Mr Saidu Kurki, the Chairman, Kokona Local Government Council, Nasarawa State, has warned the Deputy Chairman and 11 councillors to shun corruption and other sharp practices. Kurki issued the warning while inaugurating the newly elected council members on Tuesday in Garaku, the local government headquarters. Newsmen recalls that the State Independent...
A criminal gang in South Africa which kidnapped a teenage boy on Sunday is demanding a ransom in bitcoin cryptocurrency of nearly 120,000, dollars police said. Police spokesperson Leonard Hlathi said, Katlego Marite, 13, was dragged into a car while playing with two friends near his home in Witbank, a...
A Court in London will deliver judgment on Friday in a case filed by lawyers for the Bodo community in Nigeria’s oil-producing Niger Delta. The lawyers, went to court in London to fend off what they said was an attempt by Shell to kill off their litigation. The community was devastated...
By Prudence Arobani The U.S. has felicitated with Muslim faithful on the occasion of Ramadan as the holy month begins. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, in a statement on Wednesday, wished Muslims a peaceful and blessed Ramadan. “On behalf of the United States Department of State, I offer best wishes to Muslims...
AFP MALAYSIA'S veteran ex-leader Mahathir Mohamad, 92, won a historic election victory Thursday, in a political earthquake that toppled the country's scandal-plagued premier and ousted a regime that had ruled for over six decades. In a stunning political upset that took pundits by surprise, Mahathir's opposition alliance ended the long...