Violations Against Children In Conflict Reach ‘Extreme Levels’, UN Says

VIOLENCE against children caught in multiplying and escalating conflicts reached “extreme levels” in 2023 with an unprecedented number of killings and injuries, including in...

Biden Pledges Not To Pardon Son, Hunter Or Commute Sentence

US President Joe Biden said Thursday that he would not pardon his son Hunter or commute any sentence following Hunter’s conviction on charges of...

Over 8,000 Children Aged Under-Five Treated For Acute Hunger In Gaza – WHO

MORE than 8,000 children aged under five have been treated in the Gaza Strip for acute malnutrition since war broke out, the World Health...

Record 120m People Forcibly Displaced Globally – United Nations

A STAGGERING total of 120 million people are living forcibly displaced by war, violence and persecution, the UN said Thursday, branding the ever-increasing number...

Hamas Submits Response To UN-Backed Gaza Ceasefire Plan

HAMAS has responded to a US-backed proposal for a Gaza ceasefire and an exchange of captives for prisoners with some “remarks” on the plan,...

President Biden’s Son, Hunter Convicted On All Charges In Gun Case

A JURY found Hunter Biden guilty on Tuesday of federal gun charges in a historic first criminal prosecution of the child of a sitting...

UN Security Council Backs US Israel-Gaza Cessefire Plan

THE United Nations Security Council has voted to support a US resolution backing a ceasefire plan for the war in Gaza. The proposal sets out...

Four US University Instructors Stabbed At Public Park In China

FOUR US university tutors are in hospital after they were stabbed by an unknown assailant at a public park in China. The Iowa Cornell College...

Israel War Cabinet Minister, Benny Gantz, Quits Netanyahu’s Government

ISRAELI minister Benny Gantz has announced his resignation from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s emergency government, withdrawing the only centrist power in the embattled leader’s...

India’s Narendra Modi Sworn In As Prime Minister For A Third Term

NARENDRA Modi has been sworn in as India’s prime minister for a third term, after a shock election setback that will test his ability...

Israeli Military Kills More Than 200 In Attack On Central Gaza

THE Israeli military is conducting intense assaults across the Gaza Strip by air, land and sea, killing more than 200 people and spreading fear...

World War II Veteran, 100, Weds 96-Year-Old Bride Near D-Day Beach

TOGETHER, the collective age of the bride and groom was nearly 200. But American World War II veteran Harold Terens and his sweetheart Jeanne...

UN Adds Israel To Blacklist Of Militaries Committing Violations Against Children

THE United Nations has added the Israeli military to a blacklist of offenders failing to protect children last year, Israel's ambassador to the UN...

Danish Prime Minister Slapped By Man In Copenhagen

DENMARK Prime Minister, Mette Frederiksen has been left "shocked" after being attacked in the street in Copenhagen, her office says.The assault took place on...

40 Dead, Many Injured As Israel Attacks UN-School In Gaza

AN Israeli air attack on a UN-run school sheltering displaced Palestinians in central Gaza’s Nuseirat camp killed at least 40 people, mainly women and...

WHO Confirms First Deadly Human Case Of H5N2 Bird Flu

A PERSON died of bird flu in Mexico in the first confirmed case of a human infected with the H5N2 variant, the World Health...

Dozens Dead As Israel Launches New Military Attack In Central Gaza

THE Israeli military says it has taken “operational control” over eastern areas of Bureij refugee camp and the town of Deir al-Balah in central...

Cuban Government Demands Removal From US Terror-Sponsors’ List

THE Government of Cuba has demanded the country’s removal by the United States Government, from the list of countries allegedly sponsoring terrorism, stressing that...

Palestinian Authority Should Govern Gaza, Macron Tells Netanyahu

FRANCE’s President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that the Palestinian Authority should “ensure the governance” of the Gaza Strip,...

Top UK Universities Face Funding, Student Shortage

SOME of UK’s top universities could see their attractiveness decline due to hits to funding and tighter regulations on overseas students, the annual QS...

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Again, FG Appoints Governing Councils, Boards For Tertiary Institutions

THE Federal Government has reconstituted the Governing Councils and Boards for the 111 federal universities, polytechnics, and colleges of education.Some weeks back, the Federal...

Nigerian Soldiers Head To Gambia For Peacekeeping Mission

THE Armed Forces of Nigeria on Friday, announced the deployment of 197 personnel for the peace keeping mission in the Gambia.This is despite the...

Kano Government: A Rendezvous With Recklessness And Executive Rascality – By Bala Ibrahim

IF care is not taken, the present leadership of kano state, may go down in history as the most reckless and probably the one...

Nigeria’s Flamingos Thrash Liberia, Qualify For U-17 World Cup

NIGERIA’s U17 girls, the Flamingos, have secured their ticket to the 2024 FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup finals after defeating their Liberian counterparts 2-0...

Hosts Germany Hammer Scotland 5-1 In Euro 2024 Opener

GERMANY thrashed 10-man Scotland 5-1 as the Euro 2024 hosts kicked off the tournament in style in Munich on Friday, the start of a...

US Sanctions Israeli Military Group For Attacking Gaza Aid Convoys

THE United States has imposed sanctions on a “violent extremist” Israeli Military group for blocking and damaging humanitarian aid convoys to Gaza as the...

Saudi, French Funds To Acquire 38% Of Heathrow Airport

SAUDI Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund and a French private equity group will acquire a 38-percent stake in Heathrow, the London airport’s biggest shareholder said...

Niger Republic Junta Scraps Immunity Of Deposed President Bazoum

NIGER Republic’s top court on Friday lifted the immunity of president Mohamed Bazoum, paving the way for a possible trial after his ouster in...

Benin Republic Jails Three Nigeriens As Diplomatic Spat Simmers

A BENIN Republic court has jailed three Nigeriens who were detained last week at a port, judicial sources said on Friday, as diplomatic tensions...

Tinubu Meets FBI Director, Calls For Stronger Collaboration In Fight Against Terrorism

PRESIDENT Bola Tinubu has called for stronger collaboration between Nigeria’s law enforcement agencies and the United States' Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in the...

Sexual Harassment At Foreign Affairs Ministry: Three More Women Testify Against Perm Sec

THE controversies and series of serious allegations hanging on the neck of the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Amb. Ibrahim Lamuwa,...

Federal Government Declares Public Holiday For Sallah

THE Federal Government has declared Monday and Tuesday as public holidays to mark this year’s Eid-Al- Adha celebration.The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of...

Faulty Presidential Jet: Reps Recommend Acquisition Of New Aircraft For Tinubu, Shettima

THE House of Representatives Committee on National Security and Intelligence has asked the Federal Government to purchase new aircraft for President Bola Tinubu and...

Army Rescues One More Kidnapped Corps Member In Zamfara

A COMBINED effort of the security agencies, led by the Officers and men of 2 Battalion under I Division of Nigeria Army, Kaduna, has...

Court Fines Kano Govt N10m Over Violation Of Aminu Ado Bayero’s Rights

A FEDERAL High Court has fined Kano government the sum of N10m for violating the rights of deposed Emir Aminu Bayero.The development comes following...

Tinubu To Observe Eid-Al-Kabir In Lagos

PRESIDENT Bola Tinubu will depart Abuja, the nation’s capital, for Lagos State, on Friday, ahead of Eid-Al-Kabir.Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President on...

Three Dead As Another Mine Collapses In Niger State

THREE persons have died following the collapse of a mining pit in the Adunu community, Paikoro Local Government Area of Niger State.The Director General...

NCDC Alerts On Cholera Outbreak Nationwide

THE Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, NCDC, has alerted on increasing cholera cases nationwide, with 30 deaths, 1,141 suspected and 65 confirmed...

Police Inspector, Two Armed Robbers Die In Abuja Bank Robbery

A POLICE Inspector and two armed robbers were killed on Thursday during a bank robbery at Abaji Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory...

A Reckoning In June – By Azu Ishiekwene

IT'S been 31 years since a seismic event triggered by the June 12, 1993 election nearly brought Nigeria to its knees. The presidential candidate...
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