A top Congo opposition leader who fled abroad last year vowed yesterday to return home soon to seek the presidency in long-delayed elections, while a group of former African leaders warned of an “acute political crisis” in the troubled country. Moise Katumbi’s lawyer said they would seek United Nations protection...
London Mayor Sadiq Khan said questions will need to be answered over the safety of tower blocks after several people were killed on Wednesday when a fire engulfed a 24-storey building. Some residents said they had been advised they should stay in their flats in the event of a fire,...
By BUKOLA OGUNSINA, China Recognised as the least developed province in China, Sichuan has turned its challenges into an income generator for further development. In this feature BUKOLA OGUNSINA takes you on a perspective changing journey into the mountains. The weather is hot and humid, and mostly cloudy just like it...
Formal talks on Britain’s exit from the European Union may not begin on June 19 as that is the same date the government is due to set out its policy programme for the new parliament, Brexit minister David Davis said on Monday. Davis, whose Conservative Party is due to put...
Officials say 62 of the bodies of passengers who were aboard a Myanmar military transport plane that crashed into the Andaman Sea on June 7 have been recovered. The Chinese-made Shaanxi Y-8 aircraft was carrying 122 people, mostly soldiers and their families, from the southern coast to the commercial capital...
Seven candidates of Nigerian heritage have made the country proud by emerging winners in the recently concluded United Kingdom parliamentary elections. Most notably, out of the seven Nigerians elected into the UK parliament in the Thursday poll, five are women. Some pundits are of the opinion that Nigeria should take...
“Theresa On the Ropes” was just one of the headlines Brits woke up to this morning, as Prime Minister Theresa May lost her gamble and working majority at Westminster after calling a snap election that delivered a hung Parliament. Her decision to go the polls three years early is being...
… Will Build Financial Institutions Capacity To Offer Green Loans   By Chinelo Chikelu   The Department of Climate Change (DCC), Federal Ministry of Environment, and the United Nations Development Programmes (UNDP) convened a two-day conference educating stakeholders on government’s intended areas of funding via the Green Climate Fund (GCF). Nigeria’s priority areas of...
By Michael Oche  At a time the United State announced it is pulling out of the Paris Club Agreement, Nigeria has expressed its full commitment to the Green Initiative saying “Climate change poses the greatest threat to the world especially Africa.” Addressing world leaders at the 106th session of the International...
BY ANKELI EMMANUEL, Sokoto The United States (US) Ambassador to Nigeria, William Stuart, has admonished Nigerians to be proud of their country. He stated this during a visit to Sokoto State governor, Hon Aminu Tambuwal in Sokoto, yesterday. Stuart, who insisted that a nation’s greatness is embeded in the ability of its...