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    Antony Blinken Arrives In Ukraine In Show Of US Solidarity Amid Russian Attacks

    U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in Kyiv on Tuesday in the first visit to Ukraine by a senior U.S. official since Congress...

    US Will Not Participate In Counterattack Against Iran – Biden Tells Netanyahu

    President Joe Biden has told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that the United States would not participate in any Israeli counter-offensive against Iran, according...

    Chuck Schumer’s Speech Calling For Israel Election Was Totally Inappropriate – Netanyahu

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told CNN on Sunday that U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer's speech in which he urged new elections in...

    US Strikes Iran-linked Targets In Iraq and Syria In Retaliation For Killed Troops

    The U.S. military launched airstrikes on Friday in Iraq and Syria against more than 85 targets linked to Iran's Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) and the...

    Biden To Reassure US Jewish Leaders After Israel Attack

    President Joe Biden reaffirmed his “unshakeable” support for Israel after the surprise attack by Hamas as he prepared to address US Jewish community leaders...

    Putin Could Be Involved In Wagner Boss, Yevgeny Prigozhin’s Death -Biden

    The United States President, Joe Biden, has suggested Vladimir Putin’s involvement in the death of Wagner boss, Yevgeny Prigozhin in a plane crash on...

    Biden Calls For Immediate Release Of Niger’s Bazoum

    US President Joe Biden called on Thursday for the immediate release of Niger’s elected President Mohamed Bazoum and for the country’s democracy to be...

    Hunter Biden Plea Deal Back On Track After Almost Getting Derailed During Court Hearing

    Federal prosecutors and attorneys for President Joe Biden’s son, Hunter Biden have settled on a deal for the lawyer and lobbyist turned artist to...

    Biden Nominates Admiral Lisa Franchetti To Be First Woman To Lead US Navy

    President Joe Biden on Friday nominated Admiral Lisa Franchetti to lead the Navy, an historic step that would break a gender barrier in the...

    Biden Calls Finland ‘incredible asset’ For NATO At Helsinki Meeting

    U.S. President Joe Biden called Finland joining NATO “an incredible asset” as he met with Finnish leaders in Helsinki on Thursday on his way...

    Threat of Putin Using Tactical Nuclear Weapons Is Real – Biden

    President Joe Biden said on Monday the threat of Russian President Vladimir Putin using tactical nuclear weapons is "real", days after denouncing Russia's deployment...

    Russia ‘Blows Up Kakhovka Dam’ Unleashing Flooding…Kremlin Blames Ukraine

    A major Soviet-era dam in the Russian controlled part of southern Ukraine was breached on Tuesday, unleashing floodwaters across the war zone in what...

    Clash With US Would Be ‘Unbearable Disaster’ – China Begs For Dialogue

    Chinese Defence Minister Li Shangfu told Asia's top security summit on Sunday that conflict with the United States would be an "unbearable disaster" but...

    West Supplying Ukraine With Long-range Missiles Will Lead To Escalation – Kremlin

    The Kremlin said on Sunday that any supply of long-range missiles to Kyiv by France and Germany would lead to a further round of...

    Wagner Will Crush Ramzan Kadyrov Chechen’s Akhmat Special Forces – Prigozhin Warns Kremlin

    Russian mercenary leader Yevgeny Prigozhin said on Saturday that Kremlin factions were destroying the state by trying to sow discord between him and Chechen...

    We Are Ready For Counteroffensive – Ukraine’s Zelensky

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said he was now ready to launch a long-awaited counteroffensive but tempered a forecast of success with a warning: It...

    Give Us Taurus Long-range Cruise Missiles – Ukraine Begs Germany

    Ukraine has asked Germany to supply it with Taurus cruise missiles, an air-launched weapon with a range of some 500 km (310 miles), a...

    Ukraine Shoots Down 10 Russian Missiles And 20 Drones As Zelensky Pound Occupied Berdiansk With Storm Shadow Missiles

    Ukraine shot down 10 missiles and over 20 drones launched by Russia in overnight attacks on the capital Kyiv, the city of Dnipro and...

    Russia’s Wagner Starts Withdrawing Troops From Bakhmut – Yevgeny Prigozhin

    Russia's Wagner mercenary group has started withdrawing its forces from the Ukrainian city of Bakhmut, its founder Yevgeny Prigozhin said in a video published...

    German Economy Contracts, Enters Recession

    The German economy contracted slightly in the first quarter of 2023 compared with the previous three months, thereby entering recession, data from the statistics...

    We Want To Give Ukrainian Pilots F-16 Training As Soon As Possible – Netherlands

    The Netherlands wants to give Ukrainian pilots F-16 training as soon as possible, Dutch Defence Minister Kajsa Ollongren said on Wednesday in a letter...

    Over 20 Thousand Wagner Troops Have Died In Bakhmut – Yevgeny Prigozhin Admits

    Russia’s Wagner mercenary group has lost 20,000 fighters — some of whom were Russian convicts recruited from prisons — in the ongoing battle for...

    Ukraine Will Not Join NATO In The Midst Of War With Russia – Jens Stoltenberg

    Ukraine will not be able to join NATO as long as the war against Russia rages on, the alliance's chief Jens Stoltenberg said on...

    British Deputy Prime Minister Dominic Raab Resigns After Bullying Report

    British Deputy Prime Minister Dominic Raab resigned from the government on Friday following an independent investigation into complaints that he bullied colleagues, the latest...

    Russia Warplanes Bomb One Of Its Own Cities Near Ukraine

    Russia has admitted accidentally striking one of its own cities near Ukraine after a large explosion left two women injured and damaged buildings. Belgorod was...

    NATO Allies Agree ‘Ukraine Will Become Member’ – Jens Stoltenberg

    All NATO allies have agreed that Ukraine will become a member, says secretary general Jens Stoltenberg. Speaking ahead of a meeting of the Ukraine defence...

    Ukraine ‘Shoots Down’ Russian Su-25 Fighter Jet

    Ukrainian paratroopers have reportedly shot down a Russian Su-25 aircraft over the nearby town of Chervonopopivka, according to a Ukrainian army spokesperson. The area, located...

    Biden Heads To Northern Ireland To Mark 25-year Anniversary Of The Good Friday Agreement

    U.S. President Joe Biden arrives in Belfast on Tuesday at a delicate political time in Northern Ireland as he helps mark the 25-year anniversary...

    Putin Dismisses Top General Over Ukraine Failures

    It is “highly likely” Vladimir Putin has axed one of his top generals following Russia’s stalled invasion of Ukraine, British defence chiefs said on...

    Sanction Belarus And Russia Over Putin’s Nuclear Weapons Deployment Plan – Lithuania

    Lithuania said on Sunday it would call for new sanctions against Moscow and Minsk in response to Russia’s plan to station tactical nuclear weapons...

    Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu Sack Outspoken Defence Minister Who Opposed His Judicial Reform

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday dismissed Defense Minister Yoav Gallant after he said the government should delay moving forward with a highly-contested...

    “I’m Very Excited About The Future of Africa” – Kamala Harris Says As She Arrives In Ghana To ‘Deepen Ties’ With Continent

    Kamala Harris has landed at Ghana’s Kotoko International Airport on the first stop of her three-nation African tour. The vice president has been sent to...

    Russia Will Deploy Nuclear Weapons In Belarus – Putin Announces

    Russia will deploy tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus, Russian president Vladimir Putin has said. Mr Putin said that such a move would not violate any...

    Putin Makes Surprise Visit To Russian-occupied Mariupol In Wake of ICC Arrest Warrant

    A day after being accused of war crimes by the International Criminal Court, President Vladimir Putin made a surprise visit to the Russian-occupied Ukrainian...

    US Drone Crashes Over Black Sea After Colliding With ‘Reckless’ Russian Fighter Jet

    A Russian aircraft has collided with a US unmanned aircraft in international airspace over the Black Sea, causing it to crash. Two Su-27 planes had...

    Russia Open To Ukraine Peace Talks, But Won’t Give Up Annexed Ukrainian Regions – Kremlin

    The Kremlin on Tuesday repeated its position that Russia was open to negotiations to end the Ukraine conflict, but that new “territorial realities” could...

    Ukraine War: Russian People ‘May Not Survive’ – Putin Cries Out

    Vladimir Putin has said that Russian people may not survive in their current state as he claimed the West was trying to "disband" Russia. The...

    If China Allies Itself With Russia, There Will Be World War III – Zelensky Warns

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy warned China in a newspaper interview on Monday against supporting Russia in its war on Ukraine and said doing so...

    New Turkey Earthquake Leaves Three Dead And 600 People trapped Under Rubble

    Three people have died after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck southern Turkey on Monday, weeks after a deadly quake devastated the region. More than 680 people...

    Earthquake: The Syrian Who Dug His Fiancee Out Of The Rubble

    Aysha Moarri, 45, is sobbing while caressing a white, quilted body bag on the back of a lorry. "How are you leaving me behind? You...

    Dozens Killed As Deadly Storms Hit Brazilian Coast

    At least 36 people have been killed in flooding and landslides in Brazil's São Paulo state, officials say. Dozens of people are missing and while...

    Biden Makes Surprise Visit To Kyiv Ahead Of Ukraine War Anniversary

    President Biden is on his way out of Ukraine and is expected to be heading to neighbouring Poland for more diplomatic talks. Ahead of meetings...

    Turkey Earthquake: Rescue Team Discovers $2m Buried In Rubble

    Search and rescue team have discovered $2 million dollars buried under the rubble of one of the collapsed buildings in Turkey after the disastrous...

    N Korea Fires Missile After Threatening Retaliation

    North Korea has fired an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), Japan's government has said. The defence ministry confirmed it was launched on Saturday, flew for 66...

    Give Ukraine What They Need To Win – NATO Chief

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is, on Saturday, expected to tell the Munich Security Conference that allies must provide Ukraine with what it needs...

    Remains Of Former Chelsea Player Atsu Found In Turkey Quake Rubble – Report

    The body of former Ghana international Christian Atsu has been found after a huge earthquake in Turkey, local media reported Saturday, quoting his manager. Atsu,...

    Teen Survives 10 Days Under Quake Rubble

    A teenage girl has been rescued 248 hours after last week's devastating earthquake in Turkey. According to BBC News, 17-year-old Aleyna Olmez was pulled from...

    Earthquake: Canva To Donate Proceeds To Turkey, Syria Victims

    Popular Australian designing platform, Canva, is set to donate its three days proceeds to victims of the Turkey and Syria earthquakes. The notice which was...

    YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki Steps Down After Nine Years

    The chief executive officer of YouTube, Susan Wojcicki, is stepping down after nine years. Wojcicki, who joined Google as its 16th employee in 1999, made...

    Shocking!!! Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon Resigns

    Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has resigned after eight years in the job. Sturgeon tendered her resignation letter earlier today. Speaking on this, she explained...

    Ukraine: NATO Races To Ramp Up Logistics Against Russian’s Offensive Strike

    Ukraine’s allies are in a race against time to produce enough ammunition, fuel, and spare parts to thwart an offensive by Russian forces that...

    Three Dead, Five Wounded In US Campus Shooting – Police

    Three people were killed and five others wounded Monday when a gunman opened fire on a university campus in the United States, before fleeing...

    Philippine Mayor Gives Singles Extra Pay On Valentine’s Day

    A life-long bachelor mayor in the Philippines is giving single staff extra pay on Tuesday for Valentine’s Day, to show gratitude for the extra...

    ‘Hit And Run’ Driver Kills Woman On Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway

    A “Hit and Run” driver on Sunday, killed a middle-aged woman (name unknown) near Ifo Police Station on the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway. Mr Adetunji Oyebola, the...

    New Naira: Police Warn Miscreants Against Vandalisation Of Banks, ATMs

    As part of efforts to prevent the vandalisation of bank properties due to the scarcity of the new naira notes, the Bayelsa State Police...

    INEC Has No Candidate In 2023 General Election —Yakubu

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reassured that it will not support any candidate or political party in the 2023 general election, as...

    Turkey, Syria Quake Toll Tops 15,000, Cold Compounds Misery

    Freezing temperatures deepened the misery Thursday for survivors of a massive earthquake in Turkey and Syria that killed at least 15,000 people, as rescuers...

    ‘Journalist’ Arrested For Fake Bank Transfer In Kano

    ‘Journalists’ arrested for buying rice with fake bank transfer In Kano. The Kano State Police Command has arrested two men, parading themselves as journalists, for...

    Armed Men Invade Bauchi Market, Kill One

    Armed men suspected to be thugs have invaded Wunti market in Bauchi State, killing one and leaving many injured. The Senior Special Adviser to the...

    Abia Cancels Proposed Installation Of Emir Of Aba

    The Abia state government has announced the cancellation of the planned installation of one Sarki Shehu Bello 11 as the Emir of Aba Emirate...

    Police Ban Unlawful Protests, Rallies In Kwara

    The Kwara Police Command has banned unlawful protests, rallies and gatherings in the State. The Command said its action is based on alleged plans by...

    Putin Approved Supply Of Missiles That Shot Down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 That Killed 298 People In 2014 – Investigators Reveal

    The international team investigating the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 (MH17) by a missile has convincing evidence that Russian President Vladimir Putin...

    Naira Scarcity: Buhari, Emefiele meet at Aso Rock Villa

    The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Wednesday, met with the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, at the State...

    Police Unveil Election Monitoring, Safety Team

    Ahead of the general elections, the Inspector General of Force, Usman Baba, has set up an Election Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Team which will...

    Sanwo-Olu Okays 50% Reduction On BRT Fares, Others

    The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday, approved a 50 percent reduction on Bus Rapid Transit fares. Aside from BRT, the governor also approved...

    INEC Appeals Osun Tribunal Judgement, Lists 44 Grounds

    The Independent National Electoral Commission has appealed the judgement of the Election Petition Tribunal that nullified the victory of Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke,...

    Banks In Kogi Shut Down Over Inability To Dispense New Naira

    Some bank customers peacefully protesting their inability to access their funds in Kogi state caused some banks to shut down services on Wednesday. The frustrated...

    N805m Scam: Senator Nwaoboshi Rearrested, Jailed

    The senator representing Delta North in the National Assembly, Peter Nwaoboshi, who has been on the run months after the Court of Appeal, Lagos...

    11-year-old Missing Delta Boy Found Dead Inside Drum

    An 11-year-old missing boy, Master Joshua Sunday, has been found dead inside a drum in Asaba, the Delta State capital. KOKO TV gathered that the...

    Politicians, Voters Biggest Threats To Successful Election – Jega

    A former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Attahiru Jega, has identified politicians and voters as the biggest threats to the success...

    No Candidate Will Get Buhari’s 1.9m Kano Votes of 2015, Says Datti Baba-Ahmed

    Datti Baba-Ahmed, the vice-presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), says no candidate will replicate the votes polled by President Muhammadu Buhari during the...

    Zoom To Sack 1,300 Jobs As Pandemic-fueled Demand Slows

    Zoom Video Communications Inc said on Tuesday it would cut about 1,300 jobs as demand for the company’s video conferencing services slows with the...

    Syria, Turkey Quake Toll Rises To Nearly 5000

    The most powerful earthquake to strike Turkey and Syria in nearly a century killed over 5,000 people on Monday, sparked frantic rescues and was...

    Earthquake: Nigerian Students In Turkey Undergoing Post-trauma Analysis, Says NANS

    The National Association of Nigerian Students in Turkey has said that Nigerian students who were traumatised as a result of the Monday 7.8 magnitude...

    I Grabbed My Wife, Children And Ran – Nigerian Survivor Of Turkey Earthquake

    A Turkey-based Nigerian, Emmanuel Olaitan Johnson, has recounted how survived the earthquake that killed more than 2,700 people in Turkey on Monday. Johnson, who spoke...

    Buhari Reacts As ‘Soldiers Kill 16’ Nigerians In Burkina Faso

    The Jam’iyyatu Ansaariddeen Attijjaniyya (JAMAA) of Nigeria says its members have been allegedly killed by soldiers in Burkina Faso. Addressing a press briefing at the...

    Corps Member Arrested For ‘UTME Registration Fraud’ In Kano

    The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has arrested a corps member for allegedly engaging in UTME registration fraud in Kano state. In...

    Major Quake Kills Hundreds Across Turkey, Syria

    A 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit Turkey and Syria early on Monday, killing hundreds of people as they slept, levelling buildings and sending tremors that were...

    JUST IN: Protest Breaks Out At UI Gate, Soldiers Arrive Scene

    Protesters on Monday morning took to the gate of the University of Ibadan, Oyo State, to express their dissatisfaction over the ongoing economic chaos...

    You’re A ‘Political Prostitute’, Keyamo Hits Dogara

    The spokesperson for the All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Council, Festus Keyamo, has described the former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara,...

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