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Vladimir Putin says yet to see US ‘Kremlin Report’

President Vladimir Putin of Russia said Tuesday that he has not seen the so-called “Kremlin list” released by the U.S. earlier in the day, but colleagues informed him about the document.

Vladimir Putin’s ex-minister Alexei Ulyukayev gets eight years over $2 million bribe

A Russian court on Friday sentenced former economy minister Alexei Ulyukayev to eight years in a penal colony for taking a $2-million bribe from an ally of President Vladimir Putin.

Russian ex-economy minister Alexei Ulyukayev found guilty of corruption

Former Russian Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev on Friday was found guilty of demanding a bribe of 2 million dollars in exchange for a decision to allow the country’s largest oil company, Rosneft, to acquire a state-controlled rival.

OPEC, Russia set for oil cut extension but wary of overheating market

OPEC and Russia look set to prolong oil supply cuts until the end of 2018 this week while signalling that they may review the deal when they meet again in June if the market overheats.

Oil Price: OPEC to hold crucial meeting Thursday

OPEC is heading for tougher-than-expected policy talks on Thursday amid concern that its efforts to rebalance the oil market might overshoot by creating a global deficit and spurring a further price rally.

US arrests two Chinese oil company reps in Africa bribery scheme

US authorities have arrested Hong Kong’s former home affairs secretary and the ex-foreign minister of Senegal for leading a multimillion dollar bribery scheme in Africa on behalf of a top Chinese energy company, with some deals arranged in the halls of the United Nations.

Russian ex-minister protests innocence at corruption trial

Russia’s former economy minister Alexei Ulyukayev on Tuesday, insisted he was innocent as he arrived for the start of his high-profile bribery trial in Moscow.

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Rescuers conduct search operation in the waters of Ujung Karawang, West Java, Indonesia after a Lion Air plane crashed into the sea Monday, Oct. 29, 2018.

Bad weather delays hunt for Lion Air jet’s black box

A renewed search for the cockpit voice recorder of a Lion Air jet that crashed into the Java Sea on October 29 has been delayed for two days due to bad weather hampering the arrival of a specialised ship, the airline said.

SSANU protests federal government’s delay in reinstating sacked universities staff

Members of Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities, SSANU, are threatening to join their striking colleagues, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over Federal Government’s recalcitrance to re-instate teachers of university staff schools.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

[email protected]: Why we love this President

“That’s him, that’s him,” the two old women, wrinkled and bent with age, exclaimed. You could see wonderment and fulfillment in their eyes. And as if on cue, they both began to cry.
FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018 file photo, Lille's Nicolas Pepe, center, controls the ball during the French League One soccer match between Lille and Nantes at the Lille Metropole stadium, in Villeneuve d'Ascq, northern France. The race to finish as the French league’s top scorer was expected to be a three-way contest between Paris Saint-Germain forwards Neymar, Kylian Mbappe and Edinson Cavani. But unheralded forwards Nicolas Pepe and Emiliano Sala are keeping pace with PSG’s stars. MICHEL SPINGLER, FILE AP PHOTO PARIS

Nicolas Pepe gives second-placed lille victory at Nimes

In-form striker Nicolas Pepe scored what proved to be the winner as 10-man Lille claimed a 3-2 win at Nimes on Sunday to consolidate second place in Ligue 1.

12 soldiers killed, dozens missing in battle with terrorists

At least 12 Nigerian soldiers were killed and dozens of others are missing after fighting with Islamists in Borno State, three military sources said yesterday.