US President Joe Biden will likely meet with Chinese Communist Party (CCP) leader Xi Jinping later in the year for the pair’s first face-to-face, according to a White House official.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has mocked members of the National Assembly for issuing a six-week ultimatum on President Muhammadu Buhari to step up the fight against insecurity or risk being impe
Former presidential aide, Reno Omokri has reacted after Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, distanced himself from a suit challenging the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, A
British-American novelist Salman Rushdie, the author whose writing led to death threats from Iran in the 1980s, was attacked Friday as he was about to give a lecture in western New York.
Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has said he did not filed any suit challenging the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar.
A man wanted by security officials in Saudi Arabia killed himself with an explosive belt to avoid arrest, wounding four others in the blast, the kingdom said Friday.
Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Hassan Kukah has kicked over the All Progressives Congress, APC, Muslim-Muslim presidential ticket of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and Kashim Shettima.
A video has emerged showing the moment an American model, Courtney Clenney attacked her Nigerian boyfriend, Christian Obumseli in an elevator months before killing him.
The Anambra State Governor, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, has suspended the Transition Committee Chairman of Nnewi North Local Government Area, Mbazulike Iloka.
The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has warned that it will direct the withdrawal of services of all workers in Nigeria should the Federal Government fail to resolve the lingering strike by the Academi
A Kwara High Court in Ilorin on Thursday convicted one Christopher Adetuberu, a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member serving in Ogbomosho, Oyo state, for offences bordering on internet fraud.
Former Chancellor Rishi Sunak has revealed the Prime Minister has been ignoring his calls since he resigned from Cabinet.
The Publicity Secretary of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State, Senibo Chris Finebone, has decamped to the ruling People’s Democratic Party, PDP.
The United Nations chief has called for an immediate end to all military activity around Europe’s largest nuclear power plant in southeastern Ukraine, as Moscow and Kyiv blamed each other for renewed
The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has dragged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar; and Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal to court over th
Former President Donald Trump called late Thursday for the “immediate” release of the federal warrant the FBI used to search his Florida estate, hours after the Justice Department had asked a court to
An armed man took hostages inside a bank branch in the Hamra neighbourhood of Beirut on Thursday, allegedly demanding the bank return his money which was frozen in the wake of the country’s financial
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Wednesday urged Nigerians to make the right choice during the 2023 general elections.
A Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Eniola Emmanuel, who was dismissed from the Nigerian Police Force a few years ago is among 61 suspected drug traffickers convicted and sentenced to various jail term
Senator Joshua Dariye, former governor of Plateau State will declare interest to contest the Plateau Central senatorial seat on the platform of the Labour Party (LP).
Latvia’s parliament has declared Russia a state sponsor of terrorism, calling on EU countries to suspend tourist visas to Russian and Belarusian citizens.
Former US President Donald Trump’s recent campaign-style video that he posted to his social media platform Truth Social appears to feature a song titled after the slogan of the QAnon conspiracy theory
The Chairman of Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN), Katsina State chapter, Alhaji Musa Danhassan, has said that over 400 poultry farms have been shut down due to insecurity in parts of the state.
Ukraine has exported nearly 400,000 tonnes of grain in the first week following the announcement of a deal brokered by Türkiye to address global food insecurity.
The international financial institution, the World Bank has raised an alarm that Nigeria might be facing an existential threat due to its dwindling economy.
House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi has said the US just cannot allow China to establish a new normal to put pressure on Taiwan through the kind of military drills and warplane incursions th
Kim Yo-jong, the younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, revealed that her brother had “fallen ill” with “high fever” amid the country’s fight against Covid-19, as she vowed to “eradicate S
The Defence Headquarters has announced the arrest of two additional suspects in connection with the June 5 deadly attack on on worshippers of St Francis Catholic Church Owo in Ondo State.
The camps of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Presidential Candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peter Obi, Labour Party (LP) flagbearer, are trading hot words over which group is guilty of spreading f
Seven more kidnapped passengers of the March 28 Abuja-Kaduna train passengers attack in Kaduna state have regained their freedom.
In a tragic incident, a sixty-year-old man, identified as Malam Bala, and his son, Sunusi Bala, 35, died in a well at Sabon Garin Bauchi, in Wudil Local Government Area of Kano State, while draining
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has denied reports that River State Governor, Nyesom Wike had banned its members from campaigning for the party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar in the state
Ghanaian President, Nana Akufo-Addo, has denied writing a letter to the presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, asking him to give the presidential candidate of th
Former Governor of Enugu State, Senator Chimaroke Nnamani has slammed Nigerians mocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu over his alleged ill-health.
President Muhammadu Buhari has called on political leaders to stay focused and uphold the ultimate objective of promoting the interest of the country, saying, Nigeria cannot afford another civil war.<
US President Joe Biden formally approved the membership of Finland and Sweden in the NATO defence alliance. He signed the instruments of ratification that delivered the US's formal backing of the Nord
An aggressive knife-wielding man has been shot dead by police inside France's biggest airport.
Elon Musk has sold $6.9bn (£5.7bn) worth of Tesla shares after admitting he may need the funds if he loses a lawsuit with Twitter and is forced to buy the social media platform.
A former Twitter employee was convicted by a US court on Tuesday of spying for Saudi Arabia after he reportedly handed over personal information of users who criticised the kingdom to a Saudi official
Nollywood actress cum deputy governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State, Funke Akindele appears to have started campaigns fully ahead of the 2023 general election.
Secessionist agitator, Sunday Adeyemo has fixed a date for a mega rally towards the actualisation of the proposed Yoruba Nation.
The suspected gunmen of the 5 June massacre in Owo, Ondo State, who killed dozens of worshippers during a church service in have been arrested, The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Lucky Irabor, said on
Operatives of the Ondo State Security Network Agency codenamed Amotekun, have intercepted another 168 suspected invaders with dangerous charms, who cleverly concealed themselves as well as 40 motorcyc
Taiwan's foreign minister said on Tuesday that China was using the military drills it launched in protest against U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit as a game-plan to prepare for an invasion of t
The FBI executed a search warrant at the Mar-a-Lago estate of former President Donald Trump on Monday as part of an investigation into the alleged mishandling of White House records, including potenti
The lawmaker, representing the Benue North-West senatorial district, Senator Orker Jev, has commented on the six-week ultimatum given to President Muhammadu Buhari by senators in the country, to tackl
Four more ships loaded with grain set off from Ukrainian ports on Sunday, as Moscow and Kyiv blamed each other for a new strike at a Russian-occupied nuclear plant.
A Georgia couple face charges in connection with allegations that they were "engaging in sexually abusive acts and video documenting the abuse" with their two adoptive children, the Walton County Sher
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested a trans-border drug dealer, Pastor Anietie Effiong with three drums of crystal methamphetamine, locally called Mkpuru Mmiri, believed to
Police in the US state of New Mexico and federal agencies were probing the murders of four Muslim men to determine if the killings, the latest of which happened on Friday evening, were linked while t
At least ten members of crisis-hit Sri Lanka's Commonwealth Games contingent in Birmingham have disappeared in a suspected attempt to remain in Britain, a top sports official from the island nation to
A dirty battle is in the offing between the Minister of State, Labour, Festus Keyamo(SAN) and Former Kogi Senator, Dino Melaye where the latter stated that he will break the former ‘into pieces’.
China has suspended cooperation with the United States in the fight against climate change as part of a range of measures in response to Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan, which also included sanctions o
China has escalated its military exercises in the waters around Taiwan, by advancing numerous warships and fighter aircraft crossing the Taiwan Strait’s median line.This is according to Taiwan's territ
Jurors in a San Francisco court on Thursday began mulling the fate of a former Twitter worker accused of taking bribes from Saudi Arabia to help unmask its critics on the platform.
Twitter Inc. on Thursday dismissed Elon Musk's claims in a Delaware court filing that he was hoodwinked into signing the deal to buy the social media company, saying that it was "implausible and contr
The Plateau State High Court has ordered a senior staff of the National Veterinary Research Institute (NVRI) Vom, Plateau State, Muhammed Nasiru, to refund the salaries he received for 11 years as Hea
A former Inspector-General of Police, Mustapha Balogun, died at a hospital in Lekki, Lagos at about 8:30 pm on Thursday during a brief illness, according to family sources.
Former Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, will remain behind bars in the United Kingdom till October 31.
The All Progressives Congress, APC, has named the Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, as the Director General of its Presidential Campaign Council.
Federal officials on Thursday charged four current and former police officers in Louisville, Ky., who were involved in a fatal raid on the apartment of Breonna Taylor, accusing them of several crimes, i
A court in Russia has sentenced American basketball star Brittney Griner to nine years imprisonment having found her guilty of smugglling illegal narcotics into Russia.
The trial of Brittney Griner reached its final stage on Thursday, with the American basketball star appearing in a Russian court for the start of closing arguments in a case that is expected to end wi
Eight people were killed and four were wounded in Russian artillery shelling in the eastern Ukrainian town of Toretsk in Donetsk region on Thursday, the regional governor said.
Almost 6 million UK households are struggling to pay their cellular, landline and broadband payments, with the price of dwelling squeeze forcing many to cut back on essentials such as food and clothes
An Akwa Ibom State High Court sitting in Uyo on Thursday sentenced Uduak Frank Akpan to death by hanging for the murder of Iniubong Umoren.
U.S. Congresswoman Jackie Walorski and two members of her staff died on Wednesday when the vehicle they were traveling in collided head-on with a car that veered into their lane, police in Indiana and
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday accused oil and gas companies of making "excessive" profits from the energy crisis sparked by the war in Ukraine, calling it "immoral."
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has urged China to reorient its position on Russia and use its political and economic clout to help bring an end to the ongoing war in his country.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will pay a one-day visit to Russia's coastal city of Sochi on Friday to meet with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to discuss bilateral ties and internatio
In a show of power and anger against US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s trip to Taiwan, the Chinese military Thursday launched missiles around the self-ruled island.
A 17-year-old student of Offa Grammar School, Offa Local Government Area of Kwara State, identified as Adegoke Adeyemi, has reportedly committed suicide as a result of his failure to gain promotion to
The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has fined Multichoice Nigeria Limited (DSTV), TelCom Satellite Limited (TSTV), and NTA-Startimes Limited N5 million each for broadcasting a documentary by th
The Federal Government has confirmed that it approved the purchase of vehicles worth N1.4 billion for neighboring Niger Republic to tackle insecurity.
An Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG), Audu Madaki has been shot by gunmen suspected to be bandits at Barde Zangidi along Kaduna-Abuja road.
Britain’s governing Conservative Party said Wednesday that it has delayed sending out ballots for the party’s leadership election after a warning from the U.K. intelligence services about the risk of
A Russian and Ukrainian team on Wednesday completed a high-stakes inspection of the first shipment of grain from Ukraine since the Kremlin's invasion five months ago helped spark a global food crisis.