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Carl Smith, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) spokesman, said at a news conference that the death toll is expected to “significantly rise”. However, the list, based on missing person’s reports, had not been checked against government records of people evacuated or staying in shelters,
Britain’s Prince Andrew insisted on Saturday that “at no stage” during his friendship with convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein did he “witness… any behaviour of the sort that subsequently led to his arrest”.
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to all member and observer states of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, urging them to “urgently convene a special session on Nigeria over arbitrary arrests and repression by officers of the Nigeria Police Force and other security forces of ‘RevolutionNow’ protesters, organizers, activists, and journalists who covered the protests on Monday across the country.”
The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) welcomed the Colombian government’s decision to prevent statelessness for thousands of children born in Colombia to Venezuelan parents, who have been in the country since August 2015.
Venezuela’s opposition said on Sunday it will return to Barbados to continue talks with the government of President Nicolas Maduro as part of efforts to resolve the South American nation’s political crisis.
Police in New York had to break up fights between supporters and opponents of Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen on Thursday during a visit to the United States which infuriated Beijing.
New-look North American qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup in 2022 will retain a six-team hexagonal round-robin showdown in the final round while revamping the path for others, CONCACAF said Wednesday.
In November 2013, former US Secretary of State John Kerry created a social media frenzy with a speech delivered at the Organization of American States (OAS), the world's oldest regional forum.
Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Amb. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, is set to be the President of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) beginning in September.
Venezuela braced Saturday for another day of nationwide protests after President Nicolas Maduro clamped down further on opposition leader Juan Guaido, locking up his deputy in a military prison following a dramatic arrest.
Today will come into effect Title III of the Helms-Burton Act, by which any citizen or American company, which was subject to nationalizations in the 1960s, can go to the US courts demanding measures against the companies, both Cuban and foreign, that are allegedly “trafficking” with those assets or nationalised assets.
Former Chelsea striker Carlton Cole believes Kepa Arrizabalaga "got off lightly" with his punishment for refusing to be substituted and believes Maurizio Sarri should've been stricter with his handling of the player.
The United Nations has warned against using aid as a pawn in Venezuela after the United States sent food and medicine to the country's border, and accused President Nicolas Maduro of blocking its delivery with trucks and shipping containers.
Colombia’s government declared three days of mourning Thursday after at least 21 people died in a car bomb at a Bogota police cadet training academy, and 68 were wounded — the worst such incident in the city in 16 years.
Gabon will become the first African country paid with international funds to preserve its forests in an effort to fight climate change, the United Nations said Sunday.
The Ogun State Government has revealed that it may establish two additional universities to address the agitation of the people of the Central and Western Senatorial districts respectively.
The Speaker of Kogi State House Assembly, Hon. Mathew Kolawole, has formally received some members of the opposition parties who recently defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
There was drama on a major highway in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, when a young man suspected to be an Internet fraudster ran mad in full public glare on Sunday evening.
The peace efforts initiated by the Zamfara government have continued to yield more fruits with 30 additional captives released by bandits on Sunday, after eight months in captivity.
Plateau State Governor Simon Bako Lalong has said that his administration is determined to recover the economic fortunes of the middlebelt state and create employment opportunities for young people and women as a way to strengthen the existing peace.g
The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, on Tuesday, said that Nigeria had more than enough cows and pastoralists to meet its citizens’ milk requirements.
A Magistrates’ Court in Owerri has summoned the former governor of Imo state, Senator Rochas Okorocha, to appear before it on October 8 to explain why he should not be convicted for alleged incitement.
Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has called on all stakeholders to join hands to ensure the success of the community policing initiative to ensure safe and secure communities.
Former Sunshine Stars defender Sikiru Alimi has expressed his delight at been invited to the home-based Super Eagles camp ahead of the CHAN 2020 qualifying game against Togo in Lome this weekend.