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Governor-elect of Kwara, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has pledged that his administration will be accountable to the people and will not steal or loot the state’s treasury.

Kwara governor donates N10 million to Ilorin durbar festival

Speculation making the rounds that Governor Alhaji AbdulRasaq AbdulRahman played no part particularly financially in the recently held Ilorin Durbar Festival has drawn the reaction of a group, Kwara Media Forum.
David de Gea “is staying” at Manchester United, says Peter Schmeichel, with the former goalkeeper claiming the Spaniard has been “tied down” despite no official announcement of a new contract.

Peter Schmeichel: David de Gea ‘staying’ at Manchester United

David de Gea “is staying” at Manchester United, says Peter Schmeichel, with the former goalkeeper claiming the Spaniard has been “tied down” despite no official announcement of a new contract.

Centre investigates 100 criminal cases, 300 paternity matters

The Lagos State DNA and Forensic Centre (LSD&FC) played an important role in investigating over 100 criminal cases since its establishment two years ago, Solicitor-General and Permanent Secretary, Mrs. Funlola Odunlami, has said.
Two men carry the remains of a burnt out motorbike after a fuel tanker exploded on August 10, 2019, in Morogoro, 200 kilometres west of the Tanzanian capital Dar es Salaam. It was a scene of horror. PHOTO - STRINGER - AFP

Bodaboda riders bore the brunt of Tanzania fuel tanker fire

It was at around 8.30am on Saturday when hell broke loose in the busy Tanzanian town of Morogoro, about 200 metres from the municipality’s Msamvu bus station.

Police uncover Chinese toxic waste factory, arrest two in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has uncovered a factory where e-waste are assembled and exported to China and Vietnam.

Police arrest two Chinese for operating ‘illegal, toxic’ e-waste factory

Two Chinese men Lin Piehao, 22, and Li Ruoneng, 27, have been arrested by the police in Lagos for allegedly operating an illegal e-waste factory said to be emitting toxic waste in the community.

19 killed after Pakistani army training jet crashes into houses

At least 19 people were killed early on Tuesday when a Pakistani army plane crashed into a residential area in Rawalpindi while on a training flight, rescue officials said.
Cristiano Ronaldo has pledged his immediate future to Juventus in the wake of their eighth straight Serie A title.

Prosecutor: We can’t prove rape charges against Cristiano Ronaldo

The 10-year old rape allegation against Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo in Las Vegas cannot be proven beyond reasonable doubt, prosecutors said on Monday.
Donald Trump has refused to apologise to five men wrongly convicted of raping a female jogger in New York City's Central Park 30 years ago, saying they admitted their guilt.

Donald Trump refuses to apologise to Central Park Five over wrongful conviction

Donald Trump has refused to apologise to five men wrongly convicted of raping a female jogger in New York City's Central Park 30 years ago, saying "they admitted their guilt".
The Plateau Specialist Hospital, Jos has handed over the baby stolen from its maternity ward, to the biological parents, after medical and police investigation.

Plateau hospital hands over stolen baby to biological parents

The Plateau Specialist Hospital, Jos has handed over the baby stolen from its maternity ward, to the biological parents, after medical and police investigation.

Mediterranean countries ramp up efforts to find missing migrants

Mediterranean countries have said they have taken a key step towards finding out the fate of thousands of migrants — many fleeing Syria’s war — who have gone missing while trying to reach Europe.
Peter Nielsen

Alizee’s murder: Dutchman Nielsen’s trial continues July 3

The trial of Peter Neilsen, a Danish man accused of killing his Nigerian wife and daughter in April 2018, will continue in Lagos on 3 July.
Peter Nielsen

Danish husband’s DNA ‘found on murdered wife, daughter’s clothes’

A Lagos High Court in Igbosere on Tuesday heard that some of the biological material found on the night wears of a murdered Nigerian woman and her child, matched that of a Dane, Peter Nielsen.
L-R Kevin Richardson, Antron Mccray, Raymond Santana Jr., Korey Wise, and Yusef Salaam attend the World Premiere of Netflix’s “When They See Us” at the Apollo Theatre on May 20, 2019 in New York City.

Five men wrongly convicted in New York relives years of pain with Oprah

The five men wrongly convicted of raping a jogger in New York’s Central Park in 1989 said on Sunday that a new Netflix Inc series about their case revived the pain from their ordeal but, for some, brought a sense of redemption.
Jonas Savimbi

Angola to re-bury body of rebel chief Jonas Savimbi

The exhumed body of Angolan rebel chief Jonas Savimbi, who was killed in 2002, will be reburied in his hometown next month, authorities said after DNA tests confirmed the identity of the remains.
Juventus head coach Massimiliano Allegri

Max Allegri inducted into Italian Football Hall of Fame

Juventus head coach Massimiliano Allegri has been inducted into the Italian Football Hall of Fame.
Outgoing captain Vincent Kompany is the DNA of Manchester City, according to club hero Shaun Goater.

Shaun Goater: Vincent Kompany is Manchester City’s DNA

Outgoing captain Vincent Kompany is the "DNA" of Manchester City, according to club hero Shaun Goater.

Teenager beheads classmate for sitting with girlfriend

A Massachusetts teenager Mathew Borges is currently facing murder trial after he stabbed his classmate Lee Manuel Viloria-Paulino, and later beheaded him for sitting with his girlfriend in the cafeteria of Lawrence High School in U.S.

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Nigerian oil field sale triggers police raid on Brazil’s largest bank

Brazil’s federal police on Friday raided the headquarters of Latin America’s largest independent investment bank, Banco BTG Pactual SA, and the addresses of its founder Andre Esteves, federal prosecutors said in a statement.

Minimum wage negotiations to continue September 4

The Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council (JNPSNC), and representatives of the Federal Government will reconvene on Sept. 4 to continue negotiations on the new national minimum wage.

Ministry speaks on video showing ‘harassment’ of foreign affairs minister in Vienna

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has dismissed a video that has gone viral on social media showing the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, being chased out of a meeting in Vienna, Austria.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) generated N39.06 billion in 2018 as against N35.72 billion it generated as local revenue in 2017, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said.

NIS commences e-registration of immigrants

Zone ‘A’ headquarters of the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS Ikeja, Lagos, has kicked off the e-registration exercise of migrants in line with the Federal Government directive.
Vehicles seized by the military for transporting Boko Haram insurgents’ fishery products to Maiduguri markets

Nigerian Army: Boko Haram engaging in fishery trade to fund insurgency

The Nigerian Army has warned traders and Borno communities against engaging in illegal fishery trade with Boko Haram insurgents.