Judiciary

Lawyer indicted for fraud in the UK nominated as judge of Nigeria’s Court of Appeal

On February 22, the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, published the names of 12 lawyers it said had been shortlisted for appointment as Court of Appeal judges after an intensive two-day screening exercise that involved 187 lawyers. In a statement announcing the shortlist, the NBA explained that the exercise was in response to the call by

Health

HURRAY! New injection cuts bad cholesterol to lowest levels ever

Doctors say an innovative new drug can prevent heart attacks and strokes by cutting bad cholesterol to unprecedented levels. The injection cuts cholesterol to the lowest levels ever seen in medicine in an international trial. The BBC reports that over 27,000 patients were trialled with the new drug — evolocumab — which changes the way

Security

BREAKING: Shots fired outside UK parliament, two people hit

There have been reports of shots fired outside the UK Parliament. A report by Reuters indicates that two people have been shot and Parliament is on lockdown. A Reuters photographer reports that at least a dozen people are injured on Westminster Bridge near Parliament. They may have been hit by a car. A report says

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