019/2020 Player of the Season, finishing ahead of Bernd Leno and Bukayo Saka who were second and third respectively.
Mr Justice Derefaka, Technical Adviser, Gas Business and Policy Implementation to Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, says the National Gas Transportation Network Code (NGTNC) will “Go-Live” on Monday

Official: National gas transportation network code to go-live Monday

Mr Justice Derefaka, Technical Adviser, Gas Business and Policy Implementation to Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, says the National Gas Transportation Network Code (NGTNC) will “Go-Live” on Monday
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest two suspects over rape of four underage girls in Niger

The Police command in Niger has arrested two suspects over alleged rape and abuse of four female students of Islamiya school in Maitumbi area of Chanchaga Local Government Area of the state.

Edo guber: US expresses worry over deteriorating political climate, security interference

The U.S. has expressed worry over reports of deteriorating political climate in Edo State and interference by security forces in political matters, ahead of the September 19 governorship election.
Pompeo’s office imposed sanctions on Bi Sidi Souleymane, leader of the Return, Reclamation, Rehabilitation (3R) rebel group.

US imposes sanctions on Central African rebel leader

The U.S. has imposed sanctions against a rebel leader in the Central African Republic, Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said in a statement on Friday.