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06/17/2017
How Police Arrested Footballer For Alleged Armed Robbery

How Police Arrested Footballer For Alleged Armed Robbery

The Bayelsa State Police Command during the week arrested a 25-year-old footballer in connection with armed rob- bery in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital.

The suspect, Emmanuel Tobofa who p

06/17/2017
Ethiopia Mobilises 700 Volunteers To Cope With Saudi Returnees

Ethiopia Mobilises 700 Volunteers To Cope With Saudi Returnees

Ethiopia on Friday mobilised 700 volunteers to cope with the thousands of undocumented Ethiopians still stranded in Saudi Arabia ahead of the June 24 expiration of amnesty deadline.

Meles

06/16/2017
Pkk Targeting Turkish Institutions In Europe

Pkk Targeting Turkish Institutions In Europe

Terror group remains operative in Europe, targets Turkish entities across EU, according to report,

The PKK terror group attacked Turkish institutions and private property across Eur

06/16/2017
Turkey Summons Us Ambassador Over Arrest Warrants

Turkey Summons Us Ambassador Over Arrest Warrants

Ankara slams US move to issue arrest warrants for Erdogan's security detail, terming it 'wrong' and 'unacceptable',

Turkey summoned the U.S. Ambassador in Ankara

06/16/2017
Turkey Against Embargoes On Cuba

Turkey Against Embargoes On Cuba

Turkish, Cuban foreign ministers hold joint press conference in Ankara,

Turkey is against embargoes on Cuba and favors dialogue to resolve problems between countries, Foreign Minist

06/16/2017
Brexit Negotiations To Start On June 19

Brexit Negotiations To Start On June 19

Chief negotiators David Davis and Michelle Barnier to lead Brexit talks, British government has announced. The official Brexit negotiations between the U.K. and the EU will start on Monday, accordi

06/16/2017
Nigerian Ex-footballer Turns Coach In Croatia

Nigerian Ex-footballer Turns Coach In Croatia

Football was Celestine Olisa’s life as he was growing up in Nigeria, where his skill at the game earned him the nickname “Boban” after his hero, the Croatian captain Zvonimir Boba

06/16/2017
South Sudan Renews Claims Of Sudan's Backing For Rebels

South Sudan Renews Claims Of Sudan's Backing For Rebels

Military says attacks on army bases in north supported by Sudanese Armed Forces,

Sudan has renewed its support for rebel troops as they carry out raids along the border with South S

Burkina Faso Awards Gold Mining To Canadian Firm
06/16/2017
Burkina Faso Awards Gold Mining To Canadian Firm

Burkina Faso Awards Gold Mining To Canadian Firm

Burkina Faso has signed a mining contract with Canadian mineral extracting firm, West Africa Mining Company (Semafo), to develop the Boungou gold mine in east of the country.

Company offi

06/16/2017
Bill Cosby Awaits Jurors Verdict On Sexual Assault

Bill Cosby Awaits Jurors Verdict On Sexual Assault

Bill Cosby will soon know his fate as jurors began deliberating over his sexual assault trial on Monday after a weeklong proceeding in Pennsylvania that saw prosecutors and defense lawyers paint st

Los Angeles Lights Up City Hall With Batman Signal
06/16/2017
Los Angeles Lights Up City Hall With Batman Signal

Los Angeles Lights Up City Hall With Batman Signal

A giant Bat-signal lit up the side of City Hall in Los Angeles Thursday night to honor Batman actor Adam West, who played the superhero role in the 1960s television series.

He died on Fri

06/16/2017
Obama Hails Jay Z As First Rapper In Songwriters Hall Of Fame

Obama Hails Jay Z As First Rapper In Songwriters Hall Of Fame

Former US president Barack Obama hailed Jay Z as a kindred spirit as the hip-hop mogul became the first rapper to enter the Songwriters Hall of Fame on Thursday.

The elite club also welco

06/16/2017
Angry Trump Decries Being Target Of Russia Probe

Angry Trump Decries Being Target Of Russia Probe

President Donald Trump responded angrily to reports he is under criminal investigation Thursday, deriding a “witch hunt” against him led by some “very bad” people.

06/15/2017
Macron In Morocco To Discuss Libya, Qatar Crisis

Macron In Morocco To Discuss Libya, Qatar Crisis

French President Emmanuel Macron was in Morocco Wednesday on a 24-hour visit for talks on battling terrorism as well as the Libyan conflict and Qatar’s dispute with its Gulf neighbours.

06/15/2017
Ep Lifts Parliamentary Immunity For Jean-marie Le Pen

Ep Lifts Parliamentary Immunity For Jean-marie Le Pen

Former head of far-right National Front party faces judicial investigation for racist remarks in 2009,

The European parliament on Wednesday lifted the immunity of two Nati

06/15/2017
Firefighters Search For Bodies In Gutted London Tower Block

Firefighters Search For Bodies In Gutted London Tower Block

Firefighters searched for bodies Thursday in a London tower block gutted by a blaze that has already left 12 dead, as questions grew over whether a refurbishment had contributed to the disaster.

London Fire Death Toll Climbs Up To 17
06/15/2017
London Fire Death Toll Climbs Up To 17

London Fire Death Toll Climbs Up To 17

First fatality identified as 23-year-old Syrian refugee,

A young Syrian refugee has been identified as the first victim of the huge fire which gutted an apartment block in London ea

06/15/2017
Turkish Fm Urges Peace, Dialogue In Gulf Crises

Turkish Fm Urges Peace, Dialogue In Gulf Crises

Cavusoglu will next visit Kuwait before meeting Saudi king on Friday,

Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Wednesday the crisis between Qatar and some Arab countries should be res

06/15/2017
Turkey Runs $1.8b Budget Surplus In May

Turkey Runs $1.8b Budget Surplus In May

Budget revenues rise by 16.1 percent year-on-year to $14.5 billion, Finance Ministry says,

Turkey ran a budget surplus of 6.4 billion Turkish liras ($1.8 billion) in May Finance Min

06/15/2017
First Verdicts Delivered In Main Coup Bid Trial

First Verdicts Delivered In Main Coup Bid Trial

23 suspects sentenced to life imprisonment, while former colonel gets 12 years; two privates acquitted,

Twenty-three suspects have been sentenced to life imprisonment over involveme

06/15/2017
At Last, Mayweather To Fight Mcgregor August 26

At Last, Mayweather To Fight Mcgregor August 26

Former multi-division boxing world champion Floyd Mayweather has announced he will fight UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor in Las Vegas on August 26.

The high-profile duo both took

06/15/2017
China To Mediate Between Pakistan, Afghanistan

China To Mediate Between Pakistan, Afghanistan

Pakistan’s adviser to PM on foreign affairs says Chinese FM will visit Islamabad, Kabul in next few days,

Chinese foreign minister would visit Pakistan and Afghanistan in a bi

06/15/2017
19 Killed In Somali Hotel Attack

19 Killed In Somali Hotel Attack

Police said that 19 people were killed when Islamist attackers launched a car bomb and gun attack on a busy hotel and adjacent restaurant in the Somali capital.

Police officer Abdi Bashir

06/15/2017
Kabul, Islamabad Should Work Out Differences

Kabul, Islamabad Should Work Out Differences

Antonio Guterres concludes maiden trip to Afghanistan after talks with leaders in capital Kabul,

On his maiden trip to Kabul, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged the need fo

06/15/2017
Duterte Takes A Rest As Philippine City Burns

Duterte Takes A Rest As Philippine City Burns

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has withdrawn from public duties this week because he is tired and needs to “rejuvenate”, his spokesman said Thursday as government forces battled I

06/15/2017
Nigeria’s Awosika Re-elected As Chair Of Un Scientific Panel

Nigeria’s Awosika Re-elected As Chair Of Un Scientific Panel

Nigeria’s candidate, Prof. Lawrence Folajimi Awosika, has been re-elected as Chairman of the United Nation’s Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf (CLCS).

The news

Marketers Beg Fed Govt To Clear N800b Debt
06/15/2017
Marketers Beg Fed Govt To Clear N800b Debt

Marketers Beg Fed Govt To Clear N800b Debt

Marketers yesterday spoke of financial constraints, begging the Federal Government to pay them N800billion spent on fuel import. The cash also covers interest on bank loans.

The marketers

06/15/2017
Turkish, Us Presidents Likely To Discuss Gulf Crisis

Turkish, Us Presidents Likely To Discuss Gulf Crisis

Muslim Brotherhood is not a terrorist organization, says Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is likely to discuss ongoing Gulf crisis w

06/14/2017
Nigeria’s Senate Chief Acquitted In Corruption Trial

Nigeria’s Senate Chief Acquitted In Corruption Trial

Bukola Saraki gets acquitted of 18 charges which include false asset declaration and unlawful operation of foreign accounts,

Nigeria’s senate chief Bukola Saraki was on Wednes

06/14/2017
Tunisia Extends State Of Emergency For Another 4 Months

Tunisia Extends State Of Emergency For Another 4 Months

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi on Wednesday announced the extension of a countrywide state of emergency for another four months.

“Following consultations with Prime Minister Y

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