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  • Update–All passengers released from Libyan plane hijacked to Malta-PM

    Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat on Friday said all passengers have been released from a hijacked Libyan plane in Malta, the Maltese state broadcaster reports. There...

  • Israel introduces new visa procedure for Nigerians

    The Embassy of Israel in Nigeria has introduced a new visa application procedure for Nigerians with effect from Jan. 1. The embassy made the announcement in...

  • Syrian rebels shell Aleppo after withdrawal

    Syrian rebels on Friday shelled Aleppo, killing three people, a day after insurgents finished withdrawing from their last pocket of territory in the city.   The...

  • German interior minister says terrorism threat in Germany remains high

    German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere on Friday said the threat to Germany from terrorism remains high, in spite of the killing of suspected Berlin attacker...

  • Update-65 passengers released from hijacked Libyan plane

    Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat has confirmed that 65 passengers have been released from a Libyan plane that was hijacked to Malta. The hijacker told crew...

  • HIP TV HEADIES 2016: Uti Nwachukwu urges artists to spare Christmas gifts for IDPs

    Uti Nwachukwu, a Television personality, model and actor on Friday urged artists in the country to remember Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) as they celebrate Christmas.  ...

  • Malta airport resumes normal operations

    Malta International Airport on Friday resumed normal operations, hours after a Libyan internal flight was hijacked and diverted to Malta.   “Some flights had been diverted...

  • Nigerians differ on use of fireworks for Christmas celebration

    Some Nigerians on Friday expressed diverse views on the use of firework during Christmas celebration. The Nigeria News Agency reports that Christmas celebration worldwide is usually...

  • West African forces on alert in case Gambia’s Jammeh hangs on

    ECOWAS commission’s president, Marcel de Souza has said that West Africa’s regional bloc has put standby forces on alert in case Gambian president Yahya Jammeh does...

  • German police thank Italy, says hunt for accomplices must continue

    The Head of a German Police union has thanked Italian authorities for shooting dead Berlin truck attack suspect Anis Amri, saying the search for accomplices must...

  • German prosecutor confirms death of Berlin attack suspect Amri

    Anis Amri, the Tunisian suspect in the deadly Berlin Christmas market attack was killed in a shootout with police in Milan, officials said Friday ending a...

  • Families cry out over lack of money for Christmas celebration

    As the Christmas approaches, some families have complained about the adverse nature of the economy, which had made it impossible for them to provide for their...

  • Mediterranean migrant deaths top 5,000 -IOM

    The International Organisation for Migration (IOM), on Friday said no fewer than 100 migrants are feared to have drowned in two shipwrecks in the Channel of...

  • 40th Miss Nigeria begins “Green-Girl’’ Project

    The new Miss Nigeria, Chioma Obiadi, has commenced work on the “Green-Girl’’ Project, a Miss Nigeria Initiative, preparatory to representing the country at the Miss Intercontinental...

  • Putin backs those who hacked U.S. Democratic Party for “exposing truth”

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has expressed support for those who hacked the U.S. Democratic Party for “exposing truth.” Putin at a press conference said the best...

  • Kyrgyz spiritual leaders ban religious wedding with minors

    Supreme Mufti and head of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Kyrgyzstan Maksatbek Toktomushev has issued a fatwa banning a religious wedding with minors under 18....

  • Hijacked Libyan plane lands in Malta with 118 on board

    An airliner on an internal flight in Libya was hijacked by a man claiming to have a hand grenade on Friday and diverted to Malta, where...

  • Putin: diplomat’s murder was attempt to destroy Russian-Turkish ties

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has condemned the recent murder of the ambassador to Turkey, saying it was an attempt to destroy bilateral relations. The Russian  ambassador...

  • Berlin truck attack suspect shot dead in Milan, officials say

    Berlin truck attack suspect shot dead in Milan, officials say NAN-F-2 Attack Rome/Berlin (dpa) Anis Amri, the Tunisian suspect in the deadly Berlin Christmas market attack,...

  • FG hails UN adoption of Nigeria-sponsored Resolution on illicit financial flows

    The Federal Government says the UN’s adoption of Nigeria-sponsored Resolution on combating illicit financial flows is in tandem with the anti-corruption crusade of President Muhammadu Buhari’s...

  • Senate recess delays FG’s resubmission of non-career ambassadors’ list – Onyeama

    Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, Minister of Foreign Affairs, says the list of the 47 non-career ambassadors rejected by the Senate will be resubmitted when the upper legislative...

  • HIP TV HEADIES 2016: Mr Eazi, Kiss Daniel, Dare Art Alade, others bag music award

    Oluwatosin Ajibade known as Mr Eazi, Anidugbe Daniel, known as Kiss Daniel, and Dare Art Alade bagged awards in different categories at the eleventh edition of...

  • Trump says U.S. must expand nuclear capability

    Incoming U.S. President Donald Trump has said that the U.S. would strengthen its nuclear capability and expand its nuclear programme as deterrence for any eventualities in...

  • Lagos faces water and sanitation crisis – UN warns

    UN human rights expert, Léo Heller, on Thursday, called for increased funding for water and sanitation in the 2017 budget to address the needs of 21...

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