Two dead, dozens injured as Amtrak train crashes in Philadelphia

An Amtrak passenger train crashed into a backhoe on the track near Philadelphia, killing two construction workers for the railroad service, a source close to the investigation said. The crash which occurred on Sunday morning also left 35 people injured, the Chester Fire Department said. It’s unclear why the backhoe was on the track near… Read More Two dead, dozens injured as Amtrak train crashes in Philadelphia

Fifteen suspected oil bunkerers arrested in Cross River

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC)in Cross River, on Sunday, said that it arrested 15 suspected oil thieves between January and March. The NSCDC Commandant, Mr Clement Adeuyi, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Calabar. Mr. Adeuyi said the corps also recovered 90 drums of… Read More Fifteen suspected oil bunkerers arrested in Cross River

Intertribal clash in Edo State leads to two deaths, 40 houses torched

The violence is believed to have been sparked when one of four people from Uneme- Ekpedo community, who had gone to the bush to pluck mangoes, was murdered by persons suspected to be members of Bekuma-Opkamere. Following this, young men from Uneme-Ekpedo community reportedly mobilised and at­tacked Bekuma-Okpameri, setting houses ablaze and attacking innocent community… Read More Intertribal clash in Edo State leads to two deaths, 40 houses torched

Brazilian billionaire allegedly involved in bribery scheme

Prosecutors in Brazil on Thursday charged billionaire Joseph Safra with being involved in a scheme to bribe government tax officials. Although investigators say Safra wasn’t directly bribing officials, they allege he approved these payments and was kept informed about them. Prosecutors say that Safra’s team allegedly tried to bribe officials with 15.3 million reais ($4.3… Read More Brazilian billionaire allegedly involved in bribery scheme