Thursday, April 18, 2019
Chibok girls 5th anniversary: UNICEF seeks more protection of children’s rights

Chibok girls 5th anniversary: UNICEF seeks more protection of children’s rights

Mr Mohamed Fall, the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) Representative in Nigeria, on Thursday called for the protection of children rights against...

May asks lawmakers for Brexit support after ‘difficult’ EU talks

Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday urged lawmakers to help find a compromise on a deal for leaving the European Union, after securing an...
Brent oil rises back above $80 as Iran sanctions loom

Venezuela reports collapse in oil supply, tightening global market – OPEC

Venezuela’s oil output sank to a new long-term low in March due to U.S. sanctions and blackouts, the country told OPEC, deepening the impact...
Fresh revelation from Ethiopian Airlines that killed Prof Adesanmi, 156 others

Ethiopia releases report into fatal Boeing MAX 737 crash

Ethiopia on Thursday released a preliminary report into the cause of March deadly Boeing 737 MAX 8 crash, which will be closely scrutinised for...
US bans companies enabling shipment of Venezuelan oil to Cuba

Trump again threatens Mexico border closure, seeks Congress action

President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened again to close the U.S. border with Mexico, this time calling on Congress to take steps immediately to...

EU: Migration should happen out of aspiration, not desperation

The European Union, through political dialogue and development cooperation, is supporting Nigeria to improve its capacity to deal with drivers of irregular migration, including...
British PM urge her party to back EU Brexit plan – Spokesman

Sterling falls towards $1.30 as Brexit deadlock deepens

The pound fell on Tuesday as British Prime Minister Theresa May came under pressure to resolve the Brexit crisis by either calling an election...
President Erdogan ushers in presidential system, appoints son-in-law finance minister

Erdogan suffers major setbacks in local elections in Turkey’s big cities

Turkey’s Tayyip Erdogan suffered stunning setbacks in local elections as his ruling AK Party lost control of the capital Ankara for the first time...
Facebook charged with racial discrimination in targeted housing ads

Facebook charged with racial discrimination in targeted housing ads

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) charged Facebook Inc on Thursday with violating the Fair Housing Act, alleging that the company’s...

US applauds Edo State’s integrated anti-human trafficking framework

US applauds Edo SThe United States Chargé d' affaires, David Young, on Tuesday visited Edo State, where he met with government leaders, traditional rulers...