EFCC To Saraki: No Media Campaign Against Magu Will Stop Your Prosecution

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said that no amount of media campaign against Ibrahim Magu, its acting chairman, will stop the prosecution of former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki.  This is according to a statement on Sunday by its spokesperson, Mr. Tony Orilade. In his communique, Mr. Orilade alleged that Dr. … Continue reading EFCC To Saraki: No Media Campaign Against Magu Will Stop Your Prosecution

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At Least 65 Wounded As Powerful Car Bomb Rocks Kabul

  Dozens of people were wounded with fatalities feared as a powerful car bomb rocked Kabul early Monday and gunmen battled special forces in an area housing military and government buildings, officials said. The rush-hour explosion sent a plume of smoke into the air above the Puli Mahmood Khan neighbourhood of the Afghan capital and … Continue reading At Least 65 Wounded As Powerful Car Bomb Rocks Kabul

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15 Killed Following Israeli Strikes In Syria

  Israeli air strikes in Syria left nine mostly foreign pro-regime fighters and six civilians including three children dead, a Britain-based war monitor said Monday. The raids near Damascus and in Homs province late Sunday killed the fighters, but it was not immediately clear exactly how the civilians died — whether in the strikes or … Continue reading 15 Killed Following Israeli Strikes In Syria

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INEC’s Deputy Director Gets Six-Year Jail Term Over Diezani Bribe

  A Deputy Director of the Independent National Electoral  Commission (INEC), Auwal Jibrin has bagged a six-year jail term for benefiting from N45 million bribe of a former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke in the build-up of the 2015 Presidential election. Mr Jibrin was charged on a six-count charge before Justice Yusuf Birnin-Kudu of the … Continue reading INEC’s Deputy Director Gets Six-Year Jail Term Over Diezani Bribe

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Protesters Try To Smash Way Into Hong Kong Legislative Council

  Anti-government protesters smashed windows of Hong Kong’s Legislative Council on Monday and were trying to force their way into the building by ramming a metal cart through the glass doors, as police responded with pepper spray. Riot police were also seen inside the building, which has been at the centre of protests in the … Continue reading Protesters Try To Smash Way Into Hong Kong Legislative Council

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20 Dead As Bus Plunges Into Gorge In Indian Kashmir

  At least 20 people were killed Monday when an overcrowded bus plunged into a gorge in Indian-administered Kashmir, police said. The bus skidded off a road in the remote Kishtwar region and fell into a deep, narrow valley, senior police official M. K. Sinha said. Twenty passengers died instantly and 10 others were badly … Continue reading 20 Dead As Bus Plunges Into Gorge In Indian Kashmir

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Dozens Wounded As Powerful Blast Rocks Kabul

Dozens of people were wounded with fatalities feared as a powerful explosion rocked Kabul early Monday, targeting an area of the Afghan capital housing military and government buildings, officials said. The rush-hour explosion sent a plume of smoke into the air above the Puli Mahmood Khan neighbourhood of the city, interior ministry spokesman Nasrat Rahimi … Continue reading Dozens Wounded As Powerful Blast Rocks Kabul

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BREAKING: Plane Crash In Texas Kills 10

  A small twin-engine plane crashed on takeoff Sunday into a hangar at a Texas airport, officials said, killing all 10 aboard. “The Dallas County Medical Examiner has confirmed 10 fatalities and no survivors,” a spokeswoman for the town of Addison told AFP. The plane was heading from Addison to St. Petersburg, Florida and was … Continue reading BREAKING: Plane Crash In Texas Kills 10

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