Over 100 passengers injured as commuter train derails in New York, U.S.

A New York City train derailed at a downtown Brooklyn terminal during Wednesday’s morning rush hour, injuring more than 100 commuters in the metropolitan area’s second major rail accident since late September. Emergency crews swarmed Atlantic Terminal after the Long Island Rail Road train went off the tracks inside the busy transportation hub at 8:20… Read More Over 100 passengers injured as commuter train derails in New York, U.S.

Alibaba Group sue vendors for selling counterfeit products on its e-commerce platform

China’s Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has sued two vendors it says sold fake Swarovski watches on its Taobao e-commerce platform, its first legal action against counterfeiters amid persistent allegations that fake goods are widely available on its sites. The news of the lawsuit comes less than two weeks after the United States returned Taobao to… Read More Alibaba Group sue vendors for selling counterfeit products on its e-commerce platform

Suspected Islamic rebels storm prison in southern Philippines, aid escape of over 150 inmates

Around 100 armed men with links to Muslim rebels stormed a prison in the southern Philippines on Wednesday, killing a guard and freeing more than 150 prisoners, some of them Islamic militants, officials said. The Southeast Asian, majority Roman Catholic nation has for decades been plagued by insurgency by Muslim rebels in its southern islands.… Read More Suspected Islamic rebels storm prison in southern Philippines, aid escape of over 150 inmates

NSCDC operatives arrest two for illegal bunkerage in

Operatives of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have arrested two suspects who specialised in illegal oil bunkering. The suspects and other members of their gang had engaged the NSCDC operatives in a gun battle at an illegal oil refining site before the suspects were apprehended. A statement by the Public Relations Officer… Read More NSCDC operatives arrest two for illegal bunkerage in

Two dead as policemen open fire on protesting Chi Limited workers

Two casual workers with Chi Limited were killed after a team of policemen opened fire on them during a protest at the company ’s headquarters on Ajao Estate, Lagos State. The deceased, 19- year- old Daniel Osikoya, and the other, whose name had yet to be ascertained, died from the gun injuries they sustained in… Read More Two dead as policemen open fire on protesting Chi Limited workers

Fire raze buildings, displace scores in Lagos

About 100 residents of Sholanke Street, Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos State were, on Tuesday, displaced after fire razed two buildings, destroying property worth millions of naira. Sources said the two buildings located at 172 and 173 Sholanke Street, were razed after the inferno started at about 4p.m. Explaining the enormity of the inferno,… Read More Fire raze buildings, displace scores in Lagos