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NUSA: Another Nigeria allegedly tortured to death by South African Police

Another Nigerian Citizen, Maxwell Ikechuku Okoye, from Oji River Local Government Area of Enugu State, has been allegedly killed by members of the South African Police Service in Ladysmith, Kwa-zulu-Natal Province.

Reps speakership: Court asked to declare Femi Gbajabiamila ex-convict

The legal moves to stop a federal lawmaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, from emerging the Speaker of the House of Representatives have taken another dimension before the Abuja division of the Federal High Court.

Unity Bank refutes SPIPRPP’s N7 billion allegation

Unity Bank Plc on Tuesday faulted the allegation against it by the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for Recovery of Public Property (SPIPRPP) over the ongoing reconciliation of affected Ministries, Departments and Agencies’ (MDA) accounts.
Former Manchester City coach Manuel Pellegrini aims to revive Super Eagles striker Kelechi Iheanacho's career at West Ham United next season.

Manuel Pellegrini aims to revive Kelechi Iheanacho’s career

Former Manchester City coach Manuel Pellegrini aims to revive Super Eagles striker Kelechi Iheanacho's career at West Ham United next season.
The National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPPS) Kuru, has reaffirmed its commitment to engage political parties meaningfully to promote tolerance.

NIPPS reaffirms commitment to engage political parties, promote tolerance

The National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPPS) Kuru, has reaffirmed its commitment to engage political parties meaningfully to promote tolerance.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC’s arrest of Galaxy chief not based on fraud – official

The arrest of the Chief Executive Officer of Galaxy Transportation and Construction Services Ltd by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) was not based on fraud, says an official of the company, Mr Cletus Onoja.
A Sudanese demonstrator celebrates after Defense Minister Awad Ibn Auf stepped down as head of the country's transitional ruling military council, near the Defense Ministry in Khartoum, Sudan, April 13, 2019.

In post-coup Sudan, calls for civilian rule grow louder

Sudan's second new military leader in as many days accepted the resignation of the feared intelligence chief on Saturday as he faced calls at home and abroad for a swift handover to civilian rule.
A grab from a live broadcast of Sudan TV shows Sudanese Defence Minister Awad Ibn Ouf delivering a speech in Khartoum on April 12, 2019, announcing he is stepping down in favour of General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan Abdulrahman to succeed him. – Ibn Ouf announced late on April 12 he was stepping down, just a day after he was sworn in following the ouster of veteran leader Omar al-Bashir. Ibn Ouf also said that before stepping down he had fired his deputy in the council Lieutenant General Kamal Abdelmarouf. (Photo by – / Sudan TV / AFP) / XGTY/

Sudan’s military head resigns after one day, army says ‘not a coup’

Sudan’s new military leader resigned on Friday just a day after being sworn in, as the country’s army rulers insisted they would pave the way for a civilian government.
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World number 1 Naomi Osaka signs with Nike

The Japanese, who had previously been tied to rival Adidas, will first wear Nike gear at the Stuttgart Grand Prix later this month, the U.S. sportswear maker said on its website.

Priest arrested for allegedly raping several teenage boys

Bala Elkanah, the Lagos police spokesperson, said in a statement Friday that the suspect, who is also the founder of ‘Jesus Intervention Household Ministry,’ forcefully penetrated the boys through the anus.

Raymond Dokpesi: Why I was invited by Nigeria Immigration Service

The Founder of Daar Communications PLC, Raymond Dokpesi, on Wednesday said he was invited by the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) on issues related to his International Passport.
Folarin Balogun

Arsenal youngster Folarin Balogun yet to decide international future

Prolific Arsenal youth-team striker Folarin Balogun is faced with a difficult decision over the national team to commit his international future to as he’s eligible to represent countries from three different continents.
Mass shootings at mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand

Gunmen kill 40 people in mosques in New Zealand

Forty people have been killed and more than 20 seriously wounded in shootings at two mosques in Christchurch.
Shamima Begum flew to Syria to join Islamic State in February 2015. Laura Lean-AFP-Getty Images

Minister: Shamima Begum is British, has no claim to Bangladesh

Shamima Begum, a British teenager who who ran away from home to live in ISIL's so-called caliphate, will not be allowed to enter Bangladesh, the South Asian country's state minister for foreign affairs has told Al Jazeera.
Atiku Abubakar

Election: Atiku Abubakar urges Nigerians to remove the incumbent president as before

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has urged Nigerians to come out on Saturday and vote against the incumbent president, Muhammadu Buhari, the same way they did against President Goodluck Jonathan on March 28, 2015.

Governor Dickson: We spent less than N60 billion on airport project

The Bayelsa Government has said that it spent less than N60 billion on its airport project and not N120 billion being alleged by the Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Sen. Heineken Lokpobiri.
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Wole Soyinka: I won’t support President Buhari or Atiku Abubakar

Wole Soyinka, foremost playwright, says he will not support presidential candidates of either of the two major parties.

Report: Sub-Saharan Africa, home of world’s most corrupt governments

The nations of sub-Saharan Africa are still perceived on average to have the world’s most corrupt governments, according to the latest index published by Transparency International (TI).

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NSE: Market indices reserve losing streak, up by 0.06 per cent

Trading on the nation’s bourse reversed losing streak on Friday, recording first gain in June with a marginal growth of 0.06 per cent.
Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has claimed that two powerful personalities were frustrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort.-1

Aisha Buhari reaffirms commitment to women, children

The First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has reaffirmed her commitment toward improving the living conditions of women, children and the vulnerable persons in Nigeria.

Niger gets new chief judge

Justice Aliyu Mayaki on Friday took the oath of office as the Acting Chief Judge of Niger state.

Kano government to build Army training center worth N318 million in Falgore forest

Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje, said on Friday that the state government would spend over N318 million on the construction of an Army training center in Falgore Forest, which was turned into a hideout by criminals.
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested seven suspected internet fraudsters at the Sunshine Estate, Gwarinpa, Abuja.

EFCC arrests cyber fraudsters in multiple cross country raids

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested seven suspected internet fraudsters at the Sunshine Estate, Gwarinpa, Abuja.