Nigeria’s president suspends anti-graft boss
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Nigeria's domestic security services questioned the head of the economic and financial crimes unit head, Abdulrasheed Bawa, following his suspension.
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Federal prosecutors are looking to indict President Joe Biden's son, Hunter Biden, before the end of the month. The indictment could serve a blow to Biden's presidential campaign.
Talk about unexpected U-turns. And it is that José Peseiro is back like he never left as a head coach of the Super Eagles. And of course, that conversation is there for the taking alongside a preview of the all-important games against São Tomé and Príncipe on Sunday.
Jurgen Klopp’s agent, Marc Koiske, has said that the Liverpool manager won’t be in the running for the German national team job. The rumors come after Hansi Flick was sacked as Germany's manager, following a 4-1 loss to Japan. Klopp has been linked to the national team manager position in the past, notably after Joachim Low's departure in 2021.
Nigeria made their debut at the recent Invictus Games. Dismissed by critics as a cynical, expensive spectacle, the Games are a chance for participants suffering from physical and psychological trauma to exchange ideas.
In the US, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy says the House of Representatives will open a formal impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden. That's a long-shot effort to remove the Democrat from office after two impeachments of former Republican president Donald Trump. The focus is on Biden's youngest son, Hunter, and allegations of corruption in business dealings as Catherine Viette explains.
China has sharply rejected statements made by German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock in the United States about Chinese leader Xi Jinping.
Ile Ife is the cultural center of Nigeria's Yoruba people. Our guide is the leader of the Yoruba king's personal band.
Keir Starmer is in Paris a day ahead of King Charle's delayed state visit to France. The UK opposition leader has said he wants closer ties to the EU but won't seek to rejoin the bloc.
Nigerian President Bola Tinubu said on Tuesday he was seeking to re-establish constitutional order to address political and economic problems in neighboring Niger following a July coup and welcomed any support for the process.
African Development Bank President, Akinwumi Adesina faults global finance architecture.
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