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Russian investigators said Friday that a New Year’s Eve blast that killed 39 people was likely the result of a gas explosion, dismissing reports that the Islamic State group was behind it.
Rescuers hunted for survivors Wednesday in the rubble of a Russian apartment building hit by a New Year’s Eve gas explosion but found only bodies as the number of confirmed dead rose to 18.
A Russian former policeman was convicted on Monday of killing 55 women and one man, bringing the total number of women he is convicted of killing to 77, a court said.
Professor Eyitope Ogunbodede, the Vice Chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun, has said Pofessor Richard Akindele who was allegedly involved in a sex-for-mark scandal cannot be sacked until the provisions of the relevant statue of the university have been followed.
Russian President Vladimir Putin says "criminal negligence" was behind the shopping mall fire that killed 64 people in Kemerovo.
Rescuers have recovered 209 fragments of bodies at the site where an An-148 aircraft crashed on Sunday in the Moscow region, a spokesman for the local emergency response center told Sputnik on Monday.
Investigators scoured the scene Monday after a passenger plane crashed near Moscow minutes after take-off, killing all 71 people on board, in one of Russia's worst-ever plane crashes.
The search and rescue operation at the site of the crash of Russian passenger plane An-148 has been finished, the regional representative of the Emergencies Ministry told Sputnik on Monday.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has administered the oath of neutrality on its management staff in Yola, ahead of the rescheduled presidential and National Assembly elections.
The Nigeria Police Force has reaffirmed its commitment to the provision of safe and secured environment for the conduct of credible elections in the country.
The number of Fulani killed during recent crisis that broke out in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State was more than 66, the Secretary-General of Gan Allah Fulani Development Association of Nigeria (GAFDAN), Dr. Ibrahim Abdullahi has said.
A suicide bomber detonated an explosive device in the heart of ancient Islamic Cairo, killing three policemen who were chasing him through its narrow alleyways, medical and security sources said on Tuesday.
Barely four days to the commencement of the general election, defecting members of the Alliance for Democracy (AD) in Lagos State have adopted the governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP), Mr Babatunde Gbadamosi, for the election.
The People’s Redemption Party, PRP, threatened to sue the Nigeria Police Force over alleged harassment and arrest of 22 party stalwarts in its Bauchi State Chapter on February 14, 2019.
Osun State Chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused the main opposition in the state, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of importing people suspected to be political thugs into the state ahead of the Presidential and National Assembly elections coming up on Saturday.
Facebook Inc and the United States Federal Trade Commission are negotiating a hefty settlement over the company’s privacy lapses that could require the online social network to pay a multibillion-dollar fine.
The National Bureau of Statistics on Wednesday released the Capital Importation report for 2018 with the economy attracting a total investment of $16.81bn during the period.
Five suspected fake soldiers were on Tuesday arrested by the Imo State Police Command headquarters in Owerri, the Imo State capital.