Category: World News

Trumps Comment “The Chosen One” Drags Media Attention

US President Donald Trump said he was joking when he raised eyebrows on Wednesday by referring to himself as “the chosen one” to confront China on trade. When a...

British Airways makes U-turn, as cancelled flights are reinstated

British Airways has admitted it made a mistake when it suggested that passengers whose flights were cancelled to book new ones. The advice came after Pilots of the...

Nigerian To Head US Firm

The country general manager of IBM West Africa, Dipo Faulkner, has been elected to head the American Business Council (ABC) and be the chairman of the board in Nigeria....

Nigerian Gets 46 Months Jail Term For $8M Fraud In US

According to the US Department of Justice, Fatunmbi was found guilty of a Durable Medical Equipment scheme in which more than $8m was fraudulently billed to medicare for...

James Haskell becomes MMA fighter

James Haskell is turning into a Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) warrior. The previous England rugby universal player has joined with MMA’s Bellator, only months...

#EkweremaduSaga: German Government WRITE Nigerian Government

Heiko Maas, Foreign Minister and Vice Chancellor of the the Federal Republic of Germany write to the Federal Government of Nigeria on the escalated issue of the...

Spain issues worldwide alert after listeria outbreak

An international alert has been issued by the Spanish government amid the country’s biggest ever outbreak of listeria, which has affected 150 people and...

Today is “International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism”

The International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 2017. It was designated in order...

Nigeria’s daily oil production hit 1.95m barrels per day in July

The nation’s crude oil production rose by eight per cent to 1.95 million barrels per day in July, data released on Friday by the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting...

Today is ‘World Humanitarian Day’

The day is commemorated every year on 19 August to pay tribute to aid workers who risk their lives in humanitarian service, and to rally support for people affected by...

US consul-general seeks improved partnership with Lagos

The new Consul-General of the United States Consulate in Lagos, Ms. Claire Pierangelo, has said organization between the office and the state government is basic to the...

South Korea retaliates as US trade war spreads among allies

The tighter trade regulations, including potential lengthy permit application processes, will apply to South Korean exports to Japan. Industry Minister, Sung Yun-mo,...

Today is ‘International Youth Day’

‘August 12’ was first designated International Youth Day by the UN General Assembly in 1999, and serves as an annual celebration of the role of young women...

Huge Power Outage Hit Britain

Nearly one million people were affected by a major power outage for several hours across areas of England and Wales on Friday, including parts of London, causing...

Austria: 2 tiger cubs found in bathtub

Two tiger cubs have been found in a bathtub at a Slovakian woman’s apartment in eastern Austria, police said Friday. The little big cats were discovered after an...

Duchess Catherine disqualified from boat race

Duchess Catherine was disqualified from a boat race on Thursday (08.08.19). The 37-year-old royal captained a team in the inaugural regatta The King’s Cup on the...

US calls China a ‘thuggish regime’

The United States on Thursday accused the Chinese government of being behind the leak of a Hong Kong-based US diplomat’s personal information, after a pro-Beijing...

Brazil judge ends investigation of Neymar on rape allegation

A Brazilian judge accepted a recommendation from prosecutors Thursday to close the investigation of soccer star Neymar on a rape allegation on the grounds of there being...

DayInHistory: 1945 Nagasaki hit by atomic bomb

3 days after the United States dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima, the city of Nagasaki was destroyed by a 21 kiloton atomic bomb nicknamed...

Today is “International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples”

August 9 every year has been slated to commemorate the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. It was chosen in recognition of the first meeting of the UN...