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Ade Adesomoju, Abuja ?The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Thursday called its first prosecution witness before a Federal High Court in Abuja in the trial of an aide of Governor Ayo Fayose
Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The Senate on Thursday passed a bill to outlaw sexual advances from lecturers to students of tertiary institutions in the country. Any lecturer found guilty to have broken the law,
Ramon Oladimeji A Compliance Officer with Heritage Bank Plc, Tunde Adeniyi, has narrated to a Federal High Court in Lagos how his colleague, Joseph Iwuejo, became a co-defendant with a former aide to
A medical practitioner, Dr Godwin Uwaoma, said on Monday that girls in Aba, Abia engage in active sexual activities from the age of 10, raising higher chances of contracting HIV. Uwaoma, the Chairman
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has disqualified two Russian track and field athletes, after review of their drug tests showed positive results for the steroid turinabol. Read
Puerto Rican boxer Orlando Cruz has been given a second chance to become the sport’s first ever openly gay world champion after securing a fight with Manchester’s WBO lightweight champi
Hundreds of police in riot gear and with heavy military equipment are preparing to remove Dakota Access Pipeline protesters from their encampment on private land in North Dakota. Read F
Femi Asu United States-based Exxon Mobil Corporation on Thursday said it had discovered up to one billion barrels of oil on the Owowo field offshore Nigeria. The oil major said it was “a signifi
Julian Assange has claimed the Hillary Clinton campaign has attacked the servers being used by WikiLeaks. Despite the Ecuadorian embassy shutting down his internet until the US election
Slovenian police will get new surveillance tools and powers under controversial amendments to the act on police powers that the government adopted on Thursday. Officers will be allowed to use tasers,
Azerbaijani State Security Service conducted special operation and neutralized Armed group, planning to commit terrorist attacks and armed attacks in Azerbaijan, the State Security Service's press ser
Femi Makinde, Osogbo There was confusion in Osogbo, the Osun State capital following the discovery of a toddler’s corpse floating on the Osun River. Our correspondent gathered that the corpse wa
Vladimir Putin warns Moscow can respond in same loutish manner as US accuses Russia
Russian punk feminists Pussy Riot on Thursday turned their fire on Donald Trump with a graphic, dystopian video that imagines the United States if the Republican candidate wins. The provocative band,
Militant groups in Syria were supplied with US-made man-portable surface-to-air missiles, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said, adding that the West’s actions in Sy
The Constitutional Court has upheld the core of the legal basis for the scraping of bank shareholders and junior bondholders during the 2013 bank bailout in a landmark decision, but it ruled that seve
An officer who testified during the Rhodes Park trial said two different pairs of underwear and a cellphone were found at the scene of the attack.
The idea that Russia has a favorite in the US election was deliberately created by the media, Russian President Vladimir Putin said, adding that Moscow is “largely unconcerned” about th
Romania is in process of transition from an emerging economy to a developed economy and 2016 is a peak year for the economic post-crisis cycle, Banca Transilvania chief economist Andrei Radulescu sa
The Russian Defense Ministry says that it dispatched a drone to analyze the site of Wednesday’s alleged bombing of a school in Idlib, Syria. The ministry says that the aircraft spotted
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia was showing restraint in Syria, but might lose patience and respond in some way to unspecified actions, according to Reuters.
Opposition leader Janez Janša has been ordered to pay EUR 6,000 in damages to one of the RTV Slovenija journalists insulted by his defamatory tweet, while the ruling in the case of the other is still
The government adopted on Thursday a bill on the ratification of the Paris climate agreement. The EU ratified it in early October, Slovenia hopes to complete the ratification in parliament in time for
Two pupils have defied the odds of growing up in a gang-ridden suburb to advance to the final 16 of a national essay-writing competition.
Khayelitsha residents have been left shocked after the badly decomposed body of a 41-year-old woman was found inside her shack.
Dunkin’ Donuts is taking part in the great democratic experiment by offering special “election donuts”. Vísir reports that, with parliamentary...
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A 12-year-old girl was buried alive by her family in the northern India state of Uttar Pradesh after the girl suffered an electric shock. Her family thought burying her would be the bes
A diplomat comments on NATO’s decision to enhance military presence in Eastern Europe and the Black Sea region
VETERAN winner of Spain's most international cycle tour Aitor González has been arrested after allegedly being seen breaking into a mobile phone ...
Russia is ready to supply gas to Ukraine at price not higher than for Poland, the president says
More than a year after her death, Jenna Lowe continues to inspire others through a trust formed in her honour.
A Cape Town man has been sentenced to life imprisonment for raping and sexually assaulting his 7-year-old niece.