Explosion hits bus carrying Tunisia’s presidential guards

An explosion has hit a bus carrying presidential guards in Tunisia’s capital, Tunis, officials say. At least 12 people have been killed in the blast, the interior ministry said. The explosion, during rush hour in the city’s main avenue, was an attack, a presidential source said. Tunisia has been targeted by the Islamic State group,… Read More Explosion hits bus carrying Tunisia’s presidential guards

Police officer charged with murder for shooting black teenager to death

A white Chicago police officer who shot a black teenager 16 times last year has been charged with first-degree murder, state lawyers have said. It comes a day ahead of the expected release of a police care dashcam video showing Jason Van Dyke shooting 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. Mr Van Dyke turned himself in on Tuesday… Read More Police officer charged with murder for shooting black teenager to death

Five injured as masked gunmen open fire on protesters in Minneapolis

A search is under way for three white men who allegedly shot five people protesting about the fatal police shooting of a black man in Minneapolis. None of the victims suffered life-threatening injuries in the incident on Monday night, which involved three masked men, according to witnesses. Regular protests have taken place since Jamar Clark… Read More Five injured as masked gunmen open fire on protesters in Minneapolis

U.S. military helicopter crashes in South Korea

A U.S. Army Apache helicopter crashed in central South Korea on Monday during a training mission, killing two pilots aboard, police and military officials said. The attack helicopter went down in the county of Wonju in Gangwon province, officials said. The helicopter was assigned to the Second Infantry Division of the U.S. Army, said Captain… Read More U.S. military helicopter crashes in South Korea

Oil and gas sector contributes N1.94trillion to Nigeria’s GDP

The oil and gas sector contributed N1.942 trillion to Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product, GDP, in the third quarter, Q3 of 2015, according to a data by the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS. Giving a breakdown, the NBS in its GDP Q3 2015 report, said the Crude Petroleum and Natural Gas sub-sector accounted for N1.845 trillion, rising… Read More Oil and gas sector contributes N1.94trillion to Nigeria’s GDP