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Friday, 23rd February, 2018
 World News:
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - A dozen U.S. troops just wrapped up a seven-week trip to Nigeria, where they trained local soldiers in advanced infantry tactics that, in all likelihood, they’ll use to beat back religious...
Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2018) - ISLAMABAD: National Security Advisor Lt Gen (R) Nasir Janjua has said that the balance of power in the region is being deteriorated due to the strategic agreement between India and...
Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2018) - At least five people have been killed and 15 are still missing after a landslide cascaded down the terraced slopes of a rice field on the Indonesian island of Java on Thursday, officials...
Nigeria: (Feb 20, 2018) - President Donald Trump has denied allegations of sexual misconduct by a woman who said he forcibly kissed her when she worked at Trump Tower in New York. Rachel Crooks, who initially...
Nigeria: (Feb 16, 2018) - The US justice department has charged 13 Russian individuals and three Russian companies with interfering in the 2016 presidential election, as investigators revealed a massive multi-year...
Nigeria: (Feb 14, 2018) - Donald Trump Junior, son of the U.S. President has been delivered with an envelope containing a white powder suspected to be a chemical substance. The envelope with a note threatening...
Nigeria: (Feb 14, 2018) - T he Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has signed a loan agreement with the African Development Fund (ADF) designed to provide an Official Development Assistance (ODA) loan...
Nigeria: (Feb 13, 2018) - Philippines president, Rodrigo Duterte has ordered his soldiers to specifically target women rebel fighters in the country by shooting them in the vagina, instead of killing them because...
Nigeria: (Feb 12, 2018) - "We need to ensure that not only the over-60s are considered but also younger people," she told German TV. She also defended "painful" concessions made to the the...
Nigeria: (Feb 12, 2018) - According to Russian authorities, all 71 people on board a Russian jet were killed when it crashed after taking off from an airport near Moscow. All 65 passengers and six crew members...
Somalia: (Feb 10, 2018) - Somali authorities should immediately release Sabir Abdulkadir Warsame, a broadcast journalist with the privately owned Somali Cable TV, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....
Malawi: (Feb 10, 2018) - The government of the United States of America (US) States and Malawi have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) to acquire property on which to build a new U.S. Embassy compound on...
Nigeria: (Feb 10, 2018) - Barely two days a White House Staff Secretary, Rob Porter left his position, Trumps  speechwriter  David Sorensen, has resigned. The cause of Sorensen’s exit is similar...
Nigeria: (Feb 10, 2018) - An Israeli F-16 fighter has been shot down by Syrian anti-aircraft fire on a raid to destroy Iranian facilities allegedly responsible for launching a drone into Israel. The UK Guardian...
Nigeria: (Feb 09, 2018) - Three days after the Israeli government sent out 20,000 deportation notices, thousands of Eritrean and Sudanese refugees gathered in front of the Rwandan Embassy in Herzliya to protest...
Nigeria: (Feb 08, 2018) - Belgium Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo have announced the...
Nigeria: (Feb 07, 2018) - BOSTON — A social media monitoring tool used by the Boston Police Department to identify potential threats swept up the posts of people using the hashtag #MuslimLivesMatter and...
Nigeria: (Feb 07, 2018) - The US Congress is striving to find a deal to avoid a second government shutdown by midnight on Thursday when the short-term funding bill agreed last month expires. Lawmakers in both...
Nigeria: (Feb 06, 2018) - Dozens of civilians have been hit by a chlorine gas attack in war-torn Syria, according to reports. Horrendous images and video have surfaced online of victims after multiple airstrikes...
Nigeria: (Feb 06, 2018) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met Pope Francis for "cordial" private talks on Monday, marking the first visit to the Vatican by a Turkish head of state since 1959. Erdogan...
Nigeria: (Feb 06, 2018) - Washington: The US on Monday said it was "troubled" and "disappointed" by reports of declaration of state of emergency in Maldives and urged President Abdulla Yameen...
Nigeria: (Feb 06, 2018) - Former Maldives president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom was arrested today shortly after his estranged half-brother President Abdulla Yameen declared a state of emergency, according to Gayoom's...
Nigeria: (Feb 05, 2018) - Twelve militants were killed as Afghan military warplanes pounded Taliban hideouts in the northern Badakhshan, Faryab and Sari Pul provinces on Monday, an official said. The government...
Nigeria: (Feb 02, 2018) - The United States of America has said that Russia is not its friend and will not be until its government has, “the values that it has.” The Russian Embassy earlier lampooned...
Nigeria: (Feb 02, 2018) - President Donald Trump of the United States of America was yesterday nominated for the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize. According to Henrik Urdal, who is the Director of the Peace Research...
Nigeria: (Jan 31, 2018) - Brazil’s fiery left-wing former president, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, retains a strong lead ahead of presidential elections despite his conviction on graft charges, according...
Nigeria: (Jan 30, 2018) - An eight-month-old baby girl has been raped, allegedly by her cousin, in the Indian capital Delhi. Police say she is in a critical condition after being admitted to hospital on Sunday....
Nigeria: (Jan 29, 2018) - No fewer than 13,000 employees of the UNRelief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) on Monday began a one-day strike, protesting U.S. President Donald Trump’s...
Nigeria: (Jan 29, 2018) - Scientists have found a potential food source for astronauts, using microbes to convert human waste into Marmite-like food, local media reported. This is contained in their study...
Nigeria: (Jan 29, 2018) - Gunmen attacked an army outpost near one of Afghanistan';s main military academies on Monday leaving 11 soldiers dead and 16 wounded before the attackers were subdued, the defence...
Nigeria: (Jan 29, 2018) - President Trump responded Sunday to recent criticism from rap mogul Jay-Z by citing joblessness for black Americans under his administration, before asking that somebody “please...
Nigeria: (Jan 28, 2018) - President Donald Trump said the United States “deeply respects” Africans and will dispatch its top diplomat to the continent, in a letter to African leaders seen by AFP...
Nigeria: (Jan 27, 2018) - Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has been released on Saturday after two months he was taken into custody in the kingdom’s sweeping crackdown on corruption,...
Nigeria: (Jan 27, 2018) - Joy Cooper, a Florida Mayor in the U.S. has been sacked from office after she was arrested for allegedly soliciting illegal campaign contributions for herself and two political allies. Florida...
Nigeria: (Jan 27, 2018) - A huge car bomb blast rocked a crowded area of Kabul on Saturday, leaving at least 18 people wounded, an official said, in the latest apparent attack in the Afghan capital. “So...
Nigeria: (Jan 26, 2018) - At least 41 people have been killed and more than 70 others injured after fire broke out in a South Korean hospital, officials said. According to the official, the death toll is...
Nigeria: (Jan 25, 2018) - As his victims wept in a Michigan courtroom on Wednesday, disgraced long-time U.S. Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced to up to 175 years in prison for abusing young female...
Nigeria: (Jan 25, 2018) - Thousands of Lula supporters rallied in Porto Alegre on Wednesday to protest the verdict by a Brazilian appeal court upholding ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva’s conviction...
Nigeria: (Jan 25, 2018) - Pope Francis has condemned fake news as evil, as he urges journalists to make it a point of duty to search for the truth while reporting. In his annual social communications message...
Nigeria: (Jan 25, 2018) - At least 40 people were killed in the attack on Kabul’s luxury Intercontinental Hotel at the weekend, revised official figures showed today. The new death toll almost doubles...
Nigeria: (Jan 24, 2018) - Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva awaited Wednesday the outcome of his appeal against a corruption conviction — a ruling that will effectively determine if...
Nigeria: (Jan 23, 2018) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi mounted a defense of globalization at the World Economic Forum on Tuesday, urging joint action on climate change and economic cooperation, in a speech...
Nigeria: (Jan 23, 2018) - An avalanche sparked by a volcano eruption near a Japanese ski resort on Tuesday, has left a soldier dead, several injured and leaving scores stranded including tourists from Britain...
Nigeria: (Jan 23, 2018) - A magnitude 7.9 earthquake hit the Gulf of Alaska in the early hours of Tuesday, prompting warnings of a possible tsunami down the west coast of North America. The quake struck at...
Nigeria: (Jan 23, 2018) - The London Emergency Services has evacuated almost 1,500 people from a hotel and night club in central London overnight and two train stations were closed following a gas leak, authorities...
Nigeria: (Jan 23, 2018) - Following the US Vice President Mike Pence scheduled visit to a Jerusalem holy site and Holocaust memorial, the Palestinian in protest on Tuesday, closed businesses. The protest...
Nigeria: (Jan 22, 2018) - President Rodrigo Duterte of Philippines on Monday instructed the army and police to shoot him if he became a dictator and stayed on beyond his term, a scenario his foes are warning...
Nigeria: (Jan 22, 2018) - Domestic flights departing from and arriving at the Japanese capital Tokyo, on Monday were cancelled due to heavy snow, while some regional trains were also cancelled. The Japanese...
Nigeria: (Jan 22, 2018) - Following the rumbling Mayon mountain, the Philippines’ authorities has raised alert as the most active volcano on Monday ejected a huge cloud of ash and grey smoke. The ash...
Nigeria: (Jan 22, 2018) - At least 18 people were killed, including 14 foreigners and 12 injured in the deadly attack on Kabul Intercontinental hotel, spokesman of the Afghan Interior Ministry said on Sunday The...
Nigeria: (Jan 20, 2018) - A Palestinian prisoner has died of health complications he developed in Israeli jails and medical negligence, Palestinian media report. The Palestinian Prisoners' Club reported...