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Dozens of villages and towns have been evacuated in southern Iran as authorities issued warnings for a fresh round of flooding in the regions bordering Iraq, home to a number of rivers and dams.
Nigeria under-23 striker Taiwo Awoniyi has admitted that his inability to get a UK work permit could derail his hopes of playing for Liverpool.
Niger Delta leader and elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, on Wednesday appealed to the Federal Government to withdraw the military from all election duties.
The 41-year-old actor Volodymyr Zelenskiy announced a presidential bid on New Year’s Eve and he has since emerged as the surprise front-runner ahead of incumbent Petro Poroshenko.
Brendan Rodgers has been appointed as the new manager of Leicester City, ending a trophy-laden two-and-a-half years at Scottish Premiership giants Celtic.
French prosecutors said Friday they were investigating a sexual assault complaint made against the Vatican’s envoy to Paris in more unwelcome news for the Catholic church as it looks to turn the page on years of scandal.
Oil prices fell by around 1 per cent on Monday as drilling activity in the United States, the world’s largest oil producer, picked up and financial markets were pulled down by trade concerns.
Britain’s economy grew at the slowest pace in six years in 2018 with near-flat output in the final quarter, data showed Monday, as Brexit uncertainty and weaker global growth bites.
The police command in Abia on Saturday night organised an appreciation/farewell party in honour of serving and four retired officers in the command.
Toxic smog forced hundreds of Bangkok schools to close Wednesday, as authorities struggle to manage a pollution crisis that has stirred widespread health fears and taken on a political edge just weeks before elections.
The adjournment was sequel to a motion moved by the Deputy House Leader, Rep. Idriss Wase (APC-Plateau), at the plenary session presided over by the Speaker, Mr Yakubu Dogara, in Abuja.
At least 18 people were killed when two bombs hit a church on a southern Philippine island that is a stronghold of Islamist militants, the military said Sunday, days after voters backed the creation of a new Muslim autonomous region.
The Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has appealed to the Nigerian media not to break up the country by the urge to break news.
At this rate, President Muhammadu Buhari may beat former military President General Ibrahim Babangida to the record of collecting the most abusive letters from a former president.
Russian investigators said Friday that a New Year’s Eve blast that killed 39 people was likely the result of a gas explosion, dismissing reports that the Islamic State group was behind it.
Gabon President, Ali Bongo, returned to medical leave in Morocco after a brief visit to Libreville where he appeared in a wheelchair on state TV following his stroke in 2018, a government source said on Thursday.
The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, on Thursday, shocked his colleagues when he revealed how some thieves broke into the luxury car of a senator and stole huge sums of money.
North Korea’s top envoy involved in talks with the United States arrived in Beijing on Thursday and is thought to be en route to Washington, South Korean news agency, Yonhap reported.
A witness invited by the petitioners before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has disagreed with the results of the last presidential election in Katsina State as claimed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last presidential election, Atiku Abubakar.
Barcelona have agreed to sell left-back Marc Cucurella to Getafe just a day after they brought him back from Eibar.
The Kaduna State House of Assembly has began deliberations on the N81.68 billion supplementary budget forwarded to it by Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has appointed new Branch Chiefs, redeployed two Air Officers Commanding (AOCs) and other senior officers.
The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been sentenced to life behind bars in a U.S. prison, a humbling end for a drug lord once notorious for his ability to kill, bribe or tunnel his way out of trouble.
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said that all suspects involved in the Easter Sunday terror explosions have been arrested.
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), has put the quantum of jobs created by Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) at 59,647,954 jobs as of December 2017, stressing that five per cent or 2,889,715 of those jobs were created by Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).
An Ibadan-based trader, Mrs. Bushira Salawudeen, has prayed a Mapo Customary Court, to plead with her husband, Rafiu, to forgive her and stop the divorce proceedings.
Some football enthusiasts on Saturday said Nigeria has what it takes to beat the Desert Foxes of Algeria in the semifinals of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt.
The Organised Private Sector (OPS) said Nigeria had lost about N6 trillion across the different sectors due to the Apapa gridlock and called for urgent infrastructure development at the Lagos ports.