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Two of four Ebola treatment drugs have been determined “more effective” than the others and will be the only ones used on patients going forward, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced.
Former Audi CEO Rupert Stadler has been charged by German prosecutors over his alleged role in the Volkswagen Dieselgate scandal, along with three other defendants who were not named. Stadler is accused of helping the automaker cheat emissions tests to make Audi’s cars appear cleaner than they really were as well as covering up that fraud.
France said yesterday its missiles had been found at a Libyan base used by forces loyal to strongman Khalifa Haftar, in an embarrassing admission that raises fresh questions about its role in the conflict.
The Trump administration has clarified how it plans to ease the restrictions on US companies trading with Huawei. Officials said that the Chinese tech giant would remain on the Entity List, but that licenses to trade with the company would be issued under certain circumstances. Huawei was placed on the Entity List back in May, which means US companies are unable to sell technology to the company without government approval.
Oil prices rallied towards 65 dollars per barrel on fears of a U.S. military attack on Iran that would disrupt flows from the Middle East, which provides more than 20 per cent of the world’s oil output.
US President Donald Trump has accused The New York Times of “a virtual act of treason,” after it reported the country is stepping up digital incursions into Russia’s electric power grid.
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.
Barack Obama and Michelle Obama have signed a multiyear deal to produce podcasts exclusively for Spotify, through their media company Higher Ground Productions. The announcement is light on details, but heavy on aphorisms, saying the move continues the Obamas’ mission to “create compelling content that entertains and inspires viewers.”
A rape lawsuit against Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo that made headlines when it was filed last year in Las Vegas has been quietly dropped.
Serena Williams backed her sponsor Nike on Monday after controversy over the sporting goods giant’s maternity policy, saying that “it’s about learning from mistakes”.
Manchester City chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak says some of their rivals are jealous of the club’s success.
Uefa investigators want Manchester City to be banned from the Champions League for a season if they are found guilty of breaking financial rules.
Donald Trump, the U.S. president lost so much money in the 1980s and 90s that he paid no income tax for eight years, it has been reported.
The Sri Lankan government has ended a blackout of social media sites that was imposed after the bombings in the country earlier this month, The New York Times reports.
Over 3,000 civil servants suspended from the Delta civil service in June 2015 have threatened to shut down the state if Governor Ifeanyi Okowa does not fulfil his promise of re-engaging them into the service within one month.
Adamawa State Police Command has debunked the reports that 13 members of vigilance operatives and another 20 of its members have been injured in the cause of fighting crime within two months in Adamawa State, maintaining that the news was mischievously conceived and a calculated plot to cause panic and undermine the progress the police has made in combating crime in the state.
The 36 state governors under the umbrella of Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) are meeting in Abuja to discuss update on recent directive of the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) on local government funds.
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Tukur Buratai, yesterday, tasked the 306 Regimented Sergeant Majors (RSMs), who are currently attending a week-long convention in Kaduna to embrace information and communication technology (ICT), so that they could be digital officers.
The 82 Division of the Nigerian Army has dismissed Lance Cpl. Ajayi Johnson, who allegedly killed a commercial motorcyclist, Mr. Chimaobi Nwogu, at Umoukereke Ngwa in Obingwa Local Government Area of Abia State recently.
The Federal High Court Abuja, on Monday, refused to grant a request stopping President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the 43 ministerial nominees over the exclusion of an FCT indigene from the cabinet list.
Ekiti state government has commenced the evacuation of destitute and mentally derailed persons off the streets of the state capital Ado Ekiti and its environ.
Contrary to a statement by the Coalition of Northern Group that the North would not join the “RevolutionNow” campaign as called by Omoyele Sowore a few weeks ago, another northern group, Joint Northern Action Front in Kaduna on Sunday called on the North to join the campaign.
Group Chairman of the Network of Civil Society Organisation in Borno, Mr. Ahmed Shehu, has revealed that lives of over 35 aid workers and 40,000 citizens in the troubled northern region of Nigeria have been lost with about 3 million residents internally displaced in the last ten years of Boko Haram insurgency.
Immediate past Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the President on National Social Investment Program, Ismaeel Ahmed, has been named among the 100 global Most Influential People of African Descent (MILDA) Under 40, it was learnt.