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Pope Francis prays for peace in Honduras

Pope Francis has prayed for Honduras to peacefully overcome its present predicament necessitated by a violent political crisis.

Panama’s president visits China following break with Taiwan

Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela was making his first state visit to Beijing on Friday after breaking off relations with Taiwan and establishing formal ties with China five months ago.

Talk of mega bribes and throat-slashing gestures at FIFA trial

A trial exposing rampant corruption in the business of world football ended a day of testimony Wednesday with a defendant accused of making throat-slashing gestures to intimidate a key witness.

Guatemala docks ex-president Otto Perez for corruption

Former Guatemalan president Otto Perez has been ordered to stand trial for corruption charges, including racketeering, illicit enrichment and fraud.

Deadly tropical storm Nate kills 22 in Central America

Tropical Storm Nate has killed at least 22 people in Central America with torrential rains that forced thousands from their homes, uprooted trees, knocked out bridges and turned roads into rivers, officials said Thursday.

Mexico beat Panama to qualify for 2018 World Cup

Mexico became the fifth team to guarantee their place at the 2018 World Cup on Friday as the United States crashed to defeat at home to Costa Rica to place their qualification campaign in jeopardy.

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Schools closed, flights delayed after UK snowfall

Britain was recovering Monday after heavy snow brought freezing temperatures, shutting hundreds of schools and disrupting flights for a second day.

Driver docked over theft of bags of maize

A 24-year-old driver, Mansur Lawan, who allegedly stole 600 bags of maize worth N3.3 million from his employer, on Monday appeared before an Apapa Magistrates’ Court, Lagos.

Ronaldo v Neymar as Real draw PSG in Champions League

Cristiano Ronaldo’s Real Madrid will continue their bid for a first European Cup treble in 40 years against Neymar’s Paris Saint-Germain after the big-spending duo were on Monday drawn together in a mouth-watering Champions League last 16 clash.

Nigerian Breweries appoints new managing director

Nigerian Breweries Plc has announced the appointment of Jordi Borrut Bel as the company’s Managing Director/CEO.

Ibrahim Babangida University raises fees for non-indigenes

The management of the Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida University, Lapai, has increased fees for students of the institution who are not indigenes of Niger State.

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2019: Imo Assembly endorses Rochas Okorocha’s son-in-law for governor

Crisis brewing in the Imo State House of assembly may have escalated following the Assembly’s endorsement of Governor Rochas Okorocha’s son-in-law, Uche Nwosu, as a governorship aspirant in 2019.

Ogun govt debunks rumours of killer deworming drugs in primary school

Ogun State government has debunked the rumour of an alleged killer deworming drug administered to primary school pupils in the state and appealed to parents and guardians not to exercise any fear, rather, they should ensure that their wards benefit from the programme.

Army War College graduates 33 pioneer students

The newly-established Army War College, Nigeria, on Friday, graduated its 33 pioneer officers.

15 UN peacekeepers killed in DR Congo

The United Nations suffered its worst attack on a peacekeeping mission in nearly a quarter of a century on Friday when suspected Ugandan rebels attacked a base in the restive Democratic Republic of Congo, killing at least 15 peacekeepers.

FIRS challenges suit seeking tax relief for oil firms

The Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, yesterday, asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to dismiss a suit by two oil companies, Midwestern Oil and Gas Company Limited and Suntrust Oil Company Nigeria Limited, seeking to be allowed to enjoy 5-year tax relief.