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Friendly journos & bankers, attacks on Bernie & Trump: Part 3 of Podesta emails

WikiLeaks has released more emails from Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman John Podesta, revealing the campaign's ties with some journalists, attack strategies against Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump, and strange comments about Catholics and Southerners. Read Full Article at
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Fidelis Soriwei, Abuja The Indepedent National Electoral Commission on Thursday said that it would prosecute 25 employees of the commission who were indicted by the report of the Joint Police/DSS Spec
Governor Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo State on Thursday in Akure formally handed over government to Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN) as the new governor of the state. Speaking at the handing over ceremony, Mimi
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday summoned the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, over the kidnap of two German archaeologists, Prof. Peter Breunig and Mr Johannes Behringer in Kadar
The Independent National Electoral Commission has approved November 18, 2017, for the conduct of the Anambra governorship election, INEC National Commissioner, Solomon Soyebi, said. Soyebi made this k
Leicester City Football Club has tonight (Thursday) parted company with its First Team Manager, Claudio Ranieri. – Leicester City Football Club announces the departure of Claudio Ranieri –
Leicester have sacked manager Claudio Ranieri following a string of bad results, which have left the club’s Premier League future in doubt. The 65-year-old Italian enjoyed a fairytale success at
Fifteen soldiers were killed and 19 wounded in a attack by “terrorist elements” in western Niger, authorities said Thursday. “A Niger army patrol was attacked by terrorist elements a
A Jesus Christ statue was beheaded for the second time in as many weeks outside an Indianapolis church as part of an ongoing wave of religious vandalism, according to local reports. Re
German police have detained a young man after finding chemicals used for making explosives in his apartment. The suspect admitted that he planned a bomb attack on police officers or sol
Syrian rebel fighters supported by the Turkish military have seized the center all of the strategic northern Syrian town of Al-Bab from Islamic State extremists (IS, ISIS/ISIL), accordi
Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party have said they would not be part of the National Convention being proposed by the National Chairman, Se
Pope Francis has said it is better to be an atheist than one of the “many” Catholics who live a “scandalous” hypocritical life. Read Full Article at
The new US administration hasn’t yet worked out its stance toward Syria, Aleksey Borodavkin, Russia’s envoy to the UN Office in Geneva, said, adding that the Russia-US agreement achieve
A Scottish man has admitted faking the births of 26 babies to claim thousands of pounds in government benefits paid out for the fictitious children. Read Full Article at
Following the landmark discovery of seven new planets in a solar system around 40 light years away from us, NASA has created a 360-degree simulation to allow people to virtually explore
Below is a roundup of major events on Thursday, 23 February:
Italian police have seized assets worth €20 million (about R270 million) from a renowned clan of the Neapolitan Camorra Mafia.
Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman during his visit to Kharkiv has inspected the performance of the Ukrainian-made Oplot main battle tank.
Let the Presidency say whatever it will, those who think they love President Muhammadu Buhari more than all of us will undermine, perhaps even attempt to encumber Acting President Yemi Osinbajo at eve
Holders of fake or fraudulently obtained qualifications face being publicly named and shamed as well as the prospect of criminal prosecution, Minister Blade Nzimande said.
Some suspected kidnappers have abducted two sand dredgers at Eleko village in the Ibeju-Lekki Local Government Area of Lagos State. Sources said on Thursday that the victims were kidnapped on Tuesday.
No fewer than 10 persons sustained injuries while 10 houses and 11 vehicles were destroyed on Thursday following renewed hostility between two communities in Anambra over land dispute. The communities
The Police in Delta have rescued a seven-year-old boy, Moses Iloba, who was abducted on August 5, 2016, in Okpanam, near Asaba, and allegedly sold into slavery in Port-Harcourt, Rivers. The Commission
The SACP, which has complained that the ANC failed to consult it before nominating Brian Molefe as an MP, said will discuss the matter at its Central Committee meeting.
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday paid an unscheduled inspection visit to the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. Prof. Osinbajo was accompanied on the tour of the airport’s facili
Rioting in Arizona could soon result in charges under organized crime laws, according to a new bill approved by the state Senate. Republicans want to crack down on “paid rioters,” while
Parliament of the Netherlands (the Second Chamber) upheld a government-proposed bill providing for a ratification of the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement, according to an UNIAN correspondent.
Eager audiences are venting their frustration online as more than three hours after conservative activist James O’Keefe released his highly anticipated CNN tapes online, the audio remai
The German economy ended the year with a healthy surplus of nearly €24 billion. Not only was 2016 the third consecutive year in which government revenue was greater than spending, but the largest surp
"There was no mention of the evidence, so we said that we were ready for joint work but on the basis on concrete documents," the member of Russian parliament’s lower house said
Gauteng MEC for Environment Lebogang Maile had spoken out against Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba's decision to scrap the Jozi@Work programmes.
A robber who pounced on a Durban couple driving through a "smash-and-grab" hotspot was shot dead by the male victim, a policeman.
A New York woman is facing charges after police say she lied about being raped by two men due to fears a student would lose romantic interest in her.
"Our joint task is to organize the meeting as soon as possible. From this platform, we have agreed to further cooperation," Nikolay Kovalev said

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