Dozens of Iranian pilgrims dead as suicide bomb truck attack hits Iraqi city

A suicide truck bomb killed about 100 people, most of them Iranian Shi’ite pilgrims, at a petrol station in the city of Hilla 100 km (62 miles) south of Baghdad on Thursday, police and medical sources said. Islamic State, the ultra hard-line Sunni militant group that considers all Shi’ites to be apostates, claimed responsibility the… Read More Dozens of Iranian pilgrims dead as suicide bomb truck attack hits Iraqi city

House of Reps’ speaker, Yakubu Dogara, condemns raid on judges’ homes

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, said on Wednesday that the invasion of the homes of senior judicial officers by the State Security Service was a disorganised and worrisome act. According to him, the clampdown is a duplication of the function of other anti-corruption agencies, such as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,… Read More House of Reps’ speaker, Yakubu Dogara, condemns raid on judges’ homes

House of Reps’ Ad-Hoc committee questions Justice Dimgba, Gov. Nyesom Wike, others over DSS sting operation

The House of Representatives Ad-Hoc Committee, investigating all cases of property and arrest of persons by the Department of State Services (DSS) especially the circumstances surrounding the attempt to arrest a Federal High Court judge in Port Harcourt, on Wednesday drilled Justice Abdulahi Liman of Port Harcourt Federal Court, Governor Nyesom Wike, Justice Nnamdi Dimgba… Read More House of Reps’ Ad-Hoc committee questions Justice Dimgba, Gov. Nyesom Wike, others over DSS sting operation

Murderer of UK MP, Jo Cox, sentenced to life imprisonment

A loner obsessed with Nazis and extreme right-wing ideology was sentenced on Wednesday to spend the rest of his life in prison for murdering lawmaker Jo Cox in a frenzied street attack that stunned Britain a week before the European Union referendum. Armed with a sawn-off rifle and a dagger, 53-year-old Thomas Mair shot Cox… Read More Murderer of UK MP, Jo Cox, sentenced to life imprisonment