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The disclosure came hours after the anti-graft chief slumped at an event at the Presidential Villa on Thursday afternoon. EFCC chairman Abdulrasheed Bawa has been treated and now due back at work, the anti-graft office said in a statement. The disclosure came hours after Mr Bawa slumped at an event at the Presidential Villa on […]

The Chairman Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, Senator Opeyemi Bamidele, has expressed confidence that President Muhammadu Buhari will grant expeditious approval for the establishment of a Federal University of Health and Medical Sciences in Ekiti State. Bamidele also lauded the Senate under the leadership for granting the bill expeditious passage, saying […]

Ms Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello has been appointed as the 9th substantive vice-chancellor of the Lagos State University by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu. Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has approved the appointment of Professor Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello as the 9th substantive Vice-Chancellor of the Lagos State University (LASU). This is contained in a statement signed by the Commissioner for […]

Abdulrasheed Bawa, the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), slumped in Aso Rock. It happened at a programme today at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Trouble started when he was giving a goodwill message at the National Identity Day celebration. The EFCC boss suddenly stopped talking, staggered, and later laid down.Isa Pantami, the […]

England have moved into the top three of the FIFA rankings for the first time in nine years following their results during the September international break. Having sat fourth in the standings since April 2019, the Three Lions leapfrogged world champions France to move up to third in the list released on Thursday. Belgium remain […]

GENEVA (AP) — The head of the United Nations called Thursday for “immediate, rapid and large-scale” cuts in greenhouse gas emissions to curb global warming and avert climate disaster. Ahead of the annual U.N. General Assembly meeting next week, Antonio Guterres warned governments that climate change is proceeding faster than predicted and fossil fuel emissions […]

Australia’s 2019-2020 bushfire season was unprecedented, even in a country used to seasonal wildfires. Over 46 million acres of land was burnt, 36 people were killed, and another 445 died indirectly, following smoke inhalation. An estimated 3 billion animals were killed or displaced, and the fires destroyed almost six thousand buildings. A satellite image shows […]

The White House has offered to arrange a phone call between Nicki Minaj and one of its doctors, multiple US outlets reported, after the rapper sparked widespread derision over claims a cousin’s friend had become impotent after receiving a Covid-19 vaccine. Minaj on Wednesday claimed she had been invited to the White House in the […]

(Reuters) – A U.N. envoy has met Afghanistan’s new interior minister who was for years was one of the world’s most wanted Islamist militants and is now part of a government trying to head off a humanitarian crisis. The meeting between Deborah Lyons, head of the U.N. mission in Afghanistan, and Sirajuddin Haqqani focused on […]

Haiti sunk deeper into confusion and fear Wednesday, a day after the Port-au-Prince prosecutor was sacked for requesting the indictment of the prime minister on suspicion of involvement in the assassination of President Jovenel Moise. The country has been rudderless and beset by a worsening humanitarian and political crisis since an armed hit squad killed […]

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