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A nurse, one of the co-defendants in the trial of a German sports doctor accused of masterminding an international blood-doping network, described on Friday how she helped athletes dope with illicit blood transfusions.

Nurse tells German court of her role in sports blood doping

A nurse, one of the co-defendants in the trial of a German sports doctor accused of masterminding an international blood-doping network, described on Friday how she helped athletes dope with illicit blood transfusions.
A former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has made his Nollywood debut in a new series titled Silent Prejudices (Season 2).

Femi Fani-Kayode, wife Precious separate

A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has separated from his wife, Precious Chikwendu, with whom he had four sons.

NCC notifies Nigerians on internet scam

The Nigerian Communications Commission has notified Nigerians on the increasing incidents of fraud across various internet platforms, especially on social media networks.
Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Comrade Ini Ememobong, gave the charge Friday while playing host to the Executive members of the State branch of FIDA, during a courtesy call on him in the Conference room of the Ministry.

Akwa Ibom government raises alarm over virus palliatives fraud

Akwa Ibom State government has raised the alarm over the activities of some individuals going about demanding bank details from members of the public under the guise of sharing COVID-19 palliatives.
Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, on Tuesday asked the passengers who were on the same plane with the lady to self-isolate as he released hotlines to call should they show any symptoms.

Coronavirus may reach peak in Lagos by August – commissioner

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, said on Thursday that the state may experience the peak of coronavirus by August.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Enugu doctor arrested over patient’s death

An Enugu based medical practitioner, Dr Charles Nwangwu, has been arrested by operatives of the Inspector General of Police Tactical Squad over alleged medical negligence leading to the death of a 68-year-old father of seven.
This year marks the 45th anniversary of China-EU diplomatic relations, and with cooperation and consensus always greater than competition and difference, China and EU have proven themselves to be long-term, comprehensive strategic partners.

China-EU Summit to offer certainty in uncertain time

Amid the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic, the upcoming 22nd China–EU leaders’ meeting on Monday is expected to boost much-needed confidence in the global fight against the virus and offer more certainty in a time of unprecedented instability.
Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF)

Nigeria’s accountant general loses dad

The announcement was contained in a statement made available to the media on Wednesday by the spokesperson of the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation, Henshaw Ogubike.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest nine suspects for armed robbery, kidnapping in Yobe

The Police in Yobe State have arrested nine suspected criminals who were involved in armed robbery and kidnapping in various operations conducted in some parts of the state.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Osogbo field Office, has sealed 15 Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) skid stations for operating without valid licences.

DPR: Nigeria’s fuel stock to last 23 days

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), the supervisory body for the country’s petroleum industry operations, has said that the country has a stock of the product to last the next 23 days.
It said Sophie Grégoire Trudeau was felling well and would remain in isolation.

Canadian premier’s wife tests positive for coronavirus

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s wife has tested positive for the new coronavirus, his office announced Thursday night.

Segun Runsewe: Why powerful forces are after me

The Director General of National Council For Art and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe, has explained why some powerful forces want him hounded into jail and removed from office.
Billionaire United States presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday said his campaign had unknowingly used prison workers to make telephone calls on his behalf.

Michael Bloomberg says campaign unknowingly used prison labour

Billionaire United States presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday said his campaign had unknowingly used prison workers to make telephone calls on his behalf.

Bayelsa begins probe of Nembe shooting

The Bayelsa State Administrative Panel of Inquiry set up by Governor Seriake Dickson to investigate the November 13 shooting at Ogbolomabiri-Nembe in the Nembe Local Government Area will commence work on Monday (today).
Choe In-guk said he had decided to “permanently resettle”in North Korea to honour his parents’ wish that he live there and devote himself to the unification of the Korean peninsula, according to North Korea’s propaganda website Uriminzokkiri.

South Korean follows father and defects to the North

The son of the highest-profile South Korean ever to defect to North Korea has arrived in Pyongyang to permanently resettle.
Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) has announced the recommencement of the Parastatal Pensioner Verification Exercise for pensioners and Next of Kin (NoK) under the Defined Benefit Scheme (DBS).

PTAD to re-verify pensioners under old scheme

Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) has announced the recommencement of the Parastatal Pensioner Verification Exercise for pensioners and Next of Kin (NoK) under the Defined Benefit Scheme (DBS).
At least 639 people have died from Ebola since August in DR Congo in what is now the second deadliest outbreak in history [Samuel Mambo-Reuters]

Congo Ebola cases hit record for most reported in single day

The woman spent more than a week at home sick before family members tried to take her to an Ebola treatment centre in eastern Congo. Before the motorcycle could reach the facility, it was too late.
The White House is seen as snow falls in Washington, DC, on February 1, 2019. – Brutally cold temperatures gripped the US Midwest on Januarty 31, freezing water mains, causing power outages, canceling flights and straining natural gas supplies. More than a dozen deaths have been attributed to the sub-zero weather and a weekend snowstorm that blanketed the same region. Many of the cold-related fatalities were in Michigan, where the governor said the death toll was still being confirmed. (Photo by Eric BARADAT / AFP)

Leak of Donald Trump’s daily schedule prompts White House fury

Donald Trump’s typical day starts late and is spent mostly watching TV, browsing newspapers and tweeting, according to a leak of the president’s confidential schedule.

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The Defense Headquarters(DHQ), said soldiers on internal security operations in the north east have foiled a terrorists attacked on Army Super Camp in Damboa Borno State.

Soldiers foil terrorist attack on Army Super Camp in Borno, kill 22, recover weapons

Acting Director Defence Media Operations, Brigadier General Benard Onyeuko, who made this known, said the soldiers recovered one NSV Anti Aircraft Gun, 2 Rockect Propelled Grenade Tubes, 4 PKT Machine guns, One General Purpose Machine Gun, One Browning Machine Gun, 12Ak 47 Rifles, One AK 74 Rifle were recovered. Other items include: One RPG 7 bomb, 116 Rounds of 7.62mm NATO and 2 Hand grenades from the terrorists.
Jude Idimogu

Assemblyman canvasses special status for Lagos

The Lawmaker representing Oshodi/Isolo II in the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr Jude Idimogu, on Thursday called on the Federal Government to grant special status to Lagos State.
Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, a former Minister of Finance and Chairman, Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (GAVI), has urged the Federal Government to improve on immunisation coverage.

WTO: I’m positive despite hiccups – Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Former Nigerian Finance Minister, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, says she remains positive of becoming the first African and first female director-general of the World Trade Organisation despite United States opposition to her candidacy.
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Russia may be wishing to see his Democratic rival Joe Biden emerge victorious on Election Day.

Hackers steal $2.3 million from Republican party

Hackers reportedly stole $2.3 million from the Wisconsin Republican Party just weeks before the election using a scheme involving manipulated invoices, the Associated Press reports. The group noted the theft on October 22nd; Wisconsin Republican Party Chairman Andrew Hitt says that the FBI is currently investigating the case.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano government promotes over 249 civil servants

The Kano State government has approved the promotion of 249 civil servants in various ministries, departments and agencies in the state.