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More than 20 killed, 100 injured in Las Vegas shooting – Police

More than 20 killed, 100 injured in Las Vegas shooting – Police

More than 20 people are dead and more than 100 others injured after a shooting near the Las Vegas Mandalay Bay hotel, police said Monday during a press conference. The main suspect started firing an automatic rifle from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel at 10:08 pm (0708 GMT) at a crowd of people

Kalu under fire over Kanu’s whereabouts

Former Abia State Governor Orji Uzor Kalu was under attack yesterday for his revelation of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) leader Nnamdi Kanu’s whereabouts. Kanu has not been seen or heard from since last month’s  fracas between his supporters and troops near his Afaraukwu home in Umuahia, the Abia State capital. His lawyers have urged

Catalan referendum: ‘Hundreds hurt’ as police try to stop voters

Catalan emergency officials say 761 people have been injured as police used force to try to block voting in Catalonia’s independence referendum. The Spanish government had pledged to stop a poll that was declared illegal by the country’s constitutional court. Police officers prevented some people from voting, and seized ballot papers and boxes at polling

Deportation of Nigerian refugees worrisome – Dabiri-Erewa

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Friday gave Cameroun a thumps down for the  alleged deportation of over 100,000 Nigerians  from that country. Dabiri-Erewa in a statement by her media assistant, Abdul-Rahman Balogun, called the deportation of the Nigerians who fled their homes to escape the

We don’t see IPOB as terrorist organisation – US

The United States Government has said it does not consider the Indigenous People of Biafra a terrorist organisation. Last week, the Federal High Court in Abuja gave a judicial backing the executive order of President Muhammadu Buhari, outlawing the group and its activities in the country. The court granted the order to proscribe the group

US bombers fly close to North Korea in show of force

…Pentagon says the flight was aimed at demonstrating Washington’s military options available to ‘defeat any threat’. US bombers escorted by fighter jets have flown close to North Korea’s east coast, according to US officials, in a display of military strength after an escalating war of words between the two countries. The Pentagon said Saturday’s flight

Breaking: Iran joins N/Korea, tests new ballistic missile

Just like North Korea, Iran has tested a new ballistic missile that is reportedly capable of carrying multiple warheads after a successful unveiling on Friday at a military parade in Tehran. The missile known as “the Khorramshahr”, has a range of 1,250 miles (2,000 kilometers) and can carry multiple warheads, according to Press TV. “The