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U.S returns $312m of Abacha loot to Nigeria

    The US Justice Department on Friday sent US$311,797,866m to the Nigerian government that had been laundered by late leader Sani Abacha through the global financial system. Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, announced that the Nigerian...

U.S former VP Joe Biden denies sexual assault allegation

  Former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday emphatically denied a decades-old accusation of sexual assault leveled by a former staffer in his Senate office, breaking more than a month of silence on the allegation. “No. It is not true. I'm...

Piers Morgan tears into his friend Donald Trump for coronavirus failures

    Following US President Donald Trump’s decision to unfollow Good Morning Britain’s Piers Morgan on Twitter, the UK TV personality has written an open letter to Trump asking him to see sense. President Trump unfollowed Piers following the publication of an...

High Number of Chinese Tourists Responsible for Italy’s Coronavirus Woes – US Task Force

  Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief medical advisor to the Trump administration’s coronavirus task force, said Thursday that Italy has been impacted particularly badly by the coronavirus pandemic because the country hosted a high number of Chinese tourists in recent months. “Italy...

At least 3 people at events attended by Pres. Trump, VP Pence test positive for coronavirus

  At least one person who attended last week’s  U.S Conservative Political Action Conference attended by President Donald Trump, and two people at an American Israel Public Affairs Committee conference this week, where Vice President Mike Pence was a speaker,...

U.S Set to Expand Travel Restrictions to Nigeria, Sudan, Others – Target ‘Birth Tourism’

  The Trump administration is set to add Nigeria and six other countries to a group of nations subject to travel restrictions, Per Second News gathered in Washington on Tuesday night.   The new restrictions would apply to travelers and immigrants from...

Soleimani killing: US orders citizens to leave Iraq over perceived retaliation

Following possible retaliation on US citizens in Iraq, the United States of America (USA) has ordered its citizens to leave Iraq immediately, after the killing of the head of Iranian’s elite Quds Force, Gen. Qassim Soleimani. The United States killed...

Sowore’s re-arrest: U.S. State Department reacts

…respect rule of law, judicial independence, U.S. tells FG   …why we re-arrested Sowore -- DSS   A groundswell of condemnation has continued to trail Nigeria’s Department State Services (DSS) action re-arresting Omoyele Sowore in the courtroom after he was released less than...

DSS invasion of court: It’s time you intervene, SERAP tells U.S. President Trump

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has reacted to the rearrest and physical assault of the Convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore, by Nigeria’s secret police and called on the United States President, Mr Donald Trump, to intervene. The...

Kogi elections: We are alarmed by the fatalities, violence, say EU, U.S., UK others

    With the violence that trailed the Kogi elections, the European Union, the United States, the United Kingdom, and other countries under the aegis of Diplomatic Watch, say they are ``alarmed’’ over the bloody exercise.     They expressed serious concerns about reports of...
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Nigeria reports 5 additional COVID-19 deaths, over 385 more cases

  According to the NCDC as of 11 p.m. Wednesday, Nigeria now has 8,733 cases of COVID-19 with 2,501 recoveries. The...
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Continental Reinsurance firm Honours Top African Journalists at Virtual Awards Ceremony

  By Ajuma Edwina Ogiri A Leading Pan African Reinsurance firm, Continental Reinsurance Plc, has honoured winners of its 2020 Pan African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards at...

Alleged corruption at AfDB : I’m unperturbed, innocent, says Dr Adesina

        In spite of spirited efforts in some quarters to tarnish his reputation and prejudice the bank’s governance procedures, the President of the African Development...

COVID-19: FG to amend National Endowment for the Arts Act

  In a bid meet the demands of the creative sector and reposition it post-COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Government says it will soon send a...

COVID-19: FG proposes shift system as it reopens schools soon

  Ahead of the re-opening of schools across the country, the Federal Government said on Thursday that it would soon announce measures for safe resumption by students. The government said...