Sunday, 3rd December 2023


16 Nov
The Deputy High Commissioner of Australia at the Australian High Commission, Mr. Matthew Mechan, has disclosed that over 10,000 Nigerian students secured admission to Australian universities between 2015 and 2019.
3 Nov
Jeering Qantas shareholders voted down a pay package for the company's top brass Friday, as the outgoing chairman apologised for a public "loss of trust" in Australia's much-loved carrier
2 Nov
Australian police on Thursday arrested the woman at the centre of a mushroom meal mystery that left three people dead and a local preacher fighting for his life.
31 Oct
Australia decided on Tuesday against bidding for the 2034 men's football World Cup, paving the way for Saudi Arabia to host the event.
25 Oct
United States of America President, Joe Biden will receive Australian Prime Minister, Anthony Albanese, today at the White House for an official visit and state dinner, deliberating on Indo-Pacific and trendy global matters. In a fact sheet issued from the White House to newsmen at the Foreign Press Centre (FPC) yesterday, Biden disclosed that the…
14 Oct
Australians have roundly rejected greater rights for Indigenous citizens, scuppering plans to amend the country's 122-year-old constitution after a divisive and racially tinged referendum campaign. With 88 percent of polling places reporting, around 59 percent of people had voted against a proposal to acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders within the 1901 constitution for the…
23 Sep
Hundreds of protesters rallied in Sydney on Saturday against a plan to adapt Australia's constitution to enshrine Indigenous rights, ahead of a referendum next month. The crowd gathered in the city's Hyde Park railed against the proposal, which if it passes on October 14, would give Indigenous peoples the right to be consulted on policies…
29 Aug
A parasitic roundworm typically found in snakes was pulled "alive and wriggling" from a woman's brain in a stomach-churning medical first, Australian doctors said Tuesday.
27 Aug
Three US Marines died Sunday after an Osprey aircraft crashed on a remote tropical island north of Australia during war games, US military officials said. Five Marines had been rescued from the crash site and flown to a hospital in Darwin in a "serious condition", the US officials said, while Australian police said they were…
25 Aug
A man in his 40s was rushed to hospital Friday after he was attacked by a shark off a beach north of Sydney, paramedics told AFP.
18 Aug
Austrian prosecutors said Friday they have charged former chancellor Sebastian Kurz with giving false testimony, the latest in a series of wide-ranging corruption scandals that have rocked the Alpine country. Kurz -- once hailed as a "wunderkind" of Europe's conservatives -- stepped down as chancellor in 2021 following a string of graft accusations, including spending…
16 Aug
A man in Australia who sent his faeces and urine to Hollywood actors Leonardo Di Caprio and Jared Leto was sentenced on Wednesday to a two-year good-behaviour bond.


Captains of industry and prospective investors from South-East extraction have expressed readiness to key into the investment and economic growth plans of Governor Peter Mbah of Enugu State. They expressed satisfaction with the administration’s effort at rallying local domestic business leaders and de-risking the state’s business environment, stressing that investments go to where the risks…
5 mins ago
Over 200 bags of grains diverted, rebagged SSA to Governor, one other in police net The Cabinet office, under the supervision of Secretary to Kano State Government is under investigation over palliative scandal involving officials in the cabinet. The probe follows the uncovering of about 200 bags of grains believed to have been hijacked and…
34 mins ago
An indigenous construction company, Sermatech Nigeria Limited, and the Nigeria Society of Engineers (NSE) have lambasted a group under the aegis of Cross River South Consultative Forum for misinforming the public over the ongoing dualisation of a portion of the Odukpani-Itu highway being handled by different firms in the sector. The group had on November…
2 hours ago
As the Christmas season, also known as Yuletide season approaches, anticipation fills the air, and festive decorations adorn homes and streets alike. For many, this is a time of joy, celebration and cherished traditions. However, not everyone eagerly awaits the arrival of the holiday season with the same enthusiasm. While some individuals eagerly count down…
2 hours ago
In today's fast-paced world, where schedules are often packed with work commitments, meetings and deadlines, finding time to unwind is essential for maintaining a healthy balance. Engaging in activities that promote relaxation and rejuvenation is crucial to combat stress and improve overall well-being. Here are some activities that can help individuals with busy schedules unwind:…
3 hours ago
The management of Golden Sugar Company, Sunti Division, at the weekend reiterated its commitment to the development of its host community through a well-defined funding programme to avail residents of technical expertise and opportunities in line with global best practices. General Manager of the Golden Sugar Company, Mr. Anlo Du Pisani, made the promise during…
3 hours ago
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), has approved amnesty on penalties and interests for outstanding tax liabilities.
4 hours ago
Candidates of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) won all the 38 chairmanship and 177 councillorship seats in Saturday’s council elections in Ekiti.
4 hours ago
Founder and Executive Director of Project Enable Africa, Olusola Owonikoko, has tasked stakeholders on unified efforts towards implementation of the Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) Prohibition Act. He made the call during the 5th Disability Inclusion and Leadership (DIAL) Awards and dialogue, at the weekend in Abuja. He pointed that it took Nigeria 18 years to…
4 hours ago
The Hamas-run health ministry on Sunday said 15,523 people had died in the Gaza Strip since the start of the war with Israel.