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Saddam’s daughter Raghad on Iraq’s most wanted list

Iraqi security services revealed their “most wanted list” of 60 people, with Raghad, the eldest daughter of Saddam Hussein, on it. Authorities said the 60 people wanted are on suspicion of belonging to the Islamic State group, al-Qaeda or the al-Baath Party. According to Saudi-owned Al Arabiya TV channel, Raghad responded in a telephone interview […]

President Jacob Zuma in another corruption mess

President Jacob Zuma, along with two former French leaders, has been implicated by a former arms dealer in hush payments made pertaining to South Africa’s weapons acquisition programme. The arms dealer also mentioned other senior South African politicians – in the alleged corrupt dealings, according to News24. Lawyer Ajay Sooklal, a former agent for French […]

Berlusconi threatens to Deport Nigerians, other immigrants

Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has pledged to deport 600,000 illegal migrants, including Nigerians, if he is re-elected. Warning of a ‘social time bomb ready to explode’, the 81-year-old said in a TV interview his centre-right coalition would remove those who ‘do not have the right to stay’. In 2014 in Italy there are […]

Nigerian allegedly kills an Italian Lady

A gunman caused panic in the central Italian city of Macerata this morning, targeting at least five African migrants in an attack that might be racially or drug motivated or  a revenge attack. Unconfirmed report said one of the Africans hit by the gunman died. The shooter identified as  Luca Traini was arrested at 12.45pm, […]

Man set Free after spending 38 Years in Prison for False Rape Conviction

A Louisiana man Malcolm Alexander has been released from jail after serving 38 years for a false rape accusation. The Innocence Project, a non-profit which secured the release of Alexander, shared his story, from his journey to prison in 1979, to his eventual release. DNA evidence proved that his conviction – a result of an incompetent lawyer and […]

Wife of Boko Haram’s chief physician surrenders

Mrs. Rabi Abu-Yasir, wife of the Boko Haram’s chief physician, on Saturday surrendered to the military on Operation Lafiya Dole. The army is currently on clearance operation to route out remnants of the insurgents. Maj.-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, made the disclosure while handing over 82 women and children rescued from […]

2 London houses linked with Saraki listed for probe

Transparency International UK has listed two London houses suspected to be owned by Nigeria’s Senate President, Bukola Saraki for investigation under Britain’s new law, Unexplained Wealth Orders, which became effective from 31 January. According to TI, Land Registry documents show that the houses at 7 and 8 Whittaker Street, Belgravia, London are owned by Landfield […]

Royal Battle: Ooni Of Ife Ordered His ADC To Push Me At Public Gathering, Oluwo Alleges

The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Adewale Akanbi, has alleged that the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, ordered his bodyguard to push him out of the way during the meeting of traditional rulers in the country held in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. Oba Akanbi made the allegation in a statement published on his […]

Operation Python Dance III, Crocodile Smile To Begin Soon —- Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has disclosed that the Nigerian Army would soon deployed its personnel to various parts of the country to contain ongoing threat to security in the country. He said the troops would be deployed under Special Forces, such as Operation Python Dance III in the Southeast, Operation […]

UN lashes Nigeria over Deportation

The United Nations refugees agency has criticised Nigeria for breaching international treaties after forcefully deporting a Cameroonian Anglophone separatist and his supporters. UNHCR said that most of those handed over to Yaoundé authorities had applied for asylum in Nigeria. Julius Ayuk Tabe and 46 others were extradited at Cameroon’s request on January 26. Cameroon says […]
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