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The United Nations General Assembly on Thursday, appointed Nigeria’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN, Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, to preside over the 81st Plenary of the 193-member...

Zimbabwe’s president, Robert Mugabe, has said that his country is one of the most developed countries on the continent, second only to South Africa. He made the statement on Tuesday during a plenary...

Much to the relief of the European Union, the Centrist’s Party candidate, 39-year-old Emmanuel Macron has been declared winner of Sunday’s presidential elections in France. Macron, who has a business-friendly...

Two people have been reportedly hospitalized with gunshot wounds after a shooting near the Fountainbleau Hotel in Miami Beach on Sunday. Although Miami Police has not released details about the suspect...

The United States Military has confirmed that the Terminal High Attitude Area Defense (THAAD) system is already operational in South Korea. In a statement signed by Colonel Richard Manning on Monday,...

The president of Tanzania, John Magufuli has sacked about 10,000 civil servants and ordered that their April salaries be withheld after they were found to have forged high school and university certificates. Magufuli,...

  Famous Ethiopian blogger and journalist, Eskinder Nega, has been awarded the 2017 World Press Freedom Hero, despite his being in jail since 2011. Nega was announced winner of the prestigious award...

  Twenty-four people were reportedly killed and 19 others critically injured when a trailer truck and passenger bus collided at the Kibwezi area of Kenya late Monday night. According to Leonard Kimaiyo,...

  A Nigerian pilot who works for Air Djibouti, Ademola Odujinrin has become the first African to fly solo around the world. In a statement released by Odujinrin’s foundation, Transcend, the 38-year-old...

The United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is offering the sum of $1000 as reward for any information that will lead to the arrest of a Nigerian for alleged internet fraud. 32-year-old Kelechi...

A man, John Robert Boone, who escaped from US federal agents about a decade ago, has been deported from Canada to face marijuana charges in the United States. According to John Curtis, a US marshal, Boone,...

Somalia’s new military chief, Gen. Mohammed Adam Ahmed , on Sunday  survived a suicide bomb attack that left at least thirteen people dead. The attack which occurred moments after he was sworn in and...

As a US Navy strike group led by a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier heads towards the Western Pacific Ocean, North Korea has warned  the United States of a pre-emptive nuclear strike. North Korea’s...

The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), has claimed responsibility for the twin bombings that rocked Coptic churches in Egypt, killing 44 people and leaving several others seriously injured. The group,...

The American President, Donald Trump on Friday ordered the launch of 59 Tomahawk missiles on the Al-Shayrat air field near Homs in Central Syria. This action was in response to the chemical weapons attack...

  The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU), has called for the immediate resignation of South African President, Jacob Zuma, saying it no longer has confidence in his leadership abilities. COSATU,...

  United States President, Donald Trump has pledged full support for his Egyptian counterpart, Abdel Fattah El-Sisi in his fight against Islamic terrorists in the Middle East. He made the declaration...

  At least 35 persons including nine children have been reportedly killed and several others injured after air strikes released “toxic gas” in the province of Idlib in north- western Syria. The Syrian...

  The United Kingdom has deported 23 more Nigerians for committing immigration-related offences in that country. The deportees, all males, arrived the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos at...

The number of billionaires in the world is now 2,043. This is according to the 2017 list just released by Forbes Magazine. The new figure represents a 13 percent increase in the number of the super rich...