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Putin advisers ‘afraid to tell him truth’ about Ukraine error, says GCHQ head

The spy chief also warned China not to become “too closely aligned” with Russia as the war continues, the latest in a string of remarks by western leaders and officials aimed at trying to persuade Beijing not to supply Moscow with money and arms.

Moscow says BBC being used to undermine political situation in Russia

Russia and Britain have had dire relations for years, hitting low points with the fatal 2006 poisoning of former Russian security officer Alexander Litvinenko in London and the attempted killing of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter with a nerve agent in the English city of Salisbury in 2018.

Breaking: President Biden approves $350 million in military aid for Ukraine

President Joe Biden instructed the U.S. State Department to release $350 million in military aid to Ukraine on Friday as it struggles to repulse a Russian invasion.

NATO to deploy thousands of commandos to nations near Ukraine

Some of NATO’s 30 member countries are supplying arms, ammunition and other equipment to Ukraine, but NATO as an organisation is not. It will not launch any military action in support of Ukraine, which is a close partner but has no clear prospect of joining.

Vincent Simmons freed from prison after 44 years as judge rules he did not get fair trial on rape charges in 1977

Vincent Simmons was jailed in 1977 for allegedly attacking twin 14-year-old sisters and had been fighting for decades to clear his name.

JIFORM postpones migration summit, notifies Canada Embassy

Sequel to the foregoing, we hereby respectfully request that the new dates for the event be taken into consideration while we are awaiting the decision on the pending applications. We enjoin you to therefore extend the notification to your other visa sessions and offices

NFL star Adrian Peterson arrested ‘for domestic violence’ at Los Angeles airport

The Los Angeles Airport Police Department said its officers had responded around 8.30am on Sunday to a possible domestic violence incident on board a plane bound for Houston, Texas, and arrived to find “a verbal and physical altercation”.

Murder: Iranian beheads 17-year-old wife

In May 2020, a man beheaded his 14-year-old daughter in another so-called "honour killing" which sparked public outrage. He was sentenced to nine years in prison later that year.

JIFORM mourns Gambian Journalists’ death, condoles families

Her death comes at a time when the Gambian media fraternity is mourning the passing of two senior colleagues, Pa Modou Faal and Musa Ndow both former employees of the then Daily Observer Newspaper and the Gambia's Ministry of Health as Communications Officers

German navy chief resigns over controversial Ukraine comments

“My rash remarks in India … are increasingly putting a strain on my office,” he said. “I consider this step (the resignation) necessary to avert further damage to the German navy, the German forces, and, in particular, the Federal Republic of Germany.”

Trump: Ivanka asked to testify about Jan 6 as ex-president reacts to Georgia grand jury move

Mr Trump’s former press secretary Stephanie Grisham has previously told the committee about “off-the-books” secret meetings before January and has provided the names of aides who may know the details.

Georgia prosecutor requests special grand jury in Trump investigation

Ms Willis requested a special grand jury after a “significant number of witnesses and prospective witnesses have refused to cooperate with the investigation absent a subpoena requiring their testimony

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Emefiele must quit, INEC materials are kept in CBN gov’s custody – Lawyer

“According to Section 9 of the CBN Act, 2007, the apex bank governor must not venture into any other vocation while in office and must resign in writing to the President if he nursed such intention. There are more than enough reasons Emefiele must go now for the credibility of the bye-elections, the Ekiti and Osun governorship elections as well as the 2023 elections.”

Legal tussle as APC orders aspirants to sign ‘WITHDRAWAL LETTER’ along with nomination forms

Explaining why the ruling party inserted a withdrawal sheet for aspirants that procured nomination and expression of interest forms, APC’s National Publicity Secretary, Mr Felix Morka, in a chat with newsmen argued that the measure was in tandem with the party’s constitution and the Electoral Amendment Act 2022.

NDLEA uncovers N22Billion worth of Tramadol imported by Ukatu

Ukatu through his Mallinson Group of companies imported into the country two-conatiner loads of five different brands of Tramadol in October 2019 through the Apapa ports in Lagos. All the evidences so far gathered show that the imported Tramadol brands were far above the threshold permitted to be imported into Nigeria.

Why EFCC must investigate all public officers that procured APC presidential form with 100M

It is on this note that I call on the EFCC and all other concerned government agencies in Nigeria to do the needful and investigate the Ministers and others who subsequently purchase the APC Presidential nomination and interest form for ₦100 million because it raises a clear suspicion as to the sources of their wealth especially considering the office being aspired to pays less salary cumulatively in a single tenure than the actual cost of declaration. Failure of the EFCC to investigate the source of their respective N100M will set a dangerous precedent and only send a message to the world that the agency’s is weak and has compromised on its primary mandate. The agency must fine-comb through the candidacy and campaign of all of the presidential aspirants notably those in the APC who have not batted an eyelid in paying the ransom called the nomination fee of their party.