By Kingsley Opurum, It goes without saying that Russia is an economic powerhouse and a good strategic trading partner, which Nigeria should not hesitate to forge robust partnership with, as the opportunity has come knocking on its door. Pundits have already started calling on the Federal Government of Nigeria to waste...
The most talked about United States President, Donald Trump had his much-anticipated face-to-face meeting with the three-time world’s most powerful man and the Russian President, Vladimir Putin, during the G-20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, to discuss alleged Russian interference in last year’s US elections and other issues militating against...
President Emmanuel Macron of France says climate change action needs to go beyond the 2015 Paris agreement, reinforcing his earlier position on an international deal hit by U.S President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out. The Paris Agreement or Paris climate agreement, is an agreement within the UN Framework Convention...
Police say a wild leopard killed a 13-year-old girl who was sleeping with her mother at their home in a remote village in far-western Nepal. Bhim Bahadur Bani, a local police officer said the girl and her mother kept the door of their home open to allow cold air in...
President Emmanuel Macron of France sought to reassure opponents of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday after provoking concern among rebel groups by saying that he saw no legitimate successor to Assad. Former president Francois Hollande had backed the Syrian opposition and demanded that the six-year conflict be resolved through...
The European Commission announced on Wednesday an additional five million euros (5.66 million dollars) in humanitarian aid to the crisis caused by the conflict in the Congolese province of Kasai. Eight provinces and 2.6 million people are affected by the conflict in Kasai province according to the EU, following clashes...
A dispute between Italy and Austria over possible controls on their shared border was a “misunderstanding”, Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern said on Wednesday. Kern assured Rome that Austrian army had not put tanks at a crucial frontier crossing. Austrian Defence Minister Hans Doskozil said in remarks published on Tuesday that he...
Turkish police on Wednesday detained 37 IS suspects in an anti-terror operations in provinces across Turkey. The police also said another suspect was being held for carrying over five kg of explosives at the border with Syria. The governor’s office in the southern province of Hatay said the Syrian citizen was...
The British government is not aware of any plans for U.S. President Donald Trump to visit Britain in the next few weeks, Prime Minister Theresa May’s spokesperson said on Monday. British media reported that government sources had been warned Trump could visit his golf resort in Scotland at short notice,...
More facts have emerged about Dr Michael Henry Bello, the gunman who shot seven people at the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Centre, New York on Friday, and identified as a Nigerian. Dr Bola Omotosho, the Community Board Chair for The Bronx 5, New York, told the Correspondent of the News Agency of...