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There is high security in and around the Swiss ski resort of Davos as many of the world's political and corporate leaders gather this week. AFP

President Jair Bolsonaro sells ‘new Brazil’ to Davos elite

Skirting the first political scandal of his new presidency, far-right leader Jair Bolsonaro will tout a “new Brazil” when he addresses the world’s business elite in Davos on Tuesday.
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PDP: Many persons of questionable character in Muhammadu Buhari’s government

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Friday said the revelation that the Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu, skipped the compulsory one-year national service further validates its position that President Muhammadu Buhari has many persons of questionable character in his cabinet.
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PDP challenges President Buhari to explain role in alleged N9 trillion NNPC contract scam

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday charged President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC-led administration to tell Nigerians what they know about the alleged N9 trillion ($25 billion) contract scam allegedly perpetrated by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, under their watch.

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Kaduna university inducts first set of 27 pharmacists

The Kaduna State University (KASU) and the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) on Friday inducted the first set of pharmacists, seven years after establishment of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the university.
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Gunmen kidnap Imo Anglican Bishop’s wife

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers abducted the wife of the Anglican Bishop of Ikeduru Diocese, Emmanuel Maduwuike, on Friday.
United Kingdom airline British Airways will resume direct flights to Pakistan in June, a decade after suspending services to the South Asian nation over security concerns, the carrier has announced.

British Airways pilots to strike for three days in September

British Airways pilots on Friday said they will strike for three days in September in a dispute over pay, in a move that could affect tens of thousands of travellers.
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UNICEF: Conflict threatens education in West, Central Africa

The United Nations Children’s Fund has said a surge in deliberate attacks against teachers, students and schools is threatening education in West and Central Africa.
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Nigerian extradited to US, fined $1 million, jailed 46 months for $8 million fraud

A 47-year-old Nigerian man, Ayodeji Fatunmbi, has been sentenced to 46 months in an American prison for his role in a durable medical equipment scheme, in which more than $8m was fraudulently billed to the United States Government Medicare programme.