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US Government to Train 16 EFCC Staff on Effective Communication

Sixteen staff of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), would be trained in the art of effective communication, as part of efforts by the United States Government, to assist the anti-graft agency in taking its anti-corruption crusade to the grassroots. At the formal launch of the project tagged, “Effective Communication and Public Relations for Nigeria…

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Theresa May’s Chiefs Of Staff Quit After Election Disaster

British Prime Minister Theresa May’s two closest aides announced their resignations on Saturday after a crushing electoral setback that left her authority in tatters. According to Vanguard, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill have resigned allowing May to stay on after losing her parliamentary majority in Thursday’s vote. Timothy said he had resigned on Friday after the result was confirmed, and…

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Nigerians Excel Like That! Emiene Amali-Adekwu Emerges Best Graduating Student From US University

A Nigerian lady, Emiene Amali-Adekwu has emerged the Best Graduating Student from Southeastern University, Lakeland, in the United States. Emiene Amali-Adekwu, who is from Jos, Plateau State, graduated with a 4.0 CGPA. According to @TrendsOfNigeria, finishing with a 4.0 CGPA made her the best student the institution has had since it was established. Big congratulations…

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Buhari Campaign Organisation Inaugurated in Abeokuta Ahead of 2019 Elections

Ahead of the 2019 election, the South West region of President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation (BCO) has been inaugurated in Abeokuta, Ogun State. The BCO was launched for the second term ambition of the President whose first term ends on May 29, 2019. Chairman of BCO’s Board of Trustees, Kabiru Dutsin-Ma said they were rejuvenating BCO from national to…

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South African Woman Gets Murdered by Abusive Boyfriend After Escaping Attempts on Her Life

A few weeks ago, 31-year-old Zama Sishi was allegedly assisted by a passerby to escape when her boyfriend, Ayanda Nkosi, 32, tried to throw her over the bridge at Jozini Dam in South Africa, but on Friday night she wasn’t so lucky when Ayanda allegedly stormed into her rented house in Jozini, northern KZN and fired bullets into…

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British-Nigerian Wins Seat At UK General Elections

Chinyelu Susan “Chi” Onwurah, a British-born Nigerian, on Thursday won the Newcastle Central seat at the UK general elections, BBC reports. “I want to thank everyone who voted for me, for the trust and confidence they have placed in me,” she said. Chi Onwurah, whose father is Nigerian, was born in Newscastle on the 12th of April, 1965.…

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PDP Loses Out in Edo As Court Of Appeal Validates Governor Obaseki’s Election

The Court of Appeal in Benin, on Friday validated the election of Godwin Obaseki of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the Governor of Edo State. The governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, had approached the appellate court after he lost at the Election Petition Tribunal, alleging manipulation of the…

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Saudi Arabia National Team Declines to Observe Minute’s Silence in Honour of London Attack Victims

The Australian Football Federation (FFA) said Saudi Arabia declined to participate in a minute’s silence to honour the victims of last weekend’s London attack before their World Cup qualifier on Thursday. The 11 Australia players on the pitch lined up at the centre circle with arms on their teammates’ shoulders when the stadium announcer called…

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TV Channel Al Jazeera Hit By Cyberattack

Qatar-based TV channel Al Jazeera has claimed all its systems, websites and social media accounts have been hit by a cyberattack. The company said it was experiencing systematic and continual hacking attempts which were gaining intensity and taking various forms. They also claim to had shut down their website temporarily “for security reasons” after hacking attempts. The reported cyber…

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