Category: World News

Angry Nigerians berate APC ex-presidential aspirant for threatening Twitter CEO

A 2019 presidential aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, Adamu Garba, has come under heavy attacks for telling Twitter founder, Jack Dorsey, to...

#EndSARS: Nigerians express fears as #TwitterDown for hours

Apprehension gripped online and offline protesters against police brutality and extrajudicial killings on Thursday night as Twitter shut down for over two hours. The...

World Bank to bolster Nigeria’s health, education sector

World Bank Group says it will work with the Nigerian government to strengthen the health and education sectors. President, World Bank Group, David Malpass, made this...

African nations ask UK to repeal 14-day quarantine law for travellers

African nations have accused the United Kingdom of “discriminating” against travellers from the continent by failing to open travel corridors. Africa is one of the...

Buhari signs BASAs with USA, India, others

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed bilateral air service agreements with USA, India, Morocco, Rwanda. Minister of Aviation, Haji Sirika, announced this on Tuesday. A...

White House Doctors: Trump’s Condition of covid-19 Improves, Could Return ‘As Early as Tomorrow

White House physician Dr. Sean P. Conley on Sunday said President Donald Trump’s condition, after testing positive for COVID-19 last week, “has continued to...

Don’t play ‘tough guy’ with COVID-19, Biden warns Trump

Democratic presidential challenger Joe Biden on Friday urged Americans to take the coronavirus seriously, urging everyone to wear face mask in public after Donald...

COVID-19: Trump suffers fatigue, transferred to military hospital

U.S. President Donald Trump is moving to a military hospital for treatment after being diagnosed with COVID-19, the White House said on Friday, as his administration and...

Stakeholders push to unlock Africa’s agricultural mechanization potential

[Abuja: October 2, 2020] Major stakeholders in agricultural mechanization have called for the adoption of a value chain approach to mechanization as one of the best...

Trump suspends campaign schedule after contracting COVID-19

US President Donald Trump said Friday he had tested positive for Covid-19 and would quarantine inside the White House during his recovery, cancelling upcoming...

‎My ancestrial origin is Igbo, South East Nigerian tribe, Bishop T.D Jakes reveals

‎Popular American preacher, Bishop T.D Jakes of the Potter’s House, has said that his ancestors are Igbo, from South-East of Nigeria. He said this in an interview...

18 British lawmakers write Commonwealth over Nigeria’s insecurity

Some members of the House of Lords, the British upper legislative chamber, have expressed concerns over the persistence of insurgency and farmer/herder crisis in...

Visa ban: FG cautions US, UK, says ‘don’t disrespect Nigeria’

Federal Government, on Friday, cautioned the United States and the United Kingdom on the statements they issued on the governorship elections holding in Edo State on...

Mali military agrees to 18-month transition government

Head of Mali’s military junta, Colonel Assimi Goita, vowed to establish an 18-month transition government on Saturday, at the close of talks on returning the country...

Trump says all African nations ‘complete toilets’ in new book by Cohen

In a new book out this week, U.S. President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, alleges that Trump regarded all African countries and nations run by...

White, Trump plead with Iran to spare Afkari’s life

UFC President, Dana White and U.S. President Donald Trump, are pleading with the Iranian government, asking them not to execute Iranian champion wrestler, Navid Afkari....

Sudan: Govt, rebels meet to implement peace deal

Sudan said Wednesday that government and rebel leaders had met to begin implementing a deal that aims to end a war in which hundreds of thousands of people were killed....

Key dates in Sudan civil war World News Crime Politics

Monday to a peace deal in a crucial step towards ending the brutal civil war in Darfur that has raged since 2003. According to the United Nations, the conflict has...

10 killed as herdsmen, farmers clash in Chad

At least ten people have been killed in fresh fighting between nomadic herders and farmers in southern Chad, a local prosecutor said Sunday, with the most of the deaths...

Contract judgment enforcement: Firm lists 33 Nigeria’s UK properties, begins sales soon

At least 33 properties owned by the Federal Government in the United Kingdom have been identified and some are at risk of being forfeited due to a damage cost awarded to...

US election: Trump says Biden’s agenda ‘made in China’

United States President, Donald Trump, on Thursday night drew the curtains on the Republican National Convention with blistering attacks on his Democratic challenger in...

How Nigerian Kaycee Madu becomes Minister of Justice in Canada

A Nigerian-born Canadian, Kaycee Madu, has been appointed as the justice minister and solicitor general of Alberta, a province in Canada. The 47-year-old was born and...

Mali coup: Rebel soldiers pledge fresh elections

Mali’s president said Wednesday he had resigned to avoid “bloodshed” after he was detained in a military coup, whose leaders pledged new elections to resolve a...

Mali: FG condemns coup, demands return to constitutional order

Federal Government on Wednesday condemned Tuesday coup d’état in Mali by mutinying soldiers. Rebel soldiers took President Ibrahim Keita and Prime Minister Boubou...

US Politics:Democrats Biden Picks Blackwoman, Sen. Kamala as Running Mate

The Democratic Party’s Presidential Candidate, Mr. Joe Biden, has chosen Kamala Harris, the prominent senator from California whose political career has included many...

Nigeria evacuates 94 stranded girls from Lebanon

Nigerians in Diaspora Commission says the 94 Nigerian girls stranded in Lebanon following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic across the world have been repatriated...

UK officially enters recession for first time in 11 years

The United Kingdom has officially fallen into recession for the first time in 11 years. The reasons is due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, reports say....

Trump briefly leaves press briefing after shooting near the White House

President Donald Trump was abruptly evacuated from the White House briefing room by security on Monday after shots were fired outside the building. Trump returned to the...

60 pardoned Nigerian prisoners stranded in Ethiopia

… allege ‘Embassy abandoned us in prison despite $63,000 evacuation fees’ Onyedi Gabriel, Port Harcourt Sixty Nigerian prisoners granted pardon by the Ethiopian...

80,000 stranded Nigerians in sex slavery, forced labour in M/East – Reps

About 80,000 Nigerians are stranded in different countries where they are being held as sex slaves or subjected to forced labour, Chairman, House of Representatives...

Video: Let’s become global Ambassador for our dear nation -Rt Hon Yusuf

A called has been made by Rt Honourable Yusuf Yakubu Babu, Member Federal House of Reps from Adamawa representing Gombi/Hong constituency, in the national for Nigerians...

376 Nigerians ordered to leave U.S. ‘for breaking laws

By Adeoba Olusegun At least 376 Nigerians were ordered to leave the United States this year, after being found guilty of breaking immigration laws and other crimes. The...

Finally, Trump wears mask in public

Trump had previously refused to wear masks in public, although he had said he would if in a crowd and could not maintain physical distance from others. He had come under...

Ghanaian Govt Reopens 600 Nigerian Shops After 6-month Closure

Abike Dabiri-Erewa Calls For Thorough Investigation Into Murder Of Toyin Salau Not less than six hundred shops belonging to Nigerian traders in Ghana have been reopened...

Togo ritualist arrested with 2000 dried bodies, 500 buried alive, countless skeletons

A suspected ritualist in Togo has reportedly been arrested by the Togolese security operatives after a tip-off. A source informed ElombahNews of the development along...

Qasem Soleimani: Iran issues arrest warrant for Trump

Iran has issued an arrest warrant for US President Donald Trump over the drone strike that killed a top Iranian general in January, the semi-official Fars news agency...

Photos: Foreign Affairs Minister,lawmakers in a crucial m’ting over invasion of Nigeria embassy in Ghana

House Committee on Foreign Affairs is at present meeting with Ministry of Foreign Affairs officials on the issue of the invasion of the Nigeria High Commission in...

Saudi Arabia to reopen Mecca mosques Sunday

Saudi Arabia plans to reopen from Sunday mosques in Mecca, the holiest city in Islam, after they were closed for three months due to the novel coronavirus pandemic,...

FG Evacuates 50 Nigerians Stranded In Pakistan

The Federal Government has evacuated 50 Nigerians stranded in Pakistan following the outbreak of COVID-19. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama made this known...

Eight years after shooting, Nobel prize winner, Malala, graduates

Nobel Prize-winning activist Malala Yousafzai, who moved to Britain after being shot for campaigning for girls’ education in Pakistan, described her joy Friday at...

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