Investigators Expose How U.S.$800 Million Was Laundered in Etete, Govt’s Malabu Oil Deal

[This Day] Britain’s commitment to tackling high-end money laundering through the City of London is under serious scrutiny after it emerged that regulators appear to have waved through an $800m bank transfer to a convicted criminal as the proceeds from…

[This Day] Britain's commitment to tackling high-end money laundering through the City of London is under serious scrutiny after it emerged that regulators appear to have waved through an $800m bank transfer to a convicted criminal as the proceeds from one of the most corrupt deals in the history of the oil industry.

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Buhari Calls Obasanjo, Bello From London

[This Day] Abuja and Lokoja -President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday called former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, and Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, from his medical vacation in London.

[This Day] Abuja and Lokoja -President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday called former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, and Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, from his medical vacation in London.

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Cricket – Flexible Proteas Continue to Find Fluidity Ahead of Champions Trophy

[Daily Maverick] Fewer no balls, bowling teams out and a batting line-up that more often than not delivers in crunch situations – these are all the boxes South Africa are ticking ahead of the Champions Trophy. It’s no wonder captain AB de Villiers beli…

[Daily Maverick] Fewer no balls, bowling teams out and a batting line-up that more often than not delivers in crunch situations - these are all the boxes South Africa are ticking ahead of the Champions Trophy. It's no wonder captain AB de Villiers believes in his heart that the team can go on and win it - not that he'd make a silly statement like that, of course. By ANTOINETTE MULLER.

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Shiites are Similar to Boko Haram – Govt Tells Amnesty International

[This Day] Abuja and Maiduguri -The federal government has formally declared the Shiite Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) a security threat, saying it is not substantially different from the Boko Haram terrorist group that has killed about 100,000 peop…

[This Day] Abuja and Maiduguri -The federal government has formally declared the Shiite Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) a security threat, saying it is not substantially different from the Boko Haram terrorist group that has killed about 100,000 people since 2009.

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Abaji Gets New NYSC Lodge

[Daily Trust] The Chairman of Abaji Area Council, Alhaji Abdulrahman Ajiya, on Thursday commissioned the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) lodge in the area.

[Daily Trust] The Chairman of Abaji Area Council, Alhaji Abdulrahman Ajiya, on Thursday commissioned the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) lodge in the area.

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Queen Con – Bathabile Dlamini, the Face of the ANC’s Future

[Daily Maverick] Under ordinary circumstances, there would be no reason for us to mention Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini and struggle giant Ahmed Kathrada in the same sentence. On Sunday, they both featured on the news agenda as Dlamini …

[Daily Maverick] Under ordinary circumstances, there would be no reason for us to mention Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini and struggle giant Ahmed Kathrada in the same sentence. On Sunday, they both featured on the news agenda as Dlamini had a public meltdown over the social grants crisis and news broke that Kathrada was recovering from brain surgery. These two people epitomise the ANC of the past and the present. One stood at the side of South Africa's first president and the other has taken it upon herself

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Nigeria Army and Amnesty International’s Sabre Rattling

[Daily Trust] Abuja -In a wintry night somewhere in Edo State, a man and his wife were fast asleep in their home when their privacy was breached. An armed young man by name Thankgod Ebos, a member of the underworld, had come visiting uninvited, and his…

[Daily Trust] Abuja -In a wintry night somewhere in Edo State, a man and his wife were fast asleep in their home when their privacy was breached. An armed young man by name Thankgod Ebos, a member of the underworld, had come visiting uninvited, and his intention was anything but noble. After inducing so much fear in the innocent couple, Ebos succeeded in robbing them of their belongings. But he did not stop at that. The armed robber also callously raped the wife in the presence of her husband. Then he did something unthinkable

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Olusegun Obasanjo At 80 – African Icon, Global Treasure

[Daily Maverick] Olusegun Obasanjo, retired general and former president, turned 80 on Sunday. To commemorate the occasion, the presidential library bearing his name was opened in his home town the previous day, drawing current and former presidents fr…

[Daily Maverick] Olusegun Obasanjo, retired general and former president, turned 80 on Sunday. To commemorate the occasion, the presidential library bearing his name was opened in his home town the previous day, drawing current and former presidents from across Africa. There is much to celebrate in the great man's life, which spans the history of independent Africa. By GREG MILLS.

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