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Iran’s Hassan Rouhani calls for investigation into prison deaths

In a rare public statement, President Hassan Rouhani has announced the appointment of a four-member committee to investigate what it called “detention houses “in the country.

Two Iranian protesters killed in anti-govt rallies

At least two protesters have been killed in rare anti-government protests in Iran, according to a semi-official Iranian news agency.

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IBM to empower youth in Nigeria, others with N9 billion

The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is to spend 25 million dollars (about N9 billion) in Nigeria and some other African countries for youth empowerment in the next few years.

Federal government renews licences for Seplat’s three oil blocks

President Muhammadu Buhari has given consent for the renewal of three Oil Mining Licences (OMLs) belonging to oil and gas firm, Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc.

EFCC arrests 24 university students for internet fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Ibadan has arrested 36 suspected internet fraudsters at 21, Sawmill Road, Awa-Ijebu, Ogun state.
Nigeria Super Eagles have arrived in Johannesburg ahead of their crucial 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier this weekend against the Stuart Baxter-led Bafana Bafana.

Super Eagles arrive South Africa for 2019 AFCON Qualifier

Nigeria Super Eagles have arrived in Johannesburg ahead of their crucial 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier this weekend against the Stuart Baxter-led Bafana Bafana.
Chinese authorities have detained a Catholic Bishop Pietro Shao Zhumin for resisting demands to join China’s Communist Party-controlled church body.

Chinese authorities detain Catholic Bishop Pietro Zhumin

Chinese authorities have detained a Catholic Bishop Pietro Shao Zhumin for resisting demands to join China’s Communist Party-controlled church body.