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  • Israel’s longest-serving PM Netanyahu to stand trial for suspected corruption

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s long-awaited criminal trial is set to begin in a Jerusalem courtroom on Sunday, marking the first time Israel will see an...

  • Nigerian police kill 8 suspected kidnappers in NE state

    Eight suspected kidnappers in Nigeria’s northeastern state of Taraba were killed in a recent gunfight with police, said a spokesman on Sunday. The police, acting on...

  • Encomiums as Edwin Kiagbodo-Clark turns 93

    The Lagos Chapter of the Ijaw Elders Forum (IEF) on Sunday joined all well-wishers across Nigeria and the globe to celebrate elder statesman and Nationalist Chief...

  • Israeli PM says speaks with leaders of Sudan, Chad

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that he has talked with the leaders of Sudan and Chad, countries with which Israel has no bilateral...

  • Eid-el-Fitr: Osun deputy governor congratulates Muslims

    The Osun Deputy Governor, Mr Benedict Alabi, has felicitated with Muslim faithful in the state and all over the world on the occasion of Eid-el-Fitr celebration....

  • COVID-19: Offa residents celebrate low key Eid-el Fitri, desert praying grounds

    Residents of Offa in Ilorin are having a low key Eid-el Fitri celebration to mark the end of the Ramadan as they desert praying grounds due...

  • UK Govt announces 3 more charter flights for British travellers in Nigeria

    Another batch of British travellers stranded in Nigeria are set to return home on three chartered flights by the UK Government in the next 11 days....

  • Cleric focuses sermon on indecent dressing by woman, social-distancing in prayer

    A cleric in Dutse, Jigawa, Imam Baba Waziri, on Sunday focused his Eid-el-Fitri sermon on indecent dressing among Muslim women, especially those working in public places....

  • Eid-el-fitr: PFN urges Nigerians to deepen spirit of mutual tolerance

    The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) has urged Nigerians, irrespective of faith, ethnicity or gender, to deepen the spirit of mutual tolerance and embrace understanding in...

  • Eid el fitr: Ajimobi charges Nigerians on togetherness, peace

    Former governor of Oyo, Abiola Ajimobi, and the APC Deputy National Chairman (South West), on Sunday called on Nigerians to live in togetherness and peace as...

  • 5.2-magnitude quake hits 189km S of Hachijo-jima, Japan — USGS

    An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.2 jolted 189km S of Hachijo-jima, Japan at 09:36:15 GMT on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The epicenter, with...

  • Ghana’s COVID-19 cases increase to 6,683

    The number of people infected with the novel coronavirus in Ghana had increased to 6,683, with 66 more cases confirmed, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) said...

  • Sen. Tinubu urges graduates to acquire entrepreneurial skills

    Sen. Oluremi Tinubu, representing Lagos Central Senatorial District, has urged graduates to acquire entrepreneurial skills to be able to compete in the labour market, especially during...

  • People visit Warsaw Zoo park amid COVID-19 outbreak in Poland

    Photo taken on May 23, 2020 shows a meerkat in Warsaw Zoo park in Warsaw, Poland. Warsaw Zoo, which was closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic,...

  • Eid-el-Fitr: Gov. Ayade tasks Nigerians on peace, unity

    Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River, on Sunday called for peace, love and unity among Nigerians, as Muslims celebrate Eid-el-Fitr. Ayade, in a statement signed by...

  • Tear gas fired as protests return to the streets of Hong Kong

    Police fired tear gas at protesters in one of Hong Kong’s busiest shopping districts on Sunday as growing numbers took to the street in opposition to Beijing’s plans...

  • Zimbabwe celebrates national culture week amid COVID-19 pandemic

    Some Zimbabwean artists on Saturday night performed at a virtual concert to mark the end Zimbabwe’s national Culture Week which began on Monday. The concert, which...

  • 5.1-magnitude quake hits 3 km northwest of Do Gonbadan, Iran — USGS

    An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 jolted 3 km northwest of Do Gonbadan, Iran at 09:11:28 GMT on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The...

  • Malaysia continues to find new COVID-19 cases in immigration detention facilities, tally at 7,245

    Malaysia reported 60 new COVID-19 cases, with 33 of them traced to two immigration detention facilities, the Health Ministry said on Sunday. The Semenyih detention facility...

  • Eid-el-Fitr: NSCDC deploys 500 officers to provide security in Yobe

    The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), in Yobe, says it has deployed 500 officers across the state to provide security and to monitor compliance...

  • Eid-el-Fitr : Federal lawmaker felicitates with Muslims

    A federal lawmaker, Mr Tajudeen Adefisoye, on Sunday felicitated with Muslim faithful on the successful completion of the Ramadan and the celebration of the Eid-el-Fitr. Adefisoye,...

  • Eid-El-Fitr: CAN prays for peace, good health, wealth

    The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Niger chapter, has prayed that the completion of the Ramadan fasting by the Muslims translates into peace, good health and...

  • Eid-el-Fitr: Gov.Ugwuanyi calls for prayers, faith in God

    Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, has urged Muslim faithful and Nigerians to remain resolute in their abiding faith in God through prayers and sacrifice as...

  • Bangladesh’s COVID-19 death toll rises to 480, total cases reach 33,610

    Bangladesh recorded 28 new COVID-19 fatalities Sunday, the highest daily death toll since the pandemic began in the country on March 8. The rise in deaths...

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