Category: World News

Pilgrimage: Nigeria must get it right in ’23 election, Cross River speaker prays in Jordan

Prayers of greatness and economy vibrancy were offered on behalf of Nigeria and Nigerians by the Cross River State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Jonah Williams . Jonah while...

Pilgrimage: over 300 Nigerians arrive Jordan to pray for peaceful 2023 elections

Over 300 Nigerians on a Holy Pilgrimage trip to the countries of Jordan and Israel have peacefully arrived Amman, the capital of Jordan to pray for the peaceful conduct...

Late Pope Benedict XVI: 6 things you may not have known about him

Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI died on Saturday, the Vatican spokesman, Matteo Bruni, disclosed in a statement. Pope Benedict was 95 years old. He had encountered a sudden...

I signed my resignation letter long ago- Pope Francis

The Bishop of Rome and the leader of the Roman Catholic Church, Jesuit Jorge Mario Bergoglio popularly called Pope Francis has revealed for the first time that he had...

Insecurity, political instability, Russia-Ukraine war, biggest concerns facing ECOWAS —Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, Monday in Abuja, reminded legislators of the ECOWAS parliament on the need to align their programmes with those of the founding fathers of...

AUSTRALIA AND AFRICA NEED TO DEEPEN TRADE ENGAGEMENTS

The High Commissioner of Nigeria to Australia and the Pacific Region ,Amb. Anderson N.Madubike,has again noted the need for African countries to deepen trade engagements...

South African court orders Zuma back to jail

South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal ruled on Monday that former President Jacob Zuma should return to prison to finish his sentence for contempt of court. The court...

Sex Scandals: South African Lawmaker Zanele Sifuba Accuses Nigerian Gov Of exposing her

Zanele Sifuba, the Speaker of South Africa’s African National Congress (ANC) Free State legislature, has alleged that Nigerian sitting Governor, Douye Diri of Bayelsa...

Fresh terror alert: UK warns citizens to avoid Adamawa,Borno,Kaduna,other 9 Nigerian states

Fresh terror alert: UK warns citizens to avoid 12 Nigerian states United Kingdom has issued a fresh security advice to its citizens in Nigeria and others planning to...

Hushpuppi bags 11-year jail term, regrets his fraudulent acts

Instagram big boy, Ramon ‘HUSHPUPPI’ Abbas has been sentenced to prison for 11 years in the United States. In a final appeal to Judge Otis Wright ahead of his...

Security heightened at NASS over terror alert

There is heightened security at the National Assembly Complex in Abuja on Monday as security agents and the Sergeant-at-Arms Department stopped and searched every...

Defence contract: Drones, helicopters from Turkey to arrive Nigeria soon, says ambassador

Hidayet Bayraktar, Turkish ambassador to Nigeria, says drones and helicopters from Turkey will soon arrive in Nigeria as part of efforts to strengthen the security...

Chinese ‘police stations’ in Canada under investigation –Report

Canadian federal police on Thursday said they are investigating reports that China has set up illegal police stations in the North American nation and harassed Chinese...

I’m 43% Nigerian, Meghan Markle opens up

The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, has opened up on her genetic heritage, revealing that she is 43% Nigerian. Markle made this known in the latest episode of her...

INVESTIGATION: Notorious arms dealer wanted in Nigeria, multi-million dollar lands deal in Senegal

In 2020, OCCRP revealed that a Nigerien government audit found Hima had brokered corrupt arms deals worth $240 million. A contract seen by OCCRP shows how Aboubakar...

UK Prime Minister Sunak promises to correct Truss’ ‘mistakes’

On Tuesday, the newly elected British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak vowed to correct the mistakes committed by his predecessor Liz Truss while announcing “difficult”...

FG tackles UAE over visa ban, flight restriction

Central Bank (CBN) Governor Godwin Emefilele has expressed displeasure over the decision of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to impose a visa ban on Nigerians as well as...

542 Nigerians stranded in UAE flown home

About 542 Nigerians stranded in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have been evacuated and returned to Nigeria. National Emergency Management Agency received the returnees...

BREAKING: British Prime Minister, Liz Truss resigns

Liz Truss has announced she is resigning as prime minister after just six weeks in the role. There will be a leadership election within a week, Ms Truss said. It comes...

UK considers tougher visa rules for Nigerian students over high influx of family members

The British government says migrants from Nigeria bring the most relatives to the United Kingdom. The Times UK quoted the UK Home Secretary, Suella Braverman, as saying...

Army declares fresh coup in Burkina Faso

Soldiers have confirmed a fresh coup in Burkina Faso. Armed men who wore masks appeared on television in on Friday night to confirm the ouster of President Paul-Henri...

Rules for the Royal Family that even The Queen had to abide

Ah, the glamorous life of the royals! How we love to watch them jet-set around the world in all of their prim finery, giving demure waves and sporting whimsical hats....

Crowds gather as Queen’s coffin to go on display in London

Six days after her death in Scotland, Queen Elizabeth’s body will be borne on a horse-drawn gun carriage from her Buckingham Palace home to Westminster Hall where she...

Nurses begin strike in U.S over poor wages

The largest private sector nurses’ strike in US history kicked off Monday, organisers said, with some 15,000 workers in hospitals across Minnesota and Wisconsin...

Buhari mourns demise of Queen Elizabeth ll

President Muhammadu Buhari received with immense sadness news of the passing of Queen Elizabeth ll of the United Kingdom. The Nigerian Leader spoke in a statement on...

World leaders pay tribute as Queen Elizabeth dies

World leaders paid homage to Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday after she died at the age of 96 in her Scottish summer residence following nearly a year of ailing health....

10 things to happen after Queen Elizabeth’s death

The death of Queen Elizabeth II is being mourned in Britain and across the world. The longest-serving British monarch was 96. The Queen served as the U.K.’s reigning...

$464m trapped funds: British Airways rejects Naira payment, may suspend flight

The United Kingdom airline this morning closed inventory which means travel agents would not be able to issue fresh tickets for their clients, but individuals can buy...

41 dead as fire engulfs church in Egypt

41 dead as fire engulfs church in Egypt At least 41 people have been confirmed dead in a fire outbreak at Abu Sefein church in the working-class neighbourhood of Imbaba...

Ambassador Madubike Presents Letter of Credence to Vanuatu’s President

The need for closer ties and co-operation as catalysts for peace and development among the nations of the world has again been emphasised. Speaking at Port Vila, Vanuatu...

China begins major Taiwan military drills after Pelosi visit

China’s largest-ever military exercises encircling Taiwan kicked off Thursday, in a show of force straddling vital international shipping lanes after a visit to the...

NIGERIA, ISRAEL IN TEL AVIV SET TO DEEPEN RELATIONS ON TRADE BILATERALS

…Direct Flights between Both Countries in the Offing Through Planned Implementation of Bilateral Air Service Agreement (BASA) Political Consultations aimed at...

It’s a Win-win for Nigeria as Stakeholders wind up business summit in Australia

A 1-day Nigeria-Australia Business Summit last week ended in Melbourne, Australia,with a call on participants and business stakeholders across the globe to take...

President Buhari congratulates first black Archbishop who is a Nigerian to be Vatican city Amb to Czech Rep

A congratulatory message by President Muhammadu Buhari was conveyed to His Excellency, the Apostolic Nuncio, Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo, and the Ambassador of the...

Protest: Sri Lanka president submits resignation – Official

Sri Lanka’s president submitted his resignation Thursday shortly after reaching Singapore, the parliamentary speaker’s office said, days after the head of state fled...

Ekweremadu’s organ harvesting trial: Alleged victim confesses he’s 21, not 15

The Westminster Magistrates Court in London, United Kingdom, has ruled that David Ukpo, a purported kidney donor for the daughter of the former deputy senate president,...

UK finance minister, health secretary resign in protest

The United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered two shock departures from his government Tuesday, including his finance minister, as civil war erupted in the...

Putin orders Russians to fight on after key Ukraine city falls

President Vladimir Putin on Monday ordered Russian troops to press their offensive deeper into the Donbas region of eastern Ukraine after Moscow’s forces seized the...

Germany to return 1,130 stolen Benin Bronzes to Nigeria

The Minister and Information and Culture Minister, Lai Mohammed and Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Zubairu Dada signed for Nigeria while the Minister of Foreign...

Commonwealth admits Gabon, Togo as new members

Gabon and Togo joined the Commonwealth on Saturday, becoming the latest nations with no historic ties to Britain to enter the English-speaking club headed by Queen...

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