George Harrison

By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Jan 13th, 2011
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Nigeria’s anti-graft agency said on Thursday it had arrested 12 oil executives from firms including Noble Corp, Tidewater and Transocean over an alleged $100 million bribery scheme. It said the executives were arrested in a series of raids over the past three days and were being held for questi...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Dec 29th, 2010
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Lawyers and media pundits in Nigeria are accusing the government of acting illegally by agreeing to settle criminal bribery charges against Dick Cheney out of court. Nigeria charged Cheney and applied for an Interpol arrest warrant earlier this month in connection with a $180-million bribery case. Ch...
By benim
In East Africa
Dec 22nd, 2010
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NAIROBI — Four Kenyan legislators were named Wednesday in parliament as suspected drug traffickers under police investigation. Internal Security Minister George Saitoti said Harun Mwau, also an assistant minister for trade, Ali Hassan Joho, William Kabogo and newly-elected MP Gideon Mbuvi were being ...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Dec 21st, 2010
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LAGOS — US oil services group Halliburton agreed to pay Nigeria 35 million dollars to settle a bribery dispute which led to charges being filed against former US vice president Dick Cheney, it said Tuesday. Nigeria had on December 7 filed an indictment against nine people and entities, including Chen...
By benim
In News
Dec 21st, 2010
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Forces loyal to a renegade south Sudanese general ambushed government troops, killing 20 soldiers and injuring 50, the southern army said on Tuesday. General George Athor rebelled after losing elections in April for the governorship of the oil-producing south’s Jonglei state, raising tensions a...
By benim
In Article
Dec 14th, 2010
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THE Federal Government’s effort at prosecuting former United States Vice President Richard Bruce ‘Dick’ Cheney and other officials of Halliburton paid off, following payment of huge sums of money to the coffers of Nigeria, as Nigeria has reportedly agreed to drop charges against Che...
By benim
In Asia
Dec 1st, 2010
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Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Tuesday asked why the International Criminal Court (ICC) is not indicting Tony Blair and George W. Bush for war crimes instead of prosecuting Sudan’s leader. Mugabe, speaking at a joint summit of the European Union and African states, said the ICC was apply...
By benim
In Article
Nov 22nd, 2010
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Former Nigerian vice president Atiku Abubakar will challenge President Goodluck Jonathan as the consensus northern candidate in ruling party primaries ahead of elections next April, his spokesman said on Monday. The emergence of a single candidate from the north to challenge Jonathan, a southerner, a...
By benim
In Hottest News
Nov 11th, 2010
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Nelson Mandela condemned former US President George W Bush as a “small man” who was seeking to dominate the world over his decision to invade Iraq, it has emerged. The South African freedom fighter-turned-world leader is said to believed strongly in the West as a force for good and felt b...
By benim
In Uncategorized
Nov 10th, 2010
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George W Bush gave a witty, wise-cracking performance on the Oprah Winfrey Show, revealing his relief that his days in the White House were over, says Rachel Ray. One thing that hasn’t been affected after eight stressful years as POTUS is Mr Bush’s sense of humour. And after watching his engaging and...