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On Monday, the Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) announced the full slate of films for the 2018 edition, including selections for the Competition and Spotlight sections, World Cinema Narrative and World Cinema Documentary sections, and Shorts Programs, as well as signature programs, including Views From Long Island; Air, Land Sea; Compassion, Justice Animal Rights; and […]

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–Zulfiqar Abbas Bukhari appointed as special assistant on overseas Pakistanis –NAB is probing Zulfi for owning off-shore companies in British Virgin Islands and owning assets beyond known source of income ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has appointed his close friend Syed Zulfiqar Abbas Bukhari, also known as Zulfi Bukhari, as his Special Assistant on Overseas […]

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The Presidency says the global banking giant, HSBC, has no moral justification whatsoever to project that a second term for President Muhammadu Buhari “raises the risk of limited economic progress and further fiscal deterioration.” Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, stated this in a statement in Abuja […]

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The Senate President of Nigeria, Bukola Saraki has again been summoned to come and answer for a fresh criminal complaint leveled against him by a private lawyer in respect of the Offa bank robbery incident that left many dead earlier this year. The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris has directed that the court […]

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An investigation has uncovered new details about Maldives government corruption days before a presidential election and weeks after the European Union moved to sanction its leaders. Published on Tuesday, the research finds that at least 50 of the nation’s prized tropical island leases were obtained, often at hugely discounted prices without public tender, and – […]

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Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Panama City, Florida, October 11, 2016. (Reuters / Mike Segar) Ready to join the resistance? Sign up for Take Action Now and we’ll send you three actions every Tuesday. You will receive occasional promotional offers for programs that support The Nation’s journalism. You can read our Privacy […]

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CASTELBUONO, Sicily (CN) – A Sicilian journalist’s house was searched last week by Italian authorities and his telephone and computer hard drives were combed over. What was his offense? He wrote an article in March revealing leaked details about a probe into alleged police misconduct in the investigation following one of Italy’s most troubling and […]

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The senator representing Kaduna Central in the National Assembly, Senator Shehu Sani has said that HSBC Holdings plc was angry because African Heads of States are now going to Chinese restaurant and had stopped going to the Mc Donald’s and KFC. Shehu Sani He also said that HSBC’s scowling meddling into Nigeria’s political discourse is […]

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The National Crime Agency, the U.K.’s equivalent of the FBI, has claimed it is not getting the information it needs from the Cayman Islands in its anti-money laundering and criminal investigations. In an article published by the BBC, Donald Toon, director of the NCA, said a number of investigations had led to companies registered in […]

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Washington University appeared in the “Paradise Papers,” a document containing millions of leaked financial documents regarding offshore investments of politicians, high profile officials and private institutions. The papers are a leak of 13.4 million financial documents. The leaked documents were compiled by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists into an online database; Washington University appears […]

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Photo: Wikipedia.com The Nigerian Presidency has reacted furiously after British multinational bank, HSBC, issued a confidential business intelligence predicting reelecting President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 could plunge Nigeria into deeper economic hardship. In a July report recently cited by the Nigerian media, the bank had said a second term for Mr Buhari would greatly stunt […]

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A Shot in the Arm A judge in a US federal court has ruled that the country’s securities laws cover ICOs. The ruling is a boost for SEC ICO regulation probe authority, since the ruling came in the course of a likely fraudulent Initial Coin Offering (ICO). ICOs have become widely popular since 2017. Many […]

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