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FILE PHOTO - Barclays chief executive Antony Jenkins poses for the media in London February 12, 2013. REUTERS-Luke MacGregor

Bank of England candidate feels heat from bitcoin’s red-hot rally

A candidate for the Bank of England’s supervisory arm for banks defended on Wednesday his senior role on a bitcoin trading platform, saying it took safeguards against money-laundering very seriously.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC rejects results of Abia local poll

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has rejected the results of Dec. 18 local government councils election in Abia, calling for its cancellation.
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APC, PDP bicker over by-elections outcome

The All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday expressed divergent views on their performances in Saturday’s by-elections in the 15 federal and state legislative seats across 11 states to fill vacancies created by the death of former occupants.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Zamfara by-election rerun: Ex-Governor Yari says APC may pull out if…

Former governor of Zamfara state and the leader of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, Alhaji Abdul’Aziz Yari Abubakar has disclosed that there is tendencies that the APC might not participate in the Bakura State Constituency bye election rerun slated for Wednesday if security is not guaranteed.
President Trump at a rally in Valdosta, Ga., on Saturday. Doug Mills-The New York Times

Donald Trump shows no surrender in first post-election rally

United States (US) President Donald Trump made clear Saturday he had no intention of relinquishing that his last month’s election was stolen from him, telling a raucous crowd at his first post-poll rally he would somehow still win.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Abia APC warns ABSIEC against plans to rig local election

The Abia chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has warned the Abia State Independent Electoral Commission (ABSIEC) against plans to rig the forthcoming Local Government election in the State.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

How we abducted expatriates, killed soldiers in Bayelsa, Rivers – suspects

Two members of a sea pirate syndicate, Kelvin Dikuro, aka General Small Voice and Erememi Captain, alias Nwalanta, have recounted their criminal escapades within the Niger Delta region, including Bayelsa and Rivers states.

CUPP raises alarm over alleged plot to derail 2019 polls

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), an umbrella body of over 45 opposition parties, disclosed on Wednesday that it had uncovered a plot by President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) to subvert the 2019 polls.
National Chairman, Action Peoples Party (APP), Mr Ikenga Ugochiyere

Osun election: CUPP accuses INEC, APC of plotting to rig rerun

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) says there is an alleged plot by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to rig the Osun rerun election.
Hogs are raised on the farm of Ted Fox on July 25, 2018 near Osage, Iowa. According to the Iowa Pork Producers Association, Iowa is the number one pork producing state in the U.S. and the top state for pork exports. The state sends about 50 million hogs to market each year and its pork exports totaled more than $1.1 billion in 2017. Pork producers in Iowa are bracing for the impact a trade war with China and Mexico may have on their bottom line going forward. Scott Olson/Getty Images/AFP

Latvia slaughters pigs after African swine fever outbreak

Latvia's government on Friday voted to fund the disposal of pig carcasses after a pork producer decided to exterminate all of its livestock when the animals contracted African swine fever.
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Forest fires destroy 2,000 acres of land

Fires raging for five days have destroyed more than 800 hectares (2,000 acres) of western Latvia, authorities said Sunday, with continuing extremely high temperatures hampering firefighters’ efforts.
A group of people hold banners during a demonstration against the prison sentence for Rif Movement leader Nasser Zefzafi and members along with him, in front of the parliament building in Rabat, Morocco on 27 June 2018 [Jalal Morchidi|Anadolu Agency]

Morocco: Public outrage over heavy prison terms for leaders of ‘hirak’ protest movement

Moroccans hit the streets of Casablanca on Wednesday to condemn heavy prison sentences handed down to leaders of a movement that agitated Morocco in 2016-2017.

3 ships laden with petrol waiting to berth in Lagos ports – NPA

Three ships laden with petrol are waiting to berth at Apapa and Tin Can Island Ports in Lagos, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Thursday.

33 ships laden with petroleum products, food items to arrive Lagos ports

Thirty three ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin Can Island Ports in Lagos from Jan. 29 to Feb. 19.

Lagos ports to receive two ships laden with petrol

Two ships laden with petrol are expected to sail into Apapa and Tin Can Island Ports.

Lagos ports to receive 36 ships laden with petroleum products, food items

Thirty-six ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos from Jan. 22 to Feb.13.

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Nigerian government restates commitment to supporting MSMEs

Federal Government has pledged it’s commitment to supporting Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in order to create more job opportunities for the nation’s teeming youths.

Court grants order to paste hearing notice in ex-Speaker Dogara’s office

The Federal High Court sitting, Abuja, on Tuesday, granted an ex-parte order to paste hearing notices on former speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, in his office.
Lagos State Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola, has announced the reopening of the State Secretariat, Alausa as well as other government establishments.

Lagos opens wellness centre for employees

He added that the initiative was part of an effort to promote a comprehensive health system and ensured civil servants attained better mental health which underscores the high premium the present administration places on the wellbeing of its workforce in line with its THEMES Agenda, particularly at this present time when everyone was grappling with a global health crisis of Covid-19 Pandemic.

Ondo election: INEC opens defence at tribunal

The Ondo State Election Petition Tribunal on Tuesday resumed sitting with an official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Tope Aina, disagreeing with the petitioner that votes scored by Governor Rotimi Akeredolu were wrongly credited.
There is significant breaking Real Madrid news on Tuesday with Marca reporting that Martin Odegaard has asked to leave the club this month.

Martin Odegaard has asked to leave Real Madrid

There is significant breaking Real Madrid news on Tuesday with Marca reporting that Martin Odegaard has asked to leave the club this month.