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Breaking: 16 killed in hot air balloon fire

A typical hot air balloon

Sixteen people have died after a large hot air balloon caught fire this morning and crashed in a pasture near Lockhart, Texas, according to Texas authorities and the Federal Aviation Administration said. The Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call around 7:44 a.m. local time about a possible vehicle accident. The fire apparently broke […]

How a governor tried to bribe me – Falana

Femi Falana

Human rights lawyer and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, has narrated how a governor tried to bribe him with one million pounds (N405m) to launder funds abroad for him. Falana disclosed this at an anti-corruption workshop in Abuja. The revelation was contained in ALERT, the monthly magazine published by the Economic and Financial […]

Dogara bribed Reps with $20,000 to lie, says Jibrin

Jibrin and Dogara: Allies Torn apart  by budget padding scandal

Full statement by Abdulmumin Jibrin over the press conference addressed by nine members of the Appropriation Committee of the House of Representatives All the accusations they leveled against me are not in any way different from the bunch of lies contained in the shameless statement released by Speaker Dogara and the 3 other principal officers […]

I have court order stopping PDP convention in P/H – Modu Sheriff


The disputed Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Senator Ali Modu-Sheriff has commended the Justice Okon Abang ruling nullifying a Port Harcourt ruling that recognised the party’s caretaker committee. Sheriff told newsmen in Abuja on Friday that he got an order stopping the party’s national convention in Port Harcourt on Aug. 17. ‎ Commending […]

#SaveMayowa Campaign: Police, LUTH probe alleged scam

Mayowa, before and now

The Lagos State Police Command has waded into the controversy surrounding the #SaveMayowa campaign which a popular blogger described as a fraudulent scheme designed to fleece innocent members of the public. The campaign which has raised more than N32 million since it started was embroiled in controversy on Thursday when the popular blogger asked Nigerians […]

Hillary Clinton promises ‘clear-eyed’ vision

Hillary Clinton

U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said on Thursday the challenges facing Americans demand steady leadership and a collective spirit, contrasting her character with what she described as a dangerous and volatile Donald Trump. In the biggest speech of her more than 25-year-old career in the public eye, Clinton accepted the Democratic presidential nomination for the […]

Breaking: Indonesia executes 2 Nigerians, 1 Senegalese

Indonesian execution ground

Indonesian authorities have executed four convicted drug offenders, CNN affiliate CNN Indonesia reported Friday. Those executed were two Nigerians, one Senegalese and one Indonesian. Three more Nigerians will be executed between now and Saturday, according to Amnesty International. Indonesia’s Attorney-General confirmed that the country is set to execute more drug convicts this week. The office […]

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