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Britain tracks corrupt money from Nigeria, Russia, others

Britain is significantly stepping up efforts to tackle the corrupt money funnelled by Russians and other “corrupt elites” from countries such as Nigeria and China into or through the United Kingdom, a senior police officer said on Friday.
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Abraaj chief Arif Naqvi docked over dud cheque

A United Arab Emirates court postponed judgment until Tuesday in a case against Arif Naqvi, the founder of private equity firm Abraaj, and another executive for issuing a dud check, two lawyers close to the case said.
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Commonwealth Games: Nigeria’s Adegoke, Ogunlewe qualify for men’s 100m final

Nigeria’s Seye Ogunlewe and Enoch Adegoke on Sunday qualified for the men’s 100m final of the athletics event at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Rich and famous in the Paradise Papers

Apple, Bono and Queen Elizabeth II are just a few of the big names and companies revealed in the Paradise Papers leak to have shifted money across the globe to cut tax.

Documents reveal offshore deals with Apple, others

New revelations Monday from the "Paradise Papers" shed light on Apple's tax avoidance strategy which shifted profits from one fiscal haven to another as well as loopholes employed by Nike and Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton.

FIFA corruption trial to begin in New York

The bribery trial of three South American ex-officials is to kick off in New York on Monday, two and a half years after US prosecutors unveiled the largest graft scandal in the history of world soccer.

Leaks show US commerce chief, UK queen’s offshore investments

US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has business ties to a shipping firm linked to Vladimir Putin's inner circle, according to a vast leak of financial documents that also revealed Britain's Queen Elizabeth II's investments in tax havens.

Paradise Papers: Britain’s tax authority to look at Queen’s £10 million investment

Britain’s tax authority has asked to look at the leaked offshore investment documents dubbed ‘Paradise Papers’ to examine allegations against the queen, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday.

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NAFDAC laments acute shortage of personnel

Director General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye, has raised the alarm over what she described as ‘acute shortage’ of personnel in the agency, stating that the shortage has impacted negatively on the delivery of their mandate.
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Emmanuel Deutcsh to announce next destination after leaving Abia Warriors

Former Abia Warriors handler, Emmanuel Deutsch, says he’s ready to take up another job in the Nigeria Professional Football League side after parting ways with his Eastern club at the end of last season.

El-Kanemi unveils new technical adviser Mohammed Baba-Ganaru

Nigeria Professional Football League side El Kanemi Warriors of Maiduguri has finally secured the signature of Mohammed Baba-Ganaru as the new Technical Adviser ahead of the new season.

EFCC: Sambo Dasuki, Diezani Alison-Madueke, Ibrahim Shema, Ayodele Fayose’s houses top list of assets...

Former governors, ex-ministers, top military officers and businessmen are among owners of the mansions seized by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Mikel Agu: The decision to dump Porto is paying off

Nigerian midfielder Mikel Agu says his decision to dump FC Porto for Vitoria Setubal has been justified following his recall to the Super Eagles for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against South Africa.