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World Wide Web inventor wants new ‘contract’ to make web safe

The inventor of the World Wide Web on Monday called for a “contract” to make internet safe and accessible for everyone as Europe’s largest tech event began in Lisbon amid a backlash over its role in spreading “fake news”.

Whistleblower warns WADA of ‘catastrophe’ if Russia ban eased

Whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov said Tuesday the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) risked a "catastrophe for clean sport" if it lifts a suspension against the Russian Anti-Doping Agency later this week.

EFCC working on petition linking President Buhari’s chief of staff to contract scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it has started work on a petition linking Abba Kyari, the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, to a contract scam.
FILE PHOTO- An MTN starter kit pack on display at a retail stand in Abuja, Nigeria November 17, 2015. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

Official: Whistleblower led to the MTN $8.1 billion probe

According to the office of the Attorney General of the Federation, a whistleblower prompted an investigation into alleged MTN infractions that last week led to a demand for $8.1 billion taken out of Nigeria to be brought back.
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Qatar 2022 World Cup bid team accused of ‘sabotage’ in newspaper report

The report has revealed how Qatar allegedly hired a PR firm and former CIA agents 'to pump out fake propaganda' about rivals including USA and Australia.
National Action leader Christopher Lythgoe

British neo-Nazi leader gets eight years in prison

The leader of a banned British neo-Nazi group was sentenced to eight years in prison on Wednesday over a plot to murder Labour MP Rosie Cooper and a female police officer.

Software engineer ‘who leaked CIA secrets to WikiLeaks’ in trouble

The United States has filed charges against a software engineer who allegedly leaked a trove of classified documents pertaining to the CIA’s hacking programme to whistleblower outfit WikiLeaks.

President Buhari urged to investigate EFCC chief Magu’s aide over alleged extortion, abuse of...

President Muhammadu Buhari and the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami (SAN) have been asked to compel the investigation of one Abubakar Madaki, a personal assistant to the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, over alleged acts of extortion and abuse of office.

PACAC: 8,000 whistleblowers recorded in one year

No fewer than 8,000 whistleblowers were recorded by the federal government in the last one year, the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption (PACAC) has said.

PDP: A hysterical, tabloid opposition

Many are disappointed with the ruling party. The opposition has been presented a ridiculous opportunity. But a bleary-eyed, voluble, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has allowed beer-parlor habits distract it from diligent purposeful oppositional politics.

Grace Mugabe ‘spirited large consignments of ivory to China, United Arab Emirates, US’

Zimbabwean police are investigating former ruler Robert Mugabe's wife Grace, accused of smuggling ivory worth millions to underground foreign markets, a state-owned weekly reported Sunday.

Investigation after claims 50 million Facebook users affected by data breach

The Information Commissioner's Office is to investigate a possible data breach affecting more than 50 million Facebook users.

VAIDS: Tax evaders’ll be exposed – Tunde Fowler

Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr. Tunde Fowler, has urged members of the Institue of Directors (IoD) to take advantage of the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS).

SERAP gives foreign minister 7-day ultimatum to recall sacked whistleblower

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has issued a seven-day ultimatum to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, to recall a whistleblower sacked for exposing corruption in the ministry or face court action.

FIFA not seeking whistleblower’s Russia doping info – lawyer

FIFA has made no attempt to contact Russian doping whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov to gain information about "many" footballers embroiled in the widespread conspiracy by the 2018 World Cup host nation, according to his lawyer.

Russia’s Vitaly Mutko leaves World Cup organising role

Vitaly Mutko has stepped down from his role as chief organiser for next summer's World Cup in Russia, two days after temporarily leaving his post as Russian Football Union (RFU) president.

Ikoyi cash whistleblower jets out of Nigeria after receiving N421 million

The Federal Government, yesterday, paid N421 million to the Ikoyi whistle blower, who provided information leading to the discovery of $43.5 million, £27,800 and N23.2 million at No. 16 Osborne Road, Ikoyi, Lagos.

Ikoyigate: Only whistle-blower who signed agreement will be paid – Kemi Adeosun

The federal government has declared that only the whistle-blower who signed the agreement on the discovery of $43.5 million, £27,800 and N23.2 million at No. 16 Osborne Road, in Lagos will be paid.

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As part of it’s resolve to end the long-standing misunderstanding occasioning clashes between supporters of Katsina United and Kano Pillars, the League Management Company, LMC, on Thursday brought the two sides together towards working

LMC brokers peace between Kano Pillars and Katsina United

As part of it’s resolve to end the long-standing misunderstanding occasioning clashes between supporters of Katsina United and Kano Pillars, the League Management Company, LMC, on Thursday brought the two sides together towards working out a truce between regional rivals.
The ex-rebel leader Riek Machar, center, and President Salva Kiir of South Sudan, left, at a news conference in Juba on Thursday. Peter Louis-Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

South Sudan rebel leader sworn in as vice president

South Sudan opposition leader Riek Machar took the oath of office as First Vice President on Saturday formally rejoining the government.
Alexandre Lacazette has told Bukayo Saka to commit his future to the club, in a message on social media.

Alexandre Lacazette begs Bukayo Saka to commit future to Arsenal

Alexandre Lacazette has told Bukayo Saka to commit his future to the club, in a message on social media.
The Nigerian Railway Corporation has said its suspended Lagos-Ogun mass transit train service would resume operations on Thursday.

NRC: Nigerians to enjoy hourly train services on Lagos-Ibadan route soon

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) says Nigerians will soon enjoy hourly train services on the Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge rail line.
Stanley Dimgba kept his feet on the pedals of his fine scoring form, controlling Cyril Olisema’s chipped pass to send in a low strike and give Enyimba the lead four minutes before the interval. Three minutes later, youngster Anayo Iwuala spearheaded a swift break to set up Victor Mbaoma, who picked his spot from the edge of the box, handing Fatai Osho’s side a two-goal lead at the break.

Victor Mbaoma: I’ve fulfilled part of my mission in Enyimba

Victor Mbaoma has told newsmen that he has fulfilled one of his essential objectives that influenced his decision to join Enyimba of Aba last year.