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A top aide to former Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi says he fears arrest if he returns to Libya over what he may know about corruption allegations against France's ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy and Gadhafi's alleged financial support to the former France leader.
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has been ordered to stand trial on charges of corruption and influence peddling involving a judge from whom he sought information about an investigation, a legal source told AFP on Thursday.
French President Emmanuel Macron has led tributes to Arnaud Beltrame, the "hero" policeman who died after swapping himself for a hostage in a jihadist attack, saying he symbolised the "French spirit of resistance".
Moammar Gaddafi's cousin says the corruption allegations against former French President Nicolas Sarkozy are "God's punishment" for his role in the NATO-backed uprising that toppled and killed the longtime Libyan leader.
Nicolas Sarkozy, the former French president, has been charged with corruption and illegal campaign financing over allegations that Muammar Gaddafi, the slain Libyan leader, helped fund his 2007 election campaign.
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy blasted what he said was a lack of evidence for the corruption charges against him.
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy faced a second day of questioning on Wednesday by investigators who are questioning him about allegations that late Libyan leader, Muammar Gaddafi, funded his 2007 election campaign.
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy was taken into police custody on Tuesday for questioning over suspected Libyan financing of his 2007 election campaign, a source close to the inquiry told AFP.
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy is being held in police custody over campaign financing, according to reports.
A leading representative of French Muslims has urged Emmanuel Macron not to interfere in the organisation of the country’s second-largest religion, days after the president said he would try to redefine relations between Islam and the state.
A Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday granted a French businessman, suspected of funnelling money from former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi to finance Nicolas Sarkozy’s successful 2007 presidential campaign, bail in the sum of one million pounds.
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L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt, the world's richest woman whose old age was clouded by dementia, has died at the age of 94, her family said Thursday.
Barack Obama has begun cashing in on his time in the White House with paid Wall Street speeches less than a year after leaving office, a practice which drew stinging rebukes for Hillary Clinton during last year’s presidential campaign.
The out-going governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose, has said that he is heading to court to reclaim what he described as the “stolen mandate” after the All Progressives Congress, APC, party candidate, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, emerged winner of the governorship election held in the state last Saturday.
The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Monday fixed October 15 to deliver judgment in a suit filed by a former spokesperson of the State Security Services (SSS, also called DSS), Marilyn Ogar, challenging her compulsory retirement.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has said that efforts are being made to place bars on some Lagos bridges to prevent indiscriminate parking of tankers and articulated vehicles.
Nigerians in The Netherlands Monday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to speedily put an end to the protracted killings of innocent Nigerians in the country.
The Chief Of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutcenant-General Tukur Buratai, has left for Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, to have a first hand information on the attack of one of its location by terrorists over the weekend.
Investors on Monday cheered the lifting of a U.S. supplier ban on China’s ZTE, pushing its shares up 17 percent, though analysts cautioned the telecommunications equipment maker still faced many challenges as it works to revive its business.
The Secretary of the Nigeria Para-Powerlifting Federation, Abulude Dayo, has described as mandatory, Nigeria’s participation in the forthcoming World Para-Powerlifting African Championships.
The Peoples Democratic Party has advised the people of Ekiti to vote for its gubernatorial candidate, Prof. Kolapo Olusola-Eleka, and protect votes in the election scheduled for Saturday.
In the financial sector, insurers are looking to ramp up their use of big data, including social media use, to price motor or home insurance more accurately, rewarding customers considered lower risk, such as due to good driving habits.
The senator representing Rivers South-East district in the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, has declared that no stare governor in Nigeria has openly identified with the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP).