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By Aminu Kutama A boxer identified as Chukwuemeka Igboanugo has died at the ongoing National Sports Festival in Asaba, Delta State. The Imo State representative was declared dead after losing a fight by knockout to his contender from...
By Ismail Auwal A bill that proposed six months jail term for parents who abandon their newborns or growing children has passed the second reading in the House of Representatives. The bill tagged, “Act to Re-amend the Child...

US issues terror attack alert in South Africa after Nigeria

By Aminu Kutama The United States Government on Wednesday notified its citizens that insurgents are planning an attack on large gatherings in Johannesburg, South Africa. The...

Security beefed up in Abuja following US government’s alert

By Ismail Auwal Security has been beefed up in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja following the recent alert issued by the United States of...

Just in: US raises alarm over possible attacks in Abuja

By Ismail Auwal The US government warned on Sunday that there is a high risk of terrorist attacks in Nigeria, particularly in the Federal Capital...

US Military admits to killing 12 civilians in Afghanistan

By Aminu Kutama The US military has admitted to killing 12 civilians in 2021, all in Afghanistan, according to a Pentagon report released Tuesday. The Department...

Court rejects request to extradite Abba Kyari to US

By Ismail Auwal A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has dismissed an application by the federal government seeking to extradite suspended deputy commissioner of...

Pelosi arrives in Taiwan amid heightened US-China tensions

By Aminu Kutama The speaker of the United States House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, has arrived in Taiwan, on a visit that has enraged China...

U.S. Supreme Court overturns abortion rights landmark

By News Desk The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday took the dramatic step of overturning the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling that recognized a...

US Senate passes first gun control bill in decades

By News Desk The US Senate has passed a gun control bill - the most significant firearms legislation in nearly 30 years. Fifteen Republicans joined Democrats...

Gucci stores to accept cryptocurrencies in US

By News Desk Italian luxury brand Gucci will start accepting payments in cryptocurrencies in some of its stores in America. Customers will be able to pay...

Wanted Nigerian fraudster extradited to US in connection to $148,000 wire fraud

By Ismail Auwal The Nigerian government has extradited a wire fraud suspect in connection with an alleged case of wire fraud conspiracy and money laundering...

US approves fresh $1bn arms sale for Nigeria

By Ismail Auwal The United States’ government has approved a $997 million military equipment sale to Nigeria. The weapons include 12 attack helicopters, 2,000 advanced precision...

Madeleine Albright, first female secretary of state, dies at 84

By News Desk Madeleine Albright, who came to the US as a refugee and made history as the first woman to be secretary of state,...

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