One missing and four injured as crane collapsed in Bow

< 1 min read One person is missing and four others have been injured after a crane collapsed on to houses and a block of flats under construction in London. The 20m (65ft) crane crashed on to the development and two terraced houses in Compton Close, Bow, just before 14:40 BST. Two people were taken to hospital with head injuries and the others were…

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Warning of serious brain disorders in people with mild coronavirus symptoms

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UK neurologists publish details of mildly affected or recovering Covid-19 patients with serious or potentially fatal brain conditions

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Acting EFCC Chairman Ibrahim Magu Suspended, May Face Corruption Charges

< 1 min read Ibrahim Magu has been suspended as the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) by President Muhammadu Buhari, the BBC reports. Magu reportedly spent the night in a police cell at the Force Criminal Investigation Department (FCID) Headquarters in Abuja. This followed a six-hour grilling by a presidential panel, chaired by Justice Ayo Salami, a former president…

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CBN bows to market pressure, devalues naira again

5 min read • ‘Timing coincidental, nothing to do with IMF, World Bank’ • Economists advocate currency, lifestyle audit • Moghalu, Sanusi, others disagree on exchange rate unification The country’s fiscal state faces tougher times as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) bowed to pressure, last week, and further devalued the local currency. The adjustment of the exchange rate at the busiest window…

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DSS Arrests EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu for Corruption

2 min read Following allegations that he owns four properties and transfers funds abroad through a third party, the Department of the State Service, DSS, Monday, arrested the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu. In a seven paragraphs statement disclosed by DSS, obtained by SaharaReporters stated that the anti-graft agency chairman was said to have been found…

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Ojudu, Adeyeye not my enemies, says Fayemi

2 min read • APC stakeholders pass confidence vote on the governor, others • Landlords, landowners to pay property tax, says Ekiti govt Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi said that the Special Adviser to the President on Political Affairs, Babafemi Ojudu; former Minister of State for Works, Dayo Adeyeye and others who launched attacks against him were not his enemies. At an All…

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Ondo State SSG Ifedayo Abegunde resigns

< 1 min read The Secretary to Ondo State Government, Ifedayo Abegunde has resigned his appointment. “I, Hon, Ifedayo Sunday Abegunde hereby tender my letter of resignation. I want to thank Mr Governor for giving me the opportunity to serve the Government and people of Ondo State,” Abegunde said in a letter dated July 6th, 2020. The resignation takes on the same date. Abegunde…

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Extend US Facebook boycott to Europe, campaigners urge

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Calls follow Mark Zuckerberg’s dismissal of anti-hate-speech campaign in meeting with staff

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Can I have two biscuits? The best of kids interrupting television interviews

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As two interviews featuring impromptu appearances from children go viral on the same day, we take a look at some memorable others

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Lyon: The man who saw the ‘Promise Land’

3 min read Governor-elect, Chief David Lyon’s hope of becoming the fifth elected governor of Bayelsa State, on Friday, 14 February 2020, has been dashed just hours to his historic inauguration. The Supreme Court on Thursday voided his election and that of his running mate, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo. Political ‘rookie’ Lyon, whose emergence proved many bookmakers wrong at the November 16 poll was left…

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