UN mistakenly sends cartons of expired biscuits to besieged Syrians

According to a report from Fox News, the United Nations says it has mistakenly sent hundreds of boxes of expired biscuits to besieged civilians near Damascus. A total of 320 out of 650 boxes of high energy biscuits sent to Zabadani and Madaya on Oct. 18 as part of a relief convoy earlier this month… Read More UN mistakenly sends cartons of expired biscuits to besieged Syrians

EFCC traces looted N2.8billion pension funds to several banks

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested two bankers with Fidelity Bank who allegedly aided the former chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, to launder stolen funds. Danjuma Zubairu, Group Head of Private Banking, and Abubakar Gwambe, an account head, were arrested on Thursday following fresh evidence that they are managing… Read More EFCC traces looted N2.8billion pension funds to several banks

Election Tribunal annuls Rivers State gubernatorial election

The River State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja have annulled the election of Chief Nyesom Wike of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the winner of the April 11, 2015 governorship poll in the State. The tribunal ordered that elections should be conducted within ninety day in the state. The three-member tribunal, presided over… Read More Election Tribunal annuls Rivers State gubernatorial election

Three dead after car rams into parade crowd in Oklahoma

Three people died when a car hit a crowd during a parade Saturday morning in Stillwater, Oklahoma, a police official in that city said. Eight were flown by “air ambulance” after suffering critical injuries, seven suffered “serious injuries” and seven others had less serious injuries, Kyle Gibbs of the city’s police department said at a… Read More Three dead after car rams into parade crowd in Oklahoma

Direct flights between Russia and Ukraine banned

Direct flights between Ukraine and Russia will stop on Sunday, as new sanctions initiated by Kiev come into effect. Moscow first called Kiev’s ban on Russian airlines madness, then announced that it would mirror the move. Ukraine now says flights will end at midnight on Saturday, after last-minute crisis talks failed. Up to 70,000 passengers… Read More Direct flights between Russia and Ukraine banned

One dead, over 50 injured in bomb attack in Bangladesh

A bomb attack on Shia Muslims in Bangladesh has killed one person and left over 50 others injured. Police said several homemade devices were thrown at thousands of worshippers gathering for the annual Ashura procession in the capital, Dhaka. Leaders of Bangladesh’s small Shia minority said it was the first time the procession had been… Read More One dead, over 50 injured in bomb attack in Bangladesh