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Isreal’s Benjamin Netanyahu undergoes new graft questioning

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu underwent a new round of questioning on Friday over one of several graft cases that have threatened to topple him, Israeli media reported.

Police as your friend

At home on Monday evening, I was engrossed in some heavy reading and writing task when I got a desperate call from my driver who had closed for the day. His friend, and some other hapless Nigerians, had just been randomly arrested at Ketu area by the “Lagos State Task Force” for undisclosed offences.

Simi, Nasty C among top contenders as AFRIMA unveils nominees

Democratic Republic of Congo-born rapper, Maître Gims and South African singer, Shekhinah, each received seven nominations to emerge the highest nominated artistes.

Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu to be questioned over ‘graft’

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is to be questioned as a suspect in a further case of alleged corruption and as a witness in another, Israeli media reported Sunday.

Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu adamant despite police bribery allegations

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has hit back after police said he should be charged over alleged bribery cases.

Atiku, Atikulation and other stories

“Yes, that is why Alhaji Abubakar has been projecting himself as a man under pressure running from pillar to post, behaving like the only thing in his life is to become President.”

Donald Trump hails ‘great relationship’ with self-proclaimed killer Rodrigo Duterte

Donald Trump declared Monday he had a "great relationship" with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, a self-proclaimed killer who is waging a drugs war that rights groups say involves mass murder, as the leaders joked with each other in Manila.

World wine output set to fall to lowest since 1961 – OIV

Global wine production is set to fall to its lowest level since 1961 after harsh weather in western Europe damaged vineyards in the world’s largest production area, international wine body said on Tuesday.

Only few managers would do a better job at Liverpool than me – Jurgen Klopp

Jurgen Klopp believes few other managers would do a better job than the one he has done in his time as Liverpool boss.

We will tax first class and business class air tickets – Adeosun

Kemi Adeosun, Minister of Finance, says the Federal Government has signed a policy to tax first class and business class air tickets alongside other luxury goods.

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Lawmaker blasts Facebook for refusing to delete post about government finances

A Singapore lawmaker hit out at Facebook on Tuesday, saying that Facebook had reneged on a promise to help rein in fake news.

NAICOM releases guidelines on state insurance producer

The National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) has released guidelines for the operations, business conduct and obligations of State Insurance Producer (SIP), a new insurance agency it has newly developed.

Olisa Agbakoba urges strong fiscal policy in revamping nation’s economy

Former president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Dr Olisa Agbakoba, on Tuesday called for the introduction of a vibrant fiscal, trade and monetary policies to boost the country’s economy.

Ali Ndume: Insurgency hindering development in North East

Senator Ali Ndume (APC-Borno South), on Tuesday identified insurgency, and not the lack of political will, as the factor hindering development in Northeast Nigeria.
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Samuel Chukwueze debuts for Super Eagles as Gernot Rohr reverts to 4-2-3-1 formation

Villarreal youngster Samuel Chukwueze will make his Super Eagles debut in today’s friendly against Uganda in Asaba just as Gernot Rohr has reverted to his usual 4-2-3-1 formation.