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Sara Netanyahu at the Jerusalem Magistrate Court, June 16, 2019. Emil Salman

Israel premier’s wife convicted of misusing public funds

An Israeli court Sunday convicted the wife of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of fraudulently using state funds for meals, under a plea bargain which saw her admit to lesser charges.

NIMASA: Why we are re-launching national fleet

The creation of a national fleet will end the capital flight and save the nation huge foreign exchange through the lifting of the country’s crude oil export.
Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Amb. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, has emerged President of the 74th UN General Assembly.

Scholars express confidence in newly-elected Nigerian UN General Assembly President

Some professors at the University of Lagos, Unilag, on Wednesday June 5, 2019 expressed confidence in the ability of Amb. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, a Nigerian, who was elected as the 74th President of the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday.
The organiser of Nigeria Pitch Awards, Shina Phillips has joined other optimists, tipping the Super Eagles to lift the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt.

WAFU Cup: Super Eagles draw Togo in new tournament format

Super Eagles of Nigeria will open their 2019 WAFU Cup of Nations campaign when they face Togo in Senegal this September.
A new survey by the American Chamber of Commerce in China shows a large number of US firms want to relocate out of China [Johannes Eisele-AFP]

Group: Tariffs are hurting US firms in China

A major business lobby group in the United States has said increased tariffs between Washington and Beijing are hurting the competitiveness of US firms operating in China, adding that many are moving or planning to relocate their factories elsewhere in the world.
UEFA has been told to support Sevilla’s medical recommendations if Portugal attempt to pick Andre Silva for the Nations League Finals.

Andre Silva confirms he will not remain at Sevilla

After an incredible start at Sevilla, Andre Silva’s life turned pretty bleak – scoring just twice since the end of September.
Sunday's departure of Joerg Brase, a correspondent for ZDF television, and Thomas Seibert, who works for Tagesspiegel newspaper, comes a day after Germany warned its citizens they risked arrest in Turkey for expressing views Ankara may not like.

German reporters leave Turkey after being denied accreditation

Two German journalists have left Turkey after authorities rejected their press accreditations, a step that drew condemnation from Germany's foreign minister and revived diplomatic tensions.
Charles Sirleaf

Ex-Liberian president’s son charged over missing money scandal

The Liberian police have formally charged the son of the country's former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in connection with the unlawful overprinting of local currency worth millions of US dollars.

Switzerland seizes cars owned by Teodoro Obiang Nguema’s son

Swiss prosecutors said on Thursday they were dropping charges of financial wrongdoing against Teodorin Obiang Nguema, the son of Equatorial Guinea's authoritarian leader, but were confiscating luxury cars as part of the case.

Olu Falae: I didn’t resign my position as SDP chairman

The National Chairman of the Social Democratic Party, Chief Olu Falae, has denied resigning his position as the national chairman of the party.
Stefan Löfven is to step down after he lost a mandatory confidence vote in parliament. Photograph- Jonas Ekstromer-EPA

Sweden’s premier Stefan Lofven wins second term

Sweden's parliament has elected Prime Minister Stefan Lofven to a second four-year term ending more than four months of political deadlock.
Troy Deeney

Troy Deeney: Arsenal are ‘eight windows behind the big boys’

Arsenal find themselves “eight windows behind the big boys”, says Troy Deeney, with the club still some way short of the elite despite making progress under Unai Emery.

NNPC spends N623.16 billion on fuel subsidy in 11 months

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), the sole importer of petrol, incurred total under-recovery expenses of N623.16 billion between January and November.

US-led coalition air strikes leaves 27 dead in eastern Syria

Air strikes by the US-led coalition killed 13 jihadist fighters and 14 of their relatives Friday in eastern Syria, a war monitor said.
Samuel Chukwueze

Villarreal set to offer Samuel Chukwueze new contract to ward off Atletico and others

Villarreal have opened talks with Samuel Chukwueze over a new contract in an attempt to ward off interest from clubs in La Liga and Premier League.
Real Madrid’s Welsh forward Gareth Bale (R) is congratulated by teammate defender Alvaro Odriozola after scoring his team’s first goal during the Spanish league football match between SD Huesca and Real Madrid CF at the El Alcoraz stadium on December 9, 2018. (Photo by ANDER GILLENEA / AFP)

Gareth Bale snaps drought as Real Madrid edge past struggling Huesca

Gareth Bale ends 802-minutes goalies run in La Liga as Real Madrid defeat bottom side Huesca 1-0 to climb back to within five points of leaders Barcelona
Abuja FRSC Accident Scene

FRSC: 128 deaths, 2, 254 injuries recorded in road cashes in September

Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says total of 128 persons died, while 2, 254 others were injured in 673 road crashes across Nigeria in September
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) December-7

Muhammadu Buhari rejects electoral bill for the fourth time

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has for the fourth time declined to assent to the Electoral (Amendment) Bill 2018.

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The immediate past deputy governor of Gombe State, Mr. Charles Iliya, has surrendered some luxury vehicles in his possession to the committee constituted by the state governor Alhaji Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya, to recover government property improperly disposed by the past administration of Dr. Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo.

Assets recovery: Governor Dankwambo’s deputy returns exotic cars

The immediate past deputy governor of Gombe State, Mr. Charles Iliya, has surrendered some luxury vehicles in his possession to the committee constituted by the state governor Alhaji Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya, to recover government property improperly disposed by the past administration of Dr. Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo.
Osinachi Ohale, Ngozi Okobi, Chiamaka Nnadozie and Chidinma Okeke of Nigeria react

WWC: Desire Oparanozie, Chiamaka Nnadozie proud of Super Falcons showing in defeat to France

Super Falcons duo Desire Oparanozie and Chiamaka Nnadozie are proud of the team’s performance despite going down to a 1-0 defeat to 2019 Women’s World Cup hosts France in Monday’s Group A clash at the Roazhon Park, Rennes.
Frank Lampard

Frank Lampard in France to discuss Chelsea move with Roman Abramovic

Derby owner Mel Morris is open to the move but made it clear that Chelsea will have to pay a consideration for the services of Lampard who still have a contract with the Rams.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has insisted he will not bring in new players for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt.

Gernot Rohr: Style of play will be different at AFCON

Nigeria national team manager Gernot Rohr has warned his team that they will experience a completely different style of play at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations compared to last year’s World Cup.
Microsoft has been conducting a survey with testers of the Office key, spotted by WalkingCat, and is getting feedback on how the dedicated key operates.

Microsoft considering a dedicated Office key for keyboards

Microsoft is considering adding a dedicated Office key to keyboards. The additional key would provide additional keyboard shortcuts for Office apps, including the ability to quickly share documents and files.