Popular radio presenter Abulganiyu Lawal shot dead while hunting in Ekiti State

A popular radio presenter, Abulganiyu Lawal has been shot dead while hunting by unknown persons at Araromi-Oke in Ekiti East Local Government of Ekiti State. The 42-year-old OAP, who was a member of Freelance and Independent Broadcasters Association of Nigeria (FIBAN) in Ekiti State has since been buried according to Islamic rites in his parents’… Read More Popular radio presenter Abulganiyu Lawal shot dead while hunting in Ekiti State

Former Zimbabwe finance minister Ignatius Chombo charged for corruption

Former Zimbabwe finance minister Ignatius Chombo, among those detained by the military before Robert Mugabe resigned as president, was charged on Saturday with corruption, including trying to defraud the central bank in 2004. The court appearance was the first time Chombo had been seen in public since being detained after the military seized power in… Read More Former Zimbabwe finance minister Ignatius Chombo charged for corruption

Pakistan Army intervenes as Islamist activists clash with police

Pakistan’s government on Saturday called on the army to help clear a sit-in by Islamist hard-liners blockading the capital after police clashed with activists and religious protests spread to other cities. More than 100 people were wounded in Saturday’s clashes, including at least 65 members of the security forces, according to reports from hospitals. Protesters… Read More Pakistan Army intervenes as Islamist activists clash with police

Many injured, buildings destroyed as explosion hits China’s Zhejiang province

A powerful blast on Sunday morning in China’s eastern Zhejiang province brought down buildings and injured many people, state media reported, while police said the cause had still to be determined. The explosion happened at around 9 a.m.(0100 GMT) at a factory in Jiangbei district in Ningbo, a coastal city about 100 kilometres (62 miles)… Read More Many injured, buildings destroyed as explosion hits China’s Zhejiang province