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Saturday, 16th December, 2017
 World News:
Nigeria: (Dec 15, 2017) - Thousands of Palestinians took part in fresh protests Friday against Washington’s controversial recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, but a week on there is no sign...
Nigeria: (Dec 15, 2017) - Following North Korea’s defiant move towards the development of its nuclear programme, Japan’s Foreign Ministry says it has blocked the assets of 19 companies in an attempt...
Nigeria: (Dec 15, 2017) - An Uber driver Abdoulie Jagne, has been arrested in Georgia, U.S., after he was accused of raping a 16-year-old female passenger earlier in the week. The 58-year-old Jagne, who was...
Nigeria: (Dec 14, 2017) - The Indian Police on Wednesday, revealed that they had launched a manhunt for Lal Singh Arya, the Minister of Happiness. According to Agence France Presse, AFP, this was after the...
Nigeria: (Dec 12, 2017) - Former U.S. Secretary of Defence Robert Gates on Tuesday warned that there might be an all-out war between Israel and Lebanon’s Iran-backed Shiite militia Hezbollah in 2018 following...
Nigeria: (Dec 12, 2017) - US President Donald Trump directed NASA on Monday to send Americans to the Moon for the first time since 1972, in order to prepare for future trips to Mars. “This time we will...
Nigeria: (Dec 11, 2017) - President Vladimir Putin on Monday ordered Russian forces in Syria to start withdrawing, saying that after a two year military campaign, Moscow and Damascus had achieved their mission...
Nigeria: (Dec 11, 2017) - There are reports of a possible terror attack in New York City, after an explosion was felt Monday morning in a Subway station near Times Square. Commuters said they felt a blast...
Nigeria: (Dec 11, 2017) - Fending off widespread international criticism, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that recognizing Jerusalem as his country’s capital made peace possible, rather than...
Nigeria: (Dec 11, 2017) - Senior members of Cambodia’s former main opposition party have filed a Supreme Court complaint against the decision to dissolve it, local media reported on Monday. “The...
Nigeria: (Dec 11, 2017) - A number of flights were delayed and cancelled at the Heathrow Airport in the United Kingdom over a heavy snowfall, the airport’s press service said in a statement. “Heathrow...
Nigeria: (Dec 11, 2017) - Germany’s Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere has condemned the burning of Israeli flags at pro-Palestinian demonstrations in Berlin following the US decision to recognize Jerusalem...
Nigeria: (Dec 11, 2017) - President Hassan Rouhani has said Iran is ready to restore its relations with Saudi Arabia if the kingdom end its “friendship” with Israel. The Islamic Republic would...
Nigeria: (Dec 09, 2017) - The Palestinian Health Ministry said Saturday that 1,100 people suffered injuries amid Friday’s protests against the status of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital in the West...
Nigeria: (Dec 09, 2017) - Israel launched fresh airstrikes in the Gaza Strip on Saturday in response to rocket fire from the enclave and the Palestinian Islamist Hamas group said two of its gunmen were killed...
Nigeria: (Dec 08, 2017) - European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said Friday that he believed that a breakthrough had been achieved in terms of the Brexit deal with the UK. “I believe we...
Nigeria: (Dec 07, 2017) - UN Secretary-General António Guterres has stressed the need for a two-state as solution to the lingering conflict between Israel and Palestinian. Guterres made the remarks...
Nigeria: (Dec 07, 2017) - Palestinians switched off Christmas lights at Jesus’ traditional birthplace in Bethlehem on Wednesday night in protest at U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize...
Nigeria: (Dec 04, 2017) - Yemen’s former president Ali Abdullah Saleh has been killed, the rebel Houthi-affiliated Interior Ministry said on Monday, less than a week after disputes erupted between the...
Nigeria: (Dec 04, 2017) - Jordan on Sunday warned US President Donald Trump of “dangerous consequences” if he recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, amid speculation that such a move could...
Nigeria: (Dec 02, 2017) - India is all set to criminalise triple talaq, a practice of instant divorce common among the country’s minority Muslims, with a three-year jail term. Officials said the Indian...
Nigeria: (Dec 02, 2017) - There are growing tensions in the Middle East as U.S. President Donald Trump is set to announce on Tuesday that the U.S. will recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.  According...
Nigeria: (Dec 02, 2017) - Pope Francis wrapped up a high-stakes Asia tour Saturday after meeting Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh in a highly symbolic gesture of solidarity with the Muslim minority fleeing violence...
Nigeria: (Dec 02, 2017) - Republican senators and President Donald Trump are celebrating following senate’s passage of nearly $1.5 trillion tax bill, in a vote of 51-49 which took place Saturday morning. It...
Nigeria: (Dec 01, 2017) - United State president Donald Trump, ringing in the holidays for the first time from Washington, lighted the national Christmas tree on Thursday evening, wishing the country “a...
Nigeria: (Nov 30, 2017) - A German man has come forward as the former Twitter Inc employee who shut down the account of U.S. President Donald Trump for 11 minutes this month on his last day of work at the social...
Nigeria: (Nov 29, 2017) - Afghan police have arrested nine people in connection with drug-related cases over the past one week, Criminal Justice Task Force (CJTF) said in a statement released on Wednesday. The...
Nigeria: (Nov 29, 2017) - International media firm, the Cable News Network (CNN) says it will be staying away from the White House Christmas party for the media following its ongoing feud with U.S. President...
Nigeria: (Nov 29, 2017) - Senior Saudi Prince Miteb bin Abdullah, once seen as a leading contender to the throne, was freed after reaching an “acceptable settlement agreement” with authorities paying...
Nigeria: (Nov 27, 2017) - Indonesia raised its warning for Bali’s Mount Agung volcano to the top level four alert on Monday. Authorities also closed the holiday island’s airport and told residents...
Nigeria: (Nov 23, 2017) - A US woman has raised more than $100,000 for a homeless man who gave her his last few dollars when she ran out of petrol. Kate McClure, 27, was driving on the I-95 interstate motorway...
Nigeria: (Nov 22, 2017) - A U.S. Navy transport plane carrying 11 people crashed in the Philippine Sea south of Japan on Wednesday as it flew to the aircraft carrier the Ronald Reagan, the U.S. Seventh Fleet...
Nigeria: (Nov 22, 2017) - The U.S. military said on Tuesday that an air strike targeting an Al-Shabaab camp had killed 100 militants. In a statement, U.S. Africa Command said the strike had been carried out...
Nigeria: (Nov 22, 2017) - The U.S. has condemned the suicide attack at a mosque in Mubi, Adamawa, which killed no fewer than 50 people and injured several others. The U.S. Department of State, in a statement...
Nigeria: (Nov 21, 2017) - Powerful Democratic lawmaker John Conyers, the longest-serving US congressman, settled a wrongful dismissal complaint after a former staffer said she was sacked because she would “not...
Nigeria: (Nov 20, 2017) - Charles Manson - one of America';s most notorious killers and cult leaders - has died at the age of 83. Manson was connected to the brutal slayings of pregnant actress Sharon...
Nigeria: (Nov 17, 2017) - Iraqi forces on Friday entered Rawa, the last major town held by Islamic State militants in the country, a military official said. Maj.-Gen. Noman al-Zubaie, the chief of the Iraqi...
Nigeria: (Nov 15, 2017) - Pope Francis was on Wednesday offered a Lamborghini Huracan, but the Vatican said there was no future as a popemobile for the Italian supercar. The Huracan, which has a top speed...
Nigeria: (Nov 15, 2017) - Australia will soon become the 26th nation to formalise same-sex marriage if the postal survey conducted for the citizens is anything to go by. The survey is expected to pave the...
Nigeria: (Nov 14, 2017) - Iran has declared Tuesday a day of mourning for the more than 400 people, who died after a powerful earthquake struck its border region with Iraq. The Cabinet expressed its condolences...
Nigeria: (Nov 13, 2017) - The EU on Monday hit Venezuela with sanctions including an embargo on arms and equipment that could be used for political repression, stepping up the pressure on President Nicolas Maduro...
Nigeria: (Nov 13, 2017) - In the latest update on the devastating 7.3 magnitude earthquake that rocked Iranian and Iraqi border on Sunday night, more than 200 people were killed and hundreds more injured. The...
Nigeria: (Nov 10, 2017) - Saudi Arabia said Thursday 201 people are being held for questioning over an estimated $100 billion in embezzlement and corruption, after the biggest purge of the kingdom’s elite...
Nigeria: (Nov 10, 2017) - French President Emmanuel Macron arrived in Saudi Arabia late Thursday for talks with the kingdom’s powerful crown prince on the rising tensions between Tehran and Riyadh. Macron,...
Nigeria: (Nov 09, 2017) - Not fewer than 26 people have died and 46 others were injured when a passenger bus lost control at a slope and veered off into a deep ravine,” local police official Fazal Abbas told...
Nigeria: (Nov 09, 2017) - The former speaker of Catalonia’s sacked parliament Carme Forcadell appeared Thursday at Spain’s Supreme Court over her role in the region’s controversial independence...
Nigeria: (Nov 08, 2017) - President Donald Trump has warned North Korea president Kim Jong-un to desist from any attempt to attack the United States. Trump said it would be a grave mistake and fatal miscalculation...
Nigeria: (Nov 07, 2017) - North Korea must “make a deal” on abandoning its nuclear weapons, US President Donald Trump said, taking his most conciliatory tone yet with Pyongyang after months of inflammatory...
Nigeria: (Nov 07, 2017) - Millions of pounds from the private estate of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II have been invested in offshore tax haven funds, a huge new leak of financial documents revealed on Sunday. Around...
Nigeria: (Nov 06, 2017) -  Britain’s main opposition party called for a public inquiry on Monday after the Paradise Papers identified Queen Elizabeth II and a donor to the ruling Conservatives as...
Nigeria: (Nov 06, 2017) - US President Donald Trump issued a fresh warning to North Korea on Monday, saying the  time for “strategic patience” is over. He spoke in Japan after winning Japan’s...