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Airlines maintenance in foreign countries make operations difficult – aeronautic engineer

Engr. John Ekundayo, an aeronautic engineer with one of the domestic carriers, in his remarks, said that carrying out of checks on the aircraft in foreign countries make operations difficult for the airlines.

North Korea ‘likely’ to join Winter Games – IOC official

A North Korean official says his country will likely take part in the upcoming Winter Olympics held in archrival South Korea as fears of war on the divided peninsula continue to subside.

Trump: I am a ‘very stable genius’ and ‘like, very smart’

US President Donald Trump on Saturday praised himself as "a very stable genius," following the release of a bombshell book that calls into doubt his mental health.

Igbo group hails President Buhari over Onitsha rail line project

The inclusion of Onitsha in the next phase of rail line project by President Muhammadu Buhari is an indication of the new focus of government for South East.

US military chopper makes emergency landing on Japan beach

An American military helicopter made an emergency landing on a beach in Okinawa Saturday, an official said, the latest in a series of accidents which have fuelled local opposition to US forces on the Japanese island.

South Sudan govt beefs up security as ceasefire is repeatedly violated

The government of South Sudan has beefed up security in the capital, Juba, following a fresh bout of clashes between government troops and rebels, officials said on Friday.

US exploiting Iran protest to sink nuclear deal – Russia

The United States is exploiting the protests in Iran in order to derail the landmark nuclear deal with the Middle East country, Russia's ambassador to the UN alleged.

Queues at Sudan bakeries as bread prices soar

Angry Sudanese queued outside bakeries in Khartoum on Friday as bread prices doubled overnight, with bakers blaming a government decision to stop importing wheat.

UN Security Council to meet on Iran protests

At Washington’s request, the UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting Friday to discuss the wave of protests in Iran.

US designates al-Shabaab deputy leader as ‘global terrorist’

The United States government has designated the deputy leader of the Somalia-based al-Shabaab extremist group a "global terrorist."

North and South Korea to hold high-level talks

North Korea has agreed to open dialogue with neighbouring South Korea for the first time in more than two years, according to officials in Seoul.

Four reported dead as ‘bomb cyclone’ pounds eastern US

A giant winter "bomb cyclone" walloped the US East Coast on Thursday with heavy snow and freezing cold that made for treacherous travel conditions and bone-chilling misery.

US military warns against getting hopes over North Korean overture

The head of United States (U.S) forces in Seoul warned yesterday against raising hopes over North Korea’s peace overture amid a war of words between the U.S. and the reclusive North over its nuclear and missile programs.

US, South Korea suspend contentious war games

The US and South Korea have agreed to suspend contentious military exercises off the Korean Peninsula until after the Winter Olympic Games in a sign that nuclear tensions with North Korea may be easing.

North Korea accidentally hits one of its own cities with missile – report

A North Korean missile reportedly crashed into one of its own cities after it failed just minutes following its launch.

Flying Roger Federer leads Swiss into Hopman final

Roger Federer's early season confidence is soaring after he led Switzerland into the Hopman Cup final with another masterclass against top-10 rival Jack Sock at the mixed teams tournament in Perth on Thursday.

Steve Bannon insists he backs ‘great man’ Donald Trump

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is heaping new praise on Donald Trump, after the president scathingly dismissed him as insane and irrelevant for disparaging his family in published remarks.

Donald Trump’s ‘absurd tweets’ have incited disruption – Iran

Iran charged Wednesday that the U.S. “has crossed every limit” in international relations by expressing support for Iran’s anti-government protesters and said President Donald Trump’s “absurd tweets” have encouraged disruption.

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Edo guber: Osagie Ize-Iyamu obtains APC nomination form

A front line aspirant in the Edo State Governorship Race, Pastor Osagie Ize Iyamu, on Wednesday obtained the nomination form of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Abuja.
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Lagos records five new coronavirus deaths

Five patients have died of coronavirus-related complications in Lagos State.
A man drinks coffee outside a cafe in Tunis, Tunisia, on May 26, 2020. After a lockdown of more than two months, Tunisia on Tuesday conditionally reopened cafes and restaurants as part of its partial lifting of the anti-coronavirus restrictions.

Tunisia reopens cafes, restaurants as pandemic winds down

After a lockdown of more than two months, Tunisia on Tuesday conditionally reopened cafes and restaurants as part of its partial lifting of the anti-coronavirus restrictions.
US President Donald Trump speaks during the daily briefing on the novel coronavirus, which causes COVID-19, in the Brady Briefing Room of the White House on April 17, 2020, in Washington, DC. (AFP-Jim Watson)

Twitter issues fact check of Donald Trump tweets for first time

Twitter issued a fact check of some of Donald Trump’s tweets on Tuesday, marking the first time the U.S. president’s favoured social media platform has pushed back against him spreading falsehoods.

Kogi: We see suspected coronavirus cases, but we cannot test – NMA

Controversy continues over the Covid-19 status of Kogi State. Whereas the State Government affirms it’s position that the State has not recorded any case yet, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, opines it is probably because enough tests are not being carried out in the State or they are not coming with all the facts.