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Ivo Sanader will not go jail as he already served time [Antonio Bronic-Reuters]

Croatia convicts ex-PM Ivo Sanader of war profiteering

Ivo Sanader, former prime minister of Croatia, has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison for war profiteering during the country's 1990s conflict.

NWF: Nigeria on course to winning Olympic medal in wrestling

The Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF), says its long-term aim is to produce an Olympic medalist for the country.
Mario Mandzukic of Croatia celebrates after scoring - Getty Images

Croatia striker Mario Mandzukic retires from international football

Croatia forward Mario Mandzukic has announced his retirement from international football after his country reached the World Cup final for the first time.
Croatian national football team members ride an open-roof coach in Zagreb International Airport on July 16, 2018 after their return from the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia in Zagreb International Airport on July 16, 2018. AFP PHOTO - ATTILA KISBENEDEK

Croatians give heroes’ welcome to World Cup squad

Tens of thousands of Croatians gave a heroes' welcome to their team in Zagreb on Monday after the squad returned from Russia following their World Cup final defeat.
Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic has been supporting her country in Russia throughout the knockout stages

Soaked but smiling, Croatian president wins admirers at World Cup final

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar has won many admirers for own performance at the World Cup final in Moscow.
Croatia

‘Thank you, heroes’ – Croatian press hail World Cup squad

Croatian media on Monday hailed their team as heroes after the small country's historic success in reaching the World Cup final where France beat them 4-2.
Sunmisola Balogun

Sunmisola Balogun: I’ll not disappoint Nigeria at Cadet Championship

Africa cadet champion, Sunmisola Balogun has promised not to disappoint the country at the ongoing Cadet World Wrestling Championships.

Thousands of Croatians march against abortion

Thousands of anti-abortion demonstrators took to the streets in Croatia’s three biggest cities on Saturday in rallies that largely passed without incident, even as the issue continues to divide the staunchly Catholic EU member state.

Dutch probe Bosnian war criminal’s live UN court suicide

Dutch prosecutors are investigating how a Bosnian Croat war criminal managed to dramatically take his own life Wednesday, apparently after drinking poison he had smuggled into a UN court, in scenes that were broadcast live.

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Muhammadu Buhari: Let anybody lead this country, not PDP

President Muhammadu Buhari has again faulted the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for allegedly mismanaging the nation’s resources.
Mahmood Yakubu

INEC reaffirms commitment to deliver credible elections in 2019

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has reaffirmed the Commission’s commitment and determination to deliver credible elections in Nigeria in 2019, which will embody the concepts of inclusiveness, transparency and accountability, by also ensuring that established rules are fully, fairly and impartially enforced.
Former Nigerian vice-President Atiku Abubakar (R) is congratulated by runners-up Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal (L) and Senate President Bukola Saraki (C) after winning the presidential ticket of the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) during the party's national convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on October 7, 2018. Nigeria's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has picked Abubakar to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking a second term in presidential polls scheduled for February 2019. PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP

Group accuses Atiku Abubakar of tax evasion, asks FIRS to release his record

The Committee for the Protection of Peoples Mandate (CPPM), an activist group, has demanded that the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) produce tax receipts belonging to Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Senate President Bukola Saraki slowed down the progress of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Court throws out contempt application against Lai Mohammed

Justice Mohammed Aikawa of a Federal High Court, Lagos, on Friday dismissed a contempt application filed by a former Minister of State for Finance, Nenadi Usman, against Minister of Information Lai Mohammed over inclusion of her name in the ‘looters’ list.
Hafez Ghanem

World Bank grants Tanzania $300 million to support education sector

The World Bank on Friday said that it had granted $300 million to Tanzania to support its education sector, a statement from the country’s Directorate of Presidential Communication said.