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Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor has begun investigating the corruption cases of princes, top officials and businessmen who were detained late last year, an official told a pan-Arab newspaper.
A package of handouts to Saudi Arabian citizens announced by King Salman to compensate them for cost of living increases will cost the government about 50 billion riyals ($13.3 billion) this year, the information minister said.
Saudi Arabia expected its Hajj revenues to exceed 4.2 billion U.S. dollars for the current season, Al Sharq Al Awsat local newspaper reported on Monday.
It was a closely contested game between Niger Tornadoes and Rivers United in the match-day two of the Nigeria professional football league season in at Bako Kontagora Stadium on Wednesday.
Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Walter Onnoghen’s five bank accounts have been frozen on the orders of the Federal Government.
One month after protests erupted across Sudan against rising bread prices, anti-government demonstrations have turned into daily rallies against a defiant President Omar al-Bashir who has rejected calls to resign.
Mr Benjamin Abolade, the Proprietor of Solid Foundation Nursery & Primary School, Ilorin, Kwara has restated the need for the establishment of more technical schools in Nigeria.
Seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams made a late charge into the Australian Open third round Thursday, grinding out a win in her second three-set victory of the tournament.
A former Vice President and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, last night accused the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government of desperation over the planned arraignment of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, (CJN) Justice Walter Onnoghen.
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said Wednesday that all Islamists who had stormed an upmarket hotel complex had been "eliminated" after an almost 20-hour siege that left at least 14 dead.
The party also foreclosed the possibility of an investigation to verify the authenticity saying it believes the Minister did not utter the statements ascribed to him.
Paris police say several people have been injured in an explosion and fire at a bakery believed caused by a gas leak.
The head of Japan’s Olympic Committee has been indicted in Paris for “active corruption” in connection with the award of the 2020 Olympics to Tokyo, an accusation he strongly denies.