• Work resumes at ISTH as kidnapped CMD is released

    Work resumes at ISTH as kidnapped CMD is released0

    The Chief Medical Director of Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Prof. Sylvanus Okogbenin, kidnapped on Monday last week returned to his house at Irrua in the Esan Central Local Government Area of Edo State on Wednesday. Okogbenin was abducted by gunmen at Ramat Park in Benin on his way to Benin Airport en route Abuja. Two

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  • FBI releases list of 80 Nigerians arrested for fraud

    FBI releases list of 80 Nigerians arrested for fraud0

    The United States government has released full details and identities of the 80 suspected fraudsters, with many being Nigerians, arrested in the country. FBI named Valentine Iro, 31, and Chukwudi Christogunus Igbokwe, 38, both Nigerian citizens as lead suspects, adding that the duo allegedly coordinated with others to launder the funds from victims. The Federal

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  • Oil prices fall on weak global economic data

    Oil prices fall on weak global economic data0

    Oil prices fell on Wednesday on weak global economic data and a rise in the US crude inventories, almost erasing the previous session’s strong gains which followed the United States’ move to delay tariffs on some Chinese products Brent crude was down $1.81, or three per cent, at $59.49 a barrel at 1323 GMT, after

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  • UK nears recession as Brexit deadline looms

    UK nears recession as Brexit deadline looms0

    Britain might be entering a full-blown recession and a no-deal Brexit could more than double the country’s budget deficit in 2019, the watchdog for public finances on Thursday said. UK may be entering full-blown recession – budget watchdog The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) said the world’s fifth-biggest economy appeared to have flat-lined or possibly

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  • World celebrates Nelson Mandela International Day

    World celebrates Nelson Mandela International Day0

    Today the world celebrates Nelson Mandela’s birthday, and it was declared by the United Nations General Assembly as Nelson Mandela International Day. The celebration of this international day Today the world celebrates Nelson Mandela’s birthday, and it was declared by the United Nations General Assembly as Nelson Mandela International Day. The celebration of this international

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  • MacKenzie Bezos, wife of Amazon founder to get $38 billion in world’s biggest divorce settlement

    MacKenzie Bezos, wife of Amazon founder to get $38 billion in world’s biggest divorce settlement0

    It’s official. MacKenzie Bezos and Jeff Bezos are divorced after 25 years of marriage. A King County, Washington judge on Friday signed an order formalizing the separation. That sets the stage for the transfer of some 19.7 million shares of Amazon.com Inc. to MacKenzie’s name. The Bezoses announced the split in January. That 4% holding

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