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A suicide note in which Peru’s Alan Garcia denied corruption charges against him set the backdrop Friday for the ex-president’s funeral, two days after he put a gun to his head and pulled the trigger as police arrived to arrest him on bribery charges linked to the Odebrecht graft scandal.
Former Peru president Alan Garcia died in hospital on Wednesday after shooting himself in the head at his home as police were about to arrest him in a graft investigation, a party official said.
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Yomi Badejo-Okusanya on his re-election as President of African Public Relations Association (APRA) for another two-year tenure.
The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has announced resolve to revive and improve on the existing inter-agency collaboration towards efficiency in security operations and better information management among security agencies in the country.
Senator Godswill Akpabio, the Minister of the Niger Delta Affairs, has reacted to what he called “a cornucopia of false, malicious, and libellous press interviews” granted by Ms. Gbene Joi Nuineh, the erstwhile Acting Managing Director of the Interim Management Committee, of the Niger Delta Development Commission, (NDDC) in some news and social media platforms and a “series of concerted vicious campaigns of calumny deviously orchestrated by her” against his person.
China’s envoy to Britain on Wednesday said those who see China as a hostile state have got it all wrong and cautioned European Union states not to interfere in China’s domestic affairs over Hong Kong.
Nigeria forward Obafemi Martins has rejoined Chinese Super League club Shanghai Shenhua as replacement for Odion Ighalo.
The Nigerian police counter-terrorism unit in Base 8, Maiduguri, has rescued a patrol team of soldiers attacked by Boko Haram terrorists on Monday along Auno road.
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has suspended the Coordinator of the FADAMA III Project, Dr Cletus Nwakpu over alleged fraud ranging from financial and other official misconduct.
Nigerian attacker Simy Nwankwo scored the all-important goal for his side Crotone as they beat Pordenone Calcio by a lone goal on Monday.
The Ondo State House of Assembly on Wednesday suspended its Deputy Speaker, Mr Iroju Ogundeji, for alleged gross misconduct while Mr Jamiu Maito, the Majority Leader, voluntarily resigned his position.
Kaduna based business mogul and Chairman of Dialogue group limited, Alhaji Mahdi Shehu, has petitioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), alleging that, Katsina State Government under the administration of the governor, Aminu Bello Masari, has squandered N52.6 billion in the last five years from the state’s security escrow accounts.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to declare armed Fulani herdsmen who are killing innocent people in communities of Benue State as terrorists.
The Anambra Independent Football League (AIFL), on Sunday, said it had rounded off 2019/2020 league season before its suspension at the outbreak of the coronavirus.