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Swiss to return $321 million in stolen funds to Nigeria

Switzerland will return to Nigeria around $321 million in assets seized from the family of former military ruler Sani Abacha via a deal signed with the World Bank on Monday, the Swiss government said. Transparency International, a corruption watchdog, has accused Abacha of stealing up to $5 billion of public …

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Switzerland to return $321 million in assets seized from the Abacha family to Nigeria

Switzerland will return to Nigeria around $321 million in assets seized from the family of former military ruler Sani Abacha via a deal signed with the World Bank on Monday, the Swiss government said. Transparency International, a corruption watchdog, has accused Abacha of stealing up to $5 billion of public …

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Video: Nigerian Team, Breaks World Record As They Become First African Team To Ever Quality For Winter Olympics Appear On Ellen DeGeneres Show

Nigeria has been shinning worldwide and also getting due representation in major events, as Nigeria’s Bobsled Team (Africa’s first bobsled team to qualify for the Olympics) recently appeared on Ellen DeGeneres show. Yaaay, and the Nigerian team brought their ‘shoki’ dance move to the media personality’s show. Ellen sat down with …

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Nigerian Governor Wike’s Wife Crowns Miss University Africa 2017. (Photos)

Miss University Africa (Somalia) was the first runner up, while Miss University Africa (Nigeria), Miss Chinomso Ibinabo emerged second Runner-Up. The top eleven in the keenly contested pageant include: Miss University Africa (Mauritius), Somalia, Nigeria, Eriteria, Tunisia, Gambia, Ethiopia, Sao Tome and Principe, Uganda, Rwanda and Tanzania. Lead Judge at …

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Nigerian Weightlifter Breaks World Record after lifting 140kg

Nigeria’s Alice Oluwafemiayo on Sunday broke the women’s +86kg world record at the World Para Powerlifting Championships in Mexico. Oluwafemiayo won after lifting 140kg in her first three attempts. In her fourth attempt, she broke the earlier world record in the category – set by her compatriot Loveline Obiji in …

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Nigeria: 13 killed, 53 injured as Female suicide bombers attack Biu market (Photos)

13 persons have been confirmed dead while 53 others injured after two female suicide bombers attacked the Biu Market in Biu Local Government Area of Borno state Nigeria on Saturday, December 2nd. Confirming the attack, the state police public relations officer, Victor Isuku, said the two female suicide bombers were killed in the …

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