Ex-Afren bosses stand trial in London over Nigeria oil deals

’Femi Asu with agency report Two former bosses of a collapsed oil firm, Afren Plc, will stand trial in London this week on charges of fraud and money laundering. Osman Shahenshah and Shahid Ullah, Afren’s former chief executive and chief operating officer, respectively, were accused of receiving secret payments in connection with oil deals in Nigeria which had a value of more than £300m, MailOnline reported on Sunday. Afren, an African oil and gas firm, was a darling of the stock market before it collapsed in 2015 under the weight…

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Bono Suffers a ‘Complete Loss of Voice,’ Prompting U2 to End Concert

It was not immediately clear what caused the singer to lose his voice but a doctor said a likely explanation was laryngitis, which could be treated in a few days. Source: New York Times All rights reserved. This material and any other material on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from 104.5 Love FM AbujaShare on: whatsapp

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Likely death toll rises to 4 in Colorado River boat crash; 9 injured – USA TODAY

USA TODAY Likely death toll rises to 4 in Colorado River boat crash; 9 injuredUSA TODAYDivers returned to the roaring Colorado River on Sunday in search of four people missing and presumed dead after a head-on boat crash along the California-Arizona border that injured nine people, two critically. The recreational boats — one carrying …4 missing, 13 injured after 2 boats collide on Colorado RiverCBS NewsFour missing, 10 injured after boats collide in ArizonaReutersall 181 news articles » Source: Google News All rights reserved. This material and any other material on…

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McCain, like others before, rests in peace with a military academy friend – CNN

CNN McCain, like others before, rests in peace with a military academy friendCNN(CNN) The idea of being buried next to a friend likely never crosses the mind of most Americans. But for Sen. John McCain and Adm. Chuck Larson and many others, the decision to rest eternally by the side of a fellow military academy graduate is not an …John McCain's final resting place at US Naval Academy a reminder of his service to the countryUSA TODAYMcCain buried in AnnapolisPoliticoJohn McCain is buried in private ceremony at US Naval AcademyWashington PostNBCNews.com –BBC…

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Magical Messi, Suarez hit doubles in 8-2 win over Huesca

A magical Lionel Messi and on-form Luis Suarez scored doubles apiece as champions Barcelona thrashed newly-promoted Huesca 8-2 to join Real Madrid at the top of La Liga on Sunday. Barcelona’s third win of the campaign in as many games saw Ernesto Valverde’s men go top thanks to superior goal difference over Real before the break for Nations League matches. Celta Vigo, who stunned Atletico Madrid 2-0 on Saturday, sit in third place at two points adrift with Atletico now five points adrift of the top after a shaky start…

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SERAP sues INEC for failure to try Ekiti vote buyers

Oladimeji Ramon Advocacy group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, has commenced a lawsuit to compel the Independent National Electoral Commission to prosecute the politicians who engaged in vote-buying during the July 14 Ekiti State governorship election. In the suit filed on Friday before the Federal High Court in Lagos, SERAP is urging the court to order the Chairman of INEC, Prof Yakubu Mahmoud, to demand from law enforcement agencies the reports on the alleged vote-buying, so that culpable politician could be prosecuted. SERAP said it resorted to filing the suit…

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EPL: We must improve if we want to win the league, Spurs coach warns players

Mauricio Pochettino admitted Tottenham’s 2-1 defeat at Watford was a wake-up call and conceded his side must improve if they are to win the Premier League. Pochettino was critical of his players’ failure to hold on to the lead given to them by Abdoulaye Doucoure’s 53rd-minute own goal. Watford scored from two set-pieces, leaving Tottenham manager Pochettino to question his side’s approach in the wake of last Monday’s impressive 3-0 victory at Manchester United. “I think it’s a very good wake-up call for everyone and we can listen more when…

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Florida gubernatorial candidate says Medicare for all requires corporate tax increase – CNN

CNN Florida gubernatorial candidate says Medicare for all requires corporate tax increaseCNNWashington (CNN) Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum acknowledged Sunday that his "Medicare for all" plan would require increasing taxes on corporations in his home state. Gillum said on CNN's "State of the Union" that he would …Andrew Gillum Slams Neo-Nazi Robocalls In Florida As Attempt To 'Weaponize Race'HuffPostNeo-Nazi Group Targets Florida Gubernatorial Candidate Andrew Gillum in Racist RobocallsFortune'We Negroes' robocall is an attempt to 'weaponize race' in Florida campaign, Gillum warnsWashington PostNew York Post –New York Times –Tallahassee.comall 143 news articles »…

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Likely death toll rises to 4 in Colorado River boat crash; 13 injured – USA TODAY

USA TODAY Likely death toll rises to 4 in Colorado River boat crash; 13 injuredUSA TODAYDivers returned to the roaring Colorado River on Sunday in search of four people missing and presumed dead after a grisly, head-on boat collision along the California-Arizona border that injured 13 other people. The recreational boats crashed Saturday …13 injured, 4 missing as boats collide on Colorado River in CaliforniaABC Newsall 127 news articles » Source: Google News All rights reserved. This material and any other material on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast,…

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