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Saudi Arabia Detects 300 Forged Visas As 1.8m Visitors Arrive For Hajj

The Director General of Passports in Saudi Arabia, Maj-Gen. Suleiman Al-Yahya, has disclosed that 1,819,790 intending pilgrims have arrived at the Kingdom to perform the annual hajj rites. The arrival of the individuals through the air, sea and land concluded the first stage of the religious rites. Disclosing this during a press conference in Jeddah…

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Real Madrid Offers PSG €120 million Plus Modric For Neymar

Spanish gaints, Real Madrid have reportedly offered €120 million (£111m/$135m) plus Luka Modric for Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar. According to sport, the Brazilian maestro could make a sensational switch to the Bernabeu if the deal go through. Real madrid rivals Barcelona are also making a push for the Brazilian, but they must first offload Philippe Coutinho before they can…

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EFCC Takes Ex-INEC Chairman Maurice Iwu To Court Over Alleged N1.2bn Scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), is set to arraign a former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC), Prof. Maurice Iwu for alleged money laundering. According to The Guardian, It was gathered that Iwu will be arraigned at a federal High Court, sitting in Lagos on a four-count charge bordering on money…

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FG Declares Monday and Tuesday as Public Holidays For Eid-el-Kabir Celebration

The Federal Government has declared Monday, August, 12th and Tuesday, 13th, as public holidays to mark the 2019 Eid-el-Kabir celebrations. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Georgina Ehuriah, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, in Abuja on Tuesday, congratulated the Muslim faithful on the occasion. She also called on all Nigerians,…

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Nobel Prize Winner and Author Of “Beloved,” Toni Morrison Bows Out At 88

Nobel Prize Winner and Author Of “Beloved,” “Song of Solomon” and other novels, Toni Morrison has died, according to her publisher Alfred A. Knopf , she died on Monday night in New York. The literary lion whose narrative voice soared from deep tenderness to searing power in writing gave up the ghost aged 88 years old.…

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Juventus Accepts €70m Tottenham’s Bid For Paulo Dybala

Italian champions, Juventus have reportedly accepted a €70 million (£65m/$78m) bid from Tottenham for striker Paulo Dybala. According to Goal, the Argentine forward could be set for a move to north London ahead of the Premier League season beginning this weekend. The player is now set for talks with Spurs over contract terms as a move to the Premier…

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EFCC Freezes N9.9bn Bank Accounts Linked To Former Lagos State Governor, Ambode

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it has frozen three bank accounts containing a total of N9.9bn linked to the immediate past Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode. According to reports from Punch in June, loyalists of the ruling All Progressives Congress leader, Bola Tinubu, had decided to drag Ambode to the EFCC for investigation.…

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Buhari Commends Nigerians For Ignoring ‘Revolution’ March

Pres. Buhari has thanked millions of Nigerians, who deliberately ignored calls on social media to join a phantom ‘revolution’ but instead went about their businesses. The President made his feelings known in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Monday. The statement read in parts:…

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