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Thirteen members of the House of Lords, United Kingdom, have expressed concern over the killings by Boko Haram insurgents in the North-East and Fulani herdsmen in the Middle Belt region.
Democratic hopeful Joe Biden on Sunday urged lawmakers to wait until after November’s election to tackle a Supreme Court vacancy that President Donald Trump has pledged to fill quickly, as the nomination becomes a new flashpoint in the battle for the White House.
Australia is poised to sign a multi-million dollar deal with a British pharmaceutical giant to purchase and produce up to 30 million doses of its potential Covid-19 vaccine, in an agreement which would also support New Zealand and South Pacific nations.
Managed isolation charges for returnees will come into force from Tuesday, said New Zealand Housing Minister Megan Woods after they passed their last cabinet milestone on Monday.
US President Donald Trump on Thursday threatened new tariffs against Beijing after claiming there is evidence linking the coronavirus to a lab in China’s ground-zero city of Wuhan.
Reclusive titan of industry Jim Ratcliffe has found himself under unusual scrutiny after being declared Britain’s richest man, with his political leanings and tax affairs coming under the microscope.
Russia will decide on retaliatory measures to US sanctions imposed over a nerve agent attack in Britain blamed on Moscow, which it denies, the foreign ministry said on Thursday.
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, the spiritual leader of the world’s Anglicans, will lead the service at the Chapel Royal with close friends and family in attendance.
British police say a woman who was exposed to the nerve agent Novichok in southern England has died.
New Zealand's prime minister Jacinda Ardern has become the first world leader in nearly 30 years to have a baby while in office.
New Zealand has joined Britain, the United States, Germany and France in condemning Russia over the nerve agent attack on a former spy and his daughter in England.
US Ambassador Nikki Haley urged the Security Council on Monday to use pressure if necessary to ensure that long-delayed presidential elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo take place December 23.
Tonga declared a state of emergency Monday as the Pacific island kingdom braces for a direct hit by a powerful cyclone that is threatening to become a Category Five superstorm.
US Vice President Mike Pence said Wednesday Washington would soon unveil its “toughest sanctions ever” on North Korea, adding that the regime in Pyongyang would not be allowed to “hijack” the upcoming Olympics.
Australian football is embroiled in a governance crisis and could face a take-over from FIFA after Football Federation Australia failed to pass a proposed reform of its congress on Thursday.
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Access Bank, Nigeria’s biggest bank by customer base, is in talks to acquire some assets belonging to Atlas Mara Limited, a financial services group, in order to expand its reach on the continent.
All public officers and top cadre civil servants in Bauchi State have been directed to immediately declare their assets in line with the provisions of the Code of Conduct Bureau to avoid running against the law.
The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has trained 400 women and youths in soap and candle making, and allied products production in the three senatorial districts of Ondo State.
Niger State workers on Wednesday grounded government activities following the resumption of an indefinite strike by organized labour in the state.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the killing of 45 farmers in Borno State does not reflect the progress made against Boko Haram insurgents by the military.
The coast seems to be clear for the proposed extension of the time frame given to the All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker/Extraordinary National Convention Planning Committee following the endorsement by the Progressive Governors Forum, the state party chairmen and the Non-National Working Committee members.
Nigeria recorded 198 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 66,805, according to an update by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
Barcelona have reached an agreement in principle with their playing staff to implement wage cuts which will save the club €122m, they confirmed on Friday night.
People living in areas with where COVID-19 is spreading should always wear masks in shops, workplaces and schools that lack adequate ventilation, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday.
A car hit and injured several people in a pedestrian zone in the western German city of Trier, police said on Twitter on Tuesday.