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The Dubai Police Force, United Arab Emirates, has revealed how it arrested Nigerian Instagram celebrity, Ramon Abass, aka Hushpuppi.

FG accepts Ghana’s apology over embassy demolition

Nigeria has expressed satisfaction over the moves by the Government of Ghana to address the demolition of the residence of the Nigerian High Commissioner in Accra.

1 in 3 pilots in Pakistan have fake licenses, aviation minister says

More than 30% of civilian pilots in Pakistan have fake licenses and are not qualified to fly, the country's aviation minister revealed Wednesday.

Human trial of new COVID-19 vaccine begins in UK

The trial of a new vaccine to stop the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) has begun in the United Kingdom with volunteers being immunised.

COVID-19 claims 10 staff of Delta Airlines, 500 others infected – Management

About 500 employees of Atlanta-based Delta Airlines have tested positive for COVID-19, management of the airlines has said.

Chad begs Nigeria for electricity

The government of Chad Republic has formally requested the Nigerian government to connect the country to the Nigerian electricity grid. 

Trump signs executive order on police reforms

President Donald Trump, on Tuesday, signed an executive order calling on US police departments "to adopt the highest professional standards to serve their communities.”

UN condemns latest Boko Haram attack on Borno

United Nations has condemned the lastest round of attack on Borno State which occurred on Saturday.

Despite Egypt’s opposition, WTO lists Okonjo-Iweala among candidates for DG election

The World Trade Organisation (WTO), on Tuesday, named Nigeria’s candidate, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, among the three candidates whose nominations have so far been accepted to vie for the organisation’s Director-General position.

Burundi president Pierre Nkurunziza dies of heart failure

Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza has died of heart failure, the government said on Tuesday in a post from its official Twitter account.

Judge sets $1m bail for policeman charged with Floyd murder

Meeting the conditions would require him to surrender his firearms, not work in law enforcement or security in any capacity, and have no contact with the family of Floyd.

George Floyd had COVID-19 before his death in police custody, autopsy reveals

George Floyd, the African-American man killed in police custody in the US, had COVID-19 before his death, an autopsy has revealed.
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Sergio Spadaro, the Italian deputy prosecutor, on Thursday told a Milan court prosecuting Shell and Eni over the OPL 245/Malabu affair that all parties involved in the deal were corrupt.