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    Court Orders Forfeiture Of Properties Linked To Diezani’s Associate, Kola Aluko

    A Federal High Court Sitting in Lagos has ordered the interim forfeiture of three properties linked to Mr Kola Aluko, a close associate of former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison-Madueke. Two of the properties are located in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory while one is...
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    NASS Will Continue To Support Anti-Corruption Fight, Says Lawan

    President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said on Tuesday that the National Assembly will provide the necessary support to the anti-corruption agencies in the fight against corruption. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences...
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    EFCC Arrests Instagram Celebrity Mompha With Wristwatches Worth N20m

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Lagos office, has arrested a renowned social media celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha popularly known as Mompha for alleged involvement in internet-related fraud and money laundering. This was disclosed by the anti-graft agency in a tweet on their...
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    Alleged Money Laundering: Bank Official Testifies In Fayose’s Case

    The trial of the former governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose, continued today with the testimony of a Zenith Bank official, Dr Abiodun Oshode, who told the court how the bank took a bullion van to the Akure airport in 2014 to evacuate a cash sum of N1.219bn from an aircraft. The witness told...
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    Trump Sends $4.5m Aid To Syria’s White Helmets

    President Donald Trump has authorized $4.5 million in aid for Syria’s White Helmets group, famed for rescuing wounded civilians from the frontlines in the civil war, the White House said Tuesday. Trump ordered the funds for what is formally known as the Syria Civil Defense group “to continue...
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    Japan’s Emperor Completes Enthronement In Ancient Ceremony

    In this handout file photo taken and released by Japan’s Imperial Household Agency on May 8, 2019, Japan’s new Emperor Naruhito walks for a ritual called Kashikodokoro-ni-Kijitsu-Hokuku-no-gi, a ceremony for the emperor to report the dates of the Enthronement Ceremony and Daijosai (Great...
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    Video Stars: Russian Child Bloggers Score Millions Of ‘Likes’

    Russian child blogger Liza Anokhina, 12, participates in a shoot for her blog in a Moscow park on September 13, 2019. Liza Anokhina is one of Russia’s most popular child bloggers with 2.3 million followers on Instagram. Alexander NEMENOV / AFP Liza Anokhina was 11 when people started...
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    Ten Hag Targets Champions League Triumph With Ajax

    Ajax’ Dutch head-coach Erik ten Hag (R) reacts as he attends a training session, in Amsterdam, on October 22, 2019 on the eve of the UEFA Champions League football match between Ajax Amsterdam and Chelsea. John THYS / AFP Erik ten Hag insisted on Tuesday that his Ajax side have put last...
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    ICPC Declares Ex-Presidential Aide, Obono-Obla Wanted

    The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has declared the suspended Chairman of the Special Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP), Okoi Obono-Obla. The anti-graft agency made this announcement in a statement signed by its...
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    Trudeau Wins Canada Election Despite Losing Majority Vote

    Liberal Leader and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appears on stage with his wife Sophie Grégoire Trudeau to deliver his victory speech at his election night headquarters on October 21, 2019 in Montreal, Canada. Trudeau remains in power with a Minority Government. PHOTO: Cole...
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    Xenophobia: South Africans Attack Nigerians Again

    FILE PHOTO: A protestor gestures and holds a placard during a demonstration in front of the South African Embassy in Lusaka on September 4, 2019 to protest against Xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals in the Rainbow Nation. SALIM DAWOOD / AFP South Africans living in Mpumalamga province...
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    Our Probe, ‘A Welcome Development’ – NDDC

    Charles Odili The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has described its probe as a step taken in the right direction. Director of Corporate Affairs at the commission, Mr Charles Odili, said this in a statement forwarded to Channels Television on Tuesday. He stated, “It is a...
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    NBBF: Hoopers Bounce Back In Convincing Win Over Raiders

    Rivers Hoopers have put behind them their slow start at the NBBF Premier League by demolishing new comers Ondo Raiders 85-28 at the Indoor Sports Hall of the Kwara Stadium, Ilorin. Ikechukwu Benjamin led the onslaught with 16 points, one rebound, one assist and one steal including three...
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    Again! Security Operatives Bust Two Illegal Centres, Rescue Chained Victims

    Officials of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have busted two illegal rehabilitation centres in Kaduna State. The sting operation was carried out by operatives on the NSCDC on Tuesday morning in the ancient city of Zaria. The facilities discovered are Limanchi Iya and...
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    Central African Countries Hold Talks On Boosting Anti-Ebola Fight

    Health ministers in 10 central African countries have held talks on boosting data sharing and cross-border surveillance in the fight against Ebola, the Democratic Republic of Congo announced Tuesday. Health Minister Eteni Longondo and counterparts from the nine countries bordering the DRC met...
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    Nicky Minaj Marries Kenneth Petty

    Hip hop star and rapper, Nicki Minaj has gotten married to her boyfriend Kenneth Petty after less than a year of dating. The American rapper shared the news late Monday night in an Instagram video that features one hat reading “Bride” sitting next to another hat that reads “Groom.” She...
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    Nigeria, Egypt To Compete At ITTF Team World Cup

    African champions, Nigeria and Egypt will represent the continent at the 2019 International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Team World Cup taking place at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium. The five-day event will serve off on November 6th to 10th and also serves as a qualifying process for the...
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    Barcelona Pay €15m For First Refusal On Atletico Youngsters

    Barcelona have paid Atletico Madrid 15 million euros for the right to be given first refusal on six Atletico players, AFP learned on Tuesday. Atletico sources have told AFP the agreement has “nothing to do” with the dispute between the two clubs over the transfer of Antoine Griezmann last...
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    Uber Turns To India, Africa And Middle East As Losses Mount

    Angelo Merendino / AFP The head of Uber said Tuesday that the global ride services firm was counting on India, Africa and the Middle East for future growth amid investor fears about mounting losses and a slump in its share price. Uber has exited several markets — including China and...
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    Makinde Slams Previous Administration For ‘Fooling’ People

    Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, on Monday slammed the previous administration, All Progressives Congress (APC), in the state for fooling people. The governor claimed that the previous administration attempted to fool the people of the State with bogus contracts and projects to the detriment...