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At least 50 people have been killed and more than 50 injured in a suicide attack in Pakistan. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack. The blast happened near a mosque in the southwestern province of Balochistan on Friday as people gathered to celebrate the birth of the Prophet Muhammad. A state of emergency […]

Four officers have been detained for questioning in Burkina Faso, a prosecutor said on Thursday, a day after the military government announced it had thwarted a coup attempt. The four are suspected of involvement in a “conspiracy against state security. Military prosecutor, Ahmed Ferdinand Sountoura says two others are on the run. Burkina Faso’s security […]

Republicans are launching their much-heralded impeachment inquiry into the business dealings of President Joe Biden and his son Hunter. The event titled “The Basis for an Impeachment Inquiry of President Joseph R. Biden, Jr.” will focus on setting the legal and constitutional framework for the impeachment inquiry, rather than digging more deeply into any of […]

The Federal Government in its efforts to actualise the Administration’s 8-Point Agenda of Renewed Hope, has pledged its commitment to strengthen bilateral relations with the People’s Republic of China for deepened economic cooperation that will be mutually beneficial to both countries. The Vice President, Kashim Shettima, who was represented by the Minister of State, Ministry […]

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL) has signed up as a participant of the United Nations Global Compact. The Company said by signing NNPCL, it becomes the first state-owned oil company to join the global initiative. The UN Global Compact, formally launched in July 2000, is a voluntary UN agreement designed to encourage companies […]

Azerbaijan’s president, Ilham Aliyev says his country’s sovereignty has been restored over Nagorno-Karabakh after a 24-hour military offensive against ethnic-Armenian forces. Aliyev praised the heroism of Azerbaijan’s army hours after Karabakh forces agreed to surrender. Azerbaijan’s presidency said officials would meet Karabakh’s Armenian representatives for talks on “issues of re-integration” in the Azerbaijani town of […]

That evil cannot be trusted were some of the assertions by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in his address to the UN General Assembly, as he urged the world to unite to end Russian aggression against his country. In a passionate speech in New York, Zelensky said a nuclear-armed Moscow must be stopped from “pushing the […]

Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame said he will stand for re-election for the fourth time next year, hoping to extend nearly a quarter of a century in power. Kagame, who became president in 2000, is eligible to continue in office for another decade after a constitutional amendment in 2015 changed term limits that would have forced […]

President Bola Tinubu says Nigeria is open for business but emphasized that this must be done on equal, mutually beneficial scale. Tinubu in his first address at the 78th United Nations general assembly in New York said developed economies must have direct investments in critical industries, open their ports to a wider range and larger […]

Former African Champion, Egyptian Hesham Abdelrahman has emerged champion of the second edition of the South South Chess tournament amassing eight and half points out of a possible nine while Bayelsa state born chess prodigy, Deborah Quickpen won the under 14 category. Hesham Abderalman also went home with the prize money of one thousand, four […]

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