France starts probe of Qatar’s successful Cup bid

The French authorities have opened a corruption investigation into the circumstances that led to Qatar being awarded the 2022 World Cup. The investigation, which will be led by a judge, follows a three-year operation by prosecutors specialising in financial crimes into the decision made in December 2010. More than half of the 22 members of world football governing body Fifa’s executive committee who voted have since been either accused of corruption or prosecuted for it. The French investigators have particularly focused on the case because of a meeting that took…

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Black women can get breast cancer from hair relaxers and dyes, New study reveals

Researchers at the National Institutes of Health, U.S suggested that the use of certain hair products could lead to breast cancer, especially among black women. According to studies, breast cancer affects around 1 in 8 women during their lifetime. This means few women can escape breast cancer. Before now, breast cancer used to be common amongst white women. Today, breast cancer rates among black and white women are similar. However, according to the authors of a new study: Black women are more likely to be diagnosed with aggressive tumor subtypes…

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AGF Malami Takes Over Prosecution of Sowore’s Case from DSS

Following the outrage and condemnation that greeted the invasion of the Federal High Court in Abuja by operatives of the Department of State Services last Friday to rearrest pro-democracy campaigner and journalist, Omoyele Sowore, Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (San), has requested that the case file of Sowore be forwarded to his office.  With this development, the AGF has taken over the prosecution of Sowore from the DSS. Malami said the action was part of deliberate efforts by the government to probe emerging issues related…

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Evil Teenager Throws 6Yr Old Boy From 10th Floor, Just To Make The News

A teenager who threw a six-year-old boy from the 10th-floor viewing platform of a London art gallery did so because he wanted to make the news, he told police. Jonty Bravery, 18, pleaded guilty to the attempted murder of a child at the Old Bailey Court in London on Friday, Metropolitan police said. Bravery was 17 when he was arrested for throwing the youngster from the viewing platform at the Tate Modern gallery on August 4. The boy, who was visiting London from France with his family, was found on…

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