Category: World News

Putin Wins Presidential Election in Russia With Record-Breaking Majority

With an overwhelming majority of votes, Vladimir Putin has secured another term as president of Russia. Early official results show that he received support from over...

Egypt Drops US Dollar, Adopts New Currency for International Trade

At the BRICS summit in 2023, Egypt joined four other countries – Ethiopia, Iran, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates – in becoming new members of the...

Namibian President Hage Geingob Dies at Age 82

Namibian President Hage Geingob has died at the age of 82, his office has said, less than three weeks after it was announced he would undergo treatment for cancer....

North Korean Leader Threatens Nuclear Retaliation Against US Aggression

North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un warned that his government  will not hesitate to launch a nuclear attack on the US if ‘provoked with nukes.’ He made the...

North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un Breaks Down in Tears, Urges Mothers to Have More Children

A now-trending video capturing the moment North Korea’s President, Kim Jong-un, broke down in tears as he pleaded with mothers to give birth to more children has...

Former President of Mauritania, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, Jailed for Corruption

A court in Mauritania’s capital Nouakchott on Monday sentenced former president, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, to five years in prison for having abused his position to...

Portuguese Prime Minister Steps Down After Corruption Probe Surfaces

Portuguese Prime Minister, António Costa, has announced his resignation following the detention of his chief of staff, Vitor Escaria, as part of a corruption...

Biden in Israel as U.S. Diplomatic Efforts to Resolve Gaza Violence Intensify

United States President Joe Biden has arrived in Israel on a diplomatic mission amidst violence between Israel and Hamas.he president’s arrival in Tel Aviv on...

US Issues New Security Advice To Its Citizens, Warns Against Visiting 18 Nigerian States

The US Department of State has issued new security advice to its citizens concerning the insecurity situation in Nigeria. This was made known in a statement released by...

United States Warns Niger Coup Plotters, Says They May Be Pushed To Attack

The United States of America has warned the Niger junta that they may be pushed to be involved militarily if the country’s military rulers do not return to...

288 People Killed, More Than 850 Injured In India Train Crash

At least 288 people were killed and more than 850 injured in a horrific three-train collision in India, officials said on Saturday. Images from the crash site showed...

Spain passes law to allow women go on menstrual leave

Spain’s sexual and reproductive health law, which includes the right for women to take time off work when they have their period, took effect on Thursday. Since then,...

United States President, Joe Biden, Falls At Air Force Academy Graduation

The President of the United States, Joe Biden, 80, fell on stage while handing out diploma certificates at the Air Force Academy in Colorado. Biden got back up after he...

I’ll End Russia-Ukraine War In 24hrs As US President — Trump

. Speaking on Wednesday night, May 10 in a CNN town hall before a live audience in the state of New Hampshire, Trump said he would have a negotiation with Russian and...

Charles III Crowned King At First UK Coronation In 70 Years

Charles III on Saturday was officially crowned king in the first coronation in Britain since 1953. At 12:02 pm, the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby placed the...

AI pioneer resigns from Google, warns of danger of AI chatbot

The pioneer of Artificial Intelligence, Geoffrey Hinton, has resigned from Google after working for more than a decade with the tech company. The New York Times reported...

Ex-President Donald Trump Arrested

Former US president Donald Trump has been arrested and will be arraigned at a Lower Manhattan courthouse on criminal charges relating to a hush money payment...

Elon Musk Puts Twitter’s Value At $20bn

The Chief Executive Officer of Twitter, Elon Musk, has put the current value of Twitter at $20 billion, less than half the $44 billion he paid for the social media...

International Criminal Court Judges Issue Arrest Warrant For Putin Over Ukraine

The International Criminal Court on Friday announced it had issued an arrest warrant against Russian President Vladimir Putin for the “unlawful deportation”...

United States Government Threatens To Ban TikTok

The United States government has threatened to ban TikTok if the Chinese owners don’t divest the app’s stakes to them. TikTok spokesperson, Brooke Oberwetter,...

Atsu Rescued After Turkey Earthquake

Ghana winger Christian Atsu has been found alive after being buried under rubble in the earthquake that hit Turkey, the vice president of his club Hatayspor told...

Second mega earthquake hits Turkey, hours after record 7.8-magnitude tremor, killed 1,400 people

Thousands are feared dead after Turkey was hit by a second massive earthquake, just hours after an earlier quake killed more than 1,900 people and plunged the region...

Earthquake Kills Thousands In Turkey And Syria

At least not less than 4,000 deaths have been confirmed after a powerful magnitude 7.8 earthquake rocked Turkey and Syria early Monday, February 6. Accoriding to Turkish...

Turkey Earthquake: 284 People Died In Turkey Earthquake, Ex-Chelsea Star Christian Atsu Among Those Trapped

A former Premier League footballer, Christian Atsu, is amongst those trapped under rubble in Turkey after a huge 7.7 magnitude earthquake. According to Mirror, a search...

Suicide Bomber Kills At Least 20, Injures 96 In Blast At Pakistan Mosque

A suicide bomber carried out an attack Monday, Jan. 30, inside a mosque in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar, killing at least 20 people and wounding as many...

News Update,Tuesday,24/01/2023

** Buhari commissions $1.5bn Lekki Deep Sea Port ** Buhari joins Tinubu’s campaign in Bauchi ** FG releases new Covid-19 restrictions for international travelers...

News Update,Friday,06/01/2023

** PDP G-5 Governors meet in ibadan, reveal preferred Presidential candidate ahead of elections ** Vote all Senatorial, Reps, Guber, Assembly candidates but Makinde will...

Ukrainian President, Zelensky, Visits America

The Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky arrived Wednesday at the White House for talks with President Joe Biden as the wartime leader paid his first visit overseas...

71-Year-Old South Sudan President Urinates On Himself At A Public Gathering

A video of South Sudan’s president urinating on himself at a public gathering has gone viral. In the video, the 71 years old leader is seen wetting his pant as he...

Celine Dion Diagnosed With Rare Incurable Disease, Cancels Shows

Canadian singer Celine Dion has opened up on her battle with Stiff Person Syndrome, a neurological disorder that causes one’s muscles to tense uncontrollably. The...

Tanzania Cancels Independence Celebration To Build Kids’ Dormitories

The president of Tanzania, Sammie Suluhu Hassan, has cancelled the 61st Independence Day celebration scheduled to hold on Friday. The independence celebration was to...

News Update, Monday, 14/11/2022

** Arrest INEC office attackers, SERAP tells Buhari ** Buhari returns from London medical trip ** Atiku’s attempt to reconcile with Wike -G5-Masquerade belated:VON DG...

US Expels Student Who Racially Abused Black Colleague

Sophia Rosing, who went viral for racially abusing a black student of the University of Kentucky in the United States of America, has been expelled. Rosing had been seen...

50Cent Hints On Plan To Make A Series About Convicted Nigerian Fraudster, Hushpuppi

US rapper and producer, 50 Cent has hinted on plan to make a series about convicted Nigerian fraudster, Hushpuppi Hushpuppi who pleaded guilty in April 2021, to one...

Plane Crashes Into Lake Victoria In Tanzania

A plane belong to Precision Air has crashed into Lake Victoria in Bukoba in Tanzania’s Kagera region on Sunday. According to reports, rescue efforts are underway....

Over 150 Killed In Halloween Stampede In South Korea

More than 150 people were killed in a stampede at a Halloween event in central Seoul on Sunday. The South Korean president, Yoon Suk-yeol, has promised a thorough...

UK Home Secretary, Suella Braverman Resigns Following Breach Of Ministerial Rules

United Kingdom Home Secretary, Suella Braverman, has resigned following a breach of ministerial rules after she sent an official document from her personal email. In her...

News Update, Thursday, 06/10/2022

** Appeal court challenges FG, ASUU to resolve strike dispute out of court ** FG promises to provide enabling environment, attract investments to seaports ** Increase...

News Update, Monday, 03/10/2022

** Nigeria @ 62: We’re in war situation – Pastor Adeboye ** Ohuabunwa writes Buhari, raises concern over nation’s gradual collapse ** Declare your assets before...

News Update, Thursday, 22/09/2022

** Buhari addresses United Nations General Assembly ** ASUU: NANS rejects court ruling, says lecturers can’t be forced back to work ** FG to order vice-chancellors to...

Outrage As Iranian Lady Dies In Islamic Morality Police Custody Over Wearing Of Hijab

Mahsa Amini, 22, died on Friday, days after eyewitnesses said she was beaten in a police van in Tehran – allegations denied by police. Some women at the ceremony...

African Leaders Ride To Queen Elizabeth’s Funeral In Bus

The mode of transportation for African leaders to the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey on Monday, has been generating reactions on Twitter. Social...

Ukrainian President, Zelenskyy, Involved In Car Crash

Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, was involved in a car crash early Thursday after a visit to a battlefield. According to his spokesperson, Sergii, in a Facebook...

News Update, Wednesday, 14/09/2022

**Buhari visits Imo, commissions projects **How I intend to address insecurity, crawling economy if elected – Atiku **Boko Haram members are “fraudulent oeople”,-...

US Marks 21st Anniversary Of 9/11

President Joe Biden visited the Pentagon and New Yorkers honoured the nearly 3,000 people killed when hijacked planes destroyed the Twin Towers. Relatives of victims,...

News Update, Sunday, 11/09/2022

** Senate President, Lawan meets Abdulsalami, IBB in Minna ** Islamic court orders arrest of Nigerian celebrities over immoral conduct ** FG set to drag ASUU to court as...

Buckingham Palace has announced that Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has died

Buckingham Palace has announced that Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has died.

News Update, Tuesday, 06/09/2022

** FG suspends proposed telecoms tax ** PDP Crisis: We will show Ayu what ‘Boys’ can do — Wike ** APC has no hand in PDP crisis, says VON DG ** 2023: Atiku will...

Liz Truss Emerges New British Prime Minister

Liz Truss emerges new British Prime Minister. She polled a total of 81, 326 to beatRishi Sunak whonpolled a total of 60,399 in the Conservative Party’s election....

Argentina VP Survives Assassination As Gun Jams

The Vice President on Argentina, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner has cheated death by hair’s breadth’ The VP missed assassination after the firearm an assailant...

News Update, Thursday, 01/09/2022

** Muslim/Muslim ticket: Focus should be on need for good governance – Obasa, others ** Atiku, Tambuwal, PDP fault suit by Wike, Ekamon against party’s primary **...

Italy Offers To Pay £12,700 To Persons Willing To Move To Sardinia Island

The government of Sardinia is offering grants of up to €15,000 (£12,700) as an incentive for those considering a move to the idyllic Italian island. Officials have...

News update, Tuesday, 23/08/2022

**Lawyer sues Buhari, AGF, others over alleged unlawful interference with NDDC **Atiku, Obi, Shettima attend NBA conference **Tinubu, I will replicate Lagos achievements...

Zambians Shouldn’t Thank Me For Doing My Job – President

The president of Zambia, Hakainde Hichilema, has said that the citizens of his country do not need to thank him for doing the job he requested their votes. Hichilema...

William Ruto wins Kenyan presidential election on his 5th attempt

William Ruto, the former Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga has won the race to be the fifth president of the East African nation, on his fifth attempt. According to...

Protest In Sierra Leone Over Cost Of Living, Many Feared Dead

Some citizens of Sierra Leone on Wednesday protested in parts of the capital, Freetown and other locations over the increased cost of living amongst other concerns....

DR Congo appoints actor Van Damme as ambassador, gives him diplomatic passport

• DR Congo appoints actor Van Damme as ambassador, gives him diplomatic passportA one-time martial arts champion, Van Damme went on to star in Hollywood action movies...

Biden Celebrates As US Drone Strike Kills Al-Qaeda Leader Zawahiri In Afghanistan

The United States has killed an al Qaeda leader, Ayman al-Zawahiri in a strike in Afghanistan over the weekend, the biggest blow to the terrorist group since its founder...

News Update, Monday, 25/07/2022

** Rights groups ask Buhari to assent NYSC trust fund Bill ** Terrorists threaten to abduct Buhari, El-Rufai, kill Abuja-Kaduna train victims if… ** I’m playing my...

News Update, Monday, 25/07/2022

** Rights groups ask Buhari to assent NYSC trust fund Bill ** Terrorists threaten to abduct Buhari, El-Rufai, kill Abuja-Kaduna train victims if… ** I’m playing my...

News Update, Monday, 25/07/2022

** Rights groups ask Buhari to assent NYSC trust fund Bill ** Terrorists threaten to abduct Buhari, El-Rufai, kill Abuja-Kaduna train victims if… ** I’m playing my...

Ivana Trump, Wife Of Former President Donald Trump, Dies

Ivana Trump, the first wife of former President Donald Trump and mother of his three children, has died in New York City, her family announced Thursday. She was 73. The...

News Update, Friday, 15/07/2022

** Osun Guber: Wike absent as Atiku, Okowa, PDP Governors storm Osogbo for Adeleke ** APC postpones Tinubu’s running mate unveiling ceremony indefinitely **...

Photonews: Sri Lankans take over their pesident’s house, demand his resignation

Sri Lankans take over their pesident’s house, demand his resignation

Japan’s Former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Assassinated At Campaign Event

Former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe has died after being shot at a campaign event. Mr Abe was delivering a speech on Friday ahead of Sunday’s upper house...

Nigerian Senators Show Up At UK Court For Ekweremadu’s Trial

Some senators showed up at the Westminster Magistrates Court for the trial of the former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu and his wife, Beatrice. The Ekweremadus...

News Update, Tuesday, 05/07/2022

** 2023 Elections: APC finally settles for El-Rufai as Tinubu’s running mate ** 2023: I’ll unite all aggrieved PDP members – Atiku ** 2023 Census: NPC...

Human Trafficking: 46 Migrants Found Dead Inside Truck In US, 16 Others Rushed To Hospital

No fewer than 46 persons have been confirmed dead after they were discovered in the back of a sweltering tractor-trailer in San Antonio on Monday, in what seems to be a...

News Update, Thursday, 23/06/2022

** We’ll decentralise national grid, invest $550m to boost power supply – Buhari ** Buhari presides over FEC meeting, nominates Mohammed Shehu as RMAFC chairman **...

News Update, Friday, 17/06/2022

** 2023: Atiku announces Okowa as running mate ** We’ll rescue Nigeria, Okowa says after nomination ** Okowa suitable for president after me, says Atiku ** Nigeria...

News Update, Thursday, 16/06/2022

**Professor Wole Soyinka Losses Brother ** Electoral Act: Reps to override Buhari’s veto on statutory delegates ** APC Presidential primary: COSEG congratulates...

News update, Wednesday, 15/06/2022

**Ekiti Guber: Tinubu, Sanwo-Olu, 13 governors drum support for APC candidate **INEC assures Nigerians: Ekiti guber election will be historic **Buhari holds talks with...

News Update, Friday, 10/06/2022

** APC Governors pay congratulatory visit to Tinubu ** Tinubu, Adamu, 11 APC governors meet over running mate ** Buhari to address Nigerians on June 12 ** Sanwo-Olu to...

News Update, Sunday, 05/06/2022

** 11 APC Govs tell Buhari to cede power to South, as APC Northern governors back southern presidential candidate ** Meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari concluded,...

News Update, Tuesday, 31/05/2022

** Methodist Prelate, Uche, others regain freedom ** Labour Party Convention: Peter Obi emerges Presidential candidate ** Pat Utomi steps down for Peter Obi at Labour...

News Update, Friday, 27/05/2022

** 2023 elections’ll be fair, Buhari insists ** Tinubu set Ondo on path of prosperity, says Akeredolu ** Gbajabiamila cleared to contest sixth consecutive term **...

News Update, Monday, 09/05/2023

** SERAP sues Buhari, wants court to declare pardon for ex-govs Dariye, Nyame illegal ** House of Reps cancels Monday’s emergency plenary session as Speaker, others...

Our Troops Will Destroy Your Weapons To Ukraine – Russia Warns US, NATO

The United States and NATO have been warned over the weapons they are supplying to Ukraine. Russian Defense Minister, Sergei Shoigu warned that Russian forces would...

Taliban begs Nigerian firms, others to invest in Afghanistan

The supreme leader of Afghanistan’s Taliban-run government, Hibatullah Akhundzada, has invited domestic and foreign companies to invest in the country. Akhundzada also...

News Updates, Sunday, 01/05/2022

** Eid-el-Fitr holds Monday in Nigeria – Sultan ** ASUU strike: Activist slams education, labour ministers over 2023 presidential bids ** iger Delta militants...

Macron Becomes First French President In 20 Years To Win Re-election

Emmanuel Macron has made history after being re-elected for a second term as French president. He becomes the first president in 20 years to win re-election after...

Elon Musk’s Bid To Buy Twitter Close In His Favour

Billionaire, Elon Musk, has sent a message to his critics, as his bid to buy social media platform, Twitter, closed in his favour. Buying Twitter in a deal worthover $40...

News Update, Wednesday, 20/04/2022

** 2023: God told us to support Tinubu – South South Pastors ** Dariye, Nyame: You squashed putrid egg against Nigerians’ faces, Soyinka hits Buhari **...

Ukraine On The Verge Of Joining EU After Completing Membership Questionnaire

Ukraine is on the verge of joining the European Union after successfully completing European Union membership questionnaire. The questionnaire will form a starting point...

World War III Has Already Started, Russian State TV Declares

Russian state TV propagandists have declared that World War III had already started after Ukrainian forces managed to sink Vladimir Putin’s Black Sea flagship, the...

Elon Musk makes huge $43 billion offer to take over Twitter

The Chief Executive Officer of Tesla, Elon Musk, has offered to buy micro-blogging and social media platform, Twitter, for $43 billion. Musk announced the offer in a...

News Update, Wednesday, 13/04/2022

** APC National Chairman, Deputy resign from Senate ** 2023 presidency: Osinbajo meets APC Senators, House of Reps on Tuesday ** 2023: Osinbajo’s declaration unsettles...

Those Who Choose War Always Loose – President Zelensky tells Putin

President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine has told his Russian counterpart that there is no chance of him winning the war. Zelensky told the Greek Parliament on Thursday...

News Update, Thursday, 07/04/2022

** Buhari elevates Mohammed Abdullahi from minister of state to minister of environment ** PDP consensus: Why I won’t step down for Atiku, Saraki – Fayose ** Court...

“I am sometimes lonely, my death would come as a relief to me” – World’s richest man, Elon Musk

The founder of Tesla and SpaceX, Elon Musk, has given an in-depth interview in which he has stated that his own death ‘would come as a relief’. The...

NATO approves 4 battle groups to counter Russia

NATO leaders have approved the deployment of four additional battle groups to member States, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, and Slovakia. Ahead of NATO’s summit on...

Zelensky Asks Biden Not To Sanction Chelsea Football Club Owner, Abramovich

Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky has asked American President, Joe Biden not to sanction Roman Abramovich as the Chelsea owner may be able to help with Russian...

President Zelensky Blames NATO For Russian Invasion Of Ukraine

President Volodymyr Zelensky said that Russia attacked Ukraine simply because his country is not a member of NATO. Zelensky said that Sunday that if his country had been...

Thousands Protest In Spain Over Soaring Fuel, Food Prices

Thousands of demonstrators hit the streets across Spain on Saturday in protest at the soaring cost of food, light and fuel, which have been exacerbated by Russia’s...

Putin Quotes John 15:13 From The Bible To Hail Ukraine Invasion At Moscow Rally

Russian President Vladimir Putin gives a speech at a concert marking the eighth anniversary of Russia’s annexation of Crimea at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow on...

News Update, Saturday, 19/03/2022

** Medical Check-up: Buhari returns to Abuja ** 2023: Group obtains PDP Presidential form for Atiku ** Nigeria effects court judgement allowing appointees contest...

US Announces New Military Aid To Ukraine

U.S. President Biden signs legislation to offer Ukraine additional $800 million in military assistance, sending more anti-aircraft, anti-armor weapons, and drones. At...

Putin bans Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton, 11 other Americans from entering Russia

Russia has imposed travel restrictions against US President Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton and other members of the Biden Administration in response to the sanctions rolled...

Ukraine Will Not Become A Member Of NATO – Ukraine’s President, Zelensky

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky has accepted that his country will not become a member of NATO, one of the demands made by Russia before it invaded....

News update, Tuesday, 15/03/2022

**ASUU extends strike for 2 months **Why we extended strike by eight weeks – ASUU **ASUU strikes: Nigerians tired, youths frustrated, loosing interest in education —...