Turkey attacks U.S. Special forces in Northern Syria

A contingent of U.S. Special Forces was caught up in Turkish shelling against U.S.-backed Kurdish positions in northern Syria, days after President Donald Trump told his Turkish counterpart he would withdraw U.S. troops from certain…

GITEX: Nigerian start up, Chiniki guard wins start prize

Chiniki Guard, a Nigerian Information Communication Technology (ICT) startup application has won the best prize of 10,000 USD in the Artificial Intelligence category competition at the ongoing Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (GITEX).…

2020 Budget: Buhari presents N10.33trn proposal to NASS

President Muhammadu Buhari accompanied by members of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Tuesday presented the 2020 budget proposal to a joint session of the National Assembly (NASS). Buhari, who addressed the joint session of NASS…

Voice of Nigeria’s DG, Osita Okechukwu loses wife

The Director-General, Voice of Nigeria (VON), Mr Osita Okechukwu, has announced the death of his wife, Augustina, who passed on during a brief illness. Okechukwu, in a statement issued in Abuja on Wednesday, said that his wife died on…

ILO working with FG to end child labour by 2025

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) on Tuesday said that it was working with the Federal Government and some States to eliminate child labour in the country by 2025. Mr Dennis Zulu, Director, ILO Country Office for Nigeria,…

U.S. pilot survives as fighter jet crashes in Germany

A U.S. F-16 fighter jet on Tuesday crashed near the southwestern German city of Trier, with the pilot ejecting out of the cockpit safely. The U.S. Air Base Spangdahlem announced the crash in a statement. According to the statement,…

Government has checkmated enemies of Nigeria – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said the government has effectively frustrated the ambition of detractors to destabilize the country. President Buhari made the remarks in a message to the commissioning of 111 cadets into the…

Tunisia votes in legislative elections

Tunisians will go to polls on Sunday to vote in legislative elections amid political and economic challenges. Last month, contenders from Tunisia’s major political blocs, including the moderate Islamist Ennahda and secular Nida Tounes…

US: Gunman shoots nine in Kansas bar, four killed

Authorities say a gunman entered a Kansas City bar, in the United States state of Kansas, and shot nine people, fatally wounding four. KSHB-TV reports that officers were called Sunday at 1.30am (local time) to the Tequila KC Bar for a…

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