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President Buhari’s cash gift divides CAN

National Christian Elders Forum, NCEF, is accusing the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) of corruption and abuse of office.

AUN President: Atiku Abubakar is like Thomas Jefferson

The president of the American University of Nigeria on Saturday likened the founder of the university, Atiku Abubakar, to Thomas Jefferson, a former president of the United States of America.

US accuses Paul Biya’s govt of murder in Anglophone Cameroon

United States has accused Paul Biya government of “targeted killings”, arson and looting in its fight against a separatist movement in Anglophone Cameroon.

Group raises concern over Kaduna e-voting

The Citizens Center for Democratic Governance has questioned the acclaimed success recorded by the Kaduna State government in its deployment of electronic voting for the state’s local government election.

Ekiti guber: Governor Fayose alleges APC plotting to use FUOYE students to rig

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of connivance with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to rig the July 14 governorship election in the State by using students of the Federal University, Oye Ekiti (FUOYE) as INEC ad-hoc staff for the election, instead of youth corps members.

Presidency: What President Buhari discussed with US secretary of state Michael Pompeo

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed satisfaction with the current level of relationship between Nigeria and the United States.

Federal government urged to investigate syndicate issuing fake CAC certificates to NGOs

Authorities have been urged to investigate a fraudulent syndicate issuing fake certificates from Nigeria’s Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) to civil society organizations wanting to attend international meetings such as the World Bank Spring Meetings in Washington D.C., USA.

UN rights chief: Israel’s Gaza response ‘wholly disproportionate’

The UN human rights chief has slammed Israel's deadly reaction to protests along the Gaza border as "wholly disproportionate" and backed calls for an international investigation.

Bags of cash, jewellery seized from ex-Malaysian premier’s properties

Handbags stuffed with cash, a number of jewellery items and hundreds of expensive purses were among the items seized from apartment units and homes owned by former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak's family, during the second night of police raids in Kuala Lumpur.

Mexico slams Donald Trump for calling migrants ‘animals’

Mexico lashed out Thursday at US President Donald Trump for saying that some migrants are "animals," calling the statement "absolutely unacceptable."

Guinea opposition suspends street protests to allow mediation

Opposition parties in Guinea have suspended street protests against the official outcome of local elections, announcing that the international community has offered to mediate.

Oil prices hit $80, highest since November 2014

Oil prices hit $80 a barrel on Thursday for the first time since November 2014 on concerns that Iranian exports could fall due to renewed U.S. sanctions and reduce supply in an already tightening market.

US reiterates interest in Ekiti guber election

The United States Government has again said it expects nothing less than credible and fair exercise in the July 14 governorship poll in Ekiti State, saying it would closely monitor events, before, during and after the poll.

China launches first privately built rocket

China’s first privately built rocket had a test launch on Thursday, the latest step in the country’s push to open its space programme to private companies.

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.

Hassan Rouhani: Iran won’t surrender to US pressures

Iran will not surrender to United States pressures, President Hassan Rouhani said, on Wednesday, a day after Washington imposed new sanctions on following its withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal.

US embassy opens in Jerusalem amid lockdown

The United States has officially relocated its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, in a deeply controversial move that angered Palestinians and drew widespread regional condemnation.

North Korea threatens to quit historic summit with South Korea, Donald Trump

North Korea is threatening to pull out of a historic summit with the United States and South Korea unless its current terms are reviewed from their current “one-sided” affair, reports say Wednesday.

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