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EL PASO, TEXAS – AUGUST 06: FBI personnel drive in a vehicle in the Walmart parking lot as investigations continue at the scene of a mass shooting, which left at least 22 people dead, on August 6, 2019 in El Paso, Texas. A 21-year-old white male suspect remains in custody in El Paso which sits along the U.S.-Mexico border. President Donald Trump plans to visit the city August 7. Mario Tama/Getty Images/AFP

FBI arrests many Nigerian fraudsters in US

‘Those individuals are often members of transnational criminal organizations, which originated in Nigeria but have spread throughout the world. Fraudsters can rob people of their life’s savings in a matter of minutes’ the Federal Bureau of Investigation has said.
An Ohio man who allegedly told Capitol Police he was proud of a Facebook post suggesting Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez “should be shot” was arrested at his Toledo residence Thursday.

Ohio man arrested on gun charges over Facebook post

An Ohio man who allegedly told Capitol Police he was proud of a Facebook post suggesting Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez “should be shot” was arrested at his Toledo residence Thursday.
Erstwhile Golden Eaglets’ defender Aliyu Abubakar is warming up to his home game since his Summer transfer as his Ukrainian Premier League side Olympic Donetsk face Kolos Kovalivka today at the Valeriy Lobanovskyi Dynamo Stadium.

Aliyu Abuabakar eyes win in home debut for Olympic Donetsk

Erstwhile Golden Eaglets’ defender Aliyu Abubakar is warming up to his home game since his Summer transfer as his Ukrainian Premier League side Olympic Donetsk face Kolos Kovalivka today at the Valeriy Lobanovskyi Dynamo Stadium.

Nursing, midwifery council licenses 205 new members

Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN) has inducted 205 graduates of nursing and midwifery from foreign institutions who have completed their adaptation programme to practice nursing in Nigeria.
Anthony Alabi

Nigeria’s Anthony Alabi stars on Netflix show ‘Family Reunion’

Nigerian-American actor Anthony Alabi is the star of new Netflix sit-com ‘Family Reunion’.
Popular Nigerian Blogger, Linda Ikeji has been awarded the African Media Personality of the Year award at the 2019 African Achievers Awards.

Linda Ikeji bags media personality award in UK

Popular Nigerian blogger Linda Ikeji has been awarded the African Media Personality of the Year award at the 2019 African Achievers Awards.
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Vladimir Putin: I’ll not support imposition of sanctions on Georgia

Russian President Vladimir Putin said in televised comments on Tuesday that he did not support a parliamentary call to impose tough economic sanctions on Georgia.
Femi Gbajabiamila

Court voids criminal charge against Speaker Gbajabiamila

A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court sitting in the Bwari area of Abuja has voided the criminal charge brought against the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila.
Delta State Governor, Sen. Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, who turns 57 years on Tuesday June 25, 2019.

Judge dismisses suit filed against Speaker Gbajabiamila

Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja has dismissed a suit filed against the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila.

Company executives denounce abortion restrictions in New York Times advertorial

Scores of technology, media and fashion executives took out a full-page advertisement in the New York Times on Monday denouncing restricting access to abortion and other reproductive healthcare.
Jimmy Carter

Ex-US President Jimmy Carter resumes teaching at 94

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter resumed teaching Sunday school at Maranatha Baptist Church in his hometown of Plains, Georgia, on Sunday after recovering from hip surgery, a spokeswoman for the Carter Center said.
Femi Gbajabiamila

Femi Fani-Kayode exonerates Rep Gbajabiamila of alleged US criminal case

Former Nigeria Aviation Minister and chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Femi Fani-Kayode, Sunday drums support for Femi Gbajabiamila’s speakership race.

AYAF: With Femi Gbajabiamila as speaker, three arms of government ‘Islamised’

A northern group under the umbrella of Arewa Youth Awareness Forum (AYAF) has noted that if the Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, is allowed to emerge as the Speaker of the House, it will amount to having all the top four positions: President, the Senate President and the Chief Justice of Nigeria as Muslims.
Femi Gbajabiamila

Court refuses to bar Femi Gbajabiamila from contesting Reps speakership over alleged conviction by...

An FCT High Court, Jabi on Thursday refused to bar Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, a top contender of the Speakership of the 9th House of Representatives, from going ahead with his ambitions.

Rep Femi Gbajabiamila vows to sue CUPP for defamation

The Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos) has threatened to sue the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), for defamation of character.

Court adjourns suit seeking disqualification of Femi Gbajabiamila until June 7

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has adjourned until Friday, hearing in a suit challenging the nomination of Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, a member of the House of Representatives vying for the position of Speaker of the House of Representatives in the incoming 9th National Assembly.

Ninth National Assembly: Plaintiff withdraws suit against Femi Gbajabiamila

The plaintiff in the suit filed against the eligibility of Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, to contest for the position of the Speaker of the House of Representatives in the 9th National Assembly has withdrawn the suit.

NIMC takes diaspora enrolment to US

In continuation of enrolment of Nigerians in Diaspora into the National Identity Database, the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has taken the programme to the United States of America.

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Nigerians to pay more for electricity

The Federal Government through the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has increased the tariff payable by power consumers across the country.

FRSC returns N443,180 to accident victims’ families in Kebbi

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Kebbi, says it has returned N443,180 to relatives of victims of two road traffic crashes in the state.

Police nab kidnappers who took yam, schnapps, palm oil as ransom

Four suspected kidnappers who reportedly collected N3.5m, a carton of schnapps, 30 litres of palm oil and 10 tubers of yam before their victims were released have been arrested .
Cameroon forward Ajara Nchout says being shortlisted for Fifa’s 2019 Puskas Award is the highlight of her career so far.

Puskas Award nominations thrills Cameroon’s Ajara Nchout

Cameroon forward Ajara Nchout says being shortlisted for Fifa’s 2019 Puskas Award is the highlight of her career so far.
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Cristiano Ronaldo: Lionel Messi makes me a better player

Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo admitted that he and Lionel Messi have benefitted from their long-running rivalry.