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Turkey orders detention of 35 people, including journalists

Turkish authorities on Thursday issued detention warrants for 35 people, including nine journalists, on suspicion of links to the July 2016 attempted military coup, the state-run Anadolu news agency said.

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No nation should be allowed to bully others – Mugabe warns Trump

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has reportedly warned President Donald Trump that no country should monopolise ownership of nuclear weapons after the US leader threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea last week.

Woman asks court to dissolve marriage over alleged starvation

A housewife, Hafsat Mohammed, has pleaded with a Sharia Court in Minna to dissolve her marriage because her husband does not provide food in the house.

Trump to host Thai junta chief at White House

US President Donald Trump will host Thai junta chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha at the White House next Tuesday, in a personal triumph for a Thai autocrat who was shunned by Barack Obama’s administration for his regime’s dismal rights record.

We’re proud of Wike’s developmental strides – PDP

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers State has expressed satisfaction with Governor Nyesom Wike’s performance since he assumed office on May 29, 2015 describing him as God-sent.

Egypt concert-goers arrested for raising rainbow flag

At least six people have been arrested in Egypt after raising the rainbow flag of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community at a Cairo concert, security and judicial sources said.

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UN launches new push for Libya peace

The United Nations on Wednesday launched a new push to bring stability to Libya, which has been ravaged by chaos since the 2011 ouster of longtime leader Moamer Kadhafi.

Ousted Pakistani premier appears before anti-corruption court

Ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has appeared before an anti-corruption court in the capital Islamabad, putting to rest the possibility of political unrest if he boycotted proceedings.

Russian general killed fighting IS in Syria

A Russian general was killed while battling Islamic State group militants near the eastern Syrian city of Deir Ezzor, Moscow’s defence ministry said Sunday.

‘Penaltygate’ threatens to halt PSG’s lightning start

Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery refused to name his first-choice penalty taker on Thursday, after Neymar and Edinson Cavani’s apparent falling out against Lyon last week.

Anambra guber: Obi is a pathological liar, he never handed over N25bn to Obiano...

He said that what Peter Obi handed over to Governor Obiano was 66billion naira investment that will mature by 2024 and 9billion naira cash with over 200billion naira debt liabilities.