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Contrast Couldn't Be Greater Between Trump and Xi At The UN, But Chinese Leader Is The True Authorit
In a speech to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) Tuesday, Chinese President Xi Jinping urged the world to "join hands to uphold the values of peace, development, equity, justice, democracy
- 2020-09-23 07:50:25
Without Effective Response To COVID-19, UN Would Have Failed —Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari, says if the United Nations system cannot mobilise the world to marshal out an effective response to the COVID-19 pandemic, then the organisation
- 2020-09-23 07:33:33
Without Effective Response To COVID-19, UN Would Have Failed —Buhari
The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), says if the United Nations system cannot mobilise the world to marshal out an effective response to the COVID-19 pandemic, then the organisation
- 2020-09-23 07:28:51
‘Reduce Your Sex Rounds’, Top Ghanaian Police Officer Advises Personnel Ahead Of Election
- Afful Boakye-Yiadom, the Accra region commander of Ghana Police Service (GPS), has
advised officials of the agency to reduce their involvement in sexual activities
ahead of the country’s general ele
- 2020-09-23 06:21:02
Let’s Build Edo Together, Obaseki Tells Oshiomhole, Ize-Iyamu
- Edo Governor-elect, Godwin Obaseki, yesterday, commended President Muhammadu
Buhari for rising above partisan politics by allowing the will of the people
to prevail in the just concluded Edo State
- 2020-09-23 06:09:03
‘Stupid’ Plane Prank Lands Man In Court
A man has avoided months in a New Zealand prison after he pleaded guilty to making a joke about a bomb on an Air New Zealand flight.
Stuff.co.nz reports Damien Tokutaahi Hadfield, 26, joked
- 2020-09-23 05:52:52
Covid-19: World Powers Clash As Coronavirus Stirs Anger At Virtual United Nations Meeting
Kept apart by a devastating pandemic and dispersed across the globe, world leaders have convened electronically for an unprecedented high-level meeting, where the United Nations chief exhorted them
- 2020-09-23 05:30:37
N433m Commission: Ajayi’s Allegation Treacherous, False, Says Akeredolu’s Son
The son of the Governor of Ondo State, Babajide Akeredolu, on Tuesday threatened to sue the Deputy Governor of the state, Mr Agboola Ajayi, for mentioning his name in the alleged N4.3bn kept in
- 2020-09-23 05:27:38
Imo Lover Sells Ex-Girlfriend’S Twins For N150,000
The police in Anambra State have arrested a 31-year-old man, Chijioke Chukwulota, for allegedly selling twin babies of his ex-girlfriend.
- 2020-09-23 05:23:37
$6m Internet Fraud Suspect Wanted By FBI Submits Self To EFCC
- A suspect, Felix Osilama Okpoh, who has been on the radar of the Federal Bureau
of Investigations (FBI) following his alleged involvement in $6million internet
fraud, has reported himself to the Eco
- 2020-09-22 17:25:54
Trump Calls On U.N. To Hold 'China Accountable' For Unleashing Coronavirus
- US President Donald Trump angrily cast blame on China over the coronavirus
pandemic in an address on Tuesday before the United Nations, whose warned
against a new "Cold War" between the two powers.<
- 2020-09-22 17:14:08
Polio Eradication - Don't Go To Sleep, WHO Advises Nigeria
- The World Health Organisation (WHO) has advised Nigeria not to go to sleep on
the fact that poliomyelitis has been finally eradicated.
Speaking at the presentation of the last infected case of p
- 2020-09-22 12:38:30
Can I Get A Flu Jab? Who Is Eligible For The Free Vaccine, Where To Book And How It Works
Those infected with both flu and Covid-19 have a serious increased risk of death, according to Public Health England
The Government is aiming to double its winter flu vaccination programme in England
- 2020-09-22 11:40:53
‘Tell My Mom I Love Her’: Salt Lake City Police Release Body Cam Footage Of Cops Shooting 13yo A
Police in Salt Lake City, Utah, have released harrowing bodycam footage that shows officers chasing and eventually shooting a 13-year-old boy 11 times, after being called to the scene by the child’s
- 2020-09-22 11:23:53
774,000 Jobs Recruitment: States Get Extension
Recruitment of artisans for the 774,000 Special Public Works (SPW) programme of the Federal Government is being rounded off in states; it was gathered at the weekend.
- 2020-09-22 11:12:03
Appeal Court President Constitutes Tribunal For Edo Governorship Election
President of the Court of Appeal Justice Monica Dongban-Menem has constituted the election tribunal to adjudicate petitions arising from the just concluded Edo governorship election.
- 2020-09-22 11:05:13
Fuel Scarcity Looms As NARTO Begins Warning Strike
- Petrol scarcity is imminent as the Nigerian Association of Road
Transport Owners (NARTO) on Monday announced plans to proceed on
a warning strike today.
NARTO is the umbrella organisation of co
- 2020-09-22 09:29:47
Zulum Mourns Army Commander Killed By Boko Haram
Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, has mourned the death of the Commander of 25 Task Force Brigade of Operation Lafiya Dole, Col. D.C. Bako, who was mortally wounded in a battle with
- 2020-09-22 07:56:38
Impact of Covid-19 Greater On Women - Minister
- The coronavirus pandemic has had a more negative impact on women in Nigeria,
the Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Pauline Tallen, said on Monday.
Mrs Tallen, while speaking at t
- 2020-09-22 06:35:23
More Than 60 Wealthy Countries Join WHO's Plan For Distributing Covid-19 Vaccine
- More than 60 wealthy nations have joined a WHO-backed programme to
facilitate poor countries' access to coronavirus vaccines, but the US
and China are not on the list published Monday.
- 2020-09-22 06:23:40
Govt Has No Business Running Refineries, Says Osinbajo
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has said the problems associated with Nigeria’s refineries will persist if the Federal Government continues to own and run them.
- 2020-09-22 06:05:41
Ondo Election: PDP Will Be Punished For Loss In Edo, APC Declares
- The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State has told the opposition
political parties in the State that the forthcoming October 20 governorship
election will not be the same as the last Saturd
- 2020-09-22 06:05:03
Sokoto Hisbah Arrests Three For Allegedly Circulating Rape Video
The Sokoto State Hisbah Commission on Monday confirmed the arrest of three people alleged to have circulated a video on social media while sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl.
- 2020-09-22 06:00:42
Electricity/Fuel Hike: NLC Commences Mobilisation For Nationwide Strike
- The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) will hold the meeting of its National Executive Council
(NEC) today, as the congress is set to lead a nationwide protest and industrial strike
against the increase
- 2020-09-22 05:54:00
Crashed Chopper Didn’t Have Sufficient Fuel, Says Accident Bureau
The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) on Monday released the preliminary report of air crash which involved a Bell 206B helicopter operated by Quorum Aviation Limited.
- 2020-09-22 05:53:52
Chinese Drug Dealer On Death Row In Indonesia Escapes Via Sewers
- A Chinese drug trafficker under death sentence escaped from jail on the outskirts
of Indonesia’s capital Jakarta by tunnelling through the sewage system, police
said on Monday.
Cai Changpan, 3
- 2020-09-21 15:09:12
Edo Guber: APC chieftain Blames Oshiomhole For Defeat
- A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze,
on Monday attributed the party’s defeat in the Edo State governorship election
held on Saturday to what he called “the
- 2020-09-21 14:14:36
Obaseki’s Victory Indicates New Political Era – Oyebode
An International Law and Jurisprudence scholar, Prof. Akin Oyebode, says the victory of Mr. Godwin Obaseki in the just-concluded Edo gubernatorial polls has wiped off god-father politics in Nigeria’s
- 2020-09-21 12:51:31
Everybody Thinks State Governors Are Thieves- Governor Nasir El-Rufai
Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state says Nigerians have the wrong notion that state governors are all thieves.
- 2020-09-21 12:43:44
FG Opens Online Portal For Nigerians To Access N75billion Survival Fund
An online portal for Nigerians to register for the N75billion survival fund for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), will be launched on Monday September 21 by the federal government.
- 2020-09-21 12:38:24
Mass Elephant Deaths In Botswana Caused By Bacteria Toxin In Waterholes
- Botswana, the country with the world’s biggest population of elephants, said the
sudden deaths of at least 330 of the animals is due to a neurotoxin produced by
cyanobacteria in waterholes.
- 2020-09-21 11:47:14
Godfatherism: Be Like Edo People, Say No Tinubu, APC – PDP Tells Lagosians
- Akin Doherty, Lagos State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),
has congratulated Edo Governor, Godwin Obaseki, on his re-election.
He commended him for fighting hard and standing firm
- 2020-09-21 08:30:42
Two Die In Solomon Islands Bomb Blast
- An Australian man and his British colleague were killed on Sunday night in
a bomb blast in the Solomon Islands, local police said.
The men were working for the Norwegian People’s Aid (NPG), an N
- 2020-09-21 08:15:37
APC, PDP Trade Words As Police Arrest Ondo Armed Thugs
- The Ondo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples
Democratic Party on Sunday engaged in a war of words over the arrested
of seven suspected political thugs in a PDP branded veh
- 2020-09-21 08:06:54
Why Govt Is Investing Massively In Railways, Seaports - Amaechi
- The Federal Government's focus on railway and seaport development is a
necessity to drive the nation's economy, the Minister of Transportation,
Mr Rotimi Amaechi, has said.
Amaechi stated this
- 2020-09-21 08:01:38
Woman Filming Snapchat Video Falls From Car Onto Motorway
Police were left with “no words” after a woman, attempting to film a Snapchat video while her friend sped down a motorway, fell from the car.
- 2020-09-21 06:33:04
Coronavirus Found In China On Squid Packaging Imported From Russia
Authorities in China have reportedly detected coronavirus on the packaging of squid imported from Russia.
- 2020-09-21 06:18:56
Major Banks Moved Vast Sums Of Illicit Money: ICIJ
- Massive sums of allegedly dirty money have flowed for years through some
of the world's largest banking institutions, said an international journalism
investigation published Sunday, which denounced
- 2020-09-21 06:17:12
Coronavirus Vaccine: Needle-free DNA Trial Starts
Anyone scared of needles will be glad to know there could be an alternative for a coronavirus vaccine.
Scientists are soon to start phase one clinical trials in humans of a DNA vaccine
- 2020-09-21 06:12:25
Lost At Sea: Surfboard Drifts 8,000 km From Hawaii To Philippines
- When big wave surfer Doug Falter lost his board in a wipeout in Hawaii, his
best hope was for a local fisherman to pick it up. He never imagined it
would be found more than 8,000 kilometres (5,000
- 2020-09-21 06:11:29
Woman Suspected Of Sending Of Poison Envelope To White House Arrested
The woman was taken into custody by US Customs and Border Protection officers and is expected to face federal charges, the officials said.
- 2020-09-21 06:04:37
Group Tasks Buhari On Electoral Reforms, Moves For South-East President In 2023
- The Chancellor, Nigeria Presidential Project 2023 (NPP 2023), Dr. Walter Obiorah Orji,
has tasked President Muhammadu Buhari on electoral reforms with a view to guiding against
malpractices for the
- 2020-09-21 06:03:58
Twitter Users Berate Tinubu After APC Loss In Edo
Some section of twitter users on Sunday trolled the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Bola Tinubu, following the declaration of Governor Godwin Obaseki of the People’s
- 2020-09-21 05:56:36
APC Rejects Outcome Of Edo Governorship Election, Reveals Next Step
- The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo has rejected the results of the
governorship election, which gave victory to Governor Godwin Obaseki of
the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
- 2020-09-20 19:02:41
‘They Should Have Let Us Die In The Water’: Desperate Lebanese Migrants Sent Back By Cyprus
- For years, small boats have left northern Lebanon’s coast, packed with
desperate migrants hoping to reach European shores. Until recently, they
carried mostly Syrian and Palestinian refugees. But
- 2020-09-20 18:08:38
Egypt Finds Nearly Thirty 2,500-Year-Old Coffins
- Egyptian archaeologists have so far found 27 intact coffins 2,500 years old
inside the Saqqara necropolis, which belonged to Memphis, Egypt's first
capital, experts said.
The sealed Sarcophagis
- 2020-09-20 17:56:44
#EdoDecides: Dino Melaye Mocks Oshimhole, Ganduje In New Song As Obaseki Wins (Video)
- Senator Dino Melaye, a former Nigerian lawmaker from Kogi State, has taken to
his social media page to mock the APC; Oshimhole and Kano State governor,
Umar Ganduje following the re-election of Go
- 2020-09-20 17:40:46
Edo Guber: Outcome Warning To Leaders Not To Take Electorate For Granted – Oyegun
- Former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John
Odigie-Oyegun, has said that the outcome of the Edo State governorship election
should serve as a big lesson to the politi
- 2020-09-20 17:32:59
Edodecides: My Victory A Triumph Over Godfatherism —Governor Obaseki
- Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki has described his re-election as ‘triumph over godfatherism’.
The Independent National Electoral Commission on Sunday declared Obaseki as winner of Saturday's
- 2020-09-20 16:55:16
Edo 2020: Buhari Congratulates Obaseki, Hails INEC
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Edo Governor Godwin Obaseki on his re-election.
He also hailed the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the smooth process that led
- 2020-09-20 16:55:14
Fire Guts Shopping Mall In Abeokuta
A shopping mall has caught fire in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.
The fire was said to have started on Sunday morning.
- 2020-09-20 14:14:49
BREAKING: Obaseki Re-Elected As Edo Governor In Cut-Throat Guber Race
- The people of Edo State in the south-south region of Nigeria have re-elected Godwin
Obaseki as governor for another four-year term.
For the second time, Obaseki in a fiercely competitive guber r
- 2020-09-20 14:05:06
BREAKING: INEC Declares PDP’s Obaseki Winner Of Edo Election
The Returning Officer, Prof. Akpofure Rim-Rukeh has announced the total result of the election.
- 2020-09-20 13:53:03
#Edodecides: Omokri Mocks Tinubu, Oshiomhole, Says Obaseki Has Shamed Godfatherism
- Former media aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri has taken a
swipe at the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju
Bola Tinubu and former national chairman of t
- 2020-09-20 13:14:53
Malami Plots To Make EFCC Toothless Bulldog, SERAP Alerts Buhari
- President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged to jettison the proposed amendment to the act
establishing the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, as it will render the agency a
toothless bulldog o
- 2020-09-20 12:45:55
Security Agents Arrest New Leader Of ‘One Million Boys’ Criminal Gang In Ibadan
- The new leader of a notorious gang in Ibadan, Oyo State capital, ‘One Million Boys’
has been arrested by the Joint Security Task Force, popularly known as ‘Operation Burst.’
The Director General
- 2020-09-20 12:32:14
Edo Decides 2020: Obaseki In Early Lead As Ize-Iyamu Puts Up Strong Fight
- The Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, is in line to win a re-election.
Obaseki, who contested Saturday’s governorship election on the platform of the
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is in a
- 2020-09-20 05:59:14
Iran Vows Hit On All Involved In US Killing Of Top General
The chief of Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard threatened Saturday to go after everyone who had a role in a top general's January killing during a U.S. drone strike in Iraq.
- 2020-09-20 05:39:35
Consumers To Pay Full Electricity Rates From July 2021
Power distributors have received approval to collect an average of 87.9 per cent of the recently increased electricity tariff from consumers across the country in the first six months of 2021.
- 2020-09-20 05:32:31
Consumers To Pay Full Electricity Rates From July 2021
Power distributors have received approval to collect an average of 87.9 per cent of the recently increased electricity tariff from consumers across the country in the first six months of 2021.
- 2020-09-20 05:30:44
US Security Agents Intercept Poisonous Package Sent To Trump
The United States law enforcement agents during the week intercepted a poisonous package addressed to President Donald Trump, sources told CNN.
- 2020-09-20 05:19:55
Edo Decides: PDP, Obaseki Sourcing Materials For Election Petition Tribunal – APC alleges
- The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Edo State has claimed that panic has befallen the
- 2020-09-19 19:19:16
Lagos Reopens Cinemas, gyms, Recreational Centres, Others
Lagos has approved reopening of cinemas, gyms, spas and recreational centres in the state.
- 2020-09-19 18:11:15
Jubilation: Obaseki’s Supporter Falls From Speeding Vehicle
A yet-to-be-identified supporter of Governor Godwin Obaseki has fallen from a speeding vehicle.
The young man was part of the youths, in a vehicle, jubilating over results announced in favour of
- 2020-09-19 17:59:18
3-Storey School Building Collapses In Lagos Ahead Of Resumption
- A three-storey building at the Excell College, a private school in Ejigbo, Lagos,
collapsed on Saturday.
The building collapsed two days to reopening of secondary and private schools in the stat
- 2020-09-19 16:25:26
Polytechnic Ibadan Terminates Lecturer’S Appointment Over Alleged Sexual Misconduct
A lecturer at the Polytechnic Ibadan in Oyo State, Mr. Ajadi Ojo Omotosho has been relieved of his appointment as lecturer in the institution.
- 2020-09-19 14:50:48
Convicted Us Killer Serving Two Life Sentences Tells Judge He'll Kill Again Unless He's Given Death
A convicted US killer already serving two life sentences has asked a judge to give him the death penalty or he will kill again after stabbing a fellow inmate to death in an Indiana prison.
- 2020-09-19 14:39:11
‘Cruel’ Attacker David Maddocks Jailed For Setting Man On Fire
A Melbourne man who set his nemesis on fire in a drug-fuelled rampage has been jailed for the “despicable and cruel” crime.
- 2020-09-19 14:02:11
Edo election: I’m disappointed, says Obaseki after voting
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has expressed displeasure over the conduct of the ongoing governorship election in the state.
He said the Independent National Electoral Commission should
- 2020-09-19 13:46:27
#EdoDecides: I’m Being Rigged Out – Governor Obaseki Cries Out As Card Readers Fail
- Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, through Crusoe Osagie, his Special Adviser, has
cried out that “there is an ongoing deliberate election manipulation in areas where he
- 2020-09-19 13:41:13
#EdoDecides: Police Nab 3 For Allegedly Voting With Fake PVC In Edo North-East
- Security operatives attached to a polling unit in Edo State has arrested three
men for allegedly voting with fake Permanent Voter’s Card (PVC) in Edo State.
At exactly 12: 35pm, an electoral obs
- 2020-09-19 13:17:42
Kremlin Critic Navalny Posts Photo Of Himself Walking, Says Recovery Still Long Way Off
- Russian opposition politician Alexey Navalny has posted a picture on Instagram of
himself walking down stairs and said that his path to recovery was "clear, although long."
Navalny was seen walk
- 2020-09-19 13:01:02
'Titanic Battle': US Supreme Court Seat Upends 2020 Presidential Campaign
The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday has set off a fierce political battle over her replacement and thrust the sudden vacancy into the forefront in the November president
- 2020-09-19 11:20:31
New Bacterial Infection, Which Affects Men’s Fertility, Reported In China
- More depressing reports are coming from China again, it seems.
Thousands in China tested positive for a new bacteria which will adversely affect men’s fertility.
The Brucella bacteria infect
- 2020-09-19 10:32:10
Thai MP Caught Watching Porn On Phone In Parliament Claims He Is Being Targeted By Political Rivals
- Thailand MP Caught Watching Porn on Phone During Budget Reading, Comes Up With Bizarre Excuse | Read
A Thai Member of Parliament (MP) has claimed that he being is targeted by political
rivals who in
- 2020-09-19 10:05:12
Edo 2020: PDP Alleges Harassment Of Its Governors In hotel, Tells IG To Vacate Officers
- The Peoples Democratic Party has alleged that operatives of the Nigeria
Police have surrounded the premises of Westend Hotel, Benin City, Edo State
accommodating governors elected on the platform of
- 2020-09-19 09:55:41
UK Official's Bodyguard Suspended After Leaving Gun On Plane
- A bodyguard who was traveling with Britain’s foreign secretary has been
suspended from duties after he reportedly left a loaded gun on a plane.
British media reported Saturday that the police pr
- 2020-09-19 09:41:28
Peru's President Vizcarra Survives Impeachment Vote Amid Economic Crisis
- Peru's Congress voted against removing President Martín Vizcarra in an impeachment trial
on Friday, quelling political tensions in the copper giant in the midst of an economic
recession brought on b
- 2020-09-19 09:34:37
Promise Of Free, Fair Election Should Not Be Mere Lip Service, Atiku Tells Buhari
- A former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has said that promising people free and fair elections
was not done with by ‘mere lip service’.
He said such promise should be accompanied by commitment a
- 2020-09-19 08:45:14
Edo Governorship Election Begins Amid Massive Security, Movement Restriction
- Edo begins peacefully with impressive voters’ turnout in most wards across the
state, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Although the situation does not suggest the likelihood of violence
- 2020-09-19 08:39:19
FBI Uncovers Fresh Evidence Against Hushpuppi
The tide seems to be rising in the United States against suspected internet fraudster, Ramon Abbas, popularly called Hushpuppi,after the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) unveiled how he alleged
- 2020-09-19 08:09:47
America Is The Only Country Keeping China From Seizing Taiwan
To deter the United States from getting involved in a possible conflict in the region, the PLA is enhancing its Anti-Access/Area Denial system.
- 2020-09-19 07:57:46
Your Political Lives In Danger If APC Wins, Wike Tells PDP Leaders Ahead Of Edo Governorship Electio
- The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has described the governorship
election in Edo State on Saturday as a fight for the destiny of the Niger Delta region.
The governor spoke on Thursday duri
- 2020-09-18 17:48:51
'I Was Drunk And Stupid'- Danish Foreign Minister Apologises For Sex With 15-Year-Old Girl
- Denmark's Social Democrat Foreign Minister Jeppe Kofod has apologised for having
sex with a 15-year-old member of the party's youth organisation (DSU) during an
Easter course in 2008.
“I was dr
- 2020-09-18 16:25:50
Historic Books Worth £2.5m Stolen During 'Ocean's 11' Heist Found In Romania
- A £2.5 million treasure trove of historic books that were stolen in an 'Ocean's 11'
heist have been recovered in Romania.
The antique books, which included works by Galileo, Sir Isaac Newton and
- 2020-09-18 16:07:50
Okonjo-Iweala Makes WTO Final Shortlist
- Former Minister of Finance Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has made the final shortlist of
candidates for the Director General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).
The body however dropped three candidate
- 2020-09-18 13:56:48
U.S Bans WeChat, TikTok Citing National Security, Privacy
The U.S. will ban the downloads of the Chinese apps TikTok and WeChat on Sunday, with a total ban on the use of the latter, citing national security and data privacy concerns.
- 2020-09-18 13:33:55
Ondo Poll: Akeredolu’s Aide Resigns, May Join Deputy
Twenty-three days to the governorship election in Ondo State, one of the aides of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, on Friday, resigned his appointment to team up with the state deputy governor, Mr Agboola
- 2020-09-18 13:22:14
COVID-19 Infections Going Down, Says PTF
There is a noticeable decline in the spread of Coronavirus infections, the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 Control said on
- 2020-09-18 13:07:26
Wave Of Devastating Forest Fires In U.S Is A Result Of Climate Change – Experts
- The wave of devastating forest fires currently sweeping parts of the western United
States is, in part, a result of man-made climate change, an expert at Germany’s Potsdam
Institute for Climate Impa
- 2020-09-18 11:22:31
Afghan President Approves The Inclusion Of Mother’s Name On Identity Cards
- Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Friday approved the inclusion of a mother’s name
in the country’s national identity cards.
For years activists have fought for the change, which experts see as a
- 2020-09-18 09:52:09
China Begins Military Drills As Senior U.S. Official Visits Taiwan
China began combat drills near the Taiwan Strait on Friday, the same day a senior U.S. official began high-level meetings in Taipei, as Beijing denounced tightening ties between Chinese-claimed Taiwa
- 2020-09-18 09:43:47
Gana’s Death: Fear, Tension As Traditional Rulers, Council Chairmen In Benue Flee For Their Lives
- The Local Government Area chairmen in Sankaraland of Benue State have deserted their
domain and relocated to Makurdi for fear of their lives.
It was also learnt that many traditional rulers invo
- 2020-09-18 09:42:20
Kogi Govt Writes US Over Electoral Fraud Allegation, Visa Ban
- Kogi State government has kicked against the recent visa ban imposed on politicians
alleged to have rigged the November 2019 election in the state by the United States of America.
The US governm
- 2020-09-18 09:26:38
Ex-PDP Govs Can’t Walk On Streets As I Do Without Being Stoned By People — Oshiomhole
- Former Edo State governor and sacked national chairman of the All Progressives
Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has challenged governors who served under the
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to walk f
- 2020-09-18 08:53:49
IGP Gets 7-Day Ultimatum To Fish Out Killers Of ‘Yahoo Boy’
- Rep Bamidele Salam, Member of the House of Representatives, has called on the
Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, to immediately probe the alleged
killing of a youth, Idris Ajibola, by Spe
- 2020-09-18 08:44:16
Edo Poll: Buhari Calls For Free And Fair Election, Urges Candidates To Shun Do-Or-Die Methods
- President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said that the do-or-die mentality to
politics was a threat to free and fair elections because the actors are more
focused on winning than caring about a fair o
- 2020-09-18 06:35:02
Coronavirus Cases Top 30 Million Worldwide With Europe On Edge
- Large parts of Europe on Friday geared up for broad new restrictions
to stop the coronavirus, after infections worldwide topped 30 million
and the World Health Organization warned of "alarming rates
- 2020-09-18 06:20:40
‘41,000 Health Workers Infected With COVID-19 In Africa’
- The World Health Organization (WHO) has said that about 41,000 health workers have been
infected with the dreaded coronavirus disease (COVID-19) across Africa.
The global health agency observed
- 2020-09-18 06:07:47
Edo 2020: ADC Decries Deployment Of 31, 000 Security Operatives
- African Democratic Congress (ADC) has raised the alarm over the deployment
of over 31, 000 policemen in Edo State ahead of the Edo 2020 elections
holding on Saturday, September 19.
- 2020-09-18 06:00:03
Edo Poll: PDP Mocks Ize-Iyamu, APC Over ‘Botched Campaign Grand Finale’
- The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Campaign Council, on Thursday
claimed that the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its governorship candidate
for the Edo poll, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, had give
- 2020-09-17 16:52:20
Wike Redeems N30m Bounty On Bobosky
- The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has redeemed the N30million bounty he placed on
a notorious criminal suspect popularly known in the underworld as Bobosky.
Bobosky died at the Rivers poli
- 2020-09-17 16:32:38
Civil Society Blasts OBJ, Soyinka over comments against Buahri’s Administration
- A civil society, Citizen Action for Good Governance (CAGG) has berated former
President Olusegun Obasanjo, alleging that his inability to tele-guide President
Muhammad Buhari was responsible for the
- 2020-09-17 16:07:32
Lagos Govt Reacts To Viral Video Showing “Officials” Selling Branded Wastebaskets
- The Lagos State Government has disowned a viral video where
some uniformed persons were promoting the sale of branded
wastebaskets purportedly on behalf of the state.
In a statement on Thursday
- 2020-09-17 13:56:25
Fani-Kayode Separates From Wife, Demands N2bn From Blogger
A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has separated from his wife, Precious Chikwendu, with whom he had four sons, The PUNCH can confirm.
- 2020-09-17 13:41:29
WHO Expresses Concern Over Current Surge In COVID-19 Cases
- The World Health Organisation, WHO, on Thursday expressed worries over
the current surge in cases of COVID-19 in Europe.
WHO’s Regional Director for Europe, Hans Kluge expressed concern
- 2020-09-17 13:28:07
Castration For Rapists In Kaduna
With the amended Penal Code 2020 signed into law on Wednesday by Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufa’I, rapists risk surgical castration upon conviction.
- 2020-09-17 12:00:05
Hersdmen ‘Mounted Roadblock’ Along Abeokuta Way To Kidnap, Kill – Police
- Six suspected herdsmen allegedly responsible for multiple kidnapping
and killing of a driver have been arrested and paraded by the police.
The Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Zone 2 Comma
- 2020-09-17 11:22:55
Rivers Police Detain Two Pastors For Rape Of 27 Year Old NYSC Member
- Two men said to be pastors of a new generation church in Port Harcourt
have being detained at State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID),
Port Harcourt for allegedly raping a 27- year- old virgi
- 2020-09-17 11:16:14
Trump Contradicts CDC Director On Vaccine, Masks: ‘He Was Confused’
President Donald Trump took exception on Wednesday to comments from the director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, who said a vaccine for the novel coronavirus could be broadly
- 2020-09-17 10:45:41
Thunder Kills Three Siblings In Taraba
Three siblings were on Tuesday struck to death by thunder while their mother, Justina Nyavoro, who sustained serious burnt is receiving treatment in the hospital.
- 2020-09-17 10:33:16
Landlord’s Outstanding Bills Cannot Be Enforced On New Tenant – NERC
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has clarified that the outstanding electricity bills of landlords are not to be enforced on new tenants.
- 2020-09-17 10:23:30
Poverty And Demography Has Helped Nigeria In Fight Against COVID-19 – PTF
- The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has asserted that poverty and
demography has helped in the fight against the novel deadly disease.
The Task Force’ national coordinator, Sani Aliyu
- 2020-09-17 09:01:13
Blasphemy: UNICEF Reacts As Kano Court Jails 13-Year-Old Boy For 10 Years
- The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has
condemned the sentencing of 13-year-old Umar Farouq to 10 years in
prison for blasphemy.
Umar was handed the harsh sentence by Aliyu Kanu, the sa
- 2020-09-17 08:40:11
FG Promises Justice For Nigerian Traders In Ghana
- The Federal Government has vowed to ensure that Nigerian traders caught
in the web of Ghanaian crisis get justice, notwithstanding the seeming
delay in resolving their concerns regarding some stiff
- 2020-09-17 06:15:37
Venezuelan President Involved In Crimes Against Humanity – UN
- Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro bears responsibility for
grave rights violations including crimes against humanity, UN
investigators said on Wednesday.
In a 411-page report, the UN Fact-Fin
- 2020-09-17 06:05:23
Nigeria Has Always Been Divided – Presidency Replies Soyinka
The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has said this administration inherited a “terribly” divided country from former president, Goodluck Jonathan
- 2020-09-17 01:54:56
Man Traveled 400 Miles On Bus With Dismembered And Foul Smelling Body Of Woman In Three Suitcases
A man traveled 400 miles on a Greyhound bus with suitcases filled with a woman's dismembered body, police say.
- 2020-09-17 01:53:11
42 Ambassadors Await Postings 96 Days After Senate Confirmation
Ninety-six days after the Senate confirmed the nomination of 42 career ambassadors, the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has yet to assign them portfolios.
- 2020-09-17 01:36:28
Over 11,000 Sign Petition Seeking UK, EU Visa Ban Against Gov. El-Rufai
- More than 9,000 people have signed a petition seeking for the
United Kingdom and European Union to issue a travel ban against
Nasir El-Rufai, Governor of Kaduna State.
The petition lodged at Ch
- 2020-09-16 18:18:40
Nigeria To Celebrate 60th Independence Anniversary For A Year
- Nigerian Government on Wednesday said that Nigeria’s 60th
independence anniversary celebration will be observed for a
whole year, ending September 30th, 2021.
This came as President Muhammadu B
- 2020-09-16 15:41:10
Ondo 2020: Vehicle Burnt, Eight Injured In PDP, APC Clash
- With 23 days to the governorship election, tension is currently brewing
in Ondo State following the attack on the convoy of Governor Oluwarotimi
Akeredolu by political thugs suspected to be loyalist
- 2020-09-16 15:27:28
Photo News: Buhari Unveils ‘Nigeria At 60’ Logo
- President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday presided over a virtual
Federal Executive Council meeting, during which he unveiled the
Nigeria at 60 Logo.
Trump Believes Virus Could Go Away Itself But Assures 'Vaccine In A Month' For Faster Results
US President Donald Trump said Tuesday that a coronavirus vaccine may be available within a month — an acceleration of even his own optimistic predictions — but added that the pandemic could go away
- 2020-09-16 12:12:48
Barbados To Remove UK’s Queen As Head Of State, Become A Republic
- Barbados is to remove Britain's Queen Elizabeth as its head of state
and become a republic, the Caribbean nation's government has said.
"The time has come to fully leave our colonial past behind
- 2020-09-16 11:02:55
Amnesty Seeks Probe Into Naked Woman 'Shot 36 Times' In Mozambique
- Rights watchdog Amnesty International has called for an
independent probe into the killing of a naked pregnant
woman by men in military uniform in Mozambique's restive north,
an atrocity the govern
- 2020-09-16 10:46:38
China Established 44,000 Companies Abroad In 2019
- Chinese investors in 2019 established about 44,000 enterprises
in over 80% of countries and regions across the world,
state-run media said on Wednesday.
According to Global Times, the country's
- 2020-09-16 10:34:19
Hurricane Sally: “Historic, Life Threatening” Storm Set To Hit
A slow moving hurricane inching its way towards the southern United States is so large it could deliver “historic life threatening flooding,” the country’s weather service has said.
- 2020-09-16 10:00:21
INEC To Prosecute Lecturers Involved In 2019 Election Malpractices In Akwa Ibom
- The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday said
it had concluded arrangements to arraign in court, some University
lecturers involved in electoral malpractices in Akwa Ibom Stat
- 2020-09-16 09:55:01
Williams Gates, Father Of Microsoft Co-Founder Dies At 94
- William Gates Sr., the father of Microsoft co-founder, Bill Gates, is dead.
- 2020-09-16 09:26:07
No individual, No Matter How Powerful, Can Decide Edo Governor – Oyegun
- Former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John
Odigie-Oyegun says the power to choose the next Governor of Edo
State rests with the people and not any individual, no mat
- 2020-09-16 09:23:50
2023: Tinubu Has Become A Laughing Stock In The North – Activist
- The Convener of Concerned Nigerians, Deji Adeyanju, says National Leader
of All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu may not get the
needed support for his rumoured 2023 presidential amb
- 2020-09-16 09:19:00
Unless Buhari Retraces His Steps, There Will Be No Nigeria Left By 2023 – Femi Fani Kayode
- Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, has said there
will be no Nigeria by 2023 unless President Buhari retraces
his steps in presiding over the affairs of the nation.
The former Aviation
- 2020-09-16 06:28:53
Saraki to U.S: Extend Visa Ban To Electoral, Judicial Officers
- Former Senate President Bukola Saraki has urged the United States
(U.S) to expand the visa ban it slammed on Nigerian politicians to
include electoral officers, security officials and judicial offic
- 2020-09-16 06:19:13
FG, Labour Talks On Petrol Price Rise End in Stalemate
- The talks between the federal government and the organised
labour on the removal of petrol subsidy and the increase in
electricity tariffs ended in a stalemate yesterday without
the parties fixi
- 2020-09-16 06:13:53
India's Coronavirus Cases Pass 5 Million
- India's total coronavirus cases passed five million on Wednesday,
health ministry data showed, as the pandemic extends its grip on the
vast country at an ever-faster rate.
With its latest one m
- 2020-09-16 05:58:53
Nigeria Needs Loans For Roads, Rail, Power – Buhari
The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Tuesday, justified the nation’s debt profile, saying his regime needed to borrow to fund critical infrastructure like roads, rail, and power.
- 2020-09-15 20:05:15
Naked Woman Beaten And Executed On Camera In Mozambique By Men In Uniforms
- The bush war raging across northern Mozambique has taken one
of its most horrific turns yet.
A video, which has been shared widely on social media, shows
armed men in police uniforms chasing an
- 2020-09-15 18:20:43
Electoral Offenders Face UK Visa Ban, Asset Seizure Ahead Edo, Ondo Polls
- The United Kingdom has said it will take action against
individuals who mastermind violence during the forthcoming
governorship elections in Edo and Ondo States.
It said the sanction could incl
- 2020-09-15 16:57:21
Trump Says He Wanted Bashar Assad Killed: 'I Would Have Rather Taken Him Out'
- President Trump said on Tuesday that he was inclined to support a mission to assassinate Syrian leader Bashar Assad in 2017 but that former Defense Secretary James Mattis was against it.
- 2020-09-15 16:43:24
200 Senegalese Soldiers Contract COVID-19
More than 200 Senegalese soldiers returning from The Gambia where they served in a regional security force have tested positive for COVID-19, Senegal’s army and health ministry said Tuesday.
- 2020-09-15 16:32:54
Soyinka Backs Obasanjo On Nigeria Being More Divided Under Buhari
- Playwright and Nobel laureate Prof Wole Soyinka has stood behind former
President Olusegun Obasanjo in his statement that Nigeria has become
more divided under President Muhammadu Buhari.
- 2020-09-15 16:31:46
Edo Guber: Obaseki Replies Tinubu, Says ‘You Can't Extend Your Political Empire To Edo’
- Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has lashed back at the
chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola
Tinubu, telling him that he cannot extend his political empire
- 2020-09-15 16:26:58
NCC Arrest Man For Allegedly Hacking Into DSTV System, Watching Channels Free Without Subscription
- The Nigeria Copyright Commission (NCC), has arrested one Mr
Aliu Olalekan, for allegedly hacking into DSTV system and
watching the channels free without subscription.
Mr Matthew Ojo, NCC Direct
- 2020-09-15 15:13:06
Putin Critic Alexey Navalny Posts Hospital Photo Of Himself; Plans Russia Return
- Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny posted a picture of himself
from his hospital bed in Germany on Tuesday, looking gaunt but joking
wryly about his condition and saying that he was enjoying t
- 2020-09-15 14:08:38
Don’t Vote Obaseki – Tinubu Warns Edo People
- All Progressives Congress leader, Bola Tinubu, says Governor Godwin
Obaseki of Edo State does not deserve a single vote in Saturday’s election.
He, therefore, called on Edo State voters to rejec
- 2020-09-15 10:49:25
Nigeria’s 3rd Place In Global Terrorism Ranking Worst Thing To Happen To Buhari’s Govt —APC Gr
- A group in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has
bemoaned Nigeria’s latest ranking as third in the Global Terrorism Index (GTI).
The group, the APC Consolidation Group (APC-CG), said th
- 2020-09-15 10:35:09
US Visa Restriction Would Help Ensure Credible, Transparent Elections In Nigeria —Shehu Sani
- A former Kaduna Central Senator, Shehu Sani has stated that the
visa restriction imposed by the US on some Nigerian politicians
would help the country ensure credible and transparent elections
- 2020-09-15 10:24:53
Trump Hosts Israel, Bahrain, UAE Peace Ceremony
US President Donald Trump will host a ceremony Tuesday where Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates normalize relations with Israel, redrawing the Middle East’s diplomatic map – and boosting
- 2020-09-15 06:23:26
Edo 2020: Deal With Erring Politicians No Matter Their Status, IGP Orders Men
- The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has ordered
his men to “deal decisively” with any politician or voter found
obstructing peaceful conduct of the September 19 governorship
- 2020-09-15 06:18:23