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Court orders arrest of ex-presidential panel investigator

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court on Monday ordered the arrest of a sacked private investigator for Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property, Mr. Victor Uwajeh.

Court fixes tomorrow to rule on N122 billion judgment debt against Shell, FBN

Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court in Lagos has fixed tomorrow to rule on the garnishee proceedings filed by some Ogoni chiefs from Ejama community in Rivers State against the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and First Bank of Nigeria Limited for their failure to pay a N122 billion judgment debt against Shell Petroleum Development Company Limited (SDPC).

Meghan Meghan to be Duchess of Sussex after royal wedding

Prince Harry and his bride Meghan Markle will be known as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex after their wedding on Saturday, Buckingham Palace announced just hours before the ceremony.

Nigerian, Cameroonian troops overrun Boko Haram camp in Borno

Nigerian troops in a joint Counter Insurgency Operation with Cameroonian Defence Forces and the Civilian Joint Task Force in Borno State on Thursday overran a Boko Haram hide out in Bukar Maryam and Abaganaram villages of Borno State.

N400m fraud: Olisa Metuh files appeal over denial of medical treatment abroad

Embattled former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh, has gone before the Court of Appeal in Abuja to challenge refusal of trial Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court in Abuja to allow him to travel abroad for medical treatment.

N650m fraud: Ex-minister Akinjide made statement voluntarily – EFCC

A prosecution witness, Usman Zakari, on Wednesday told a Federal High Court in Lagos that he was competent to investigate a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, charged with N650 million fraud.

Google announces YouTube Music and YouTube Premium

Google is breaking up its premium YouTube Red service into two new offerings: a YouTube Music streaming service, available either for free with ads or for $9.99 per month, and a YouTube Premium for original video content, costing $11.99 per month.

US gives claimants 90 days to challenge repatriation of $625m Abacha loot

The ministry source confirmed that the U.S. government was willing to release the $145 million to Nigeria but for the suit instituted against the return of the money to the Nigerian government by the Bagudus.

Report: North Korea starts dismantling of nuclear test site

North Korea has started dismantling its Punggye-ri nuclear test site, according to satellite pictures analysed by experts.

2019 and the politics of campaign finance

Each Governor was reportedly asked by the ruling APC party to bring N250 million ahead of the party’s National Convention. When the public protested, recently, the party disclaimed the news even if it added that it was the responsibility of members to pay outstanding dues.

Global prayers to mark Leah Sharibu’s 15th birthday today

Christian groups in Nigeria, United States, United Kingdom and other parts of the world are conducting special prayers to ‘celebrate’ the 15th birthday of Leah Sharibu today.

Iran seeks ‘clear future design’ for imperilled nuclear deal

Iran's foreign minister has has held talks in China as he began a diplomatic tour with the remaining signatories of a multinational nuclear deal following the recent US withdrawal from the landmark 2015 pact.

Report: Foreign investors now prefer Abuja to Lagos

Data made available by the National Bureau of Statistics shows that Abuja has displaced Lagos as the city with the largest inflow of foreign capital.

Minister: Why President Buhari seeks medical treatment abroad

Nigeria's minister of health has refused to criticise the country's president's preference for seeking medical attention in the United Kingdom.

President Buhari returns from UK medical trip

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after his four-day medical trip to London, United Kingdom (UK).

President Buhari departs London for Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari has departed the United Kingdom for Nigeria, the UK chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress has informed.

Ex-NNPC chief Andrew Yakubu didn’t declare over N3 billion we found in his house...

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, told the Federal High Court in Abuja that former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mr. Andrew Yakubu, did not declare the $9,772,800 and £74,000 that was recovered from his guest house in Kaduna.

Vice President Osinbajo presides over FEC meeting

The weekly meeting of the Federal Executive Council is ongoing at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

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