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Female suspect dead, several hurt in YouTube shooting

Gunfire erupted at YouTube's offices in California Tuesday, leaving three people wounded and sparking a panicked escape before the suspected shooter -- a woman -- apparently committed suicide.

Malala lands in Swat valley where she was shot

Nobel Peace laureate Malala Yousafzai landed in the Swat valley Saturday for her first visit back to the once militant-infested Pakistani region where she was shot in the head by the Taliban more than five years ago.

Pakistanis welcome Malala home, but visit shrouded in security

Malala Yousafzai's whereabouts in Pakistan were being kept a tightly-guarded secret Friday, one day after her emotional return more than five years after being shot by Taliban gunmen.

Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai visits Pakistan

Six years after she was shot by a Taliban gunman for propagating eduction, Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai has returned to Pakistan.

Pakistan releases pro-Taliban leader Sufi Muhammad

Pakistani authorities have released on bail prominent militia commander and cleric Sufi Muhammad, known as the father of the Taliban in the Swat Valley, on health grounds, his lawyer says. Muhammmad, 93, was imprisoned in...

NSCDC shuts 80 erring private guard companies

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, has closed over 80 erring private guard companies in the past two years, while over N700 million was realised from licensing and renewal fees from other registered companies.

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Nigerian Army kills seven Boko Haram terrorists, recovers weapons

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NJC dismisses Innoson Motors chairman’s petition against Lagos judge

The National Judicial Council has dismissed a petition written by the Chairman of Innoson Motors, Chief Innocent Chukwuma, against Justice Mojisola Dada of the Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja, Lagos.