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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro delivers a speech during the appointment ceremony of the new heads of public banks, at Planalto Palace in Brasilia on January 7, 2019. – Brazil’s Finance Minister Paulo Guedes appointed the new presidents of the country’s public banks. (Photo by EVARISTO SA / AFP)

Brazil police target leader of Jair Bolsonaro’s party in political scandal

Federal police in Brazil on Tuesday raided the home of the head of President Jair Bolsonaro’s far-right party as part of a probe into a campaign financing scandal.

Austria votes in snap election with former chancellor’s conservatives in lead

Austrians are voting in a snap parliamentary election, with former Chancellor Sebastian Kurz likely to return to power months after a corruption scandal brought down his coalition government with the far-right.
Sam Ohuabunwa

Sam Ohuabunwa: Accent to pharmacists council bill will curb drug abuse, misuse

President, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), Sam Ohuabunwa, has made a case for presidential accent to the Pharmacists Council Of Nigeria Bill into law as a panacea to the growing incidences of drug abuse and misuse menace in the country.
One month after Ghana's disappointing exit at the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt, veteran Black Stars striker Asamoah Gyan has spoken about the captaincy controversy.

Ghana’s Asamoah Gyan opens up on national team captaincy controversy, relationship with coach

One month after Ghana's disappointing exit at the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt, veteran Black Stars striker Asamoah Gyan has spoken about the captaincy controversy.

Malabu scandal: Federal government demands $3.5 billion from Eni, Shell

The federal government is seeking about $3.5 billion in damages from oil giants Eni and Shell over the controversial Malabu oil deal.

Brymo cancels Abuja concert amid sponsorship issues

Olawale Oloforo, Nigerian Afrobeat singer, better known as Brymo, has cancelled his 2019 Easter Sunday concert in Abuja amid sponsorship problems.
A South Korean court on Wednesday approved the release of former President Lee Myung-bak on 1 billion won (US$885,000) bail during his ongoing corruption trial.

Former South Korean president gets bail one year after arrest for corruption

Jailed former South Korean president Lee Myung-bak was granted bail on Wednesday, nearly a year after he was arrested over corruption charges.

Malaysia unveils five-year plan to fight corruption

Malaysia has unveiled an ambitious five-year plan to clamp down on corruption in government, months after a multi-billion-dollar graft scandal brought down the previous administration.
Akin Osuntokun

PDP chides Adams Oshiomhole over attack on Olusegun Obasanjo, Atiku Abubakar

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chides the chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, for allegedly attacking former President Olusegun Obasanjo and PDP presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar
(FILES) In this file photo taken on October 20, 2016 Nissan Motors chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn answers a question during a joint press conference in Tokyo. - Executives at Japanese car firm Mitsubishi Motors on November 26, 2018 decided to sack Carlos Ghosn as chairman as the once-revered tycoon faces allegations of financial misconduct that sparked his shock arrest. (Photo by TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA / AFP)

Mitsubishi Motors sacks Carlos Ghosn as chairman

Mitsubishi Motors is sometimes the forgotten partner in the three-way alliance with Nissan and Renault that dominates the global auto industry, but the Japanese firm has a colourful -- and scandal-hit -- history.

Ex-Malaysian premier’s wife arrested by anti-graft agency

Rosmah Mansor, the wife of Malaysia’s former prime minister, was arrested Wednesday by the country’s anti-graft agency over a multi-billion-dollar scandal.
Facebook Dating

Facebook rolls out dating service

The social media giant chose the Latin American country as its test lab because Colombians are particularly avid fans of using social networks and websites to find partners.

Argentina rally behind Lionel Messi ahead of key Croatia clash

Argentina are rallying around captain Lionel Messi as the South American giants prepare for their crucial Group D clash with Croatia here on Thursday.

Everything has an end

All things must end sometime. This was the case of would he or would he not. South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma for a long time was the Teflon Don - nothing stuck to this man; he was able to come out of any scandal, corruption, fraud and other scraps with hardly any political damage until now. Like a cat with nine lives, he very well used up all nine lives and more.

Get Out and Black-ish win big at NAACP Image Awards

The award which honours people of colour in entertainment and literature as well as individuals who promote social justice through creative endeavours named the director of A Wrinkle In Time, Ava DuVernay, the Entertainer of the Year.

Governor Fayose slams Femi Falana over AGF Abubakar Malami’s allegation

While addressing the media in Ado-Ekiti, on Monday, Governor Fayose said, “It is has become necessary to add my voice to the new scandal where you find our supposed men of honour, defenders of democracy, crusaders of justice, people who want corruption stamped out of our land, allegedly traced to similar unfortunate purchases of alleged stolen property.”

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NNPC to automate depot, pump station operations

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari, on Wednesday disclosed that the Corporation was poised to automate its downstream facilities such as depots, pump stations and measurement systems across the Country.

Ex-AGF Adoke’s arrest in Dubai proof anti-graft war working – Itse Sagay

Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay, has confirmed the arrest of former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohammed Adoke, by the International Criminal Police in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Members of Real Madrid’s first-team squad are allegedly pleased to see Jose Mourinho appointed as the new head coach of Tottenham Hotspur.

Real Madrid squad ‘pleased by Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham Hotspur move’

Members of Real Madrid’s first-team squad are allegedly pleased to see Jose Mourinho appointed as the new head coach of Tottenham Hotspur.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

President Buhari signs Executive Order 009 on open defecation-free Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday signed Executive Order 009 entitled: The Open Defecation-Free Nigeria by 2025 and Other Related Matters Order, 2019.
Ibrahim Magu

PACAC endorses Ibrahim Magu’s appointment as substantive EFCC chairman

The Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) has made a case for the appointment of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu as the substantive chairman of the Commission.