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U.S. Military helicopter crashes, kills one

One crew member died and two others were injured after a U.S. Army Blackhawk helicopter crashed at a golf course in Leonardtown, Maryland, during a “routine training flight” shortly before 2 p.m. EST today, officials...

Pressure mounts on PDP to sanction Sheriff, others

Some groups and individuals within the Peoples Democratic Party are mounting pressure on its national leadership to impose sanctions on the former National Chairman of the party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, and his followers. Investigations by...

UPDATED: Uber loses license to operate in London

London transport authorities announced Friday they would not renew Uber’s licence to operate in the city when it expires on September 30 over public safety concerns, although it has three weeks to appeal. Transport for London...

CBN Boosts Financial Market, sells $230 Million to 16 Banks

Sixteen banks shared in the $230 million foreign exchange (forex) mart by the Central Bank of Nigeria through the forward contract agreement. This forms part of the fulfillment of the apex bank’s pledge to ensure liquidity...

TEF Selects 1,000 Successful Applicants for 2017 Entrepreneurship Programme

‎The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), an African founded philanthropic organisation committed to entrepreneurship development, yesterday unveiled the 1,000 African entrepreneurs selected out of a total of 93,000 applicants for the 2017 class of its $100...

Nurse kills 100 patients, gets life imprisonment

A former German nurse serving a life sentence for murdering patients by injecting them with a deadly medication is now suspected of killing more than 100 people. If he is found guilty, this would make him...

Puerto Ricans vote to be 51st US state

An official count of votes for Puerto Rico’s plebiscite on Sunday showed overwhelming support for U.S. statehood, although adding another star to the U.S. flag would likely face an uphill battle in Congress. A government website...

Borno IDPs suffer starvation, risk death

Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Borno on Monday appealed to the State Government to improve current arrangements made for their feeding. Some of the IDPs told newsmen at the Teacher’s Village camp in Maiduguri, that current...

Akor, Peace Corps leader charged with ‘419’

A 90-count charge has been filed by the Federal Government against the leader of the Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN), Dickson Akor and its Incorporated Trustees. He is being  accused of money laundering and obtaining under false pretence,...

EFCC recovers N329bn from Mobil, Oando, Conoil, others

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says its Kano Office has recovered N328,988,296,990.62 from nine major oil marketers across the country. The marketers include Conoil Plc, Total Plc, OVH Energy Plc, Oando Plc, Forte Oil and...