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EFCC secures 278 convictions in 16 months

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said over 278 convictions of corrupt officials have been secured by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) between 2017 and first quarter of 2018.

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EFCC raids residence of Atiku Abubakar, Theodore Orji’s sons

EFCC operatives on Saturday searched an apartment in a building occupied sons of PDP presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar and ex-Abia Governor Theodore Orji
Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a news conference after an Emergency Committee meeting on the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

South Sudan to begin Ebola vaccinations as ‘very high risk’

World Health Organisation says Ebola vaccinations soon will begin in South Sudan as the country is at "very high risk" in the current outbreak based in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo

Bandits from Zamfara Now Hibernating in Niger, Says LG Official

Local council official says 150 bandits sacked from some villages in Zamfara are now hibernating in Niger State

CAF: South Africa among potential hosts for 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

Confederation of African Football president Ahmad Ahmad says South Africa could step in as hosts of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

Northern elders call for free, credible polls in 2019 to avoid conflict

Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF) warns that it would be dangerous to deny Nigerians free, fair and credible elections in 2019, a situation that might result in political conflict