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UNIBEN student declared missing in Lagos after ‘leaving home to cook for someone who paid her to do the job’
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UNIBEN student declared missing in Lagos after ‘leaving home to cook for someone who paid her to do the job’

An undergraduate of the University of Benin, Olive Ize-Iyamu, has been declared missing by her family. According to her older sister Constant Ebonugwu, who spoke with LIB,  she last spoke with Olive on May 17. ''I spoke to Olive on Monday, 17th of May. She was supposed to be in school. She is a student of UNIBEN, department of Microbiology. When I spoke to her on Monday, she said she was in school. I came back from work on Tuesday, I tried calling her but it didn't go through. I felt it was network issues. On Wednesday  through till Sunday, I tried reaching her it didn't go through. I became worried. I asked my older brother if he had heard from her, he said no and that he was trying to reach her but her number wasn't going through. I said okay, no need for worry. '' Constan...
Foreign Countries Should Refund Stolen Funds with Interest – ICPC
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Foreign Countries Should Refund Stolen Funds with Interest – ICPC

Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Bolaji Owasanoye has said foreign countries should refund stolen funds with interest. Owasanoye who said this at the International Conference on IFFs and Asset Recovery held at the ICPC Headquarters in Abuja, further revealed that the Federal Government of Nigeria is currently reviewing legacy transactions in oil and gas, tax investments and the use of waivers in Nigeria in order to curb Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs). The ICPC boss also told foreign beneficiaries of IFFs to deduct loans to African countries from the illegal funds in their possessions, and return the outstanding amount with interests to the continent. He said;   “Africa is the biggest victim of IFFs. If you eva...
Tristan Thompson’s fling Sydney Chase shares messages she ‘received’ from Khloe Kardashian after she revealed the basketballer hooked up with her
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Tristan Thompson’s fling Sydney Chase shares messages she ‘received’ from Khloe Kardashian after she revealed the basketballer hooked up with her

Sydney Chase, the woman who claims Tristan Thompson "hooked up" with her behind Khloe Kardashian's back in January, has shared screenshots that suggest the KUWTK star has reached out to her. Sydney, 23, posted then deleted a screenshot that appeared to show Khloe, 36, reaching out to her amid the claims of infidelity. The screenshots show two private messages that appear to be from Khloe Kardashian. "Hey Sydney, this is Khloe," the first message reads. Another says, "I would appreciate if our conversation can remain confidential" along with prayer hands emoji. Sidney claimed during an interview in April that she had a fling with Tristan in January. She alleged that the NBA star told her he was single. Last week, Sydney alleged that she was last contacted by Trista...
Colin Kaepernick settles ‘collusion’ case with NFL
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Colin Kaepernick settles ‘collusion’ case with NFL

Colin Kaepernick lawyer and the NFL announced a confidential settlement in his collusion grievance against the league on Friday. More than 16 months after filing a formal complaint alleging that NFL team owners worked together to keep him off the field in the wake of his kneeling protest, former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s collusion grievance against the league has concluded with a confidential settlement, lawyers for Kaepernick and the NFL announced Friday. There are reports the settlement could be close to $100 million, but so far nobody is saying anything. Colin agreed to end his suit against the NFL, in which he accused team owners and league officials of colluding to keep him off of an NFL roster because of his kneeling demonstration. The settlement ...
IGP Orders Investigation into Police Killing of An Unarmed Man in Benin
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IGP Orders Investigation into Police Killing of An Unarmed Man in Benin

IGP orders investigation into Police killing of an unarmed man in Benin A video had surfaced online today show some armed security operatives rounding up some young men, during which one of them made to run. He was immediately shot in the back by one of the armed operatives. A man identified as @CarrickDublin on Instagram shared the video of the Police brutality online. The IGP has however ordered that an investigation be kicked off into the sad incident. This was made known by the Force PRO Frank Mba through the Police social media page The @PoliceNG FPRO ACP Frank Mba is personally interested in finding the exact details of what happened here to enable the Force take appropriate actions. The @PoliceNG is therefore appealing to anyone who might have any useful informati...
Djokovic Insists No Decision On Ousting ATP Tour Chief
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Djokovic Insists No Decision On Ousting ATP Tour Chief

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic hits a return during a practice session ahead of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 13, 2019. Jewel SAMAD / AFP Novak Djokovic insisted Sunday no decision had been taken about ousting ATP Tour chief Chris Kermode after reports of a player revolt against the way the sport was being run. Britain’s Daily Telegraph said a move was underway to topple the Briton, citing a strongly worded email sent by ATP player council member Vasek Pospisil to players ranked between 50 and 100. It reportedly called for the workforce to “start acting and running like a business, not like a bunch of scared kids … we need a CEO that first and foremost represents OUR interests”. The email added that “the governance stru...
Sri Lanka Cricket Rated Most Corrupt By ICC
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Sri Lanka Cricket Rated Most Corrupt By ICC

Sri Lanka has been rated as the most corrupt cricket nation by the world governing body, the country’s sports minister said Monday. The International Cricket Council feels “Sri Lanka’s cricket administration is corrupt from top to bottom”, Harin Fernando said, adding that he had been shown a confidential report on the matter at a Dubai meeting.   A host of scandals have rocked Sri Lankan cricket in recent years including a match-fixing controversy revealed in a sting operation carried out for a TV documentary. The ICC anti-corruption unit has regularly investigated cases in the island nation. The crisis-ridden Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) is to hold delayed elections in February, which were due last May when the term of president Thilanga Sumathipala ended. Sumathipal...
US Consulate Replies FG Says Atiku’s American Visa Status Is Confidential
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US Consulate Replies FG Says Atiku’s American Visa Status Is Confidential

The Public Affairs Officer (PAO) of the United States of America consulate in Lagos, Mr. Brussel Brooks on Friday, said issuance of visa to Nigerians irrespective of their social standing is strictly a confidential matter. He said US Government will not discuss such confidentiality in public. Brooks spoke while fielding questions from journalists after an Education Forum, held at the Distance Learning Center, University of Ibadan. The PAO was apparently reacting to the controversies surrounding the US visa status of former vice president of Nigeria and the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 general elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. The programme, entitled: ‘Teaching Resources: Availability, Applicability and Appropriateness,’ was organ...
FG Can Drive SDGs With Increased Tobacco Taxation- NTCA
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FG Can Drive SDGs With Increased Tobacco Taxation- NTCA

Nigerian Tobacco Control Alliance, NTCA, a tobacco control advocacy group, has urged the Federal and state governments to include tobacco control in their sustainable development priorities, increase the excise duty on tobacco products to expand the nation’s revenue base and enforce the provisions of the National Tobacco Control Act 2015. Board Chairman, NTCA, Mr. Akinbode Oluwafemi (right) and NTCA Programme Coordinator, Mr. Oluseun Esan, at the briefing on SDGs and COP8 in Lagos. PHOTO: Agbonkhese Oboh. At a briefing in Lagos, Mr. Akinbode Oluwafemi, NTCA’s Board Chairman, said although the recent increase in excise duty on tobacco products (17 percent excise tax burden) is a good step, its effect on tobacco usage, public health and development would be minimal relative to the ex...

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