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Coup: ECOWAS court hears on Mali sanctions Friday

The ECOWAS Court of Justice will on Friday begin hearing of the suit instituted by two Malian groups challenging the legality of the August 18, 2020 sanctions imposed on Mali following the military coup against President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita. A statement by the media unit of the ECOWAS Court stated …

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NDDC sends UK delegation to verify scholarship claims

OFFICIALS of the Niger Delta Development Commission are currently in the United Kingdom with the aim of verifying claims being made by students under the commission’s scholarship about their outstanding fees and stipends. The students and other stakeholders have protested the failure of the commission to pay the fees as …

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Israel toughens second lockdown as virus cases surge

Medical personnel work inside a triage tent at a hospital in Brescia, Italy, on Friday, March 13, 2020. Europe’s largest coronavirus outbreak is putting unprecedented strain on the Italian health-care system, with hospitals in the worst-affected areas close to the breaking point. Photographer: Francesca Volpi/Bloomberg Israel toughened its coronavirus measures …

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Lobi players test negative for COVID-19

Players and officials of Nigeria Professional Football League side, Lobi Stars, have all tested negative for COVID-19. The former NPFL champions had tested all non-playing staff of the team as well as players in preparation for the resumption of the 2020/21 league season. In a chat with our correspondent, the …

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Man sues EFCC, demands N20m for rights violation

A financial consultant based in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Mr Ubong Williams, has dragged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to court and is demanding N20m as compensation for the alleged violation of his rights by the anti-graft agency. Williams filed the suit marked FHC/PH/FHR/240/2020 before a vacation judge, Justice …

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