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France’s Nicolas Sarkozy charged in Muammar Gaddafi funding case

Nicolas Sarkozy, the former French president, has been charged with corruption and illegal campaign financing over allegations that Muammar Gaddafi, the slain Libyan leader, helped fund his 2007 election campaign.

Ex-French leader Nicolas Sarkozy blasts trial for lack of evidence

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy blasted what he said was a lack of evidence for the corruption charges against him.

French ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy held in Libya financing probe

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy was taken into police custody on Tuesday for questioning over suspected Libyan financing of his 2007 election campaign, a source close to the inquiry told AFP.

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Kogi guber: Candidate withdraws from election

Alhaji Muhammed Aliyu, the Kogi Chairman of the Nigeria Peoples Congress (NPC) has resigned from the party and withdraws from the Nov. 16 governorship election in the state.
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Britain’s Thomas Cook travels into bankruptcy

The brutal failure of travel firm Thomas Cook was sealed as a rescue floundered, but it was also sparked by mismanagement, the internet, geopolitical unrest, and Brexit, according to analysts.

Unilorin wins N120 million labs equipment grant

The University of Ilorin says the institution’s Department of Chemistry has secured a Seeding Labs Equipment grant worth over N120m.

Man with two wives arrested for allegedly sleeping with daughter

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Borno Command, says it has arrested a 46 year-old man, Mohammed Pantami, for alleged defilement of his 15 year-old daughter.

Defections loom as Bayelsa PDP plots to retain running mate

Mass defection looms in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bayelsa State, following a plot by the party to retain Senator Lawrence Erwujakpor as the running mate to its governorship candidate, Senator Douye Diri.