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The death toll from wildfires in Northern California has risen to 76, with thousands left homeless from the deadliest blaze to hit the US state in a century.
The notorious rumour in circulation on Nigerian streets sounds every bit like a citation from a James Hadley Chase. Chase had a pleasant notoriety with his crime fiction novels that hold you spellbound. With a gloating slide to it, the rumour is trending, with celebrated gusto, about the “death” of the man Nigerians elected into office in May, 2015.
The death toll from destructive wildfires hitting California rose to 25 as rescue workers recovered 14 more bodies of people killed by the late-season infernos.
Former US rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight has pleaded no contest to a voluntary manslaughter charge over a hit-and-run incident in 2015.
A UN-backed ocean cleanup vessel aiming at cleaning up 1.8 trillion pieces of plastic debris in the Pacific Ocean has left San Francisco on its first voyage.
Lawmakers in California have sent three bills to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk that call for stricter restrictions on firearms in a state that has one of the toughest gun laws in the country.
Juan Martin del Potro saved three match points in a thrilling BNP Paribas Open final on Sunday at Indian Wells in the U.S. before beating world number one Roger Federer.
French fashion brand Lacoste on Wednesday swapped the crocodile logo on its shirts for the first time in its history for 10 of the most endangered species on the planet.
Connections formed by years of captivity and shame at marrying militants might explain why some Chibok girls have chosen not to return home from their Boko Haram ordeal, experts say.
Fifa has shown it does not care about the women's game by naming a little-known striker on its female player-of-the-year shortlist, World Cup-winner Megan Rapinoe says.
Elche of Spain goalkeeper Francis Uzoho on Sunday showed he is in the best form of his life, as he contributed to his side’s first win in their 1-3 victory away to Rayo Majadahonda in a Spanish Segunda fixture.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.
After several months on intensive discussions, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has approved the acquisition of Diamond Bank by Access Bank.
Cross River State Government has said it planned to generate $100million on annual basis into the coffers of the state government from proceeds which will acrue from the state cocoa processing factory set up by the administration of Prof. Ben Ayade in Ikom LGA of the state.
The Deputy Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos State, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, has said the Babajide Sanwo-Olu administration, if elected, will sustain and expand the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund’s initiative put in place by the current administration.
A “majority” of football federations support increasing the number of teams playing at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar from 32 to 48, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said in Doha on Thursday.
The Akarigbo of Remo Kingdom in Ogun State, Adewale Ajayi, has traced his lineage to Ile-Ife and pledged to work with the Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi, to promote unity among the Yoruba.
Comrade Ayuba Wabba, President, National Labour Congress (NLC), has urged the federal government to respect International Labour Organisation (ILO) principles and the rights of workers in order to have peaceful industrial relations.
Genoa will have a new bridge within a year, its mayor said Saturday, as the Italian city prepared to start demolition work on the remains of the bridge that collapsed in August killing more than 40 people.
A group of 100 Chinese peacekeepers departed from Beijing Capital International Airport to Darfur, Sudan on Tuesday for a one-year peacekeeping mission.