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Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday suggested Ukrainians and Russians should have a common passport, noting it would bring the kindred nations closer, local media reported on Monday.
Volodymyr Zelensky, whose only previous political role was playing the president in a TV show won a landslide victory in Ukraine’s presidential election on Sunday. His victory, according to AFP report dealt a “stunning rebuke to the country’s political establishment.”
Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky appeared on track Thursday to become Ukraine’s next leader as incumbent Petro Poroshenko fought for his political survival three days before a presidential run-off vote. Polls showed Zelensky, a 41-year-old standup comic and television star with no political experience, sailing to victory in Sunday’s second-round vote.
Ukraine’s interior ministry on Saturday called on a comedian tipped to become the country’s next president and his incumbent rival not to exacerbate tensions ahead of a run-off in a high-stakes election.
Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky is favourite to become Ukraine’s president after results Monday showed him dominating a first-round vote despite many initially dismissing his candidacy as a joke.
Polls have opened in Ukraine's hotly-contested presidential elections with political novice Volodymyr Zelensky poised to win over 38 other candidates, including President Petro Poroshenko and opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko.
One Ukrainian soldier has been killed in a flare-up of the conflict with Russian-backed rebels in country’s east, the army said Saturday, one day before the country’s presidential election.
Ukraine’s police said Sunday that 25 officers were injured in clashes with ultra-nationalists who tried to attack a presidential motorcade ahead of elections at the end of this month.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday launched an uphill battle for re-election, five years on from a bloody uprising that brought him to power on a promise to tackle corruption.
Nigeria have suffered a major blow in the build-up to their second Group A game against South Korea with Faith Michael being ruled out of the 2019 Women's World Cup in France.
The Special Presidential Investigation Panel (SPIP) for recovery of public property has transferred to the Director of Public Prosecutions of the Federation (DPPF) the prosecution the case of alleged failure to declare assets brought against Senator Peter Nwaoboshi (Delta North) by the panel.
Former Arsenal and Galatasaray defender Emmanuel Eboue said that he is still battling with depression, three years after he was banned from football by Fifa.
Delta Central Senator, Ovie Omo-Agege, has emerged Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate.
Rangers head coach Gbenga Ogunbote is optimistic his side can still pick a continental ticket after falling out of the title race in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Championship play-offs.
Two pupils abducted from their school in Obosi in the Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State, were on Sunday, found in a hotel in Onitsha.
Jurgen Klopp taking a break at the end of his current Liverpool contract would be a “disaster” for the club, says Reds legend Steve Nicol.
Imo State governor Emeka Ihedioha has constituted eight-man Committee headed by Dr. Abraham Nwankwo as (CON) as a Financial Advisory Committee that will probe all the financial dealings of the Rochas Okorocha’s administration.
The National Bureau of Statistics said it is collaborating with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, and the Department for International Development to conduct a national survey on how corruption is affecting the average Nigerian.
The Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) says 21 prison inmates of Medium Security Prison Oko, in Edo, have performed in a Bi-Annual Drama and Music Concert show hosted by the prison.