Interpol elects South Korean Kim Jong-yang as president

International police body Interpol elected Kim Jong-yang of South Korea as president for a two-year term on Wednesday, beating a Russian national whose candidacy raised concerns in Europe and the United States about the risk of Kremlin interference. Interpol’s 194 member states, meeting in Dubai for their annual congress, elected Kim to succeed China’s Meng… Read More Interpol elects South Korean Kim Jong-yang as president

Nigeria At 58: A Citadel Of Electoral Misconduct 

Prior to her amalgamation, the Northern and Southern Protectorates of Nigeria were represented by traditional rulers and leaders to her colonial master Great Britain. In 1919, elective democracy was introduced by the then Governor-General Sir Fredrick Lugard when the Township Ordinance gave the right to vote for a limited slot of three seats in the… Read More Nigeria At 58: A Citadel Of Electoral Misconduct 

Afghan militant network Haqqani leader Jalaluddin Haqqani dies following long illness

​Jalaluddin Haqqani, founder of the militant Haqqani network, one of the most powerful and feared groups in the Afghan insurgency, has died after a long illness, the Taliban said on Tuesday. Haqqani, who founded the network in the 1970s, gave up operational leadership of the group some years ago to his son Sirajuddin, who is… Read More Afghan militant network Haqqani leader Jalaluddin Haqqani dies following long illness

Rolls-Royce designs propulsion system suitable for vertical take-off and landing of flying taxis

British jet engine maker Rolls-Royce has designed a propulsion system for a flying taxi and is starting a search for partners to help develop a project it hopes could take to the skies as soon as early next decade. Rolls-Royce said on Sunday it had drawn up plans for an electric vertical take-off and landing… Read More Rolls-Royce designs propulsion system suitable for vertical take-off and landing of flying taxis

Two dead as underground mining site collapses in Plateau State 

The Plateau State Police Command on Sunday confirmed the death of two persons following the collapse of an underground mining site. The Command through its Spokesman, ASP Mathias Tyopev Terna, made the confirmation in a press statement. Terna said, “On 7/4/2018 at about 23:00hrs Wase Police Division received an information that there was a mining… Read More Two dead as underground mining site collapses in Plateau State