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Ankara Hits Back at German Chancellor’s Criticisms of Turkey

ISTANBUL —  Turkish officials have voiced anger at German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her electoral challenger, Martin Schulz,...

Deir Ezzor: Syrian government enclave under IS siege

Syrian pro-government forces look at the horizon from a hill west of the city of Deir Ezzor, after...

12 injured after Australia race car sprays flames into crowd

One person was in a critical state and 11 others were battling serious injuries on Monday after a...

BRICS Countries Oppose Protectionism, Urge UN Reform

BRICS Countries Oppose Protectionism, Urge UN Reform U.S. News & World ReportBRICS countries express concern over several terror...

Nigeria: Enough Is Enough, Osinbajo Tells Separatist Agitators

Photo: Vanguard Biafra. By Omololu Ogunmade, Wale Ajimotokan and Gboyega AkinsanmiVice-President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday challenged Nigerians to abate...

Nigeria: Catholic Priest Murdered 24 Hours After Kidnap

A Catholic priest in Imo State, Cyriacus Onunkwo, has been murdered by unknown gunmen. The state Commissioner of...

Nigeria: Rufus Giwa Poly Lecturers Commence Strike Over N2.1 Billion Subvention Cut

By Josiah OluwoleThe Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, Rufus Giwa Polytechnic branch, Owo, Ondo State has declared...

Nigeria: SSS Detains Own Retired Assistant Director for 48 Days Without Trial for Alleged Closeness to Magu

By Samuel OgundipeA retired senior official of the State Security Service has been held without trial by the...

Nigeria: Ini Edo Finds Love Again

By Funsho AkinwaleIf the gist making the rounds is anything to go by, then one of Nigeria's most...

Nigeria: News of Buhari’s Trip to U.S. Fake – Lai Mohammed

Photo: Premium Times President Muhammadu Buhari and wife Aisha Buhari. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai...

Nigeria: El-Rufai Pays Tribute to Late Veteran Actor Kasimu Yero

By Mohammed LereThe Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has described the late veteran actor, Kasimu Yero, as a...

Nigeria: Seven Die of Cholera in Borno IDP Camp – MSF

The humanitarian organisation, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), on Sunday, said no fewer than seven persons died of cholera...

Nigeria: Mother, Five Children, Neighbour Die of Suspected Food Poisoning

Seven persons have died from eating local food known as 'Fate' (poisoned leaf porridge) at Shiyar Ajiya in...

Nigeria: A Day After Kano Violence, Emir Sanusi Asks Politicians to Caution Followers

The Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi, has called on political leaders to caution their followers against violence. The...

Nigeria: News of President Buhari’s Trip to U.S. Is Fake – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has urged Nigerians to disregard the fake news being circulated...

Nigeria: Special Report – Four Months After Dismissal for Allegedly Exposing Corruption, Whistleblower Vows to Fight On

By Priscilla AlabiAbout four months after he was dismissed for exposing alleged corruption, an auditor of the Federal...

Nigeria: NNPC Says Its Efforts Lead to Reduction in Prices of Petrol, Cooking Gas‎ Nationwide

The sustained strategic intervention of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, in the efficient supply and distribution petroleum...

Nigeria: WAEC Rating Highlights Dwindling Fortunes of Education in South-West Nigeria

By Josiah OluwoleHistorically, western education entered the country through the South-west of Nigeria. The colonial authorities initially concentrated...

Nigeria Vs Cameroon – Businessman Promises Super Eagles $20,000 Per Goal

A businessman, Aka Udofia, has offered the Super Eagles $20,000 for each goal they score in Monday's 2018...

Nigeria: No Nigerian Died in Texas Hurricane Harvey – NIDO

Photo: Wikimedia Commons Texas floods. No Nigerian died due to the Hurricane Harvey in Texas, the Nigerian in...

Nigeria: Veteran Juju Musician, Prince Adekunle, Is Dead

By Dimeji Kayode-AdedejiTe famous 'Juju' musician, Adeyinka Adekunle, popularly called General Prince Adekunle is dead, a family source...

Josh Rosen, UCLA Bruins pull an incredible 180

PASADENA >> Tom Bradley, the defensive coordinator, didn’t even talk about desperation. Desperation implies that there’s a chance.UCLA...

Josh Jackson impresses as Hokies future star shines in debut | NCAA Football

There's an opportunity for Virginia Tech quarterback redshirt freshman Josh Jackson in 2017, if he wants to take...

Nigeria: Police Arrest Notorious Armed Robbery, Kidnapping Suspect – AllAfrica.com

The Police Command in Enugu State on Sunday says it has arrested one Nnadi Daniel, a notorious armed...

Mnuchin: Congress must raise debt ceiling while approving Harvey aid

The Trump administration wants federal spending on Hurricane Harvey relief efforts to be tied to raising the debt...

Patient From Viral Video Of Nurse Being Arrested For Refusing To Draw Blood Turns Out To Be Police Officer

Police in Utah have revealed the patient whose blood a nurse refused to let a police officer draw...

Brexit: A lakeside view of Barnier’s tough talk

Image copyright Getty Images It's a pretty place for some very hard talking by the EU's man in...

Mattis warns of ‘massive military response’ to NK nuclear threat

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Regains strength, path to U.S. uncertain

CLOSE Before the destruction from Hurricane Harvey has been taken care of, another hurricane is already on the...

Texas May Need More Than $120 Billion in Harvey Aid, Abbott Says

Two days after President Donald Trump asked Congress for $8 billion in initial relief for Harvey, Texas Governor...

Nigeria: 3 in Coma, 7 Injured As Bus Collide With Taxi

Ten passengers were reported to have sustained serious injuries on Sunday in a ghastly motor accident which occurred...

Nigeria/Cameroon: W/Cup Qualifier – Okala Urges Rohr to Maintain Players’ “Present Good Selection’

Former Green Eagles Goalkeeper, Emmanuel Okala, has joined other soccer buffs to urge Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr,...

Nigeria: Resident Doctors Threaten Strike As Kogi Doctors Reject 50 Percent Salary

By Ayodamola OwoseyeRESIDENT DOCTORS TO BEGIN STRIKE The National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, has debunked the claims...

Nigeria: ‘Poverty Not Excuse for Committing Crimes’

Rev. Emmanuel Adeniyi of the Banner of Christ Church, Adegbayi, Ibadan, says poor living standard arising from poverty,...

Nigeria: Top Boko Haram Suspects Arrested – AllAfrica.com

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje Sunday said top ranking Boko Haram suspects arrested in Kano during Sallah festival have...

Power cut in flooded west Houston under evacuation order

Harvey: The jaw-dropping numbers behind the monster storm Report: 5 toxic sites flooded by Hurricane Harvey Trump Lauds...

Nigeria: Igbo Leaders Endorsed Hate Speech By Rewarding Nnamdi Kanu’s Bad Behaviour – ACF

The Secretary General of the sociopolitical group, Arewa Consultative Forum, Anthony Sani, has said that recognising Nnamdi Kanu...

Nigeria: Buhari’s Govt, Responsible, Meets Communities At the Point of Needs – Lauretta Onochie

By Nwafor SundayThe special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on social media, Lauretta Onochie, Saturday, described the presidents...

Nigeria: We Deserve Customer Satisfaction, Commercial Bank Customers Tell CBN

Bank customers in the country have called on the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to ensure commercial banks...

Nigeria: Edo Local Govt Pensioners Get Over N212m for August

The commitment made by the Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, to continue to cater to the...