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Oil price fall to $75 per barrel on rising supply by US

There are indications that the oil industry of the United States of America, USA, is now capitalizing on the recent upsurge in oil prices to pump-up volume in the market, leading to excess supply glut and slump in prices.

Panama to open embassy in Nigeria

President Juan Carlos Varela of the Republic of Panama has said that his country would soon open an Embassy in Abuja to cement the relationship between Panama and Nigeria.

Japan Airlines to set up low-cost carrier, targeting Asian demand

Japan Airlines Co Ltd., is launching a low-cost carrier, offering medium to long-haul flights, aiming to tap growing Asian demand for budget air travel.

IAAF unveils new, mass worldwide running event

A new series of one-mile runs in 24 cities around the world to celebrate Global Running Day on June 6 and tagged “Run 24:1” was unveiled by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) on Monday.

Honduras migrants to lose US protected status, face deportation

The Trump administration has decided to end a programme which allows roughly 57,000 Hondurans to live and work in the US, according to a statement from the US Department of Homeland Security.

WHO: Air pollution kills 7m people annually

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says no fewer than seven million people die every year from exposure to polluted air.

Mexicans protest ‘epidemic’ of forced disappearances

Demonstrators in Mexico City and Guadalajara took to the streets in a march against widespread disappearances in Mexico, which groups say have reached epidemic proportions.

Ooni of Ife to embark on 10-day historical visit to Brazil

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II, will embark on a 10-day historical visit to Brazil in June to strengthen the cultural ties between both countries.

WHO: Venezuela malaria cases jump by 69 percent

Health experts have warned that malaria cases in Venezuela jumped by an estimated 69 percent last year, expressing concern over the spread of the disease in the crisis-hit country and other parts of Latin America.

Canada’s Justin Trudeau sees high chance of NAFTA deal with US, Mexico

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau signalled Thursday he saw a strong chance of reaching a deal with the US and Mexico to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Commonwealth Day: Federal govt restates commitment to early education

The Federal Government has expressed its commitment to develop and strengthen human capital resources by institutionalising early childhood care and prompting girl-child education.

Tropical cyclone triggers flooding in Madagascar

Flooding is gripping Madagascar as a tropical cyclone swirls close to the island.

Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro reaches out to Donald Trump on Twitter

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro took to the US president’s favorite medium, Twitter, on Monday to ask him to start a dialogue between the two countries.

Nigerian selected as finalist in Commonwealth Youth Awards

A young Nigerian, Miss Omowumi Ogunrotimi, has been shortlisted for the 2018 Commonwealth Youth Awards in recognition of her contribution towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goal 5, gender equality, in Nigeria.

White House blames Russia for NotPetya cyberattack

The White House on Thursday blamed Russia for the devastating ‘NotPetya’ cyberattack last year, joining the British government in condemning Moscow for unleashing a virus that crippled parts of Ukraine’s infrastructure and damaged computers in countries across the globe.

Ex-Pope Benedict XVI says he is frail, in last phase of his life

In a rare public statement, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI has said that he is becoming increasingly frail but is at peace with the prospect of death.

US mulling sanctions on Venezuela oil – Rex Tillerson

The United States said Sunday it has not ruled out sanctions on Venezuelan oil as it turns the screw on President Nicolas Maduro, but is wary of hurting the country's people.

Nigerians in Diaspora warn against killings of compatriots in SA

The Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation (NIDO) worldwide has warned against further killings of Nigerians in the Republic of South Africa saying “these killings must stop and with immediate effect”.

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