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State your role in Mainagate, Agbakoba, CSOs tell President

Some Civil Society Organisations, as well as a former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr. Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), on Wednesday asked President Muhammadu Buhari to state his role in the controversy surrounding the reinstatement of the Chairman of the defunct Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Mr. Abdulrasheed Maina. They added that the revelations Read more

International

London mayor chides Trump over anti-Muslim videos

Sadiq Khan, the mayor of London, on Thursday, accused U.S. President Trump of betraying the “special relationship” between Britain and the U.S. by re-tweeting anti-Muslim videos posted by the far-right group Britain First. Khan joined a growing number of British politicians calling for a planned visit by Trump to be cancelled. Opposition Liberal Democrat party Read more

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Libya Slave Trade: Government to bring back stranded Nigerians in Libya

Nigerians stranded in Libya and other parts of the world would be brought home and rehabilitated, President Muhammadu Buhari has stated. He spoke against the backdrop of recent reports that hundreds of African ‎refugees and migrants in Libya were being sold into slavery. The reports indicated merchants were preying on vulnerable individuals attempting to reach Read more

Business

Scandal! Grant Properties accuses Sterling Bank of illegally selling its collateral — for peanuts

Sterling Bank, the “one-customer bank”, has one customer giving it sleepless nights over a loan that not only went bad but has now snowballed into a major scandal in the banking industry, TheCable can report. Grant Properties Limited, a property development company, has accused Sterling Bank of excising 10 hectares — which land it values Read more

International

UN considers sanctions to fight Libya slave trade

France’s ambassador to the UN has urged the Security Council to impose sanctions on the people involved in Libya’s slave trade of African refugees and migrants. Francois Delattre’s comments come as human trafficking in Libya has become a burning topic since a CNN investigation produced footage of West Africans being sold at slave markets in November. “France will propose Read more