Russia says the flagship of its Black Sea fleet has been seriously damaged following an explosion that Ukraine claims was the result of a missile strike.
Nigeria's former Vice President, a presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has promised to hand over power to youths if elected president of the country
The presidency has dismissed the call by the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) on President Muhammadu Buhari to resign following the nation’s security challenges.
The impact of the Russian invasion of Ukraine on the food, energy and financial markets has unleashed a “three-dimensional crisis” that is hitting poor countries hard and which requires an urgent resp
A video has emerged of the fatal shooting to death of am unharmed black man in America by a police officer. An African immigrant Patrick Lyoya, 26, was shot and killed by a Grand Rapids police off
European Union nations Finland and Sweden reached important stages Wednesday on their way to possible NATO membership as the Finnish government issued a security report to lawmakers and Sweden’s rulin
Rivers State governor and one of presidential aspirants under Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Governor Nyesom Wike on Wednesday said that he is not interested in the Vice-President position of Nigeri
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said 45 percent of the total number of registered voters have been found to be invalid as of January 14, 2022.
Billionaire businessman, Elon Musk, has been sued by former Twitter shareholders over claims that they missed out on the jump in its stock price because he delayed in revealing that he had acquired a
A close associate of Pope Francis on Wednesday defended the Vatican’s decision to have a Russian woman and a Ukrainian woman carry the cross together during a Good Friday procession that will be presi
A court in southern Germany on Wednesday sentenced a university scientist to a one-year suspended sentence for spying for the Russian secret service.
The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Wednesday said the restriction to Abuja of human rights activist and 2023 presidential aspirant, Omoyele Sowore, is “excessive”, and therefore lifted.
The Supreme Court has affirmed the six years imprisonment imposed on a former Federal Director of Pensions, Mister John Yakubu, and also ordered him to refund the sum of N22.9b to the Federal Governme
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has said that he contested for the governorship position four different times before he finally won in 1999.
Senators in the National Assembly (NASS) under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have wished Vice President Yemi Osinbajo goodluck in his quest to become the next president of Nigeri
Suspected armed bandits have abducted many students in Tsafe town, the headquarters of Tsafe Local Government Area of (LGA), Zamfara State.
The Christian Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (CPFN) has warned that the forthcoming general elections are under threat going by the actions of politicians.
U.S. President Joe Biden said for the first time that Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine amounts to genocide, as President Vladimir Putin said Russia would “rhythmically and calmly” continue its operation a
No fewer than 3.3 million Nigerians have been displaced as a result of insecurity, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has said.
Ukrainian forces say they’ve captured Russian President Vladimir Putin’s close ally Viktor Medvedchuk, who was facing treason charges and escaped house arrest in Ukraine in the early days of the war.<
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier was forced to cancel his trip to Kyiv, as Ukrainian authorities said on Tuesday that he wasn’t welcome due to his alleged close ties to the Kremlin.
NATO reaffirmed its commitment to defend member countries amid “the biggest threat to our security in a generation” and is responding to the war in Ukraine with speed and unity, the military alliance
At least 13 people were injured in a shooting at New York City's 36th Street subway station on Tuesday.
The Federal Government has rejected the 2021 annual World Press Freedom Index that characterized Nigeria as a country not conducive to the practice of journalism, saying Nigerian press remains among t
The Federal Government has declared Friday and Monday as holidays in commemoration of Easter celebrations.
The festivities of an Indian wedding ended in a bloody crime scene in Maharasthra state this weekend after drunk guests stabbed the groom’s friend and the bride’s brother all because of an argument ov
A man, Ifeanyi Njoku, has been arrested for allegedly killing his girlfriend, Precious Okeke, 24, in an estate at Badore, in the Ajah area of Lagos State.
The national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Abdullahi Adamu on Tuesday formally resigned from the Senate.
The spate of killings in Nigeria's Plateau State took a frightening dimension as over 70 people were confirmed killed in the attacks by armed gangs in some communities in the Kanam local government ar
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has pledged to tackle festering insecurity and poverty bedeviling the country if elected as president of Nigeria in 2023.
Former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has said the decision by some presidential aspirants in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to form a united force is aimed at taking over power from the All Pro
The President of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Reverend Samson Ayokunle, has expressed his fear that the 2023 Nigerian general elections might not hold, due to insecurity.
A 15-year-old Russian karter has been sacked by his team and is being investigated by the International Automobile Federation (FIA) for making what appeared to be a Nazi salute after winning a race.
Ukraine has accused Russia of using chemical weapons in the besieged port city of Mariupol after reports emerged that people in the area have developed respiratory issues.
The EU foreign policy chief, Josep Borrell on Monday said that Russian army is blocking tens of ships with wheat leave Ukrainian ports and is destroying stocks of wheat in Ukraine aiming to provoke “h
An Ikeja Domestic Violence and S3xual Offences Court on Monday opened a suit that accused a man of defiling two daughters of his ‘dear’ friend.
The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu has met with some governors elected on the platform of the party in Abuja on Monday and is unperturbed by the declaration of Vic
China has criticized the harsh sanctions imposed by US on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine, saying that the restrictions were the wrong tool to defuse the ongoing crisis.
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Joe Igbokwe, has asked Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, to “show respect and withdraw from the 2023 presidential race”.
Former aide to Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omkri and Comrade Deji Adeyanju, Convener of Concerned Nigeria Group, have weighed in on Nigeria’s Vice president, Yemi Osinbajo’s declaration to co
President Emmanuel Macron’s team painted Marine Le Pen as “an ally of Vladimir Putin” on Monday as they began a campaign offensive that will run over the next two weeks ahead of a final vote.<
The Nigeria Police Force has arrested Peter Nwachukwu, the husband of late popular gospel artiste, Osinachi Nwachukwu.
Nigeria’s Vice President , Yemi Osinbajo, has finally declared his intention to run for president come the 2023 general election ending months of speculations and tepid denials.
Ukraine's economy, battered by war, is expected to shrink by a staggering 45.1% this year according to updated World Bank estimates released on Sunday.
A showdown looms in Ukraine as Russia appointed a new military commander and looked to concentrate its attacks on the eastern part of the country, while Ukraine’s president said his troops will hold t
The bandits who attacked an Abuja-Kaduna train last month have released a video of some of the abducted passengers appealing to the Federal Government to come to their rescue.
Pope Francis opened Holy Week Sunday with a call for an Easter truce in Ukraine to make room for a negotiated peace, highlighting the need for leaders to "make some sacrifices for the good of the peop
One of the private radio stations in Ibadan, Fresh FM, owned by popular musician Yinka Ayefele, came under attack from three armed robbers in the early hours of Sunday, causing the station to go off a
Yoruba Nation activist, Chief Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, has vowed to return to Nigeria very soon.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has intercepted 101 parcels of cocaine concealed in children’s duvets at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed a new general in a bid to win the war in Ukraine.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says Russia is targeting all of Europe with its aggression, and that stopping the invasion of Ukraine is essential for the security of all democracies.<
The Leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele, has advocated for an Igbo presidency ahead of the 2023 presidential election.
The Nigeria Police Force has launched a probe into an officer who allegedly engaged in the consumption of an illicit drug known as cannabis (weed) on duty.
The former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Pius Anyim Pius, former Governor, Peter Obi and two other Presidential aspirants on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) fr
President Volodymyr Zelensky met Prime Minister Boris Johnson, one of his staunchest backers, in Kyiv on Saturday, with the British leader using the visit to set out a new financial and military aid p
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi says he’s not afraid of key actors jostling for the 2023 presidential ticket of the All Progressives Congress.
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has declared his intention to run for president in the 2023 presidential election.
Terrified civilians in Ukraine’s east fled Saturday by the thousands from the region, expected to be the next major battleground in the more than six-week-old war, with President Volodymyr Zelensky de
The electricity national grid in Nigeria has collapsed again leaving the country without a public power supply.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Southern Governors have insisted that the party should zone its 2023 presidential ticket to the southern part of Nigeria for equity and fairness.
One million pilgrims will be allowed to attend the Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca this year, Saudi Arabia announced in a statement on Saturday.
Former Governor of Anambra state, Dr. Chukwuemeka Ezeife, is optimist that the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, will gradually walk out of detention as the seven remainin
Britain's defence ministry said on Saturday that Russian forces were targeting civilians, a day after a missile attack on a train station crowded with women, children and the elderly killed at least 5
Combat losses of the Russian occupying army since the start of a full-scale invasion of Ukraine on February 24, as of Saturday morning, April 9, amounted to about 19,100 personnel, according to the Fa
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said he wants a tough global response to Russia after its forces fired a missile at a crowded train station, killing at least 52 people.
Paranoid Vladimir Putin was seen attending a Moscow funeral today surrounded by military guards carrying Russia's 'secret nuclear briefcase'.
Kogi Governor Yahaya Bello has expressed the wish to appoint Nigeria’s first female Vice President, if he gets his party’s presidential ticket for the 2023 elections and its approval to choose his run
A prestigious Scottish university has revealed that it used President Muhammadu Buhari’s tooth-picking picture to illustrate bad and insensitive leadership amidst rising poverty and insecurity in Nige
Russia on Friday said the UN General Assembly resolution on suspending Russia's membership in the UN Human Rights Council is an "unlawful and politically motivated act of punishment designed to make a
The United States says more than half of Nigerians in country’s prisons are serving jail terms for fraud and related crime.
A 33-year-old man identified as Seun Sowemimo has been sentenced to a one-year jail term by an Abeokuta Magistrate Court for attempting to steal from former President Olusegun Obasanjo.
An Abuja Federal High Court on Friday ruled on the terrorism charges against Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.
The UK government has added Russian president Vladimir Putin’s two adult daughters to its sanctions list in a move as part of crackdown on the “lavish lifestyles” of the Kremlin’s inner circle.
Japan said Friday it will end imports of Russian coal and announced the expulsion of eight of Moscow’s diplomats over “war crimes” in Ukraine.
Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has dared former Osun State deputy governor and new National Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Iyiola Omisore, to sue him over his (Soyin
The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Niyi Adebayo, on Thursday, raised the alarm that several African countries were lobbying companies registered and operating in Nigeria to leave N
Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, will on Saturday, disclose his position in the 2023 presidential election.
US tech giant, Microsoft Corp on Thursday said it had disrupted cyberattacks from Russian military spies targeted at Ukrainian, European and American entities.