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Suspended EFCC chief Ibrahim Magu writes presidential panel, denies all allegations

Suspended acting National Chairman of EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has denied flurry of allegations against him, especially as published in the media since he was arrested on 16 June and hauled before Justice Ayo Salami panel probing the activities of the anti-graft agency.

Kwara Assembly sets up committee to probe local councils finances

The Kwara State House of Assembly on Wednesday set up a committee to probe the finances of the sixteen local government councils in the state.

Femi Falana denies receiving N28 million from Ibrahim Magu

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has denied receiving N28m from the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr Ibrahim Magu, who is being investigated for corruption allegations by a special presidential panel.

EFCC: More troubles for Ibrahim Magu as new facts on re-looting of recovered funds,...

The suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu, may be facing fresh cases of alleged re-looting of funds recovered by the commission as well as bribery.
Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari

Governor Wike vindicates Buharists

It came like a bolt out of the blue early this week, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, issued an advertisement, which went in a completely different direction compared to what he had always said of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Bad news for President Trump and his younger brother, Robert Trump, who has been trying to block an unflattering tell all book by the President's niece, Mary Trump, that Simon & Schuster is set to publish in July.

Judge lifts ban on ‘tell-all’ book by Donald Trump’s niece

An appeals court judge in New York has lifted a temporary ban on the publication of a potentially explosive “tell-all” book by President Donald Trump’s niece, court documents showed.
Thomas Muller has clarified his controversial comments about Bayern Munich’s transfer policy, insisting that his initial words, which led to a public rebuke by sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic, were taken out of context.

Thomas Muller backtracks over Kai Havertz transfer rumour comments

Thomas Muller has clarified his controversial comments about Bayern Munich’s transfer policy, insisting that his initial words, which led to a public rebuke by sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic, were taken out of context.

Fitch: 417,000bpd oil cut’ll deepen Nigeria’s recession

A global credit ratings agency, Fitch Ratings, has said Nigeria’s compliance with the oil production cut deal led by the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries will lead to deeper economic contraction and fiscal deficits.

NDDC sends key officials on mandatory leave as forensic audit begins

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), said it had sent some key officials on mandatory leave, pending the conclusion and outcome of the ongoing forensic audit of the commission.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as said that its staff in Jos Branch, on Tuesday averted what would have been another major fire disaster in the country.

Ethical entrepreneurs call for interest-free loans

Ethical entrepreneurs have called on the Federal Government to exemplify its commitment to the development of alternative finance through inclusion of non-interest windows in its various loan and intervention funding programmes.
South Africa’s rand traded slightly firmer early on Friday, recovering from a sharp dip in the previous session after the country confirmed its first case of coronavirus.

South African rand opens weaker as growth fears hurt riskier assets

The South African rand opened weaker on Monday, mirroring moves elsewhere in emerging markets as fears over global economic growth dented appetite for riskier assets.
Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo has criticised former Lagos State governor Akinwunmi Ambode for abandoning the Lagos light rail project while he was the governor of the state between 2015 and 2019.

Ex-President Obasanjo, Gordon Brown, others demand action against pandemic

About 165 global leaders, including a former UK Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, and former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo, have called for a concerted global response to the coronavirus pandemic led by the G-20 countries.
Manchester Untied midfielder Bruno Fernandes accepted an Instagram challenge set by compatriot Cristiano Ronaldo.

Why Real Madrid refuse to consider Cristiano Ronaldo return

Despite Cristiano Ronaldo being linked with a shock Real Madrid return recently, the club are steadfastly against the idea.
Cristiano Ronaldo has told Sky Sports News there is plenty more to come from him after racking up the 1000th appearance of his career last weekend.

Cristiano Ronaldo to become third active sportsman to earn a billion

But thanks to his sky-high pay-packet and endorsement deals, Ronaldo is still expected to join Tiger Woods and Floyd Mayweather Jr in breaching the milestone figure in 2019-20.
Cristiano Ronaldo has told Sky Sports News there is plenty more to come from him after racking up the 1000th appearance of his career last weekend.

Juventus could sell Cristiano Ronaldo in a bid to cut costs

Juventus could be forced to sell Cristiano Ronaldo due to the devastating impact on their finances from the coronavirus crisis.
The newly elevated and appointed Honourable Commissioner for Home Affairs, Prince Anofiu Olanrewaju Elegushi

Lagos set to review money lending operations

The Lagos State Government has commenced the process for the review of its proposed laws regulating money lender’s activities in the state, saying there was the need to repose confidence in the industry.

AIBA executive calls for unity in fight to revive organisation

International Boxing Association (AIBA) Executive Committee member, Shelly Selowati Soejono, has called for unity within the governing body as it bids to work its way out of trouble.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Lagos governor inaugurates committee on rehabilitation of public schools

A major emergency in the educational set up that will bring about an overhaul of the entire educational system in Lagos state has been declared by the state governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Eid-el-Kabir: Police record zero crime in Niger

The Police Command in Niger on Monday said it recorded no crimes during and immediately after the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations in the state.
Zimbabwean doctors have filed a lawsuit aimed at compelling the government to beef up coronavirus protection for public hospitals and healthcare workers.

Ondo doctors suspend strike

Medical doctors in Ondo State, under the auspices of the National Association of Government General Medical and Dental Practitioners, have suspended their industrial action.
Former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has dumped the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.

Constituents laud ex-Speaker Dogara’s defection to APC

Members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the constituency of a former Speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, have commended his defection to the party.
Governor Willie Obiano

Anambra governor signs N114.9 billion 2020 revised budget

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State on Monday, July 27th signed into law, the revised appropriation bill of N114.9 billion for the year 2020. The budget themed, ‘‘Accelerating Infrastructural Development and Youth Entrepreneurship’’ has a total reduction of N22.2bn from the original budget of N137.1bn, translating to a 16 per cent reduction.
Enugu State Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi

Enugu workers resume full work after four months

In total observation of the NCDC recommended protocols, all categories of Enugu State workers resumed work Monday after four months Covid-19 induced forced holidays.