A British-Bangladeshi businessman who was accused of being involved in the 2016 terror attack on a bakery in Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka has been freed, but his wife has told of her fears for his health after two years in detention. Hasnat Karim had eagerly planned an evening of celebration for his daughter’s 13th birthday at […]
Russia this year has suffered the most Arctic wildfires since satellite monitoring started as climate change creates the conditions necessary for blazes to start and then take hold. Monitoring by two Nasa satellites recorded 10,057 hotspots in Russia’s Arctic territory by the start of August, 10 times more than were found in the same period […]
Royal women should play polo with their husbands watching from the sidelines, says world’s top female player
As one of the royal family’s fondest sporting traditions, it is an unlikely front in the battle for gender equality. During a polo match, the Duke of Cambridge, Prince Harry or previously the Prince of Wales would grace the pitch while their wives watch on patiently, occasionally handing trophies to the victors. But the roles […]
Civil society group Coalition Against Corruption and Bad Governance, (CACOBAG) has requested the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to probe sacked Director General of the Department of State Service (DSS) Lawal Daura’s alleged involvement with foreign accounts. The group, with bias for ant-graft, in a statement said it had prepared a petition to be […]
Four policemen attached to the Inspector-General of Police (IG) Intelligence Response Team (IRT) were killed on Saturday by suspected kidnappers during an ambush at Rigasa Forest in Kaduna State. The deceased are: Inspectors Benard Odibo, Mamman Abubakar, Haruna Ibrahim and Sergeant Emmanuel Istifanus. They were reportedly killed during a mission to arrest suspected abductors of […]
Senators and House of Representatives members were yet to confirm last night whether or not the two chambers will reconvene tomorrow to consider the 2019 elections budget. The Chairman of the National Assembly, Dr. Bukola Saraki, was yet to announce that the lawmakers should reconvene.