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Granit Xhaka has promised to stay at Arsenal and win back respect after being stripped of the captaincy following an ugly altercation with fans.

Granit Xhaka insists he wants to stay at Arsenal despite exit reports

Granit Xhaka has promised to stay at Arsenal and win back respect after being stripped of the captaincy following an ugly altercation with fans.

Lawmakers call for pause on false micro-targeted political ads

An international “grand committee” of lawmakers called on Thursday for a pause on online micro-targeted political ads with false or misleading information until the area is regulated.

US court jails Nigerian national for romance scam

Olu Victor Alonge, charged along with six other Nigerians with a multi-year wire fraud scheme, has been sentenced to a 10-year imprisonment by a court in Georgia, United States.
An Ilorin, Kwara State lawyer Olarewaju Aluko and his client, Taiye Na’Allah, on Thursday sued the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) at a Kwara State High Court for alleged defamation of character.

FBI-wanted banker sacked, nabbed with wife by EFCC

Rowly Isioro, an assistant general manager with one of the first generation banks in Nigeria has been sacked over his involvement in Business email compromise scam.
The World Medical Association, WMA, has reaffirmed its long-standing policy of opposition to euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide.

WMA reaffirms opposition to euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide

After an intensive process of consultation with physicians and non-physicians around the world, the WMA at its annual Assembly in Tbilisi, Georgia adopted a revised Declaration on Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide.

WMA: Doctors denying their patients emotional needs

World Medical Association (WMA) has expressed concerns that medical students and physicians are fast becoming too exposed to science of medicine to the point that they forget the emotional needs of their patients.
Olufolajimi Abegunde

Nigerian national jailed in US for role in international cyber-fraud

A citizen of Nigeria residing in Atlanta, Georgia, was sentenced to 78 months in prison Tuesday for his role in an international cyber fraud scheme, announced Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the...

Three US soldiers dies in training accident

Three US soldiers were killed and three others injured after the armed vehicle they were in rolled into water during a training exercise in the US state of Georgia.
Former US president Jimmy Carter was slightly injured after falling in his home in Plains, Georgia, the Carter Center said in a statement.

Jimmy Carter injured in fresh fall at Georgia home

Former US president Jimmy Carter was slightly injured after falling in his home in Plains, Georgia, the Carter Center said in a statement.
TALLINN, ESTONIA - Estonian police said Wednesday they found the body of the former head of Danske Bank in Estonia who was at the center of a 200 billion-euro ($220 billion) money laundering scandal and had disappeared two days ago.

Banker tied to money laundering found dead in Estonia

Estonian police said Wednesday they found the body of the former head of Danske Bank in Estonia who was at the center of a 200 billion-euro ($220 billion) money laundering scandal and had disappeared two days ago.

Davido to make Hollywood debut in ‘Coming to America 2’

The film will feature Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, Jermaine Fowler, Leslie Jones, Shari Headley, John Amos, Tracy Morgan, Wesley Snipes, and James Earl Jones. The film is scheduled to be released on December 18, 2020 in the United States.
Crvena Zvezda, Olympiacos and GNK Dinamo are now in the group stage of the UEFA Champions League, with the last three play-offs decided on Wednesday.

UEFA announce Champions League finals in Saint Petersburg, Munich, London

The 2021 UEFA Champions League final will be played in Saint Petersburg, European football’s governing body announced on Tuesday.
The day after their exquisite and efficient performance against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa Conquerors of seven-time champions and host nation Egypt) that saw them reach the semi-finals of AFCON 2019, the Super Eagles received pledges of more dollar rain from two of Africa’s richest businessmen.

Friendly: NFF confirms Super Eagles, Brazil clash for October 13

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has confirmed that the Super Eagles would slug it out with South American giant, Brazil in a friendly match, expected to take place in Singapore on Sunday, October 13, 2019.
Rangers of Scotland player Joe Aribo may not have been happy with the outcome of Tuesday’s international friendly against Ukraine but has described his debut as a special day in his life.

NFF hunts for African opposition ahead 2021 AFCON qualifiers

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is working hard at sealing a match with an African team for the Super Eagles, after announcing on Monday night that the three-time African champions will play Brazil in a friendly in Singapore on October 13.
Novak Djokovic stretched his lead over Rafael Nadal at the top of the ATP rankings on Monday, after the Spaniard’s failed bid to win a 12th Monte Carlo Masters title.

Novak Djokovic in Brisbane, Rafael Nadal in Perth as ATP Cup draw made

World number one Novak Djokovic will begin his 2020 season in Brisbane, Rafael Nadal in Perth and Roger Federer in Sydney after Monday’s draw for the ATP Cup, the new world tennis team event.

Falz, Nasty C, Sarkodie make history with new BET award category

BET International has announced the launch of a new category to honour artists from around the world during the BET “Hip Hop Awards” 2019. Artists from Africa, Europe and Canada will compete for the Best International Flow Category during the BET “Hip Hop Awards” 2019.
“The Department of Justice has increased efforts in taking aggressive enforcement action against fraudsters who are targeting American citizens and their businesses in business email compromise schemes and other cyber-enabled financial crimes,” said Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen.

Operation Rewired: FBI announces arrest of 167 Nigerians

United States’ Federal authorities on Tuesday announced the arrest of 167 Nigerians in a wide scale effort to disrupt Business Email Compromise (BEC) schemes tagged used by fraudsters to intercept and hijack wire transfers from businesses and individuals, including many senior citizens through an investigation tagged ‘Operation reWired” conducted around the world.
Hurricane Dorian hovered over the Bahamas on Monday, pummeling the islands with a fearsome Category 4 assault that shredded roofs, hurled cars and forced even rescue crews to take shelter until the onslaught passes.

Hurricane Dorian devastates Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian hovered over the Bahamas on Monday, pummeling the islands with a fearsome Category 4 assault that shredded roofs, hurled cars and forced even rescue crews to take shelter until the onslaught passes.

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Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology, has said that it is only knowledge-based economy that would add value and create a new lease of life for all Nigerians.

Fourth Industrial Revolution: Nigeria’s full participation key to economic growth

The Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu, has stressed the need for Nigeria to participate fully in the fourth industrial revolution.
Senator Douye Diri, Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP’s) candidate for the Bayelsa governorship election, on Saturday, described the electoral process as “smooth and peaceful”.

Bayelsa election: PDP candidate wins own local council

He polled 15,360 votes to defeat his closest rival, David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who had 8,934 votes in the final results from Kolokuma Opokuma local government in Bayelsa State.

Nigeria launches campaign to protect over 28 million children against measles, meningitis

In an effort to continue boosting the immunity of children against measles and meningitis, the Federal Government, through the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) in collaboration with World Health Organization (WHO) launched a campaign to reach more than 28 million children with lifesaving vaccines.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has begun the declaration of the results of Kogi State governorship election held on Saturday.

Kogi elections: Missing INEC staff found

The 30 missing ad-hoc staff of the electoral commission, INEC, who were reported missing have been found.

Euro 2020 takes shape as Netherlands, Germany, Croatia qualify

The Netherlands, Germany and World Cup finalists Croatia expanded a list of big hitters to qualify for Euro 2020 on Saturday as the trio booked their places at next summer’s finals.