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11 Aug 2023
President Bola Tinubu, yesterday, rejoiced with the doyen of accounting in Nigeria and Africa, Chief Akintola Williams, as he celebrates 104th birthday.

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Several pupils were injured in an attack at a school in the western German city of Wuppertal on Thursday, police said, with local media reporting that the assailiant was a knife-wielding fellow student. A suspect had been taken into custody following the attack, police said, without confirming the person's identity or the weapon used. "We…
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Civil servants in Lagos state will transition to hybrid work mode from next week, the state governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu said on Thursday. "We want to start with our public servants, immediately from next week. Civil servants from the lower level will be working like three times a week and level 15-17 can work four times…
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Taliban authorities publicly executed two men convicted of murder in a football stadium in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday, according to an AFP journalist at the scene. Both men were executed by multiple gunshots to the back in Ghazni city after Supreme Court official Atiqullah Darwish read aloud a death warrant signed by Taliban Supreme Leader…
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A Chinese tech security firm was able to breach foreign governments, infiltrate social media accounts and hack personal computers, a massive data leak analysed by experts this week revealed. The trove of documents from I-Soon, a private company that competed for Chinese government contracts, shows that its hackers compromised more than a dozen governments, according…
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China said Thursday it had signed agreements to send pandas to a zoo in San Diego after nearly all the beloved black-and-white animals on loan in the United States were returned during years of diplomatic tensions. Foreign ministry spokesperson Mao Ning told a regular press briefing that "Chinese institutions have already signed agreements with... the…
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Kanye West's latest album, Vultures 1, a collaboration with Ty Dolla $ign, soared to the top of the Billboard 200, raking in over $1 million in its first week. The rapper's move towards independence, with no major label involved, is turning heads in the industry. Recently he had given his guideline for signing of deals…
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The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) on Thursday announced the lifting of the ban on tinted glass permits implemented in June 2022. The ban was previously initiated due to widespread concerns regarding the role of tinted glass in aiding heinous crimes such as kidnapping, armed robbery, the illegal transportation of firearms and human trafficking. Police spokesman,…
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Following the coordinated raid operation by the tactical teams of the FCT Police Command, led by the Commissioner of Police himself at Gidan-Dambe, Dei-dei-Zuba, Abuja, 307 suspects have been arrested. Police sources revealed that when the suspects were screened, 170 were found wanting in criminal activities. Spokesperson of the command, SP Josephine Adeh, who informed…
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A Spanish court on Thursday sentenced former Brazil international Dani Alves to four and a half years in prison after finding him guilty of raping a young woman at a Barcelona nightclub in December 2022. "The victim did not consent and there is evidence that, beyond the complainant's testimony, permits the rape to be considered…
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A cargo ship abandoned in the Gulf of Aden after an attack by Yemeni rebels remains afloat and could be towed to Djibouti this week, its operator told AFP on Thursday. Rubymar, a Belize-flagged, British-registered and Lebanese-operated cargo ship carrying combustible fertiliser, was damaged in Sunday's missile strike claimed by the Iran-backed Huthi rebels. Its…