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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

SERAP backs EFCC’s probe of ex-President Obasanjo’s $16 billion power project

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has welcomed “the reported probe by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of the government of former president Olusegun Obasanjo’s $16 billion power project as an opportunity for the anti-graft agency to show that former heads of state and other high-ranking public officials are not immune from investigation and prosecution for allegations of grand corruption in Nigeria.”

National of 23 countries in Nazareth for TB Joshua’s meeting

As at Friday evening, two days to the beginning of Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua’s (Prophet T.B. Joshua) meeting on Mount Precipice, in Nazareth, Israel nationals from 23 countries have arrived for the programme.

16 killed as cult war resumes in Rivers

No fewer than 16 people are feared dead following cult crises that broke out in two different local government areas of Rivers State, Sunday.
Madonna performs during a guest appearance at the Grand Final of the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest [Reuters]

Madonna sparks flag controversy at ‘non-political’ Eurovision

Madonna's anticipated guest performance during the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel sparked controversy in the final moments of the show.Madonna's anticipated guest performance during the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel sparked controversy in the final moments of the show.
Emmanuel Nahshon

Israel to bar entry to activists planning to disrupt Eurovision

Israel intends to deny entry to people known to be planning to disrupt next week’s Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv by protesting against the Jewish state, the Foreign Ministry said according to a report published in The Guardian Tuesday.
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Rising fuel costs, seating surplus push Lufthansa into loss

Lufthansa reported an operating loss of 336 million euros ($380 million) for the first three months of the year, hurt by rising fuel costs and excess capacity in Europe, sending its shares down on Tuesday.
Paul Pogba of France celebrates his team's win over Belgium in the FIFA World Cup semifinal. GETTY IMAGES

Paul Pogba auctions World Cup-winning boots for charity

The football boots with which Paul Pogba effectively won the World Cup for France last year are to go under the hammer in Paris later this month, Christie’s said yesterday.
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Police arrest suspects over death of three in Rivers cult clash

The Police Command in Rivers on Monday said some suspected cultists had been arrested in connection with the death of three persons in Mgbodohia, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of the state.
Olivier Giroud has Michel Platini in his sights after moving third among France's all-time top scorers with his 35th international goal in the victory over Iceland.

Olivier Giroud targets passing Michael Platini after moving beyond David Trezeguet with 35th France...

Olivier Giroud has Michel Platini in his sights after moving third among France's all-time top scorers with his 35th international goal in the victory over Iceland.
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Barcelona consider selling defender Samuel Umtiti to Manchester United

Barcelona would consider selling Samuel Umtiti to Manchester United this summer if it helped them sign their No 1 target, Matthijs de Ligt of Ajax.
Didier Deschamps

Didier Deschamps not worried about latest Kingsley Coman injury

Didier Deschamps has backed Kingsley Coman to bounce back from his latest injury setback after the Bayern Munich winger was ruled out of France's Euro 2020 qualifier with Iceland.
Antoine Griezmann thumped a volley in to put France in the lead after Paul Pogba's super pass . Reuters

Antoine Griezmann stars as France thrash Moldova in Euro 2020 Qualifier

Winger Antoine Griezmann scored one and set up another as World Cup winners France easily beat Moldova 4-1 in Chisinau in their opening Euro 2020 qualifier on Friday.
Paul Pogba is revelling in the opportunity to play alongside the likes of Kylian Mbappe and Marcus Rashford, whom he believes are the future of football.

Paul Pogba relishing partnerships with Kylian Mbappe, Marcus Rashford

Paul Pogba is revelling in the opportunity to play alongside the likes of Kylian Mbappe and Marcus Rashford, whom he believes are the "future of football".
A picture taken on February 4, 2019 shows the Huawei logo displayed on a tablet in Paris. – A government amendment to establish a pre-authorization for the operation of telecom networks, with a view to deploy 5G, received on February 4, 2019 an “unfavorable opinion” from the special commission charged with examining the draft law Pact. (Photo by Lionel BONAVENTURE / AFP)

Huawei racks up 5G deals at top mobile fair despite US pressure

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei racked up a slew of deals to sell 5G equipment at the world’s top mobile fair in Spain despite Washington’s campaign to convince its allies bar the firm from their next-generation wireless networks.

Jose Mourinho assistant Rui Faria takes coaching job in Qatar

Rui Faria, an assistant to Jose Mourinho at a number of Europe’s biggest teams, has become head coach at Qatari league side Al Duhail, the club announced on Friday.

Super Eagles’ appearance at 2018 World Cup my greatest moment – NFF chief

The first Vice-President, Nigeria Football Federation, Seyi Akinwunmi, on Thursday said that the Super Eagles’ appearance at the 2018 World Cup was his greatest moment in the year.
Super Eagles goalkeeper, Francis Uzoho quit bachelor hood on Wednesday following his traditional wedding which took place in Imo State, South East Nigeria

Super Eagles goalie Francis Uzoho gets married in Imo

Super Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho quit bachelor hood on Wednesday following his traditional wedding which took place in Imo State, South East Nigeria.

Germany, Netherlands to meet in Euro 2020 qualifying as England given clement draw

Former champions Germany and the Netherlands will meet each in qualifying for Euro 2020 after being paired together in Sunday’s draw in Dublin, but World Cup semi-finalists England will not complain about their group.

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Lagos government scales up fish production

Lagos State Government says it is implementing programmes and projects that would upscale fish production and harness the enormous economic opportunities available in the agricultural value chains in the State.

Chad declares emergency in east after dozens die in ethnic violence

Chad President Idriss Deby declared a state of emergency in two eastern provinces on Sunday after violent intercommunal clashes left dozens dead earlier this month.
A board member of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Brown Ebewele, says the country is risking its chances of winning the forthcoming African Games following the choice of athletes by the federation to represent the country.

African Games: Organisers formally welcome Team Nigeria

Organisers of the 12th African Games on Sunday, officially welcomed Team Nigeria to “Rabat 2019”, with a flag-raising ceremony at the Games Village located at the International University of Rabat.

Police found decomposing body of farm worker on mango tree

The Police in Ogun State have discovered the decomposing remains of a farm worker, who was allegedly murdered by his boss, over allegation of stealing.

Pastor blames devil, poor tithes for stealing N1.2 million SUV

The Pastor of Jesus Miracle Church at No. 16, Ado-Odo Road, Afan, Sango-Ota, Ogun State, Jeremiah Ehindero, has said he stole a N1.2million vehicle when his congregation’s tithes and offerings was not enough to pay off a N650,000 bank loan.