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(FILES) In this file photo taken on April 30, 2018 Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny speaks during an opposition rally in central Moscow to demand internet freedom in Russia. Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was detained outside his home on August 25, 2018 for reasons that were not immediately clear, his spokeswoman said on Twitter. "Navalny was detained two hours ago outside his home. He is now in the (Moscow) Danilovsky police station. They did not say why he is being detained. They took his phone away," Kira Yarmysh tweeted. / AFP PHOTO / Alexander NEMENOV

Russian court jails Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny for 30 days

A Moscow court on Monday gave a 30-day jail sentence to Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny over an unsanctioned protest earlier this year, just days before another planned political rally.

Vladimir Putin to begin fourth term amid crackdown on opposition

Vladimir Putin will be inaugurated for a historic fourth term on Monday, extending his almost two-decade rule by another six years after predictably winning Russia’s March presidential election.

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Most Rev. Emmanuel Chukwuma, Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Province, Anglican Communion, has appealed to Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State to leave legacies that posterity would remember him for.

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Bank of Industry (BoI), have disclosed plans to partner with the Edo State Government to ease access to finance to creators at the Edo Creative Hub.

Police confirm Lagos man kills wife, son, self

The police in Lagos said a 42-year-old man, Enifeh Omomo, allegedly committed suicide after killing his wife and their six-year-old son at their Ikorodu residence.
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Truckers hails removal of navy from controlling Apapa traffic

The Federal Government’s withdrawal of the Nigerian Navy and other military formations from controlling traffic at the Apapa Port has been lauded as a welcome development by some truck owners.