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‘Pastor’ arrested for alleged N1.3 million fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has arrested a “pastor’’ over an alleged contract scam of N1.8 billion.

UN security council condemns attack on AU mission in Somalia

The UN Security Council has condemned the attack perpetrated by the Al-Shabaab terrorist group against the Ugandan contingent of the AU mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on April 1.

President Buhari: Nigeria’s journey under me turbulent

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the country’s journey in the last three years of his administration as being “a very turbulent one.”

NERC permits new operators to supply meters

A new law approved by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) now permits operators other than the distribution companies to supply meters to electricity consumers in the country.

The Wedding Party II rakes N200m profit since release

‘The Wedding Party 2-Destination Dubai’ cost N300 million to make, says one of the movie’s producers.

Philippines extends martial law to ‘eradicate’ Islamic State

The Philippines' Congress has approved President Rodrigo Duterte's request to extend martial law until the end of 2018 in the country's southern region of Mindanao to "totally eradicate" ISIL supporters and communist fighters.

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Ruben Loftus-Cheek made a good impression during his 10 minutes off the bench against Tunisia. Photograph- Eddie Keogh for FA:Rex:Shutterstock

Ruben Loftus-Cheek threatens to quit Chelsea if not guaranteed first-team role

The 22-year-old has made 31 appearances for the Blues since making his debut in December 2014, 19 coming as a substitute, and the lack of opportunities led to him spending last season on loan at Crystal Palace.
Hugo Ayala celebrates with fans after Mexico's win over Germany.

FIFA fines Mexico over homophobic chants at World Cup

Mexico have been fined 10,000 Swiss francs (£7,600) after their supporters were found guilty of making "discriminatory and insulting chants" during the first half of their 1-0 win over Germany on Sunday.
Spain's new boss Fernando Hierro

Spain boss Fernando Hierro says ‘I’m the new coach, get used to that!’

Celebrating a first win just one week into the job, Spain's new boss Fernando Hierro said he was happy with the narrow 1-0 defeat of Iran, while adding that people had better get used to him being in charge.
The MD:CEO Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, Mr. Segun Agbaje with Winner of the contest, Kukogho Iruesiri Samson

‘Decade Old Story’ wins GTBank’s dusty manuscript contest

A manuscript written almost ten years ago has been selected as the winner of the Dusty Manuscript Contest; a Prize organized for budding Nigerian writers.

World Cup: Nigerian enters Finland illegally from Russia

A yet to be identified Nigerian was among five persons who entered Finland illegally with the help of World Cup identity papers.