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The United Nations migration agency, the International Organization for Migration IOM has said no fewer than 35, 532 irregular migrants died between 2014 and 2019 on various routes, adding that the figure could be higher as some “missing migrants” could not be traced.
People gathered in Tehran on Monday to mourn top general Qassem Soleimani, as his replacement vowed to take revenge for the U.S. airstrike that killed him, and U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to hit Iranian cultural site if Iran does retaliate.
U.S. President Donald Trump spoke publicly Saturday about the killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani. It was the first time the president has spoken about Soleimani, the leader of Iran’s elite Quds Force, since U.S. defense officials confirmed Soleimani had been killed in a U.S. airstrke late Friday in Iraq at Baghdad's airport.
Representatives from over a dozen nations that are signatories to a Cold War-era defense treaty for the Americas moved Tuesday to further isolate close allies of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro with economic sanctions.
Bolivia’s Evo Morales called Monday on the opposition that ousted him to “pacify the country” after his shock resignation following weeks of protests over his disputed re-election left a power vacuum in the country.
D’Tigress camp came alive on Sunday as players and coaches reported to their base in Maputo for the 2020 pre Olympics qualifiers coming up in Mozambique between November 14 to 17.
Nigeria’s women basketball team, D’Tigress, have been ranked the 16th best team in the world and first in Africa according to the latest FIBA ranking released on Friday.
The world’s richest people became a little less well off last year, according to a report by UBS and PwC, as geopolitical turmoil and volatile equity markets reduced the wealth of billionaires for the first time in a decade.
Osun State governor Adegboyega Oyetola has called for support of private organisations at improving standard of education in the state.
The South African Chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has promised to work with President Muhammadu Buhari to solve problems of housing, healthcare and energy in the country.
Diaspora Nigerians in the Americas running across four countries have urged the federal government to factor in their contributions in the improvement of the economic well being of the country.
The Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation, Americas (NIDOA) says Nigeria’s resilience in the face of enormous challenges is a reason to thank God as the country marks its 59 Independence anniversary.
One of the pristine rallying points for all Yoruba in Nigeria and the diaspora, Olojo cultural festival, will this year come with unique features and upscale celebration, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II in Ife, has said.
Business tycoon, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, says he hopes to give out a chunk of his $9.2bn wealth like billionaire philanthropist, Bill Gates.
Nigeria strikers, Paul Onuachu and Stephen Odey were on parade for their Belgian side Genk on Friday.
The Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH), says there is no vaccine available yet against Lassa fever in the country.
Bordeaux manager Paulo Sousa says Samuel Kalu now has a better attitude towards training.
Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo could equal a goal record held by Chelsea manager Frank Lampard if he gets to score in his Old Trafford debut against his former club Watford on Sunday.
The 27-year-old, who works in the southwest city of Chengdu, only realised something was amiss as the clock ticked midnight into the year of the rat on January 25.
The Lagos State Government on Tuesday inducted 1,000 newly employed secondary school teachers to boost education standards in the state.
A human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), said on Sunday, the Presidency lacked the power to stop people from protesting alleged poor handling of the country’s security challenges by the military.
Everton are still counting their loses over the selling of a prolific star, Ademola Lookman, to a German side, RB Leipzig.
Ever since striker, Odion Ighalo, landed at Old Trafford on a short-term loan, he has enjoyed unwavering support from Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, despite criticisms from some former stars and pundits.
The Kogi State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Hon. Wemi Ojo Jones, has charged all heads of institutions in the state to intensify action in eradicating cultism in schools as directed by the Governor, Alh. Yahaya Bello.