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In 2013, Pope Benedict XVI became the first Pope in six centuries to resign. The history-making decision was attributed to different reasons by different people. Some linked the Pope’s resignation to...

The Italian Navy has found a wrecked ship that sank off the Libyan coast in April 2015. Only 28 individuals survived the tragedy which left about 700 others dead at sea. The bodies recovered totalled...

Mr Onyechi Ikpeazu, lawyer to former Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, has issued a statement in which the claims his client has offered to refund the money over which...

Nigeria’s entertainment titan and media mogul, Ben Murray-Bruce is without doubt, one of the most colourful Nigerians alive today. As a serving senator too, he has drawn national attention to himself...

Nigeria and Kenya took the lead in the number of young people who received this year’s Queen Elizabeth’s Young Leaders Awards yesterday evening. Both countries had three winners each out of...

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Mr Boss Gida Mustapha as the New Managing Director of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA). This was disclosed by the office of the...

Recently, wife of the Nigerian president, Aisha Buhari reportedly visited Oyo State to promote a women’s health programme. At the event, she reportedly encountered the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi...

Donald Tusk, President of the European Council “This is not a moment for hysterical reactions. Today on behalf of the 27 leaders I can say that we are determined to keep our unity as 27. Until the...

Ebonyi State suffered another natural disaster between Saturday night and Sunday morning  as heavy down pour wreaked havoc on the  capital city of Abakaliki. Many residents, especially those living...

Robert Lacey, who has written two biographies on the Queen of England, Elizabeth II, has revealed that the monarch may secretly favour Britain’s exit from the European Union. The revelation came...

A car bomb targeting a police bus in Istanbul, Turkey has claimed 11 lives and severely injured several others. The bomb which exploded in Beyazit, a central district of Istanbul claimed the lives of...

Forbes has released the list of the 25 women believed to be the most powerful women in the world in 2016. They are:       1.  Angela Merkel 2. Hillary Clinton   3. Janet Yellen 4.  Melinda...

  It was a most tragic sight on the shores of the Libyan city of Zuwarah. Over a hundred bodies of Africans who drowned while trying to cross the Mediterranean into Europe were found washed up by...

There is a sense of outrage around the world over a detergent advert by a Chinese company. Those who have watched it describe it as shameful, raw and unimaginable. One watcher says it is the “most disgusting...

Prosecutors in Harris County, Texas have charged a woman, Alexandria Vera with continuous sex abuse of a child. The woman who was the boy’s teacher at Stovall Middle School told investigators she and...

Thirty six year old Linda Okungbowa, a Nigerian illegal immigrant and mother-of-three, has avoided jail after falsely receiving £50,000 in benefits to settle traffickers who brought her into the UK. Linda,...

Lagosians who use the Ojota Pedestrian Bridge are not happy about the level of congestion and near-stampede situation which they daily witness at the crossing. This is why they are crying out to the Lagos...

A handbag made by the luxury fashion brand, Hermès, was auctioned in Hong Kong yesterday for $300,168 which is equivalent to about 100 million naira. The Matte Himalayan Nilo Crocodile Birkin bag, as...

Dr Friday Udo Essien, aged 83, first came into national limelight when the tableting machine he invented was placed on display at the first Ministry of Science and Technology Exhibition at the National...