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A mountain plateau in southern Norway that is popular among tourists and hikers, is known for its natural beauty. As the seasons change, thousands of reindeer migrate across the plateau, moving between...

Surrounded by smoke and flames, the sound of gunshots echoing around him, the young man crouched in the creek for hours, listening to the men in his family die. On the other side of the mountain, another...

The Islamic extremist who led a group that destroyed 14 historical mausoleums in the ancient Malian city of Timbuktu, Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi, has pleaded guilty at the International Criminal Court. Mahdi,...

The International Criminal Court at the Hague is making a historic trial today with the arraignment of Mali’s Islamist militant, Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi. Mahdi is charged with the destruction of...

Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. David Umahi, on Friday suspended the Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Matters/Rural Development, Barr. Samuel Okoronkwo. Although, Umahi did not clearly...

U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry is scheduled to visit Nigeria next week. He will also visit Kenya and Saudi Arabia in his three-nation working tour which will see him holding discussions with government...

  The Lagos State government this morning began a massive demolition of shops at Igando Market. The demolition, according to an official who did not disclose his name, is meant to make way for the...

Iran executed a nuclear scientist convicted of spying for the United States, an official said Sunday, acknowledging for the first time that the nation secretly detained and tried a man who was once heralded...

The Nigerian Army is set to go on a massive military exercise this weekend in the Niger Delta region. Army spokesan, Colonel Sani Usman says the exercise will involve “unusual movement of large...

Nigeria’s United Bank for Africa was yesterday named by a Turkish newspaper, Yenisafak as one of the banks used to fund the attempted coup in Turkey. The publication alleged that UBA helped the suspected...

The Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, Netherlands, has ruled in favour of the Philippines over the South China Sea dispute by saying that China has no legal basis to lay claim by history, of...

World Number One tennis player, Serena Williams has just won her seventh Wimbledon title. The win which is also her 22nd Grand Slam makes her equal the record set by Steffi Graf. The World Number One...

A huge drama played out at Igando, a suburb of Lagos this afternoon as a taxi cab driver lay under the pick-up van of Vehicle Inspection Officers, commonly called V.I.O., praying them to run over him...

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...