Published 2 minutes ago Share close panel Share page Copy link About sharing Image source, Getty Images By Mansur Abubakar in Abuja & Wedaeli Chibelushi in London BBC News Nigeria’s president has suspended a minister over the alleged diversion of more than 585 million naira ($640,000; £500,000) of public money into a personal bank account. Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation Minister Betta Edu was suspended on Monday following public outrage over the scandal. A statement from President Bola Tinubu’s office said he had ordered an investigation into Dr Edu’s ministry….
One person has been killed and more than 20 others injured in a shooting near the Super Bowl parade in Kansas City. Video shows people running for cover and a heavy police response as a Super Bowl celebration was ending. Some Kansas City Chiefs players were still on stage when the chaos unfolded. According to Kansas City Police Chief Stacey Graves, around 800 officers were working the event, which celebrated the Kansas City Chief’s fourth NFL title.This post was originally published on this site
The US has accused an Indian man of conspiring to murder a Sikh separatist leader in New York.This post was originally published on this site
Published 49 minutes ago Share close panel Share page Copy link About sharing Image source, Reuters Violent protests in Senegal against the postponement of presidential elections have spread across the country, with the first fatality reported. A student died in clashes with police on Friday in the northern city of Saint-Louis, an opposition leader and a local hospital source said. In the capital Dakar, security forces fired tear gas and stun grenades to disperse the crowds. The 25 February elections were last week delayed by MPs until 15 December. President…
Videos from New York City show the world famous skyline obscured by snow as a powerful winter storm barrels across the north-eastern US. Other parts of the state also show areas blanketed by the storm which could bring the highest snowfall in two years. Follow the latest on this story live here.This post was originally published on this site
Published 1 hour ago Share close panel Share page Copy link About sharing Image source, Getty Images By Ione Wells South America Correspondent The former Chilean President Sebastián Piñera has died in a helicopter crash in the south of the country. His office confirmed the death of the 74-year-old and said details of his funeral would be announced in due course. Chile’s interior minister said four people had been involved in a helicopter crash on Tuesday. While three people survived, the former president was killed. The army have recovered his…