Trump to nominate Christopher Wray as FBI director
07 June 2017 | 2:35 pm
U.S. President Donald Trump says he plans to nominate Christopher Wray, a former U.S. assistant attorney general under President George W. Bush, to lead the FBI.
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17 Feb 2021
CEO of Nigerian firm Invictus Group, Obinwanne Okeke, was in August 2019 arrested for conspiracy to commit computer fraud and wire fraud by the FBI. The Nigerian entrepreneur and a Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 honoree Obinwanne Okeke was sentenced to a 10-year jail term for computer and wire fraud by an American court yesterday.
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22 Sep 2020
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15 Oct 2020
A militia group had planned to storm the state capitol in Lansing and put Governor Gretchen Whitmer "on trial for treason." Later the plan shifted to kidnapping her at her vacation home.
26 Oct 2020
It's been well documented that there's no love lost between the US president and the FBI, with Donald Trump recently accusing the bureau of "trying to overthrow the presidency". But what about his ties to the FBI before he entered the White House? We speak to David Carr-Brown, co-director of a new documentary, "An American Affair: Trump & the FBI".
28 Apr 2021
Lawyers representing the family of slain Black man Andrew Brown Jr. have accused police of carrying out an "execution."
19 May 2021
42-year-old Nigerian and an aide to a state governor in Nigeria, Abidemi Rufai, has been arrested for wire fraud schemes in the United States. Abidemi Rufai was picked up at the JFK Airport, New York by the FBI while trying to board his flight back to Nigeria.
19 Jul 2021
FBI agents assisting the investigation of the assassination of President Jovenel Moise are seen leaving his residence in Port-au-Prince.
19 Aug 2021
The alleged offences over which one of Nigeria’s well celebrated and respected police officers, Abba Kyari is wanted for by the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are captured in an extradition treaty between Nigeria and the US. Abba Kyari, a Deputy Commissioner of Police, is wanted in the United States of America for criminal prosecution after he was listed among suspects indicted in a $1.1 million international fraud conspiracy. And here are the legal implications for his extradition to the United States.
14 Sep 2021
The FBI has released 16 heavily redacted pages that describe contacts some of the hijackers had with Saudi associates in the US. However, it offers no evidence of the government in Riyadh being complicit in the plot.
3 Oct 2021
The United States experienced a sharp year-on-year increase in murders and other intentional homicides in 2020. More than a three-quarters were carried out with firearms.
22 Oct 2021
US federal authorities have searched the home of Putin ally and billionaire Oleg Deripaska, in what the FBI described as court authorized "law enforcement activity."
15 Nov 2021
Hackers breached a Federal Bureau of Investigation email system and sent thousands of fake messages, according to the US law enforcement agency. The FBI said it has shut down the server.
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The former youth minister and accused militia leader returned to Ivory Coast after years in exile. He was acquitted of crimes against humanity at the ICC over his role in deadly post-election violence in 2010.
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London's transport authority banned Qatar tourism ads due to the Gulf state's anti-LGBTQ laws. A spokesperson for Qatar accused London's city's mayor of "virtue signaling" for political points during the World Cup.
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The leaders of Germany and Norway have said they will propose that NATO plays a role in protecting undersea infrastructure like gas pipelines or fiber optic cables. This follows the sabotage of the Nord Stream pipelines.