Somalia will hold a long-delayed presidential election on Sunday, ending months of delays, with the new leader set to confront huge challenges including a grinding extremist threat and a punishing dro
Iranian authorities have arrested at least 22 demonstrators who had been protesting sudden price hikes of subsidized staple foods in two southern cities, state media reported on Friday.
After the Taliban government reneged on its promise to allow girls to go to school in March, an increasing number of Afghan families have found refuge in neighbouring Iran.
A mother based in Pennsylvania, United State is suing TikTok after her 10-year-old daughter died while attempting a deadly act she learned about on the app called the “blackout challenge.”
Russia has suspended electricity supply to Finland overnight, according to a power operator.
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has not detected any change of heart on the part of Russian leader Vladimir Putin over the "insane" 11-week-old war he launched against Ukraine.
Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, one of the leading presidential aspirants for the forthcoming elections, has slammed other presidential hopefuls saying he’s better than them because they lack the brain to rebuil
The Supreme Council of the UAE on Saturday elected His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler of Abu Dhabi, as the President of the UAE.
The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, has withdrawn his bid to take over from President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige has withdrawn from the race to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023 and has indicated willingness to continue working as a minister.
The Northern Christian Elders Forum (NOSCEF), on Friday, May 13, has condemned the killing of Deborah Samuel, a 200-level student of Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto, for allegedly blasphemi
A high court sitting in Kwale, Delta State has ordered the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN and the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC to refrain from blocking Godwin Emefiele, the bank’s gov
Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, the President of the United Arab Emirates, died on Friday 13th May at the age of 73, according to state media, after a long battle with sickness.
Anas Mohammad Sani, former Sokoto State government official has threatened that more Christians in Nigeria will be murdered if they say things considered disrespectful to their revered Prophet Muhamma
Former Vice President and a presidential aspirant, Atiku Abubakar has explained why he deleted a post he made that condemned the killing of Deborah Samuel, a 200-level student of Shehu Shagari College
The media aide to the president, Femi Adesina has hinted that President Muhammadu Buhari has a preferred candidate to succeed him but will not revealed that person now.
President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed plans to fill vacant ministerial positions in the Federal Executive Council in the shortest possible time.
Tesla co-founder, Elon Musk has announced that he will be putting his $44 billion dollar Twitter acquisition deal on hold.
Former vice president and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential hopeful, Atiku Abubakar, has come under heavy criticism from Nigerians after he deleted his messages condemning the barbaric killi
The Presidency warned yesterday that ministers and other appointees seeking electoral offices in the 2023 elections who failed to abide by the presidential directive to resign their appointments lates
National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Debo Ologunagba, said that ormer President Goodluck Jonathan is still a card carrying member of the party.
The Sokoto State Command of Nigeria Police Force,NPF has given details of how a female student, Deborah Samuel, was killed at Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto on Thursday.
Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has deleted a post he made on his social media pages condemning the killing of Deborah Samuel, a Christian female student at Shehu Shagari College of Education, S
For dabbling into partisan politics, Ben Ayade, The Governor of Cross River, has ordered the immediate withdrawal of certificate of recognition from the paramount ruler of Calabar South Council, Prof.
An elderly couple in India is suing their only child and his wife on grounds of “mental harassment” after they failed to give them a grandchild after six years of marriage.
A Texas prisoner serving a life sentence for murder escaped from a transport bus Thursday after stabbing the driver, setting off a search in a rural county between Dallas and Houston, authorities sai
Japan is expanding the list of goods and technologies, whose exports to Russia are prohibited over the situation around Ukraine, the Japanese ministry of economy, trade and industry said on Friday.
Thailand government has decided to give away over one million cannabis plant for free to the people across the country in June, in a bid to mark the new rule which allows people to grow cannabis at ho
Amid controversy over his perceived presidential ambition, Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, on Thursday met with President Muhammadu Buhari and said anyone anxious about
Nigerians on Thursday demanded justice for a yet-to-be-identified female student of the Shehu Shagari College of Education in Sokoto State after she was mobbed and burnt by some students of the schoo
U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday commemorated the death of 1 million people in the Unites States from COVID-19, marking what he called "a tragic milestone" and urging Americans to "remain vigilant
Russia has warned it would be forced to retaliate if neighbouring country, Finland join NATO by taking "military-technical and other nature" steps in order to stop threats to its national security ar
A former presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adamu Garba has dumped that ruling party after withdrawing from the race for the presidential ticket.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky praised Finland's decision to apply to join NATO on Thursday, hours after Finnish leaders released a joint statement announcing the decision.
Three men in Malawi have been each sentenced by a High Court to 155 years in jail for killing a person with albinism.
The Kremlin said on Thursday that Finland's move to join NATO was "definitely" a threat to Russia and that the expansion of the military bloc would not make Europe or the world more stable.
Thousands gathered Thursday to mourn the killing of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, who was killed in an exchange of fire between Palestinian gunmen and the Israeli army.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed all heads of agencies, departments, parastatals and ambassadors with political ambitions to turn in their resignations.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) leadership has resolved to throw open its presidential ticket rather than opt for zoning as largely canvassed by southern stakeholders of the party.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has finally made up his mind to vie for the top post, barely 48 hours after disassociating himself from moves by some groups to draft him into the 2023 presidential
One of the leading presidential aspirants and National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on Wednesday returned his completed nomination form, giving assurance o
Former Senate President, Ken Nnamani has dismissed reports about a certain group purchasing the presidential form for a particular candidate as lies.
The National Assembly Joint Committee on Land Transportation yesterday begged the Chinese government to help Nigeria in rescuing the 62 abducted victims of the March 28, Abuja-Kaduna train attack.
At least four serving ministers under the President Muhammadu Buhari administration have resigned following the directive from their principal on Wednesday.
Hong Kong's national security police have detained Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun, retired archbishop of Hong Kong, along with former opposition lawmaker Margaret Ng Ngoi-yee and singer Denise Ho Wan-sze
A passenger without any flight experience managed to safely land a plane in Florida Tuesday after the pilot suffered a possible medical emergency, the Federal Aviation Administration said.
A chieftain of All Progressives Congress and one of the leading aspirants for the presidential ticket of the ruling party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has secured 370 signatures of National Delegates on his
A property development businessman is accused of hiring his nephew to gun down a former employee after he resigned and started a rival company in New York City, federal prosecutors say.
A presidential aspirant, Emeka Nwajiuba, has resigned his appointment as the Minister of State for Education.
A former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri, on Wednesday branded the directive by President Muhammadu Buhari to his ministers who have political ambitions to resign with immediate ef
The United States intelligence agencies have said that Russian president, Vladimir Putin is preparing for a long war in Ukraine, with even victory in the east potentially not ending the conflict.
A landlord who made a homeless woman sleep with him in return for a room is now the first person in England and Wales to be jailed for ‘sex for rent’ offences.
The former head of the Nigeria Police Force, NPF, Intelligence Response Team, IRT, Abba Kyari, has claimed that he is being threatened with death in the Kuje correctional facility.
President Muhammadu Buhari has asked Ministers aspiring to be President in 2023 to resign immediately.
An Al-Jazeera journalist was shot and killed while covering an Israeli raid in the occupied West Bank town of Jenin early Wednesday, the Palestinian health ministry said.
Former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria and presidential aspirant of the African Democratic Congress (ADC), Prof. Kingsley Moghalu has lambasted the Governor of the Central Bank of Niger
Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi has revealed that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) will find it difficult to “market” the former President, Goodluck Jonathan if he joins the presidential
The Presidency, yesterday, declared that President Muhammadu Buhari is ready to step down at the expiration of his tenure on May 29, 2023, in reaction to the call by Senior Advocate of Nigeria and eld
Presidential hopeful, Adamu Garba has announced that he will not be joining the contest for the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential form.
A woman who was diagnosed with a rare condition that stunted her growth at a young age says she is often mistaken for a young child.
The Senate on Tuesday passed an amendment to the Electoral Act 2022 to enable statutory delegates to participate in political parties’ congresses and conventions.
Prince Charles, the son and heir of Queen Elizabeth II, delivered the state opening of the U.K. Parliament for the first time, standing in for his mother who is suffering mobility problems.
The head of the UN human rights monitoring mission in Ukraine has warned that the civilian loss of life toll in Ukraine may be thousands higher than the official toll of three,381, with deaths within
The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has denied reports that it bought N100 million presidential nomination forms of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for former Preside
The founder of One Love Family, Satguru Maharaj Ji has alleged that the late Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, who recently joined his ancestors, was poisoned.
Princewill Chimezie Richards, Leader of the Biafra Nations League (BNL), on Tuesday said the so-called ‘Unknown Gunmen’ are the same as Boko Haram terrorists and killer herdsmen.
The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, has said poverty was the reason for insecurity and other social vices experienced in Nigeria, henc
The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (PC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has once again expressed confidence in clinching the party’s 2023 presidential ticket.
Former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, on Monday night, met with the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdullahi Adamu.
The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has asked Nigerians to prepare for the worst fuel crisis unless the federal government prevails on the Nigerian Midstream and Downs
A female prison guard arrested with a fugitive murder suspect she allegedly helped to escape died after shooting herself as police moved in to nab them in the climax as 11-day manhunt ended on Monday
Former Special Assistant on Social Media to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri, on Tuesday said his former boss is an honourable man who ‘wouldn’t do anything surreptitiously’.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has rejected the N100 million All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Expression of Interest and Nomination forms bought for him to contest 2023 presidential el
After months of hide and seek, former President Goodluck Jonathan has finally joined the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential race.
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has joined the 2023 Presidential race on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
A Federal High Court in Abuja has refused the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele’s request to restrain the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Attorney
Russians tuning in to view the country's Victory Day parade were shown an anti-war message after the country's television listings system was hacked.
A point-of-sale operator identified only as Joy, has been defrauded at the Ago Palace Way, FESTAC Town, Lagos State.
Twitter owner Elon Musk on Monday, May 9, tweeted what seemed to be an ominous post talking about his death, sparking reactions from several corners.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities has rolled over its ongoing strike by another 12 weeks following the end of its last announced extension.