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NSA: Nuclear materials mustn’t get to hands of terrorists

National Security Advisor (NSA) Major General Mohammed Monguno (rtd), on Tuesday, warned that uranium or nuclear materials must not get into the hands of terrorists in the country.
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Bulgaria extradites Russian hacker to US

Bulgaria has extradited a Russian indicted by a US court for mounting a complex hacking scheme to the United States, the Russian embassy in Washington said on Saturday.

Embassy: Pirates abduct six Russian sailors off Benin Republic

Six Russian sailors have been abducted by pirates off the coast of Benin, the Russian Embassy in the West African nation said on Saturday.
Facebook data whistleblower Christopher Wylie

Whistleblower: Fix Facebook, whether it wants to or not

Eight months after revealing the links between Facebook and Cambridge Analytica (CA), whistleblower Christopher Wylie is pushing for the internet giant to be regulated — whether it wants to or not.

Ukraine admits faking death of anti-Kremlin journalist

Ukraine admitted Wednesday it had staged the murder of anti-Kremlin journalist Arkady Babchenko in order to foil an attempt on his life by Russia, a stunning development in a case that had attracted global headlines.

Ex-spy’s daughter Yulia Skripal refuses Russian help

Yulia Skripal, who was poisoned in England last month along with her Russian ex-spy father, said Wednesday she has refused consular assistance from the Russian embassy.

Russian embassy requests meeting with Boris Johnson over Salisbury

The Russian embassy in London has requested a meeting with Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to discuss the situation in Salisbury - just a day after former Russian spy Sergei Skripal was said to be "responding well to treatment".

Spy attack: British officials search inbound plane from Moscow

Britain said Saturday that border officials had searched an incoming Aeroflot plane, a move Russia called an act of “blatant provocation” in the ongoing diplomatic spat between London and Moscow.

Envoy: UK, US planned Russian diplomats expulsion in advance

The U.S. and the UK ‘most likely” planned the expulsion of Russian diplomats in advance and the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal was just a pretext for this move, Russian Ambassador to the U. S. said.

Embassy: UK has no proof of Russia’s role in Skripal poisoning

The UK has no proof of Russia’s role in the ex-spy poisoning as evidenced by its reliance on allies for support, the Russian Embassy in Washington said.

Expelled Russian diplomats leave UK

Russian diplomats recently expelled from the UK over the case of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and their families left the Russian embassy in London on Tuesday and are heading to the airport in more than 10 cars, a Sputnik correspondent reported.

Police find $62m worth of cocaine in Russian embassy

Police have seized nearly 400 kilos of cocaine from the Russian embassy in Buenos Aires and arrested several members of a drug trafficking gang, Argentina’s security minister announced Thursday.

Rescuers recover 209 fragments of bodies at AN-148 plane crash site in Moscow –...

Rescuers have recovered 209 fragments of bodies at the site where an An-148 aircraft crashed on Sunday in the Moscow region, a spokesman for the local emergency response center told Sputnik on Monday.

Rescue operation completed plane crash site in Moscow

The search and rescue operation at the site of the crash of Russian passenger plane An-148 has been finished, the regional representative of the Emergencies Ministry told Sputnik on Monday.

Donald Trump releases John F Kennedy’s assassination documents

President Donald Trump released nearly 3,000 previously secret documents on the 1963 assassination of John F Kennedy, but hundreds were held back despite a law ordering they be made public.

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Nigeria’s national under-20 male football team, the Flying Eagles, on Sunday arrived in Poland for this year’s FIFA U-20 World Cup which begins on Thursday.

Flying Eagles battle cold ahead World Cup opener against Qatar

Flying Eagles are battling with the cold weather in Poland as they open their world cup campaign against Qatar on Friday.

Central bank holds interest rate at 13.5% to ‘understand growth trend’

The monetary policy committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it has agreed to keep the monetary policy rate, which measures interest rate at 13.5%.
Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has praised the Eagles, the coaching crew and himself for pushing the team to the 3rd best position in Africa and 42nd best in the world having taking over the team when it was not faring well in the FIFA Rankings over two years ago.

NFF: Super Eagles not under pressure to win AFCON

The 1st Vice-President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Seyi Akinwunmi, on Tuesday in Lagos said the body did not expect the Super Eagles to win the African Cup of Nations at all cost.
African Action Congress AAC

AAC probes alleged mismanagement of $1 million Rivers ‘adoption’ fund

The National Working Committee of the African Action Congress has set up a three-man committee to investigate the allegations of mismanagement of $1m reportedly paid to adopt the party for the last governorship election in Rivers State.
Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari returned from Saudi Arabia last night where he had gone for the Lesser Hajj. 2

President Buhari returns from Saudi Arabia, warns against drug trafficking

President Muhammadu Buhari returned to the country on Tuesday after a five-day visit to Makkah, Saudi Arabia, where he performed Umrah (Lesser Hajj).