President Muhammadu Buhari has called on the United Arab Emirates, UAE, government to lift its visa ban on Nigerians. The president also requested for the resumption of the suspended operations of Emirates Airline in the country. President Buhari disclosed his position on Tuesday during a telephone conversation with the President of the United Arab Emirates, […]

Three Jordanian police personnel were killed in a raid on the hideout of the suspected killers of a policeman in the southern city of Maan The police statement said one of the suspects, believed to be a fighter, was killed today without giving any further details. A senior police officer was killed in clashes with demonstrators in […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has enjoined African Ambassadors to continue to give preference to the protection of the interests of the African continent and her people. The President made the call in Seoul, during an audience with African Group of Ambassadors accredited to the Republic of Korea, on the sidelines of the First World Bio Summit. […]

In commemoration of the World Polio Day, the World Health Organisation has said that global efforts have achieved over ninety-nine point nine percent decrease in polio cases since 1988. The WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, who disclosed this in a message to mark the World Polio Day said twenty million children have […]

Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo’s improper conduct charge will be determined by an FA hearing. Ronaldo is understood to have responded to the Football Association’s charge of breaching rule E3, which relates to improper and/or violent conduct. It  relates to an incident after United’s Premier League defeat by Everton in April. Ronaldo was filmed appearing to […]

  Germany’s foreign minister has called for action against those responsible for the violent crackdown on protests in Iran. Annalena Baerbock said Germany would ensure the European Union froze assets and imposed entry bans. She described those “who beat up women and girls on the street” as standing on “the wrong side of history”. EU foreign […]

Queen Elizabeth the second, christened “Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor” United Kingdom’s longest-serving monarch, who reigned for 70 years died peacefully on Thursday afternoon at her Scottish estate, where she had spent much of the summer. The Queen ascended the throne in 1952 and witnessed enormous social change. Her son King Charles the third in a statement described […]

World leaders and dignitaries have paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II, who has died at the age of 96. They have honoured her deep sense of duty and her resilience, as well as the Queen’s sense of humour and kindness. France’s Emmanuel Macron led the tributes, remembering “a kind-hearted queen” who was “a friend of […]

Rafael Nadal has been beaten in a Grand Slam for the first time in 2022, losing to Frances Tiafoe in the US Open fourth round. BBC sport reports that American Tiafoe thrilled the home crowd with a 6-4 4-6 6-4 6-3 win over four-time champion Nadal in New York. The defeat ended the Spaniard’s bid […]

Britain’s Conservative has announced Liz Truss as its new leader to succeed Prime Minister Boris Johnson and confront Britain’s deepest economic crisis in decades. The foreign secretary comfortably beat her rival, former finance minister Rishi Sunak, by about 57 to 43 percent after a gruelling summer-long contest decided by just over 170,000 Conservative members. In […]

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