Number of payrolled workers in UK surges above pre-pandemic level

The number of workers in Britain on company payrolls has surged by more than 120,000 above pre-pandemic levels after a record jump in September...

UN says 15 dead in attempted migrant voyage from Libya

The UN refugee agency said it had recovered the bodies of 15 migrants and 177 survivors from two coastguard boats returning to Libya people...

IMF chief Georgieva to stay on despite allegations

The supervisory body of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) expressed its “full confidence” in managing director Kristalina Georgieva amid allegations she was involved in...

Biden, Xi plan U.S.-China virtual summit before year’s end – Official

The United States and China have agreed in principle for their presidents to hold a virtual meeting before the end of the year, a...

WHO approves first malaria vaccine for children

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is recommending widespread use of the world’s first malaria vaccine for the decades-long battle against the deadly disease for...

UN chief urges ‘quantum leap in support’ for vulnerable nations

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has urged greater support for vulnerable nations as they tackle the challenges of debt distress, lack of investment, unfair trade...

Buhari arrives Addis Ababa for Ethiopian Prime Minister’s inauguration

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopia capital, on Sunday, for the inauguration of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed for another five-year...

Sweden to prioritise diplomatic relations with Nigeria – Envoy

The Embassy of Sweden in Nigeria says the country will prioritise investment on successes so far recorded in the 60-years of diplomatic ties with...

Turkey-Nigeria business Forum: An opportunity for viable business, say Bello

As part of activities of the Turkey-Nigeria business congress, participants from Nigeria including state governors and other officials visited the Gebze Industrial zone in...

Nigeria lowest in women representation – UN

The United Nations (UN) says women representation in the country has been on a steady decline. According to the UN, Nigeria is at the bottom...

UN appeals against food wastage, says 811m people are hungry

The UN food agency has launched an urgent appeal for action to reduce the amount of food that is wasted, saying lack of food,...

Nigerians making positive contributions to Italian economy – Official

Pastor Mike Oputteh, Welfare Officer, National Union of Nigerian Association in Italy (NUNAI), has said Nigerians living in Italy now have a positive image...

Pele hails Messi for new South American goalscoring record

Brazilian legend Pele congratulated Lionel Messi on Saturday for overtaking him as South America’s top goalscorer in international football. Messi surpassed Pele’s mark of 77...

Devastated Joshua heads to hospital to check eye socket after losing titles

Anthony Joshua, fresh from being dethroned as world boxing heavyweight champions, is set to go to hospital to check a suspected broken eye socket. Joshua’s...

Russian coy, businesses to invest in Nigeria, says chamber president

The President of the Russian Chamber of Commerce, Mr. Sergey Katyrin, has said that Russian companies and businesses were ready to partner and invest...

UNGA76: Buhari assures world leaders of Nigeria’s efforts to preserve biodiversity

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, in New York, assured world leaders that Nigeria had initiated some specific actions to tackle and reverse the severe...

NIDO urges Nigerians to shun secessionist agenda

A group, “Nigerians in the Diaspora (NIDO), in the Americas”, says the agitations for self-rule and secession from many groups in Nigeria should be...

UN nations pay tribute at 9/11 museum in New York

UN nations on Monday paid tribute at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum in New York, to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks...

ECOWAS resorts to sanctions over Guinea, Mali coups

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on Thursday imposed sanctions against the junta in Guinea and those slowing Mali’s post-coup transition. The imposition...

Auckland remains under lockdown after 33 coronavirus cases recorded

New Zealand’s biggest city, Auckland, will stay under coronavirus lockdown until Sept. 21 after 33 new cases were recorded in the area in the...
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