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Lebanon’s government was teetering Monday as two ministers’ resignations over the deadly Beirut port explosion threatened to snowball and protesters’ fury on the scarred streets showed no sign of abating.

Lebanon government on brink over blast fallout

Lebanon’s government was teetering Monday as two ministers’ resignations over the deadly Beirut port explosion threatened to snowball and protesters’ fury on the scarred streets showed no sign of abating.
Graham Ivan Clark, 17, was arrested Friday in Tampa, where the Hillsborough State Attorney’s Office will prosecute him as an adult. He faces 30 felony charges, according to a news release.

Florida teen arrested as mastermind of Twitter hack

A Florida teen was identified Friday as the mastermind of a scheme earlier this month that commandeered Twitter accounts of prominent politicians, celebrities and technology moguls and scammed people around the globe out of more than $100,000 in Bitcoin. Two other men were also charged in the case.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday allayed the fears of Lagosians over the case of an Italian who tested positive to the deadly Coronavirus in the state.

Coronavirus: No cause for alarm over outbreak – Lagos governor

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday allayed the fears of Lagosians over the case of an Italian who tested positive to the deadly Coronavirus in the state.
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UN hacked in apparent espionage operation – report

Sophisticated hackers infiltrated UN offices in Geneva and Vienna last year in an apparent espionage operation and their identity and the extent of the data they obtained is not clear.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Gunmen killed religious leader, 3 others in Nasarawa

Unknown gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia Monday night invaded Abebe community in Keana Local Government of Nasarawa state, killing a religious leader and three others.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC arrests 94 ‘Yahoo Yahoo boys’ at party

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, on Monday, October 14, 2019, raided a Osogbo-based nightclub notorious for hosting parties for suspected internet fraudsters.

Many killed as bandits attack three Zamfara local councils

Armed persons suspected to be bandits during the weekend attacked some communities in Zamfara State killing more than 50 people and injuring 31 in three separate days.

Nigerian Army: Boko Haram not better equipped than us

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday denied claims that it was using inferior weapons to fight the Boko Haram terrorist group.
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Study: Battery life in latest phones worse than in older models

Smartphones get more and more sophisticated every year, from flashy edge-to-edge screens and facial recognition to professional-grade cameras.

Data theft: British Airways vows to compensate customers

British Airways will pay compensation to customers whose data was stolen in a “sophisticated” and “malicious” hacking attack, its boss said Friday.
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Facebook chief says internet firms in ‘arms race’ for democracy

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg said late Tuesday that the leading social network and other internet firms are in an arms race to defend democracy.
Special Representative for West Africa and the Sahel, Mohamed Ibn Chambas. UN Photo

UN: Herdsmen-farmers conflicts becoming more sophisticated

The Special Representative of UN Secretary-General for West Africa and the Sahel, Mohamed Ibn Chambas, says the conflicts between herdsmen and farmers in Nigeria are becoming more sophisticated and deadlier.

Rice farmers hail shutting of land border by federal government

The Federal Government had said it would shut down land border between Nigeria and a neighbouring country in a few days to avoid smuggling of foreign rice into the country.

Chimamanda Adichie wins 2018 PEN Pinter Prize

A Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Adichie, is the winner of the 2018 PEN Pinter Prize.

Vanguard dissociates itself from Ochereome Nnanna’s June 12 comment

Vanguard Media Limited, publishers of Vanguard Newspapers, has described the comment Ochereome Nnanna, chairman of its editorial board, made about Yoruba as “unwarranted and careless”.

Operator: Credit bureaux have deepened SMEs sector in Nigeria

The operation of credit bureaux in Nigeria has deepened the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the country through improved loan growth and development of new products for the sector by financial institutions, Mr. Tunde Popoola, Managing Director/Chief Executive of CRC Credit Bureau, has stated.

Sergei Lavrov: Spy poisoning could be ‘in interests’ of UK government

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday suggested that the poisoning of a former double agent could benefit the British government by distracting attention from problems around Brexit.

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The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has celebrated with former Super Eagles Captain Austin Okocha who turns 47 on Friday, August 14th, 2020.

NFF celebrates former Super Eagles skipper Austin Okocha at 47

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has celebrated with former Super Eagles captain Austin Okocha who turns 47 on Friday, August 14th, 2020.
Super Eagles goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi has continued his good run of form between the sticks as he kept his fourth consecutive clean sheet in the league when Kaizer Chiefs ran out 2-0 winners against Chippa United in an ABSA Premiership clash at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Wednesday.

Daniel Akpeyi plays down rivalry with Itumeleng Khune

Super Eagles goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi has described South Africa international goalkeeper Khune Itumeleng, as a legend.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Group urges Atiku Abubakar, Bukola Saraki to join APC

Ahead of the 2023 general elections in Nigeria, a youth group affiliated with the All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on a former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, and former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to return to the party.
Super Eagles and APOEL Nicosia goalkeeper Francis Uzoho continues his road to recovery ahead of the 2020-2021 Cypriot First Division season scheduled to start on August 21st

Francis Uzoho ready for new Cypriot First Division season

The Nigeria international recently returned to training after suffering a ligament injury back in October during Super Eagles’ international friendly outing against five-time world champions Brazil in Singapore. He had since been sidelined from action after undergoing successful surgery.
A worker packs cases of wine for distribution at Nederburg Wine Estate in Paarl, South Africa, July 8, 2020. REUTERS-Mike Hutchings

South African business confidence recovers from 35-year low

South African business confidence recovered from a 35-year low in July, boosted by improving global economic activity, but the measure remained well-below average, over worries about the slow re-opening of the economy and soaring local infections.