Heatwave: Egypt’s hajj death toll hits 600

An Arab diplomat told AFP on Wednesday that at least 600 Egyptians died during the hajj pilgrimage, citing searing heat that reached 51.8 degrees...

Family dog kills seven-month-old baby in UK

A seven-month-old baby girl suffered fatal injuries after being attacked by her family’s pet dog at their residence in the West Midlands city, Sky...

Putin meets Kim Jong Un, to discuss arms trade

Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in North Korea for a two-day state visit and was received by North Korea’s ruler Kim Jong Un...

Famous linguist, Noam Chomsky, not dead, says wife 

Noam Chomsky’s wife, Valeria Wasserman Chomsky, says reports Tuesday that the famed linguist and activist had died are untrue, reports The Associated Press. “No, it...

Singapore faith leader jailed for swindling, abusing followers

A Singaporean faith leader was jailed for 10 years on Wednesday for swindling millions of dollars from her followers and using violent punishments to...

Serbian court approves extradition of Belarusian journalist

A Serbian court has approved the extradition of a Belarusian journalist to his home country, where he is wanted for tax evasion, according to...

Russia, Ukraine exchange drone, missile attacks

Kyiv and Moscow staged dozens of drone and missile attacks overnight, officials said Friday, leaving several wounded in Ukraine and damaging a fuel reservoir...

Presidents Kenyatta, Yayi join list of Presidents to stay at The Delborough

Presidents Thomas Boni Yayi of Benin Republic and his counterpart, Uhuru Kenyatta of Republic of Kenya have joined the list of presidents to stay...

King Charles III’s old school goes on charm offensive

Facilities at Gordonstoun School in northeast Scotland include a climbing wall, rifle range and a five-hole golf course, while pupils can even avail themselves...

Russia denies recruiting Nigerian students for Ukranian war

The Russian Embassy in Nigeria on Wednesday vehemently denied claims of coercing African students, particularly Nigerians, to participate in the ongoing war in Ukraine...

APC accuses Gov Fubara of exacerbating political crisis in Rivers

The All Progressive Congress, APC, in Rivers State has accused Governor Siminalayi Fubara of exacerbating the political crisis in the state. Chairman of the APC...

S.Africa’s Ramaphosa sworn in for second term as president

South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa hailed “the beginning of a new era” on Wednesday as he was sworn in for a second full term as...

PDP should suspend Obaseki not Shaibu, says APC

The acrimony between the Edo State All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party festered on Tuesday with the APC describing the call for...

Edo Guber: Shaibu’s open support for Okpebholo pitches PDP against APC

Former Deputy Governor of Edo State, Philip Shaibu’s open declaration of support for Senator Monday Okpebholo, the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate for the...

Kano emirship crisis: Kwankwaso’s comments unwarranted, unacceptable – APC

Following the allegation by the presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party, NNPP, Rabiu Kwankwaso, that the ruling party was trying to take...

We’re set for gender pairing in council election – Adamawa PDP chairman

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Adamawa State says it will seek the pairing of men and women for every local government area in...

Edo guber: Obaseki using police to intimidate us – APC raises alarm

Ahead of the September 21 governorship election in Edo, the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has raised the alarm over alleged...

APC Chairmanship: Court fixes date to hear North Central’s suit seeking Ganduje’s removal

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday fixed June 26th, 2024, to hear a suit by the North Central All Progressives Congress, APC,...

Stop storing cooked food in refrigerator for more than three days -NAFDAC

The Director General of the National Agency for Food and Administration and Control, Prof Moji Adeyeye, has urged Nigerians to refrain from storing cooked...

Couple, accomplice arrested for alleged human trafficking in Anambra

Anambra State Government through the Ministry of Women and Social Welfare has handed a couple and an accomplice to the police over alleged human...

Infestation, hot weather fueling Tomato price hike – Farmers

The Tomato Growers Association of Nigeria attributes the current surge in tomato prices to the widespread infestation of local farms by the ‘Tuta Absoluta’...

Court frees monarch, 42 others over Rivers DPO’s murder

A High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has discharged and acquitted a traditional ruler, Kelvin Anugwo, and 42 others standing trial for the murder...

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