US freezes assets of Khashoggi’s killers

By NAN,   The U.S. Treasury imposed sanctions on 17 Saudi officials on Thursday for their role in the killing last month of Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, the first concrete response by the Trump administration to the journalist’s death. The sanctions limit access to the U.S. financial system and freeze the individuals’ assets. They will be implemented under the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act, which targets perpetrators of serious human rights abuses and corruption. “These individuals who targeted and brutally killed a journalist…

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Ogboru is wasting his time to contest with Okowa- E. K Clark

Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark Foremost Ijaw leader, Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark, says All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate in Delta State, Chief Great Ogboru, is wasting his time. Clark said Ogboru who is seeking to unseat the incumbent, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa cannot defeat him in the next year poll. The South-South leader contended that Governor Okowa would remain in office till 2023 because of the power rotation pattern in the state. He argued that Delta North Senatorial District have to complete its two terms of eight years by 2023 before…

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