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Palestinians clash with police at US Embassy in Lebanon

Lebanese security forces fired tear gas at protesters near the US Embassy in Lebanon during a demonstration against President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Wizkid, Davido, Joshua winners at The Future Awards

Wizkid, Davido, the undefeated heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua, Kenny Blaq and Nancy Isime, emeged some of the winners at The Future Awards Africa 2017 held in Lagos on Saturday.

LASPOTECH Alumni to sponsor 2 lecturers on overseas studies

The Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) Alumni Association says it would sponsor two lecturers of the institution to study Hotel Management Software (HMS) in Morocco or Canada.

18 children infected with HIV every hour last year – UNICEF

Eighteen children in every hour were infected with HIV last year.

Canadian court suspends part of contentious face veil ban

A Canadian court has suspended part of a controversial law that bans face coverings in the province of Quebec.

AIDS epidemic not over, it remains a threat to children – UNICEF

UNICEF says the fact that eighteen children in every hour were infected with HIV in 2016 is an indication of scant progress in protecting the world’s young from the deadly AIDS-causing virus.

US exporting dirty fuel to already pollution-choked India

U.S. oil refineries that are unable to sell a dirty fuel waste product at home are exporting vast quantities of it to India instead.

If war comes, North Korean regime will be utterly destroyed – US

The United States warned that North Korea’s leadership will be “utterly destroyed” if war breaks out as it called on countries to cut all diplomatic and trade ties with North Korea — including Chinese oil shipments to Pyongyang.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar’s defection confirms President Buhari has failed Nigerians – Dare Bejide

A former Nigeria’s envoy to Canada, Amb. Dare Bejide, has said the defection of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar from the All Progresives Congress (APC) was a signal that President Muhammadu Buhari has disappointed Nigerians.

Group donates health equipment to 216 facilities in Bauchi

Plan International, an International non-governmental organisation (NGO), has donated maternal, neonatal and child health equipment and consumables worth N124 million to 261 health facilities across Bauchi State.

Women need greater role in industries to cut poverty – UN

United Nations says Women need to be given a greater role in industries in poorer nations to meet the global goal of cutting poverty by 2030.

DR Congo bans marches over delayed polls

The Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday banned rallies due this week in the capital Kinshasa over the extended rule of President Joseph Kabila despite global concern over a crackdown.

There is oil in the skies

I don’t know if these statistics would interest you: the aviation industry alone directly contributes $664.4 billion to global GDP yearly — and that is far more than Nigeria’s entire gross domestic product.

NAMA may seek federal govt’s approval to obtain loans over infrastructure upgrade – Fola Akinkuotu

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Capt. Fola Akinkuotu, says the agency may explore the option of obtaining bank loans to upgrade infrastructure at airports across the country.


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EU’s Federica Mogherini condemns ‘all attacks on Jews everywhere’

The EU's diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini on Monday condemned "all attacks on Jews everywhere in the world" as she met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Brussels.

Ex-NBA chief Wole Olanipekun knocks Nigerian leaders over Libya slavery

Renowned lawyer and philanthropist, Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN) has blamed leaders in the country for the alleged slavery many Nigerians in Libya have been subjected to, saying failure to provide responsive and responsible leadership on the part of our leader was largely responsible for the debasing treatment Nigerians are receiving overseas.

White House regrets Palestinian refusal to meet Mike Pence

US Vice President Mike Pence has expressed regret at Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' decision to "walk away" from Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.

Ex-Chinese leadership contender faces graft probe

China’s top prosecutor said Monday it has opened a criminal investigation into the former party chief of Chinese mega-city Chongqing, who was expelled from the Communist Party earlier this year following corruption allegations.

Saudi Arabia to allow cinemas from March 2018

Saudi Arabia said on Monday that public cinemas would be allowed in the conservative kingdom and the first cinemas were likely to open by March 2018.

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Minister Chris Ngige denies ordering arrest of union officials

Minister of Labour and Productivity, Dr Chris Ngige, has denied giving the order that led to alleged arrest of officials of the National Union of Banks, Insurance and Financial Institutions Employees (NUBIFIE) on Friday allegedly by the Police in Lagos.

FRSC commends HEI for saving over 200 accident victims

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has commended the Health Emergency Initiative (HEI) for giving prompt support and assistance to save the lives of over 200 accident victims in the last two years.

President Buhari returns to Abuja after attending counterterrorism summit in Jordan

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after participating in a two-day counterterrorism retreat, co-hosted by Jordan and Nigeria.

TStv to roll out decoders for sale from next week

The Management of the much awaited indigenous satellite TV, inaugurated on Oct. 1, on Friday said the TStv decoders would be in the market from next week.

Why marketers hiked petrol pump price to N158 per litre – IPMAN

The Akwa Ibom chapter of Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) says its members are currently lifting fuel at the cost of N144 per litre as against N133.28 approved by government.