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Crusoe Osagie, Special Adviser on Media and Communication Strategy to Edo Governor, Godwin Obaseki, says President Muhammadu Buhari was forced to endorse Osagie Ize-Iyamu as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the September 19 Edo State governorship election.
A Florida teen was identified Friday as the mastermind of a scheme earlier this month that commandeered Twitter accounts of prominent politicians, celebrities and technology moguls and scammed people around the globe out of more than $100,000 in Bitcoin. Two other men were also charged in the case.
Against court records, Gal Pissetzky, the top Chicago lawyer hired to defend Ramon Abbas, who is facing wired fraud charges in the United States, has insisted that he remains his attorney in Los Angeles.
An Israeli court will start hearing evidence in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's corruption trial in January, the judge presiding over the case ruled Sunday.
Police in Burundi have arrested 12 people, including local administrators, on charges of robbing residents returning from neighbouring Tanzania, a police spokesman said.
The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) says the collaboration of all regulatory agencies will guarantee a vibrant consumer protection activities in the country.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, discharged former Minister of Interior, Sen. Abba Moro, of the criminal charges brought against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in the 2014 Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) recruitment tragedy.
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Army, Ali Ndume, has said he agreed to stand as surety for a former chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, after six months of painful consideration.
The trial of South Africa’s former president, Jacob Zuma, on decade-old corruption charges, alongside French arms company Thales, is due to resume on Tuesday.
South African authorities have apprehended eight people suspected of illegally siphoning 2.3 billion rand ($133.87 million) from small lender VBS Mutual Bank, which collapsed in 2018 because of the corruption scandal.
Some consumers in Lagos on Thursday decried the hike in electricity billings which had been proposed to take-off on June 1.
The late-night firing of Steve Linick is the president’s latest dismissal of a government watchdog. Trump has now dismissed three since his February acquittal on impeachment charges by the U.S. Senate and has criticized others.
One hundred and twenty inmates in Turkey have tested positive for the coronavirus so far in four prisons, Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gul said on Tuesday in Ankara.
Dana Air says it will keep the middle seats in all its aircraft empty upon resumption of flights, in line with the social distancing guideline on COVID-19.
A Kaduna-based NGO, Carelink Resource Foundation, has called on the Federal Government to compel DSTV and other digital pay television and telecom companies to reduce their subscription charges.
South Korea sought murder charges against leaders of a secretive church at the heart of its ballooning coronavirus outbreak on Monday as the global death toll rose above 3,000 and the Chinese province at the epicentre reported a fall in new cases.
India is ready to mass produce COVID-19 vaccines when scientists give the go-ahead, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in his Independence Day speech on Saturday.
Manchester United are targeting Atletico Madrid star Saul Niguez again after losing out on Jadon Sancho, according to The Daily Star.
Arsenal are prepared to step up their pursuit of Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey, a report from The Daily Star claims.
Borno State Government, says it has resettled 2,800 displaced persons at Ajiri community in Mafa Local Government Area of the state.
The Nigerian Agricultural Insurance Corporation (NAIC) says it is partnering with All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) to insure over 40 million farmers across Nigeria against flooding and other disasters.
The former spokesperson to President Goodluck Jonathan between 2011 and 2015, Reuben Abati, has spoken of how he was mentored politically by the late Buruji Kashamu.
As it marks the 70th founding anniversary of the defunct Northern Elements Progressive Union (NEPU), the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP), has described itself as the direct heir of NEPU and its legendary struggle for the emancipation of Nigeria’s downtrodden, exploited and oppressed working masses.
The police in Ekiti State has banned the celebration of the 2020 Ogun Onire Festival in Ire Ekiti, Oye Local Government Area of the state after two persons were killed during a violent crisis over the traditional event.
The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has written to President Muhammadu Buhari, explaining his wealth following calls for his removal over corruption allegations.
Member representing Ogoja/Yala Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, Hon Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe, has expressed worries over the state of affairs of the People’s Democratic Party in Cross River state, adding that the Party was heading for disintegration if nothing was done.