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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called for a 'new era of cooperation' [Petr David Josek-AP]

Mike Pompeo: Release of Iranian tanker unfortunate

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a television interview on Monday that it was unfortunate an Iranian oil tanker detained off Gibraltar had been allowed to leave.

Police arrest eight ‘cultists’ at initiation venue

Eight suspected new initiates of the One Million Boys cult group were on Sunday arrested by the police in Lagos.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti governor asks youth to build good character by delaying gratification

Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti state, says teenagers should build good character by delaying gratification.

Four men arrested for ‘one-chance robbery’

A four-man robbery gang operating from Ojuelegba in Surulere to Ketu in Lagos Mainland has been busted by the operatives of Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).
Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

IMN: Ibraheem El-Zakzaky’s brother jealous of his feats

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria, known as Shiites, has described Sheikh Mohammed Yakoob, brother to the IMN leader, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, as being jealous of El-Zakzaky’s feats.
The Central Student Disciplinary Committee, CSDC, of the University of Ibadan, UI, has meted various punishments to 22 erring students of different departments.

Robbers attack Ibadan university hostel

Robbers struck again in the early hours of Sunday at a hostel of the University of Ibadan.

Eid-el-Kabir: Kaduna ram sellers lament low patronage

Ram sellers in Kaduna on Friday expressed dismay over low sales, barely two days to the Eid-el-Kabir festival.
India’s Delhi Police have arrested a Nigerian over serial cases of cheating which involved luring and stinging victims on Facebook.

Man loses wife in gamble, asks friends to gang rape her

The incident took place in Jaunpur district and after the incident; the victim went to court when the police refused to take action on her complaint. Following a court order, an FIR has been registered in Jaffarabad police station in Jaunpur district.
CAN President, Samson Olasupo Ayokunle

I wasn’t pastor attacked by herdsmen — CAN President

The President of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Rev. Supo Ayokunle, has said he was never attacked by Fulani bandits.
The musician, Augustine Kelechi, otherwise known as Tekno, was seen in a viral video dancing with the semi-clad women on Friday and spraying them with money, hitting them in the buttocks, an act which many Nigerians described as obscene.

Police question Tekno over pole dance in traffic

A video, which appears to be filmed from another car in a traffic jam, shows a man sitting in a glass-sided lorry throwing money at women dancing around a pole in their underwear.

20-year old commits suicide over N700

A 20-year-old boy, Augustine Okpako, has allegedly taken his own life by drinking a substance known as quick-action chemical used by farmers.

Clearing agent arraigned for alleged N2.7 million fraud

A Clearing and Forwarding Agent, Akinbola Adebola, was on Monday arraigned at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly obtaining N2.7 million under false pretences to procure a Toyota Camry Saloon car for a man.
Former Brazil star Rivaldo believes Paul Pogba and Christian Eriksen would fit in well at Real Madrid, but says the Spanish giants do not need them.

Patrice Evra: Paul Pogba doesn’t feel loved at Manchester United

Paul Pogba needs to feel more love if he is to thrive at Manchester United, according to friend and former team-mate Patrice Evra.

UK jails three Nigerians who funded ‘Black Axe’ for 16 years

Three siblings who were working directly for the leader of a notorious Nigerian crime gang have been jailed for a total of 16 years after laundering nearly £1m for the Black Axe organised crime syndicate through UK bank accounts.

Police nab 10 operators of illegal micro finance bank, recovers N961,375

The Oyo State Police Command has arrested 10 suspects, who operated an illegal Micro finance bank called STAAGMART Nigeria Limited, situated at D69 Oyingbo, Lagos State, and recovered the sum of N961,375.
A market survey conducted by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) showed that the affected commodities are foodstuffs, frozen foods, beverages and provisions, among other commodities.

Prices of food items drop by 50% in Abuja market

A survey by newsmen on Thursday showed the commodities affected by the decrease in prices to include maize, rice, beans and millet.

Rauf Aregbesola: Nigeria’s economy poor, tiny

Immediate past governor of Osun State Rauf Aregbesola has said that despite previous reports that Nigeria has the largest economy in Africa, in reality, the country is poor with a ‘very tiny’ economy.
Super Eagles midfielder, John Ogu has revealed how his international teammate, Ogenyi Onazi assisted him in Italy before he got a lucrative offer in Europe.

John Ogu: Ogenyi Onazi helped me to find my feet in Europe

Super Eagles midfielder John Ogu has revealed how his international teammate Ogenyi Onazi assisted him in Italy before he got a lucrative offer in Europe.

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Nigeria have been handed a major boost ahead of their Algeria clash with Asisat Oshoala making a scoring return as Barcelona defeated Seagulls 5-1 on Thursday.

Nigeria handed major boost as Oshoala makes scoring return in Barcelona win

Nigeria have been handed a major boost ahead of their Algeria clash with Asisat Oshoala making a scoring return as Barcelona defeated Seagulls 5-1 on Thursday.

Corruption headlines challenges before new sports minister

The newly-appointed Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, commenced his official duty on Thursday by attending the 2019 International Youth Day in Abuja.

Teacher wins N2 million from Betway

Another Nigerian, Temitope A. has won a massive N2m by placing wagers in the just-concluded Betway African Cup Of Nations Predictor Promotion.
A 30-year-old man was crushed to death by a falling elevator in his luxury apartment building Thursday as passengers watched in horror, officials said.

Man crushed by falling elevator in New York building

A 30-year-old man was crushed to death by a falling elevator in his luxury apartment building Thursday as passengers watched in horror, officials said.
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

77 Nigerian nationals charged for massive fraud, money laundering in US — full list

A 252-count federal grand jury indictment unsealed Thursday charged 77 Nigerian nationals with participating in a massive conspiracy to steal millions of dollars through a variety of fraud schemes and launder the funds through a Los Angeles-based money laundering network.