Japan, France to invest $1billion in Lagos mono rail project

France and Japanese Government have earmarked the sum of $1 billion (equivalent of N197 billion) for the construction of mono rail project in Lagos State, aimed at boosting the state government’s effort in sustenance of its mega city status. Meantime, the state government generated N101.69 billion revenues in the first quarter of year 2016 appropriation… Read More Japan, France to invest $1billion in Lagos mono rail project

Suspected terror attack mastermind, Salah Abdesalam extradited to France

Suspected terror attack mastermind, Salah Abdeslam has been extradited from Belgium to France, Belgian authorities say. The Belgium-born French citizen faces prosecution there in relation to the Paris terror attacks in November. The 26-year-old arrived on French territory early on Wednesday, and was handed over to authorities, the Paris prosecutor’s office said. Abdeslam is due… Read More Suspected terror attack mastermind, Salah Abdesalam extradited to France

Spanish police arrests jihadist’s arms supplier

Spanish National Police have arrested a man they accuse of supplying weapons to Amedy Coulibaly, the jihadist who perpetrated the deadly attack on a kosher supermarket in Paris in January 2015. The man identified¬† as 27-year-old Antoine Denive was arrested in Malaga, Spain, in a joint operation by French and Spanish authorities, officials said on… Read More Spanish police arrests jihadist’s arms supplier

Head-on collision between lorry and minivan in central France leaves twelve dead

Twelve Portuguese passengers, on an inter-country transit, have been killed in a head-on collision between a lorry and a minibus in central France. The victims were all passengers on the minibus, which was travelling from Switzerland to Portugal, officials say. One of the collision victims was a seven-year-old girl. The driver of the minibus and… Read More Head-on collision between lorry and minivan in central France leaves twelve dead

French police arrest four over alleged attack plot

Four people have been arrested in the Paris area as part of a wider investigation into a possible plot to attack France, officials say. Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said police had information to suggest one of those arrested could undertake violent actions in France. But he partially dismissed French media reports that an attack was… Read More French police arrest four over alleged attack plot