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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, met with Timipre Sylva, the Minister of State for Petroleum and Mr Kingsley Otuaro, Delta State Deputy Governor, over threat of hostilities by ex-agitators in Niger Delta.
The U.S. government abruptly ordered China to close its consulate in Houston in an “unprecedented escalation,” the Foreign Ministry said, in the latest sign of deteriorating ties between the world’s biggest economies.
The National Catholic Diocesan Priests Association, Jalingo Diocese, in Taraba State on Wednesday blamed the Governor Darius Ishaku led administration for the escalation of killings in the State.
President Donald Trump vowed Monday to order a military crackdown on once-in-a-generation violent protests gripping the United States, saying he was sending thousands of troops onto the streets of the capital and threatening to deploy soldiers to states unable to regain control.
The White House has set its sights on a single Twitter employee after the company attached a fact-checking link to two of the president’s tweets containing lies and misinformation related to voter fraud. The charge was led on Fox News Wednesday morning, with Trump advisor Kellyanne Conway targeting Twitter’s head of site integrity, Yoel Roth, after digging up some tweets that were critical of Trump, Conway, and the administration.
A Singapore-bases Nigerian medical practitioner, Dr. Jonathan Obaje, has recommended regular indoor exercise for people amid the coronavirus lockdown to enable them to maintain both physical and mental health.
Twitter will not be able to reveal surveillance requests it received from the U.S. government after a federal judge accepted government arguments that this was likely to harm national security after a near six-year long legal battle.
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II has Thursday banned socio-cultural activities at his Ile-Oodua palace.
The World Health Organization is considering “airborne precautions” for medical staff after a new study showed the coronavirus can survive in the air in some settings.
The Presidency has revealed real reasons the deposed emir of Kano, Malam Muhammadu Sanusi, was ousted, stating the various moves made by President Muhammadu Buhari to save him.
At least 33 Turkish soldiers were killed in an air strike by Syrian government forces in northwestern Idlib province as Turkey vowed "to respond in kind" with attacks on "all" their positions.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday allayed the fears of Lagosians over the case of an Italian who tested positive to the deadly Coronavirus in the state.
In an effort to control the spread of the new virus ‘Coronavirus’, the Chief Executive of Hong Kong Carrie Lam has ordered on Tuesday that the city would sharply cut the number of visitors from mainland China.
Saudi Arabia was not consulted by its ally Washington over a US drone strike that killed a top Iranian general, an official said Sunday, as the kingdom sought to defuse soaring regional tensions.
Skepticism mounts over evidence of ‘imminent’ threat that Donald Trump says justified Qasem Soleimani...
Top US national security officials continue to defend the Trump administration's claim that it killed Iranian military commander Qasem Soleimani in response to an imminent threat to American lives, but the lack of evidence provided to lawmakers and the public has fueled lingering skepticism about whether the strike was justified.
The Iranian ambassador to the United Nations described the killing of one of his country’s top generals as an act of war, US media reported late Friday.
Leon Balogun is unhappy with the challenge from Aberdeen’s Scott McKenna, which left him in a heap on his debut for Glasgow Rangers.
Mr Joseph Effiong, an environment and development expert, has called on relevant stakeholders in the environment sector to constitute a strong taskforce to tackle environmental nuisance in the FCT.
Liverpool were crowned as champions of England for the first time since 1990, winning a maiden Premier League title in record-breaking fashion as Jurgen Klopp’s side added to the UEFA Super Cup and Club World Cup honours won earlier in the campaign.
A Magistrates’ Court in Ota, Ogun, on Monday sentenced a 28-year-old man, Akintunde Segun, to one year imprisonment for stealing a water tank belonging to the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA).
Senate Chief Whip, Dr Orji Kalu, said on Monday that the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) had not paid contractors that handled roads he facilitated in Abia.
The Enugu State government has confirmed it recorded 49 new cases of coronavirus.
The Brazilian made himself a household Premier League name during his five-year stay at Liverpool, joining the Merseyside outfit for just £8.5 million in 2013 from Inter Milan, before leaving the club in January 2018 for a fee of up to £142 million.
Alhaji Farinloye, the Acting Coordinator, Lagos Office of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has said the gas explosion which claimed two lives at Ajao Estate on Tuesday evening was caused by a panel beater.
Senator Barnabas Gemade of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, has again decamped to the All Progressives Congress, APC.
The Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Governors’ Forum, Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto and Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo have called on politicians to embrace peace in the forthcoming Edo gubernatorial polls.