Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Elizabeth II has sent a congratulatory letter to Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev
Pope Francis has sent a congratulatory letter to Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev.
Olumide Bakare, the Veteran Nollywood actor, who died on Saturday, April 22, is to be laid to rest on Friday in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. The burial arrangement is slated to commence with a servi
The Benue State Universal Basic Education Board has started translating science textbooks into Tiv dialect for easy learning and sustenance of indigenous languages. The Executive Chairman of the board
With a joke about US President Donald Trump's physique when greeting his wife Malania at an audience on Wednesday, Pope Francis made potica, a cake from the first lady's native Slovenia, into
A man was stripped naked at the Mararaba axis of Abuja on Tuesday over incomplete vehicle document. The man, simply identified as John was allegedly “punished” by soldiers after men of the
The Dorogomilovsky Market is not one of Moscow’s oldest and was first mentioned in 1938, but since then it has become legendary among locals and has a peculiar character and an excellent reputation. M
Experts are satisfied with the results of the soil analysts conducted after a fire destroyed a hazardous waste processing facility in Vrhnika. According to the Public Health Institute, the soil is su
Sherpas have found four climbers dead in their tents on Mount Everest, officials said, taking the death toll on the world's highest mountain to 10 in the past month.
Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom and the former Senate President, David Mark, have engaged each other in a war of words over the wheelbarrows branded in Ortom’s name. While the Ortom administr
Brad Pitt told Indian actor Shah Rukh Khan that he doesn’t have the moves to star in Bollywood films as he promoted his new movie “War Machine” in Mumbai on Wednesday. “I would
Akasike Chukwudi RIVERS State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, has declared that only the Peoples Democratic Party can pull the country out of the quagmire that the All Progressives Congress has plunged i
In April, as a part of a national poll, the research foundation Romir asked respondents a standard question — how much must a family of three earn monthly to lead a normal life? In a press release, Ro
On the morning of May 23, messages on social networks appeared about the police searching Moscow's Gogol Center Theatre, and the apartment of its artistic director, Cannes Festival winner Kirill Sereb
The case against murder accused Sandile Mantsoe was postponed to June 9 for further hearing at the Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court.
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Three-time Champions League-winning goalkeeper Victor Valdes had his contract terminated by mutual consent by Middlesbrough as they cut costs after relegation from the Premier League. The 35-year-old
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It’s barely been a month since the city of Reykjavík has implemented an open-budget policy. Halldór Auðar Svansson, of the...
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The global smartphone market grew 9.1 percent in the first quarter of this year, according to Gartner technology research. Apple and Samsung were the top smartphone makers but growth wa
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The price of bitcoin has seen another surge of 6.5 percent on Wednesday to reach an all-time-high of $2,389. The world’s most popular digital currency has gained 145 percent this year a
A chef, Godwin Obot, 40, was arraigned in Lagos on Wednesday for allegedly defiling his neighbour’s eight-year-old daughter after luring the girl into his room with soft drink. The accused was brought
Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has issued 24-hour ultimatum to owners of petrol stations in Ekiti State to resume the selling of petrol. The governor threate
The veteran Northern-Nigeria Musician, Zakky Azzay, has pleaded with Innocent Idibia, a.k.a 2Baba to settle his Plantashun Boiz partner, Blackface, even if it has to be done openly. He said this in an
The Bayelsa government on Wednesday said it planned to create at least 7,000 temporary jobs from the implementation of projects funded from the $50m development facility from the World Bank. The loan
An Indonesian police chief has announced plans to deploy a task force to investigate LGBT activity, stating that it will be particularly focused on disrupting "secret parties." It comes
Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko has said that at the moment there are not enough grounds for handing over suspicion to the judges of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine on abetting the po
Only nine percent of the respondents believe that relations could worsen
PJSC Ukrzaliznytsia intends in 2017 to raise tariffs for freight transportation by 22.5%, the company said in a press release, with reference to the draft consolidated financial plan posted on its web
Labelling last week's fire at waste-processing plant Kemis an extremely dangerous event, Prime Minister Miro Cerar said that such things must not happen again. He promised measures to address the