News.Az congratulates its readers on the World Azerbaijanis' Solidarity Day and the New Year.
Alarmed witnesses in the northeast Italian province of Pordenone have uploaded videos of a series of large and fiery blasts that shook the sleepy streets of a town at night. The explosi
Spectacular drone footage released by RT's RUPTLY video agency shows the Iraqi army amassing its forces at the gates of Mosul, preparing to retake the city on Monday as the large-scale
The Thai King was treated to a Russo-French feast at the Petrhof PalaceIn 1897 King Chulalongkorn (Rama V) of Siam visited Russia and laid the foundation for the development of Russia-Thailand ties.
Hillary Clinton slams Donald Trump for his refusal to commit to accepting the results of America’s November 8 election.
Samson Folarin The Senior Pastor of Christ International Church, Baden, Switzerland, Osoko Solomon, has asked the Lagos State Government to give him the two-bedroomed bungalow he paid for more than 21
Afeez Hanafi The Lagos State Police Command has arrested some suspected members of Eiye Confraternity, who allegedly used a residence on Halidu Avenue in Shibiri, in the Okokomaiko area of the state,
Olaleye Aluko Some gunmen suspected to be cult members have invaded Borno Way in the Oyingbo area of Lagos State and abducted a 16-year-old boy, Abuchi Umechime. PUNCH Metro learnt that the four assai
Samuel Awoyinfa, Abeokuta The Ogun State Police Command has arrested one Felix Gbadebo, for allegedly defiling a 10- year- old girl, Rachel. The incident, our correspondent gathered, happened on Satur
Iyanuoluwa, one of the surviving children of the Oluwasegun family whose bungalow was gutted by fire in Ogun State, is dead. The death of Iyanuoluwa makes it three deaths in a family of four children.
Peter Dada, Akure A Chief Magistrate’s Court sitting in Akure, the Ondo State capital, has sentenced a prophetess, Felicia Oyelade, to two years’ imprisonment for forging land documents and selling sa
Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja The Federal Government has appealed to the African Development Bank to fast-track the $1bn loan facility it promised as support for the implementation of Nigeria’s 2016 budget.
Festus Abu Christian Chukwu has defended Chelsea manager Antonio Conte’s decision to convert Victor Moses into a wing-back at the London side. Nigeria winger Moses, who spent the last three seasons o
Manchester City returned to the top of the Premier League on goal difference after coming from behind to draw 1-1 with Southampton at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday. Pep Guardiola’s side, who began the
Idris Adesina Defending champions of the men’s category of the FIBA Africa Zone Three Club Championships, Kano Pillars, on Saturday defeated Benin Republic’s Elan Sportif de Porto Novo 90-75. The comp
Mamelodi Sundowns claimed a maiden Caf Champions League title despite suffering a 1-0 defeat to Zamalek at the Borg El Arab Stadium in Alexandria on Sunday evening, supersport.com reports. The Brazili
Idris Adesina Garba Lawal has praised Leicester City forward, Ahmed Musa, for his first goal in the Premier League for the club. Musa, who is Leicester’s second most expensive player behind club recor
Chelsea supporters taunted Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho with chants of “You’re not special anymore!” as his Stamford Bridge return yielded a humiliating 4-0 defeat on Sunday, AFP reports. W
Idris Adesina Congo have said they are ready to stop Nigeria and Egypt’s dominance at the ITTF Africa Senior Championships in Morocco. The competition, which begins on Monday, ends on Sunday in Mo
Spain’s Enrique Lopez-Perez and Switzerland’s Conny Perrin on Saturday won the second leg of the Governor’s Cup Lagos Tennis tournament, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. Top seed Lopez-Perez
A lot of political spanners are in the works these days. One of them is the new ambassadorial list that President Muhammadu Buhari has just sent to the Senate for scrutiny and confirmation. It is a hi
AS the recession bites harder, some signals emanating from the financial sector are ominously familiar. From contested reports of stress, rising non-performing loans and insider dealings, to high inte
Ex-chief of the Kremlin administration said Russia’s leadership had been "insulted" by anti-Russian rhetoric in the course of the U.S. election campaign, but hoped for American pragmatism to prevail
Fidelis Soriwei, Abuja The family and associates of the former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, are intensifying efforts to raise N100m to release him from the detention of th
Akinpelu Dada and Samuel Awoyinfa The current recession rocking the Nigerian economy has hit one of the biggest employers of labour in the country outside of the government as the Dangote Group, belo
’Femi Asu As the nation continues to wallow in recession, stakeholders, including the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, have highlighted the need to focus on addressing the issues that pushed the eco
Friday Olokor, Abuja Catholic Pontiff, Pope Francis 1, has said the 21 girls of the Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, who were released by the Boko Haram abductors on Monday last week,
Ted Odogwu, Kano The Kano State Governor, Dr. Abduallahi Ganduje, on Sunday in Kano threatened to probe the immediate past administration in the state led by Rabiu Kwankwaso. The financial irregularit
Femi Makinde, Osogbo The Owa Obokun of Ijesaland, Oba Adekunle Aromolaran, has called on Ijesha indigenes to come home and develop the town. Aromolaran said this in Ilesa on Saturday during the confer
Success Nwogu, Ilorin The Kwara State branch of the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees, has accused the Kwara State Government of illegally deducting N33.6bn from the accounts of the 16 local
Peter Dada, Akure Two members of the Alliance for Democracy in Ondo State sustained serious injuries after they were attacked in Owo, the headquarters of Owo Local Government Area of the state. The tw
Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) today quietly reopened its doors to the public and its first location, under a new franchise holder, is housed under the NALICO/NAFICO headquarters on Hincks Street, Geo
Ramon Oladimeji The African Development Bank says it has approved a loan facility of $40m for the Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti, to finance its expansion plan. The bank said in a statement on it
Olusola Fabiyi and Peter Dada One of those claiming to be the governorship candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo State, Mr. Jimoh Ibrahim, has sent a petition to President Muhammadu Buhar