Sunday, July 5, 2020

Obasanjo wanted 3rd term but I stopped him —Atiku

Many years after he parted ways with his boss, Ex- President Olusegun Obasanjo, former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has confirmed for the first time that the former president actually wanted a limitless term but...

Russia’s Economy Minister detained over ‘bribe’

Russia's Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev has been detained in connection with an alleged bribe.Russia's main anti-corruption body, the Investigative Committee, said Mr Ulyukayev received a payment of $2m.His ministry had given a positive assessment...

Oscar Pistorius moves to prison ‘better adapted’ for disability

Jailed South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has been moved to another prison at his request. Pistorius asked to move to the nearby Atteridgeville Correctional Centre, South Africa's department of correctional service said. The centre, just outside...

‘Running among bullets’: Mosul families tell of desperate flight from ISIS

  The crowd surges for the truck as soon as it arrives.   Children are crying as they're passed along a production line of strangers up into the back of the vehicle's high-walled metal tray. Mothers, sisters...

2016 ‘very likely’ to be world’s warmest year

2016 looks poised to be the warmest year on record globally, according to preliminary data. With data from just the first nine months, scientists are 90% certain that 2016 will pass the mark set by...

Kofi Annan was as a guiding force for good – UN Chief

The Secretary-General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres has described Kofi Annan as a guiding force for good. In a statement, Mr. Guterres said Mr. Annan’s legacy will remain a “true inspiration for all of...

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