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 A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court in the Indian capital New Delhi has sentenced iconic Kashmiri pro-independence leader Yasin Malik to life imprisonment in terror funding case. Malik, one of Indian-administered Kashmir’s prominent rebel leaders, is the chief of now banned Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF). The group renounced violence in 1994. The […]

Top officials of the African Union and United Nations have said in messages for Africa Day that the continent has become a collateral victim of the Russia-Ukraine conflict, further denting the continent’s ability to fulfil its enormous promise and potential. Every year, May 25 is marked as Africa Day, the anniversary of the founding of […]

Family members of the Kaduna train attack have raised concern over threats by the terrorists to kill the victims if the Federal Government fails to yield to their demands after seven days. The aggrieved relatives held a peaceful protest on Wednesday morning to continuously call on the Federal Government to intensify efforts toward the rescue […]

  Four persons, including two Catholic priests, have been abducted by gunmen in Kafur Local Government Area of Katsina State, Northwest Nigeria. The clergymen are the Mai Kanbu Parish Priest, Father Stephen Ojapa, and Father Oliver Okpara along with two of their visitors, all boys. In a statement from the Director of Social Communications, Catholic […]

South Korea’s military has reported that North Korea fired three ballistic missiles early on Wednesday morning. Authorities in Seoul, the capital of South Korea, said the missiles were fired in the space of less than an hour from the Sunan area in Pyongyang – North Korea’s capital city. It came just a day after United […]

Gunmen have killed at least twelve people, including a pregnant woman and her four children in Anambra State. The State Governor, Charles Soludo and the police have reacted to the killings but did not specify the number of persons killed. A community leader told newsmen that the pregnant woman and her children were returning home […]

The president of Bunker Traders Association of Nigeria, Sola Adewumi, has stated that Nigeria may lose out on the global bunkering industry estimated to reach 210 billion dollars by 2027 if foreigners keep dominating the sector. Mr. Adewumi stated this, on Tuesday, during the Nigerian Content Midstream-Downstream Oil and Gas summit. According to him, most […]

The Federal Government says it would spend about thirty-four billion naira on the ongoing payment of minimum wage consequential adjustments to education sector workers with effect from 2019. The Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment said the beneficiaries include the members of the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and their counterparts in the […]

Nineteen young children and two adults have died in a shooting at a primary school in south Texas. The 18-year-old gunman opened fire at Robb Elementary School in the city of Uvalde before he was killed by law enforcement, officials said. Investigators say the suspect was armed with a handgun, an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle and […]

Human rights lawyer, Chief Malcom Omirhobo, has sued the Federal Government (FG), Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Lagos State government and its attorney general, and 12 other northern states and their attorneys’ general at the Federal High Court, Lagos, over-allocation of Value Added Tax (VAT) realised from the sale of alcoholic beverages. Other defendants […]

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