Prison official, Muzaffar Awan, said Ali was hanged at a prison in the central city of Lahore in the presence of Amin Ansari, the father of one of his victims.
The Commonwealth team said the election marked “important milestone” in the history of the country, following two consecutive democratically-elected civilian governments completing their full terms.
The Commonwealth Secretariat, in a statement by its Media Division, said Secretary-General Patricia Scotland would deploy Abubakar to lead other eminent persons from across the Commonwealth regions.
Local Urdu TV channels reported on Friday that the victims were offering prayers in the mosque when the wall collapsed in the Model Town area of Lahore, the capital of the country’s eastern Punjab province.
Represented by Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, in Lagos while declaring open a two-day conference organised by the Nigerian Navy to mark its 62nd anniversary, Buhari called for an appraisal of multinational approaches to enhance maritime…
Roads leading to the 20-year-old education activist’s childhood home in Mingora were blocked earlier in the day, and a helicopter was seen landing at a government guest house about 1 km from her house.
Sareer Ahmed, principal of the private Islamia College in the northern town of Charsadda, had an argument with one of his students for missing a number of classes.
The four-day event which took place at the 1212 Polo Club had teams from six countries participating, with Nigeria, the U.S., India, Morocco, Pakistan and Egypt as the countries.
Police found the body in a trash dump in the city of Kasur in the province of Punjab on Tuesday, a week after she was kidnapped, local police chief Zulfikar Ahmed said Wednesday.
Asim Khan, the Head of Chancery in the Pakistan High Commission, said this while speaking to the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday in Abuja.
In March, the South Asian nation conducted its first population census in two decades, which was possible thanks to improved security after years of violence linked to al-Qaeda and Taliban militants.
Air Commodore Olatokunbo Adesanya, the Director, Public Relations and Information, NAF Headquarters, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja.
The treaty obliges countries not to develop, test, produce or possess nuclear arms, or to acquire them by other means – “never under any circumstances”.
Khan reiterated his country’s “readiness to continue to support Nigerian Armed Forces and security agencies in their fight against insurgency and terrorism”.